Gordon Lightfoot discography

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Gordon Lightfoot discography

Lightfoot performing in 2010
Releases
Studio albums 19
Live albums 2[1]
Compilation albums 14
Singles 46

Here is the discography of Canadian singer Gordon Lightfoot. He has sold more than 7 million records worldwide.

Albums[edit]

Studio & Live albums[edit]

Year Title Chart positions Certification Label
CAN CAN Country US US Country UK CRIA RIAA
1962 Two Tones at the Village Corner LMG
1966 Lightfoot! United Artists
1967 The Way I Feel
1968 Did She Mention My Name 21
Back Here on Earth 21
1969 Sunday Concert (LIVE) 21
1970 Sit Down Young Stranger[A] 12 12 Gold Reprise
1971 Summer Side of Life 3 38
1972 Don Quixote 1 42 44
Old Dan's Records 1 95
1974 Sundown 1 1 45 Platinum
1975 Cold on the Shoulder 3 10
1976 Summertime Dream 1 12 Platinum Platinum
1978 Endless Wire 2 22 14 Gold Warner Bros.
1980 Dream Street Rose 9 1 60 58
1982 Shadows 16 87
1983 Salute 59 175
1986 East of Midnight 37 166 Gold
1993 Waiting for You 24
1998 A Painter Passing Through 92
2004 Harmony[B] 13 Linus Entertainment
2012 All Live 16 Rhino
Notes

Compilations and Tribute Albums[edit]

Year Title Chart positions Certification Label
CAN US US Country CRIA RIAA
1969 Early Lightfoot 69 AME
1970 The Best of Gordon Lightfoot United Artists
1971 Classic Lightfoot - The Best of Gordon Lightfoot, Vol. 2 41 178
1972 A Lightfoot Collection - The Best of Gordon Lightfoot, Vol. 3
1974 The Very Best of Gordon Lightfoot 155
1975 The Very Best of Gordon Lightfoot, Vol. 2
Gord's Gold 8 34 15 2× Platinum 2× Multi-Platinum Reprise
1976 Early Morning Rain EMI
1985 Songbook Pair
1988 Gord's Gold, Vol. 2 Platinum Gold Reprise
1989 The Best of Gordon Lightfoot Curb
1990 If You Could Read My Mind Reprise
1992 The Original Lightfoot 58 United Artists
1993 The United Artists Collection
1999 Songbook Rhino
2002 Complete Greatest Hits 21 128 Gold[2] Gold
2003 Beautiful: A Tribute to Gordon Lightfoot Borealis

Singles[edit]

Year Title Peak chart positions Album
CAN CAN AC CAN Country US US AC US Country UK AUS
1962 "(Remember Me) I'm the One"[A] 3 Non-album singles
"It's Too Late, He Wins" / "Negotiations"[A] 27
"Adios, Adios"
1963 "Day Before Yesterday" (UK release)
1965 "I'm Not Sayin'" 12 2 Lightfoot!
"Ribbon of Darkness"
1966 "Spin Spin" 7 Non-album single
"Go Go Round" 27 The Way I Feel
1967 "The Way I Feel" 36
"Canadian Railroad Trilogy"
1968 "Black Day in July" 68 Did She Mention My Name
"Bitter Green" 44 Back Here on Earth
1970 "Me and Bobby McGee" 13 1 Sit Down Young Stranger
"Approaching Lavender" 20
"If You Could Read My Mind" 1 1 5 1 30 27
1971 "This Is My Song" 66 Early Lightfoot
"If I Could" 111 Back Here on Earth
"Talking in Your Sleep" 19 2 64 11 Summer Side of Life
"Summer Side of Life" 21 4 98
1972 "Beautiful" 13 1 58 30 Don Quixote
"Alberta Bound"
"You Are What I Am" 3 1 1 102 32 37 Old Dan's Records
1973 "Can't Depend on Love" 27
1974 "Sundown" 1 2 4 1 1 13 33 4 Sundown
"Carefree Highway" 11 1 1 10 1 81 74
1975 "Rainy Day People" 10 1 26 1 47 Cold on the Shoulder
1976 "The Wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald" 1 1 1 2 9 50 40 46 Summertime Dream
"Race Among The Ruins" 30 11 14 65 13
1977 "The Circle Is Small (I Can See It In Your Eyes)" 6 1 9 33 3 92 Endless Wire
1978 "Daylight Katy" 44 25 16 41
"Dreamland" 24 100
1980 "Dream Street Rose" 1 8 25 80 Dream Street Rose
"If You Need Me" 5 21
1981 "Baby Step Back" 6 50 17 Shadows
1982 "Blackberry Wine" 15
"In My Fashion"
1983 "Salute (A Lot More Livin' to Do)" Salute
"Without You"
1986 "Anything for Love" 39 14 13 71 East of Midnight
"Stay Loose" 86 10
1987 "East of Midnight" 11
"Ecstasy Made Easy"
1993 "I'll Prove My Love" Waiting for You
"Waiting for You"
1998 "A Painter Passing Through" 47 A Painter Passing Through
2004 "Inspiration Lady" Harmony
"—" denotes releases that did not chart
Notes
  • A ^ Credited to Gord Lightfoot. Canada did not have a national singles chart at the time of release—these chart figures are from Toronto's CHUM Chart. All other Canadian chart figures from RPM magazine.

Charted B-sides[edit]

Year Title Peak chart positions Original A-side
CAN CAN AC CAN Country US
1965 "Just Like Tom Thumb's Blues" 3 9 "Ribbon of Darkness"
1972 "That Same Old Obsession" 3 1 101 "You Are What I Am"
1973 "It's Worth Believin'" 12 "Can't Depend on Love"
"—" denotes releases that did not chart

References[edit]

  1. ^ Two Tones at the Village Corner is live
  2. ^ "Gold & Platinum Certification – October 2002". Canadian Recording Industry Association. Retrieved 2010-08-20.