Billie Jo Spears discography

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Billie Jo Spears discography
Studio albums 18
Compilation albums 4
Singles 46
Other charted songs 1
#1 Singles 1

The discography of Billie Jo Spears, an American country artist, consists of 18 studio albums, four compilation albums, and 46 singles.

Spears's official recording career began in 1966 when she was first signed to a temporary recording contract with United Artists. In 1968 she signed with Capitol Records, where in 1969 her single "Mr. Walker, It's All Over" peaked at #4 on the Billboard Magazine Hot Country Singles chart. Her follow-up singles, such as "Stepchild" and "Midnight Train", were not as successful and after undergoing vocal surgery in 1972, she left the label. In 1974 she signed with United Artists Records, with her second single "Blanket on the Ground" reaching #1 on the Billboard country chart and #78 on the Billboard Hot 100. Spears had two additional top ten hits on the label with "What I've Got in Mind" and "Misty Blue", which both peaked at #5 respectively. Spears also had success on the UK Singles Chart with these singles. In 1981 Spears left her record label, but continued sporadically recording for other labels in the 1980s and early 1990s.

Studio albums[edit]

1960s[edit]

Title Details Peak chart
positions
US
Country

[1]
The Voice of Billie Jo Spears
  • Release date: November 1968
  • Label: Capitol
  • Formats: LP
Mr. Walker, It's All Over
  • Release date: May 1969
  • Label: Capitol
  • Formats: LP
26
Miss Sincerity
  • Released: November 1969
  • Label: Capitol
  • Formats: LP
41
"—" denotes releases that did not chart

1970s[edit]

Title Details Peak chart
positions
US
Country

[1]
UK
[2]
With Love
  • Release date: March 1970
  • Label: Capitol
  • Formats: LP
Country Girl
  • Release date: August 1970
  • Label: Capitol
  • Formats: LP
Just Singin'
  • Release date: February 1971
  • Label: Capitol
  • Formats: LP
Blanket on the Ground 4
Billie Jo
  • Release date: October 1975
  • Label: United Artists
  • Formats: LP
45
What I've Got in Mind
  • Release date: June 1976
  • Label: United Artists
  • Formats: LP
7 46
I'm Not Easy
  • Release date: November 1976
  • Label: United Artists
  • Formats: LP
36
If You Want Me
  • Release date: June 1977
  • Label: United Artists
  • Formats: LP
39
Lonely Hearts Club
  • Release date: February 1978
  • Label: United Artists
  • Formats: LP
46
Love Ain't Gonna Wait for Us
  • Release date: October 1978
  • Label: United Artists
  • Formats: LP
I Will Survive
  • Release date: May 1979
  • Label: United Artists
  • Formats: LP
"—" denotes releases that did not chart

1980s and 1990s[edit]

Title Details Peak
positions
US
Country

[1]
Standing Tall
  • Release date: May 1980
  • Label: Liberty
  • Formats: LP, 8 track, cassette
70
Only the Hits
  • Release date: February 1981
  • Label: Liberty
  • Formats: LP, cassette
Billie Jo Spears
  • Release date: 1986
  • Label: MCA/Dot
  • Formats: LP, cassette
Unmistakably
  • Release date: 1991
  • Label: Broadland
  • Formats: CD, cassette
"—" denotes releases that did not chart

Collaborative albums[edit]

Title Details Peak chart
positions
US
Country

[1]
By Request (with Del Reeves)
  • Release date: August 1976
  • Label: United Artists
  • Formats: LP
46

Compilation albums[edit]

Title Details Peak chart
positions
UK
[2]
Faded Love
  • Release date: June 1975
  • Label: Capitol
  • Formats: LP
The Best of Billie Jo Spears
  • Release date: April 1979
  • Label: Capitol
  • Formats: LP
The Billie Jo Spears Singles Album
  • Release date: November 1979
  • Label: Liberty
  • Formats: LP, cassette
7
Country Girl 17
The Ultimate Collection
Her Greatest Tracks
  • Release date: 2016
  • Label: Nub Country Records
  • Formats: Digital
"—" denotes releases that did not chart

