Rolf Harris discography

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Rolf Harris discography
Studio albums 30
Live albums 2
Compilation albums 4
Singles 48

This is the discography of the Australian musician, singer, composer, painter and television host and personality Rolf Harris, from his inception in music from 1959 until present.

Albums[edit]

Studio albums[edit]

Year Title Notes
1959 Rolf Harris Sings at the Down Under Club
  • Label: Queensway Records
1963 Sun Arise
  • Label: Epic
The Original Sun Arise
  • Label: Epic
1964 The Court of King Caractacus
  • Label: Epic
The single reached No 9 in the Australian Singles Chart.[1]
1965 All Together Now
  • Label: MFP
1966 To My Darling Ronza
  • Label: Epic
Man with the Microphone
Shamus O'Sean the Leprechaun
  • Label: MFP
1968 It's a Rolf World
  • Label: Capitol Records
The Rolf Harris Show
  • Label: Columbia Records
1970 Mary's Boy Child
  • Label: Columbia Records
1971 Instant Music
  • Label: Columbia Records
Jake the Peg in Vancouver Town
  • Label: Capitol Records
No. 61 (Canada)
1972 The Boy from Bassendean
  • Label: Rolf Harris Enterprises
1973 In Many Moods
  • Label: Columbia Records
You Name It
  • Label: Capitol Records
Canadian Release
1975 She'll Be Right
  • Label: Festival Records and EMI Records
Reissued in circa 1999
1976 Mirrored Image
  • Label: EMI Records
Turn On
  • Label: Capitol Records
Canadian Release
1979 Rolf on Saturday OK?
  • Label: BBC
1987 Cartoon Time Favourites
  • Label:
1991 Ideal
  • Label: EMI Records
1992 Rolf Rules OK?
  • Label: Polygram Music / Australian Broadcasting Corporation
ARIA award nomination (Best Comedy Release) (1994)
1996 Animal Magic
  • Label: EMI Records
1997 Can You Tell What It Is Yet?
  • Label: EMI Records
#70 in the UK Albums Chart in November 1997[2]
1999 Bootleg
  • Label: Rolf Harris Enterprises
2000 70/30
  • Label: Rolf Harris Enterprises
2001 King Rolf
  • Label: Disky
2004 Now and Then – The New and the Vintage
  • Label: Rolf Harris Enterprises
2006 A Portrait in Song
  • Label: ABC Music
As 'Rolf Harris and Friends'

Live albums[edit]

Year Title
1966 At the Cave, Vancouver (live)
  • Label: Capitol
1969 Rolf Harris Live! At the Talk of the Town
  • Label: Columbia Records

Compilation albums[edit]

Year Title Notes
1994 The Definitive Rolf Harris
  • Label: EMI
2000 The Best of Rolf Harris
  • Label: EMI Records
2006 Songs for Kids
  • Label: ABC For Kids, Roadshow records
Featured "Tie Me Kangaroo Down, Sport" with The Wiggles
2008 The Platinum Collection
  • Label: EMI Gold

Singles[edit]

