Ray Price discography

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Ray Price discography
Studio albums 51
Compilation albums 20
Singles 116
No. 1 Singles 9

Here is a detailed discography for American country music artist Ray Price.

Studio albums[edit]

1950s – 1960s[edit]

Title Details Peak chart
positions
US Country US
Ray Price Sings Heart Songs
Talk to Your Heart
  • Release date: April 1958
  • Label: Columbia Records
Faith
  • Release date: September 1960
  • Label: Columbia Records
Ray Price Sings San Antonio Rose
  • Release date: May 1962
  • Label: Columbia Records
Night Life
  • Release date: April 1963
  • Label: Columbia Records
1
Love Life
  • Release date: August 1964
  • Label: Columbia Records
3
Burning Memories
  • Release date: March 1965
  • Label: Columbia Records
8
Western Strings
  • Release date: 1965
  • Label: Columbia Records
18
The Other Woman
  • Release date: September 1965
  • Label: Columbia Records
3
Another Bridge to Burn
  • Release date: July 1966
  • Label: Columbia Records
1
Touch My Heart
  • Release date: January 1967
  • Label: Columbia Records
1 129
Danny Boy
  • Release date: April 1967
  • Label: Columbia Records
3 106
Take Me as I Am
  • Release date: March 1968
  • Label: Columbia Records
5
She Wears My Ring
  • Release date: December 1968
  • Label: Columbia Records
6
Sweetheart of the Year
  • Release date: June 1969
  • Label: Columbia Records
37
You Wouldn't Know Love
  • Release date: December 1969
  • Label: Columbia Records
12
"—" denotes releases that did not chart

1970s[edit]

Title Details Peak chart positions Certifications
(sales threshold)
US Country US CAN
For the Good Times
  • Release date: August 1970
  • Label: Columbia Records
1 28 33
I Won't Mention It Again
  • Release date: May 1971
  • Label: Columbia Records
1 49 46
The Lonesomest Lonesome
  • Release date: June 1972
  • Label: Columbia Records
3 145
She's Got to Be a Saint
  • Release date: March 1973
  • Label: Columbia Records
4 161
You're the Best Thing That Ever Happened to Me
  • Release date: 1974
  • Label: Columbia Records
24
This Time, Lord
Like Old Times Again
  • Release date: 1975
  • Label: Myrrh Records
7
If You Ever Change Your Mind
  • Release date: June 1975
  • Label: Columbia Records
33
Say I Do 29
Rainbows and Tears
  • Release date: June 1976
  • Label: ABC / Dot Records
45
Hank'n Me
  • Release date: September 1976
  • Label: ABC / Dot Records
42
Reunited
  • Release date: April 1977
  • Label: ABC / Dot Records
47
Precious Memories
How Great Thou Art
  • Release date: 1978
  • Label: Word Records
There's Always Me
"—" denotes releases that did not chart

1980s[edit]

Title Details Peak chart
positions
US Country
Town and Country 17
Somewhere in Texas
  • Release date: December 1982
  • Label: Dimension Records
Master of the Art 48
Welcome to Ray Price Country
Portrait of a Singer
  • Release date: December 1985
  • Label: Step One Records
56
A Revival of Old Time Singing
  • Release date: September 1986
  • Label: Step One Records
The Heart of Country Music
  • Release date: December 1986
  • Label: Step One Records
Just Enough Love
  • Release date: March 1988
  • Label: Step One Records
64
"—" denotes releases that did not chart

1990s – 2010s[edit]

Title Details Peak chart
positions
Sales
US Country US
Step One Records' Hall of Fame Series
  • Release date: October 15, 1991
  • Label: Step One Records
Sometimes a Rose
  • Release date: March 20, 1992
  • Label: Columbia Records
The Old Rugged Cross
  • Release date: November 16, 1993
  • Label: Arrival Records
Prisoner of Love
  • Release date: May 16, 2000
  • Label: Justice Records
Time
Beauty Is... The Final Sessions
  • Release date: April 15, 2014
  • Label: AmeriMonte Records
22 143
  • US: 35,500[2]
"—" denotes releases that did not chart