Singles[edit]

1950s and 1960s[edit]

Year Single Peak chart positions Album
US Country
[3]
US
[3]
CAN Country
[4]
CAN
[5]
1953 "Too Old for Toys, Too Young for Boys"
(as Billie Jo Moore)
N/A
1966 "If That's What It Takes"
"Not Enough of You to Go Around"
1967 "Easy to Be Evil"
1968 "Harper Valley PTA" The Voice of Billie Jo Spears
"He's Got More Love In His Little Finger" 48
1969 "Mr. Walker, It's All Over" 4 80 10 85 Mr. Walker, It's All Over
"Stepchild" 43 Miss Sincerity
"Daddy, I Love You" 40 44 With Love
"—" denotes releases that did not chart

1970s[edit]

Year Single Peak chart positions Album
US Country
[3]
US
[3]
CAN Country
[4]
UK
[2]
1970 "Midnight Train" With Love
"Marty Gray" 17 27 Country Girl
"I Stayed Long Enough" 30
1971 "It Could'A Been Me" 23 Faded Love
"Souvenirs and California Memories" 68
1972 "If Your Leaving Don't Kill Me" N/A
"Look What They've Done to My Song Ma"
1973 "Ease the Want in Me"
1974 "See the Funny Little Clown" 80 Blanket on the Ground
1975 "Blanket on the Ground" 1 78 2 6
"Stay Away from the Apple Tree" 20 17 Billie Jo
"Silver Wings and Golden Rings" 20 12
1976 "What I've Got in Mind" 5 3 4 What I've Got in Mind
"Misty Blue" 5 4
"Never Did Like Whiskey" 18 28 I'm Not Easy
1977 "I'm Not Easy" 11 29
"If You Want Me" 8 17 If You Want Me
"Too Much Is Not Enough" 18 11
"Lonely Hearts Club" 18 9 Lonely Hearts Club
1978 "I've Got to Go" 17 26
"'57 Chevrolet" 16 12
"Love Ain't Gonna Wait for Us" 24 47 Love Ain't Gonna Wait for Us
1979 "Yesterday" 60 35
"I Will Survive" 21 9 47 I Will Survive
"Livin' Our Love Together" 23 38
"Rainy Days and Stormy Nights" 21 18
"—" denotes releases that did not chart

1980s and 1990s[edit]

Year Single Peak chart
positions
Album
US Country
[3]
CAN Country
[4]
1980 "Standing Tall" 15 9 Standing Tall
"Natural Attraction" 39
"Your Good Girl's Gonna Go Bad" 13 Only the Hits
1981 "What the World Needs Now Is Love" 58
1982 "Apologizing Roses" N/A
1983 "I Can Hear Kentucky Calling Me"
"Every Time Two Fools Collide"
"Midnight Blue" 39
1991 "One Smokey Rose" Unmistakably
"—" denotes releases that did not chart

Other singles[edit]

Collaborative singles[edit]

Year Single Artist Peak positions Album
US
Country

[3]
1976 "On the Rebound" Del Reeves 29 By Request
"Teardrops Will Kiss the Morning Dew" 42

International singles[edit]

Year Single Peak positions Album
UK
[2]
1976 "Sing Me an Old Fashioned Song" 34 What I've Got in Mind

B-sides[edit]

Year Single Peak positions A-Side Single
US
Country

[3]
1983 "Midnight Love" 51 "Midnight Blue"

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Billboard chart positions > albums". Allmusic. Retrieved 7 January 2012. 
  2. ^ a b c d "Chart Stats — Billie Jo Spears". The Official Charts Company. Retrieved 7 January 2012. 
  3. ^ a b c d e f g Whitburn, Joel (2008). Hot Country Songs 1944 to 2008. Record Research, Inc. ISBN 0-89820-177-2. 
  4. ^ a b c "Search results for "Billie Jo Spears"". RPM. Retrieved 24 January 2010. 
  5. ^ "Search results for "Billie Jo Spears" under Top singles". RPM. Retrieved 7 January 2012.