Date[3] Title UK Catalogue No.
21 July 1960 "Tie Me Kangaroo Down, Sport" / "Nick Teen and Al K. Hall" Columbia 45-DB 4483
1961 "Tame Eagle" / "Uncomfortable Yogi" Columbia 45-DB 4556
"Six White Boomers" / "I've Lost My Mummy" Columbia 45-DB 4740
25 October 1962 "Sun Arise" / "Someone's Pinched My Winkles" Columbia 45-DB 4888
28 February 1963 "Johnny Day" / "In the Wet" Columbia 45-DB 4979
1963 "I Know A Man" / "Living It Up" Columbia DB 7064
1964 "Ringo for President" / "Head Hunter" Columbia DB 7349
"The Court of King Caractacus" / "The Five Young Apprentices" Columbia DB 7450
1965 "Iko Iko" / "Sydney Town" Columbia DB 7554
"War Canoe" / "Linda" Columbia DB 7669
"Jake the Peg" / "Big Dog" Columbia DB 7803
1966 "Hev Yew Gotta Loight, Boy?" / "Animals Pop Party" Columbia DB 8014
1967 "Fijian Girl" / "You Got What It Takes" Columbia DB 8168
"If I Was a Richman" / "Borroloola" Columbia DB 8191
"I've Never Seen Anything Like It" / "Willy, Willy" Columbia DB 8285
"Pukka Chicken" / "Here Come the Bees (Love Has Gone)" Columbia DB 8314
1968 "Hurry Home" / "Paris with You" Columbia DB 8349
13 September 1968 "The Bloke That Invented Beer" / "Have a Beer" Columbia DB 8475
16 April 1969 "Bluer Than Blue" / "The Monster" Columbia DB 8553
1969 "Jag är Sven Gren (Med Ett Extra Ben)" / "Släpp Min Känguru Ut, Rut!" Columbia DB 2457
22 November 1969 "Two Little Boys" / "I Love My Love" Columbia DB 8630
1970 "Tennessee Birdwalk" / "Ned Kelly" Columbia DB 8700
"Mary's Boy Child" / "Christmas Is Here" Columbia DB 8730
1971 "Take Back the Things (That We Said)" / "Salvation Army Citadel" Columbia DB 8762
"Vancouver Town '71" / Capitol 72645-F
"A Ram Sam Sam" / "Go Back Home" Columbia DB 8838
1972 "So Earlye in the Evenin'" / "Watch Your Step" Columbia DB 8876
"She'll Be Right" / "Jindabyne" Columbia DB 8961
"Tutankamun" / "A Friend Like Me" Columbia DB 8905
1974 "Papillon" / "Relax With Rolf" EMI 2154
"Little Pal" / "Lazy Day" EMI 2238
4 April 1975 "Presbyterian Church" / "Black Midnight Swamp" EMI 2286
1975 "Happy Birthday, Father Christmas" / "MacAdam" EMI 2380
1976 "Yarrabangee" / "Yarrabangee" (Inst.) EMI 2462
1978 "Back To W.A." / "Old Man Emu" Interfusion K7322
1979 "Stuck to the Ice" / "The Gendarmes' Duet" (With Crom Harris) Columbia DB 9069
1981 "Hey Jimmy Johnson" / "Ginger Tom" Rolf Harris Enterprides RHE 1
"War Canoe" / "Linda" (Re-Issue) EMI 5244
1982 "The Dreaming" / "Dreamtime" (Kate Bush, both tracks feature Rolf on didgeridoo) EMI 5296
1985 "Tommy (From 88 Pine)" / "Pavlova" Tembo Records TML 111
1987 "Heigh Ho/Whistle While You Work" / "Zip-A-Dee-Doo-Dah" BBC Records and Tapes REH642
1991 "Stylophonia" / "Stylophonia" (Land of Aus Instru-Mental)
(Two Little Boys, featuring sampled Rolf Harris vocal. Rolf performed and promoted the song on T.V.)
T.A. Scam Recordings MFD 005
"Sun Arise" / "Two Little Boys" (Re-Issue) EMI EM 210
1992 "Stylophonia" ('92 Vocal Re-edit)/ "Stylophonia"
(Two Little Boys, featuring sampled Rolf Harris vocal. Rolf performed and promoted the song on T.V.)
T.A. Scam Recordings MFD 005
13 February 1993 "Stairway to Heaven" / "Stairway to Heaven" (By The Australian Doors) Vertigo VER 73
12 December 1995 "Ego Sum Pauper" / "Ego Sum Pauper" (Rolfamix) / "Old Shep" Rolf Harris Enterprises CD RHE 9
1 June 1996 "Bohemian Rhapsody" / "This Is a Didgeridoo" Living Beat LBECD 41
25 October 1997 "Sun Arise" / "Sun Arise" (808 State Remix) EMI CDROO 001
14 October 2000 "Fine Day" / "Fine Day" (Remix) Tommy Boy TBCD 2155
7 December 2009 "Christmas in the Sun" with Rick Parfitt

Charting singles[edit]

Year Single Chart positions
AU CA IE NZ UK[2] US
1960 "Tie Me Kangaroo Down, Sport" 1 9 3
"Nick Teen and Al K. Hall"
(B-Side of "Tie Me Kangaroo Down, Sport")
95
"The Big Black Hat" 42 - -
"Six White Boomers" 12 - -
1961 "Sun Arise" 61 3 61
"Tie Me Kangaroo Down Cha Cha"
(Australian B-Side of "Sun Arise")
flip - -
1963 "Johnny Day" 44
1964 "The Court of King Caractacus" 32 -
"Ringo For President" 85 -
1965 "Sydney Town" 53 -
1966 "Jake The Peg" 23 -
"Big Dog"
(B-Side of "Jake The Peg")
flip -
"Hey Yew Gotta Loight, Boy?" (Allan Smethurst) 88 -
1968 "Hurry Home" 58 -
1969 "Bluer Than Blue" 30
"Two Little Boys" 7 1 1
1971 "Vancouver Town '71" 68
"Salvation Army Citadel" 67 -
1979 "Back To W.A." 66 -
1982 "The Dreaming"
(Kate Bush, features Rolf on didgeridoo)
91 48
1993 "Stairway to Heaven" 73 10 22 7
1995 "Ego Sum Pauper" 83
1996 "Bohemian Rhapsody" 50
1997 "Sun Arise" (Re-Recording) 26
2000 "Fine Day" 24

References[edit]

  1. ^ Inc, Nielsen Business Media (11 July 1964). "Billboard". Nielsen Business Media, Inc. Retrieved 10 December 2016 – via Google Books. 
  2. ^ a b Roberts, David (2006). British Hit Singles & Albums (19th ed.). London: Guinness World Records Limited. p. 244. ISBN 1-904994-10-5. 
  3. ^ Date of entering the UK Singles Chart