Christmas albums[edit]

Title Details
The Ray Price Christmas Album
  • Release date: November 1969
  • Label: Columbia Records
A Christmas Gift for You
  • Release date: November 1987
  • Label: Step One Records

Collaborations[edit]

Title Detailss Peak chart positions Certifications
(sales threshold)
US Country US CAN Country
San Antonio Rose
(with Willie Nelson)
  • Release date: May 1980
  • Label: Columbia Records
3 70 1
Memories That Last
(with Faron Young)
  • Release date: October 10, 1991
  • Label: Step One Records
Run That by Me One More Time
(with Willie Nelson)
62
Last of the Breed
(with Merle Haggard and Willie Nelson)
  • Release date: March 20, 2007
  • Label: Lost Highway Records
7 64
"—" denotes releases that did not chart

Compilation albums[edit]

Title Details Peak chart
positions
Certifications
(sales threshold)
US Country US
Ray Price's Greatest Hits
  • Release date: March 1961
  • Label: Columbia Records
The Same Old Me
Ray Price's Greatest Hits, Vol. 2
  • Release date: July 1967
  • Label: Columbia Records
17
The World of Ray Price
  • Release date: June 1970
  • Label: Columbia Records
18
Make the World Go Away
Welcome to My World
  • Release date: October 1971
  • Label: Columbia Records
21 146
Ray Price's All-Time Greatest Hits
  • Release date: June 1972
  • Label: Columbia Records
7 165
The Best of Ray Price
  • Release date: May 1976
  • Label: Columbia Records
25
Help Me
  • Release date: May 13, 1977
  • Label: Columbia Records
A Tribute to Willie and Kris
  • Release date: February 13, 1981
  • Label: Columbia Records
59
The Honky-Tonk Years (1951-1957)
Greatest Hits, Vol. 1
  • Release date: June 1986
  • Label: Step One Records
Greatest Hits, Vol. 2
  • Release date: June 1986
  • Label: Step One Records
Greatest Hits, Vol. 3
  • Release date: June 1986
  • Label: Step One Records
American Originals
  • Release date: June 13, 1989
  • Label: Columbia Records
By Request – Greatest Hits, Vol. 4
  • Release date: July 15, 1989
  • Label: Step One Records
The Essential Ray Price 1951-1962
  • Release date: October 29, 1991
  • Label: Columbia Records
Super Hits
  • Release date: August 12, 1998
  • Label: Columbia Records
16 Biggest Hits
The Essential Ray Price
  • Release date: May 29, 2007
  • Label: Legacy Recordings
"—" denotes releases that did not chart

Singles[edit]

1950s[edit]

Year Single Peak chart
positions
Album
US Country
[5]
US
[5]
1952 "Talk to Your Heart" 3 Talk to Your Heart
"Don't Let the Stars Get in Your Eyes" 4 The World of Ray Price
1954 "I'll Be There (If You Ever Want Me)" 2 N/A
"I'm Much too Young to Die" 13
1956 "Run Boy" 5
"Crazy Arms" 1 27 Ray Price's Greatest Hits
"I've Got a New Heartache" 2
1957 "I'll Be There (When You Get Lonely)" 12
"My Shoes Keep Walking Back to You" 1 63
1958 "Curtain in the Window" 3 The Same Old Me
"City Lights" 1 71 Ray Price's Greatest Hits
"That's What it's Like to Be Lonesome" 7 N/A
1959 "Heartaches by the Number" 2 Ray Price's Greatest Hits
"The Same Old Me" 1
"—" denotes releases that did not chart.

1960s[edit]

Year Single Peak chart positions Album
US Country
[5]
US
[5]
CAN Country
[6]
1960 "One More Time" 5 Ray Price's Greatest Hits
"I Wish I Could Fall in Love Today" 5 N/A
1961 "Heart Over Mind" 5
"Soft Rain" 3 115 The Same Old Me
1962 "I've Just Destroyed the World (I'm Living in)" 12
"Pride" 5 Night Life
"Walk Me to the Door" 7 Burning Memories
1963 "Make the World Go Away" 2 100
1964 "Burning Memories" 2
"Please Talk to My Heart" 7 1 Love Life
"A Thing Called Sadness" 38 Burning Memories
1965 "The Other Woman (In My Life)" 2 The Other Woman
"Don't You Ever Get Tired (Of Hurting Me)" 11
1966 "A Way to Survive" 7 Touch My Heart
"Touch My Heart" 3
1967 "Danny Boy" 9 60 Danny Boy
"Crazy" 73
"I'm Still Not Over You" 6 16 Take Me as I Am
"Take Me as I Am (Or Let Me Go)" 8 3
1968 "I've Been There Before" 11 35 She Wears My Ring
"She Wears My Ring" 6 7
"Set Me Free" 51
1969 "Sweetheart of the Year" 11 8 Sweetheart of the Year
"Raining in My Heart" 14 You Wouldn't Know Love
"April's Fool" 14
"—" denotes releases that did not chart

1970s[edit]

Year Single Peak chart positions Album
US Country
[5]
US
[5]
US AC
[7]
CAN Country
[6]
CAN
[6]
CAN AC
[6]
1970 "You Wouldn't Know Love" 8 15 You Wouldn't Know Love
"For the Good Times" 1 11 10 2 13 10 For the Good Times
1971 "I Won't Mention It Again" 1 42 4 1 I Won't Mention it Again
"I'd Rather Be Sorry" 2 70 2 74 27
1972 "The Lonesomest Lonesome" 2 109 2 The Lonesomest Lonesome
"She's Got to Be a Saint" 1 93 2 She's Got to Be a Saint
1973 "You're the Best Thing That Ever Happened to Me" 1 82 2 37 You're the Best Thing That Ever Happened to Me
1974 "Storms of Troubled Times" 25
"Like a First Time Thing" 15
"Like Old Times Again" 4 5 Like Old Times Again
1975 "Roses and Love Songs" 3 2
"The Farthest Thing from My Mind" 17 46
"If You Ever Change Your Mind" 31 45 If You Ever Change Your Mind
"Say I Do" 40 34 Say I Do
1976 "That's All She Wrote" 34 Rainbows and Tears
"To Make a Long Story Short" 41
"A Mansion on the Hill" 14 16 Hank 'n Me
1977 "Help Me" 38 Help Me
"Different Kind of Flower" 28 Reunited
"Born to Love Me" 21 36 N/A
1978 "Feet" 19 22 There's Always Me
1979 "There's Always Me" 30 34
"That's the Only Way to Say Good Mornin'" 18 44
"Misty Morning Rain" 43 50
"—" denotes releases that did not chart

1980s – 1990s[edit]

Year Single Peak chart
positions
Album
US Country
[5]
CAN Country
[6]
1981 "Getting Over You Again" 28 Town and Country
"It Don't Hurt Me Half as Bad" 6
"Diamonds in the Stars" 9 22
1982 "Forty and Fadin'" 18 7
"Wait Till Those Bridges Are Gone" 62 Somewhere in Texas
"Somewhere Down in Texas" 55
1983 "Willie Write Me a Song" 72 42 Master of the Art
"Scotch and Soda" 70
"Coors in Colorado"
1985 "(She's Got a Hold of Me Where It Hurts)
She Won't Let Go"
77 53 Welcome to Ray Price Country
"I'm Not Leaving (I'm Just Getting Out of the Way)" 81
"Five Fingers" 67
1986 "You're Nobody till Somebody Loves You" 60 Portrait of a Singer
"All the Way" 73
"Please Don't Talk About Me When I'm Gone" 86
"When You Gave Your Love to Me" 55 Just Enough Love
1987 "Just Enough Love" 52
1988 "Big Ole Teardrops" 68
"Don't the Morning Always Come too Soon" 55
"I'd Do It All Over Again" 83
1989 "Love Me Down to Size" 79 Step One Records' Hall of Fame Series
1992 "A Way to Free Myself" Sometimes a Rose
"—" denotes releases that did not chart

