Slim Dusty discography

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Slim Dusty recorded 106 records in his career. This is a list of most of them - as yet a definitive list of the years that the records were released has not been prepared. Over the course of his career, he sold over five million records over six decades.

Studio albums[edit]

  • 1960 — Slim Dusty Sings
  • 1961 — Songs For Rolling Stones
  • 1962 — Along The Road Of Song
  • 1962 — Aussie Sing Song
  • 1963 — Songs In The Saddle
  • 1963 — Another Aussie Sing Song
  • 1964 — Songs Of Australia
  • 1964 — People And Places
  • 1965 — Australian Bush Ballads
  • 1966 — The Nature of Man
  • 1966 — An Evening With Slim And Joy
  • 1967 — Essentially Australian
  • 1967 — Songs My Father Sang to Me
  • 1968 — Songs From the Cattle Camps
  • 1968 — Sing Along with Dad
  • 1969 — Cattle Camp Crooner
  • 1969 — Slim Dusty Encores
  • 1970 — Sing a Happy Song
  • 1971 — Songs From the Land I Love
  • 1971 — Glory Bound Train
  • 1972 — Live At Wagga Wagga
  • 1972 — Me and My Guitar
  • 1973 — Foolin' Around
  • 1973 — Tall Stories & Sad Songs
  • 1973 — Live At Tamworth
  • 1973 — Dusty Tracks
  • 1973 — Tall Stories and Sad Songs
  • 1974 — Australiana
  • 1974 — Dinki Di Aussies
  • 1975 — Lights on the Hill
  • 1975 — Way Out There
  • 1976 — Things I See Around Me
  • 1976 — Give Me The Road
  • 1976 — Songs from Down Under
  • 1977 — Just Slim with Old Friends
  • 1977 — On The Move
  • 1977 — Travelling Country Man
  • 1978 — To Whom It May Concern
  • 1978 — The Intertainer
  • 1979 — Spirit of Australia
  • 1979 — Rarities
  • 1979 — Rodeo Riders
  • 1979 — Walk a Country Mile
  • 1980 — The Man Who Steadies the Lead
  • 1980 — The Slim Dusty Family
  • 1981 — No. 50 Golden Anniversary Album
  • 1981 — Where Country Is
  • 1982 — Who's Riding Old Harlequin Now
  • 1983 — On the Wallaby
  • 1983 — I haven't changed a bit
  • 1984 — Trucks on the Track
  • 1984 — The Slim Dusty Movie (Movie Soundtrack)
  • 1985 — I'll take mine country style
  • 1985 — Singer from Down Under
  • 1985 — To A Mate – Slim Dusty Remembers “Mack” McCormack
  • 1986 — Stories I Wanted to Tell
  • 1987 — Neon City
  • 1988 — Country Livin'
  • 1988 — Cattlemen From the High Plains
  • 1988 — G'day, G'day
  • 1989 — King of Kalgoorlie
  • 1990 — Coming Home
  • 1992 — That's the Song We're Singing
  • 1993 — Ringer From the Top End
  • 1994 — Natural High
  • 1995 — Country Way of Life
  • 1996 — 91 Over 50
  • 1997 — A Time to Remember
  • 1997 — Makin' a Mile
  • 1999 — Ninety Nine
  • 2000 — Looking Forward, Looking Back
  • 2001 — West of Winton
  • 2004 — Columbia Lane: The Last Sessions
  • 2015 — The Den Tapes

Collaboration albums[edit]

  • 1966 — An Evening with Slim & Joy [with Joy McKean]
  • 1968 — Sing Along with Dad [with the Slim Dusty Family]
  • 1971 — Glory Bound Train [with Joy, Anne & the HCBB]
  • 1977 — Slim with Old Friends [with Old Friends]
  • 1980 — The Slim Dusty Family [with the Slim Dusty Family]
  • 1989 — Two Singers, One Song [with Anne Kirkpatrick]
  • 2001 — The Men From Nulla Nulla [w. Shorty Ranger] (4 Tracks)
  • 2002 — Travelin' Still... Always Will [with Anne Kirkpatrick]

Live albums[edit]

  • 1972 — Live at Wagga Wagga
  • 1973 — Live at Tamworth
  • 1978 — The Entertainer
  • 1986 — Live Across Australia [with the Slim Dusty Family]
  • 1992 — Live into the Nineties
  • 1992 — Live in Concert (Geelong)
  • 1996 — The Slim Dusty Show [with Gordon Parsons & Joy McKean - recorded in 1956]
  • 2000 — Live at the CMAA Awards, Tamworth, 1993–2000

Compilations[edit]

Year Compilation
1969 Encore
(Recorded between 1957 and 1961)
1973 Dusty Tracks
1976 Songs From Down Under
(Recorded between 1959 and 1972)
1977 Traveling Country Man
1979 Rarities
(Recorded prior to 1947)
Rodeo Riders
(Recorded between 1960 and 1977)
1981 No. 50, The Golden Anniversary Album
1983 I Haven't Changed a Bit
1985 Australia Is His Name
(Recorded between 1947 and 1983)
I'll Take Mine Country Style
1986 Beer Drinking Songs of Australia
1988 The Slim Dusty Heritage Album
1990 Henry Lawson & Banjo Paterson
1992 A Land He Calls His Own
(Recorded between 1966 and 1989)
Travelin' Guitar
(Recorded in 1961)
1993 Anniversary Album No. 2
(Recorded between 1943 and 1993)
To a Mate, Slim Dusty Remembers 'Mack' Cormack
1996 Give Me the Road/Trucks on the Track
(Not really a "compilation" as such, but a 2CD release of two of Slim's 1976 and 1984 albums
The Regal Zonophone Collection
(Recorded between 1947 and 1958)
Slim Dusty Sings Joy McKean
(Recorded between 1955 and 1988)
Slim Dusty Sings Stan Coster
(Recorded between 1964 and 1976)
1997 Land of Lots of Time
(Recorded between 1959 and 1965)
Old Time Drovers Lament
(Recorded between 1959 and 1970)
1998 Down the Dusty Road
(Recorded between 1961 and 1971)
Talk About the Good Times
(Recorded between 1960 and 1975)
2000 A Piece of Australia
(Recorded between 1961 and 1999)
From the Dusty Treasure Chest
(Recorded between 1948 and 1997)
Ramblin' Shoes
(Recorded between 1953 and 1976)
Ramblin' Shoes, Volume 2
(Recorded between 1980 and 2000)
The Man Who is Australia
(box set ramblin shoes, ramblin shoes 2, from the dusty treasure chest, live in concert, The way i see i interview disc)
2001 The Men From Nulla Nulla
(Compilation of Slim's recordings of Shorty Ranger compositions)
(Includes 4 brand new duets with Shorty Ranger )
2003 The Very Best of Slim Dusty 5x platinum in Australia,[1] 882 Weeks in ARIA charts.
2007 Pubs, Trucks and Plains
(Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of A Pub with No Beer)
2016 Prime Movers
(Single-disc version of Pubs, Trucks and Plains)

Chronological list of all albums[edit]

  1. Slim Dusty Sings
  2. Songs For Rolling Stones
  3. Along The Road Of Song
  4. Aussie Sing Song
  5. