Porter Wagoner discography

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Porter Wagoner discography
Studio albums 53
Live albums 3
Compilation albums 6
Singles 80
No.1 Single 3

This is a detailed discography for American country music artist Porter Wagoner.

Albums[edit]

1950s and 1960s[edit]

Title Details Peak chart
positions
US Country US
Satisfied Mind
Sing Duets
(with Skeeter Davis)
  • Release date: 1962
  • Label: RCA Victor
Slice of Life-Songs Happy 'N' Sad
  • Release date: 1962
  • Label: RCA Victor
The Porter Wagoner Show
  • Release date: 1963
  • Label: RCA Victor
13
Y'All Come
  • Release date: 1963
  • Label: RCA Victor
17
Porter Wagoner in Person
  • Release date: 1964
  • Label: RCA Victor
5
The Bluegrass Story
  • Release date: 1965
  • Label: RCA Victor
Confessions of a Broken Man
  • Release date: 1966
  • Label: RCA Victor
6
Live on the Road
  • Release date: 1966
  • Label: RCA Victor
On the Road: The Porter Wagoner Show
  • Release date: 1966
  • Label: RCA Victor
The Grand Ole Gospel
(with The Blackwood Brothers)
  • Release date: 1966
  • Label: RCA Victor
Green, Green Grass of Home
  • Release date: 1967
  • Label: RCA Victor
More Grand Ole Gospel
(with The Blackwood Brothers)
  • Release date: 1967
  • Label: RCA Victor
Soul of a Convict & Other Great Prison Songs
  • Release date: 1967
  • Label: RCA Victor
7
The Cold Hard Facts of Life
  • Release date: 1967
  • Label: RCA Victor
4 199
In Gospel Country
(with The Blackwood Brothers)
  • Release date: 1968
  • Label: RCA Victor
The Bottom of the Bottle
  • Release date: 1968
  • Label: RCA Victor
19
Me and My Boys
  • Release date: 1969
  • Label: RCA Victor
38
The Carroll County Accident
  • Release date: 1969
  • Label: RCA Victor
4 161
Three Country Gentlemen
  • Release date: 1969
  • Label: RCA Victor
"—" denotes releases that did not chart

1970s[edit]

Title Details Peak positions
US Country
The Best 2
  • Release date: 1970
  • Label: RCA Victor
31
Skidrow Joe-Down in the Alley
  • Release date: 1970
  • Label: RCA Victor
22
You Got-ta Have a License@
  • Release date: 1970
  • Label: RCA Victor
9
Porter Wagoner Sings His Own
  • Release date: 1971
  • Label: RCA Victor
29
Simple as I Am
  • Release date: 1971
  • Label: RCA Victor
11
Ballads of Love
  • Release date: 1972
  • Label: RCA Victor
26
Experience
  • Release date: 1972
  • Label: RCA Victor
37
What Ain't to Be, Just Might Happen
  • Release date: 1972
  • Label: RCA Victor
29
I'll Keep On Loving You
  • Release date: 1973
  • Label: RCA Victor
42
The Farmer
  • Release date: 1973
  • Label: RCA Victor
34
Highway Headin' South
  • Release date: 1974
  • Label: RCA Victor
28
Tore Down
  • Release date: 1974
  • Label: RCA Victor
28
Sing Some Love Songs, Porter Wagoner
  • Release date: 1975
  • Label: RCA Victor
48
Porter
  • Release date: 1977
  • Label: RCA Victor
Porter Wagoner Today
  • Release date: 1979
  • Label: RCA Victor
"—" denotes releases that did not chart

-@ also made the Hot 100 at position 190

1980s[edit]

Title Details Peak positions
US Country
A Fool Like Me
  • Release date: 1981
  • Label: Kaola Records
Not a Cloud in the Sky
  • Release date: 1981
  • Label: Kaola Records
Viva Porter Wagoner 48
Sorrow on the Rocks
"—" denotes releases that did not chart

2000s[edit]

Title Details Peak positions
US Country
The Best I've Ever Been
  • Release date: 2000
  • Label: Shell Point Records
Unplugged
  • Release date: 2002
  • Label: Shell Point Records
22 Grand Ole Gospel 2003
  • Release date: 2003
  • Label: TeeVee Records
Something to Brag About
(with Pamela Gadd)
  • Release date: 2004
  • Label: TeeVee Records
18 Grand Ole Gospel 2005
  • Release date: 2005
  • Label: TeeVee Records
Gospel 2006
  • Release date: 2006
  • Label: TeeVee Records
The Versatile
  • Release date: 2006
  • Label: TeeVee Records
Wagonmaster
  • Release date: 2007
  • Label: ANTI-
63
Best of Grand Old Gospel 2008
"—" denotes releases that did not chart

Singles[edit]

1950s[edit]

Year Single Peak positions Album
US Country
1954 "Company's Comin'" 7 Satisfied Mind
1955 "A Satisfied Mind" 1
"Eat, Drink and Be Merry (Tomorrow You'll Cry)" 3
1956 "What Would You Do? (If Jesus Came to Your House)" 8 The Porter Wagoner Show
"Uncle Pen" 14 A Slice of Life
"Tryin' to Forget the Blues" 11 Your Old Love Letters
1957 "I Thought I Heard You Calling My Name" 11 A Slice of Life
1959 "Me and Fred and Joe and Bill" 29 An Old Log Cabin for Sale

1960s[edit]

Year Single Peak chart positions Album
US Country US CAN Country
1960 "The Girl Who Didn't Need Love" 26 Thin Man from the West Plains
"Falling Again" 26 Country Feeling
"An Old Log Cabin for Sale" 30 In Person
1961 "Your Old Love Letters" 10 The Porter Wagoner Show
1962 "Misery Loves Company" 1 A Slice of Life
"Cold Dark Waters" 10 I'm Day Dreamin' Tonight
"I've Enjoyed as Much of This as I Can Stand" 7 The Porter Wagoner Show
1963 "My Baby's Not Here (In Town Tonight)" 20 In Person
"In the Shadows of the Wine" 29 The Bottom of the Bottle
1964 "Howdy Neighbor Howdy" 19 In Person
"Sorrow on the Rocks" 5 The Thin Man from West Plains
"I'll Go Down Swinging" 11
1965 "I'm Gonna Feed You Now" 21
"Green Green Grass of Home" 4 On the Road
"Skid Row Joe" 3 The Best
1966 "I Just Came to Smell the Flowers" 21 Confessions of a Broken Man
"Ole Slew-Foot" 48 Green, Green Grass of Home
1967 "The Cold Hard Facts of Life" 2 The Cold Hard Facts of Life
"Julie" 15
"Woman Hungry" 24 N/A
1968 "Be Proud of Your Man" 16 Country
"The Carroll County Accident"[A] 2 92 1 The Carroll County Accident
1969 "Big Wind" 3 Me and My Boys
"When You're Hot You're Hot" 21 6 You Gotta Have a License
"—" denotes releases that did not chart

1970s[edit]

Year Single Peak chart positions Album
US Country US CAN Country
1970 "You Gotta Have a License" 41 42 You Gotta Have a License
"Little Boy's Prayer" 43
"Jim Johnson" 41 42 Simple as I Am
1971 "The Last One to Touch Me" 18 13
"Charley's Picture" 15 116 10
"Be a Little Quieter" 11 20 Sings His Own
1972 "What Ain't to Be Just Might Happen" 8 10 What Ain't to Be Just Might Happen
"A World Without Music" 14 5 Experience
"Katy Did" 16 6
1973 "Lightening the Load" 54 61 I'll Keep On Loving You
"Wake Up, Jacob" 37 52 The Farmer
"George Leroy Chickashea" 43 84 Tore Down
1974 "Tore Down/Nothing Between" 46
"Highway Headin' South" 15 34 Highway Headin' South
"Carolina Moonshiner" 19 N/A
1975 "Indian Creek" 96
1976 "When Lea Jane Sang" 66
1977 "I Haven't Learned a Thing" (with Merle Haggard) 76 Porter
1978 "Mountain Music" 64 43 N/A
"Ole Slew-Foot/I'm Gonna Feed 'Em Now" 31 51 Today
1979 "I Want to Walk You Home" 34 43 N/A
"Everything I've Always Wanted" 32
"Hold On Tight" 64 Porter Wagoner
"—" denotes releases that did not chart

1980s–2000s[edit]

Year Single Peak chart
positions
Album
US Country CAN Country
1980 "Is It Only Cause You're Lonely" 84 N/A
1982 "Turn the Pencil Over" 53
1983 "This Cowboy's Hat" 35 43 Viva
2007 "Committed to Parkview" Wagonmaster
"—" denotes releases that did not chart

Other singles[edit]

Guest singles[edit]

Year Single Artist Peak positions
US Country
1967 "Chet's Tune" Some of Chet's Friends 38
1985 "One Big Family" Heart of Nashville 61

Notes[edit]

  • A^ "The Carroll County Accident" also peaked at number 80 on the RPM Top Singles chart in Canada.

See also[edit]