Other singles[edit]

Collaborations[edit]

Year Single Artist Peak chart
positions
Album
US Country
[5]
CAN Country
[6]
1954 "If You Don't Somebody Else Will" The Cherokee Cowboys 8 N/A
1980 "Faded Love" Willie Nelson 3 3 San Antonio Rose
"Don't You Ever Get Tired (Of Hurting Me)" 11 8
1983 "One Fiddle, Two Fiddle" Johnny Gimble and
the Texas Swing Band
70 Honkytonk Man (soundtrack)
1984 "A New Place to Begin" The Cherokee Cowboys 87 N/A
"Better Class of Loser" 73
"What Am I Gonna Do Without You" 77
1992 "A Whole Lot of You" Faron Young Memories That Last
"She's in Paris" Step One Records' Hall of Fame Series
"—" denotes releases that did not chart

Guest singles[edit]

Year Single Artist Peak chart
positions
Album
US Country
[5]
CAN Country
[6]
1959 "One Way to Give and Take" Billy Walker N/A
1982 "Old Friends" Roger Miller and Willie Nelson 19 18 Old Friends
"—" denotes releases that did not chart

Christmas singles[edit]

Year Single Album
1969 "Jingle Bells" The Ray Price Christmas Album
1987 "For Christmas" Christmas Gift for You

Charted B-sides[edit]

Year Single Peak chart
positions
Original A-side
US Country
[5]
US
[5]
1954 "Release Me" 6 "I'll Be There (If You Ever Want Me)"
1956 "You Done Me Wrong" 7 "Crazy Arms"
"Wasted Words" 4 "I've Got a New Heartache"
1958 "It's All Your Fault" flip "Curtain in the Window"
"Invitation to the Blues" 3 92 "City Lights"
1959 "Under Your Spell Again" 5 "Same Old Me"
1960 "I Can't Run Away from Myself" 23 "Wish I Could Fall in Love Today"
1961 "The Twenty-Fourth Hour" 13 "Heart Over Mind"
"Here We Are Again" 26 "Soft Rain"
1962 "Big Shoes" 22 "I've Just Destroyed the World (I'm Living in)"
"You Took Her Off My Hands
(Now Please Take Her Off My Mind)"
11 "Walk Me to the Door"
1963 "Night Life" 28 "Make the World Go Away"
1964 "That's All That Matters" 34 "Burning Memories"
1966 "I'm Not Crazy Yet" 28 "A Way to Survive"
1970 "Grazin' in Greener Pastures" flip "For the Good Times"
1972 "That's What Leaving's About" 66 "The Lonesomest Lonesome"
1976 "We're Getting There" 47 "To Make a Long Story Short"
1983 "San Antonio Rose"
(with Johnny Gimble and the Texas Swing Band)
flip "One Fiddle, Two Fiddle"
"—" denotes releases that did not chart

References[edit]

  1. ^ "American album certifications – Ray Price – For the Good Times". Recording Industry Association of America.  If necessary, click Advanced, then click Format, then select Album, then click SEARCH
  2. ^ Matt Bjorke (May 13, 2015). "Country Album Chart Report For May 13, 2015". Roughstock.  Sales figure given here
  3. ^ "American album certifications – Ray Price – San Antonio Rose". Recording Industry Association of America.  If necessary, click Advanced, then click Format, then select Album, then click SEARCH
  4. ^ "American album certifications – Ray Price – All Time Greatest Hits". Recording Industry Association of America.  If necessary, click Advanced, then click Format, then select Album, then click SEARCH
  5. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k Whitburn, Joel (2008). Hot Country Songs 1944 to 2008. Record Research, Inc. p. 332-334. ISBN 0-89820-177-2. 
  6. ^ a b c d e f g "Search results for "Ray Price" (Canadian Chart Positions)". RPM. Retrieved 2009-01-17. 
  7. ^ "Billboard Chart Positions - singles". allmusic. Retrieved 2009-01-17.