Bobby Vee discography

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A Bobby Vee discography

Chart singles[edit]

Year of release Titles (A-side, B-side)
Both sides from same album except where indicated
Label Chart positions Album
U.S. Billboard Hot 100 U.S. Billboard AC UK Singles[1] U.S. Billboard R&B US Cashbox Canadian RPM
1959 "Suzie Baby"
B-side: "Flyin' High" (non-album track)
Soma 1110
Liberty 55208
77 -- -- -- -- -- Bobby Vee's Golden Greats
1960 "What Do You Want"
B-side: "My Love Loves Me"
Liberty 55234 93 -- -- -- -- -- Non-album tracks
"One Last Kiss"
B-side: "Laurie" (from Bobby Vee with Strings and Things)
Liberty 55251 112 -- -- -- 91 -- Bobby Vee
"Devil or Angel" / Liberty 55270 6 -- -- 22 4 -- Bobby Vee Sings Your Favorites
"Since I Met You Baby" 81 -- -- -- -- --
"Rubber Ball"
B-side: "Everyday" (from Bobby Vee Sings Your Favorites)
Liberty 55287 6 -- 4 -- 6 -- Bobby Vee
1961 "Stayin' In" / Liberty 55296 33 -- flip -- 32 --
"More Than I Can Say" 61 -- 4 -- 48 --
"How Many Tears" / Liberty 55325 63 -- 10 -- 43 -- Bobby Vee with Strings and Things
"Baby Face" 119 -- -- -- 97 --
"Take Good Care of My Baby"[2]
B-side: "Bashful Bob" (from Bobby Vee with Strings and Things)
Liberty 55354 1 -- 3 -- 1 -- Take Good Care of My Baby
"Run to Him" / Liberty 55388 2 -- 6 -- 4 --
"Walkin' with My Angel" 53 -- -- -- 89 --
1962 "Please Don't Ask About Barbara" / Liberty 55419 15 -- 29 -- 18 -- A Bobby Vee Recording Session
"I Can't Say Goodbye" 92 -- -- -- 90 --
"Sharing You" / Liberty 55451 15 -- 10 -- 20 --
"In My Baby's Eyes" -- -- -- -- 121 --
"Punish Her" / Liberty 55479 20 -- -- -- 32 -- Bobby Vee's Golden Greats
"Someday (When I'm Gone from You)" 99 -- -- -- 129 -- Bobby Vee Meets the Crickets
"A Forever Kind of Love"
B-side: "Remember Me, Huh?" (from Take Good Care of My Baby)
U.K. release only
Liberty 10046 -- -- 13 -- -- -- A Bobby Vee Recording Session
"The Night Has a Thousand Eyes" / Liberty 55521 3 2 3 8 4 -- The Night Has a Thousand Eyes
1963 "Anonymous Phone Call" 110 -- -- -- 108 --
"Charms"/ Liberty 55530 13 5 -- -- 15 -- Golden Greats, Volume 2
"Bobby Tomorrow" -- -- 21 -- -- -- Non-album track
"Be True to Yourself" / Liberty 55581 34 -- -- -- 36 -- Golden Greats, Volume 2
"A Letter from Betty" 85 -- -- -- 100 -- Non-album track
"Never Love a Robin" / Liberty 55636 99 -- -- -- 101 -- Golden Greats, Volume 2
"Yesterday and You" 55 -- -- -- 53 --
1964 "Stranger in Your Arms" / Liberty 55654 83 -- -- -- 90 -- Non-album tracks
"1963" -- -- -- -- tag --
"I'll Make You Mine"
B-side: "She's Sorry"
Liberty 55670 52 -- -- -- 54 -- Bobby Vee Sings the New Sound from England!
"Hickory, Dick and Doc"
B-side: "I Wish You Were Mine Again" (non-album track)
Liberty 55700 52 -- -- -- 81 18 Golden Greats, Volume 2
"Where Is She"
B-side: "How to Make a Farewell"
Liberty 55726 120 -- -- -- -- -- Non-album tracks
1965 "Every Little Bit Hurts" / Liberty 55751 84 -- -- -- 89 -- Golden Greats, Volume 2
"Pretend You Don't See Her" 97 -- -- -- 80 --
"Cross My Heart"
B-side: "This Is the End" (non-album track)
Liberty 55761 99 -- -- -- 101 --
"Keep On Trying"
B-side: "You Won't Forget Me" (from The Night Has a Thousand Eyes)
Liberty 55790 85 -- -- -- 84 --
"Run Like the Devil"
B-side: "Take a Look Around Me" (non-album track)
Liberty 55828 124 -- -- -- 106 -- Do What You Gotta Do
1966 "A Girl I Used to Know"
B-side: "Gone" (non-album track)
Liberty 55854 133 -- -- -- -- -- Golden Greats, Volume 2
"Look at Me Girl"
B-side: "Save a Love" (non-album track)
Liberty 55877 52 -- -- -- 67 53 Look At Me Girl
1967 "Come Back When You Grow Up"
Original B-side: "That's All in the Past" (from Look at Me Girl)
Later B-side: "Swahili Serenade" (Non-album track)
Liberty 55964 3 -- -- -- 3 -- Come Back When You Grow Up
"Beautiful People"
B-side: "I May Be Gone" (from Come Back When You Grow Up)
Liberty 56009 37 -- -- -- 27 -- Just Today
1968 "Maybe Just Today"
B-side: "You're a Big Girl Now" (from Come Back When You Grow Up)
Liberty 56014 46 -- -- -- 38 --
"Medley: My Girl/Hey Girl"
B-side: "Just Keep It Up (And See What Happens)"
Liberty 56033 35 -- -- -- 17 32
"Do What You Gotta Do"
B-side: "Thank You"
Liberty 56057 83 -- -- -- 65 62 Do What You Gotta Do
"(I'm Into Lookin' For) Someone to Love Me"
B-side: "Thank You" (from Do What You Gotta Do)
Liberty 56080 98 -- -- -- 92 84 Gates, Grills and Railings
1969 "Let's Call It a Day Girl" / Liberty 56124 92 -- -- -- 97 79 Non-album tracks
"I'm Gonna Make It Up to You" -- -- -- -- 132 --
1970 "In and Out of Love"
B-side: "Electric Trains and You"
Liberty 56149 111 -- -- -- 105 --
"Sweet Sweetheart"
B-side: "Rock and Roll Music and You"
Liberty 56208 88 -- -- -- 94 --
1971 "Signs"
B-side: "Something to Say"
United Artists 50755 -- -- -- -- 125 --

Albums[edit]

Note: Cashbox featured separate charts for stereo and mono albums until 1965 when both charts were merged into one

Release date Album Label Chart Positions
Billboard Cashbox Mono Cashbox Stereo
1960 Bobby Vee Sings Your Favorites Liberty LRP-3165 (Mono)/LST-7165 (Stereo) -- -- --
1961 Bobby Vee Liberty LRP-3181/LST-7181 18 46 --
1961 Bobby Vee with Strings and Things Liberty LRP-3186/LST-7186 -- 47 --
1961 Hits of the Rockin' 50's Liberty LRP-3205/LST-7205 85 -- --
1962 Take Good Care Of My Baby Liberty LRP-3211/LST-7211 91 29 29
1962 Bobby Vee Meets The Crickets Liberty LRP-3228/LST-7228 42 -- --
1962 A Bobby Vee Recording Session Liberty LRP-3232/LST-7232 121 -- --
1962 Merry Christmas From Bobby Vee Liberty LRP-3267/LST-7267 136 -- --
1963 The Night Has A Thousand Eyes Liberty LRP-3285/LST-7285 102 51 --
1963 Bobby Vee Meets The Ventures Liberty LRP-3289/LST-7289 91 -- --
1963 I Remember Buddy Holly Liberty LRP-3336/LST-7336 -- 54 --
1964 Bobby Vee Sings The New Sound From England! Liberty LRP-3352/LST-7352 146 -- --
1964 30 Big Hits Of The 60's Liberty LRP-3385/LST-7385 -- 95 --
1965 Live! On Tour Liberty LRP-3393/LST-7393 -- --
1966 30 Big Hits Of The 60's, Volume 2 Liberty LRP-3448/LST-7448 -- --
1966 Look At Me Girl Liberty LRP-3480/LST-7480 -- --
1967 Come Back When You Grow Up Liberty LRP-3534/LST-7534 66 37
1968 Just Today Liberty LRP-3554/LST-7554 187 --
1968 Do What You Gotta Do Liberty LST-7592 -- --
1969 Gates, Grills and Railings Liberty LST-7612 -- --
1972 Nothin' Like A Sunny Day United Artists UAS 5656 -- --
1999 Down The Line RHP Rockhouse Productions RS-5999-1 -- --
2002 I Wouldn't Change A Thing RHP Rockhouse Productions -- --
2014 The Adobe Sessions RHP Rockhouse Productions -- --

Compilations[edit]

Release date Album Label Chart positions
Billboard Cashbox Mono Cashbox Stereo
1962 Bobby Vee's Golden Greats Liberty LRP-3245/LST-7245 24 22 --
1966 Golden Greats, Volume 2 Liberty LRP-3464/LST-7464 -- --
1973 Legendary Masters Series United Artists UA-LA025-G2 -- --
1975 The Very Best of Bobby Vee United Artists UA-LA 332E -- --
1980 The Bobby Vee Singles Album United Artists UA-G3 0253 -- --
2008 The Very Best of Bobby Vee One Day Music DAY2CD148 -- --
2011 Rarities EMI UK 9072062 -- --
  • The Very Best of Bobby Vee (May 12, 2008) was certified silver in the UK.
  • The Bobby Vee Singles Album reached number 5 in the UK in April 1980[3] and was certified gold in the UK.[4]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Roberts, David (2006). British Hit Singles & Albums (19th ed.). London: Guinness World Records. p. 584. ISBN 1-904994-10-5. 
  2. ^ Bobby Vee interviewed on the Pop Chronicles (1969)
  3. ^ "the+bobby+vee+singles+album - full Official Chart History - Official Charts Company". officialcharts.com. Retrieved 30 October 2016. 
  4. ^ "Bobby Vee". bobbyvee.net. Retrieved 30 October 2016.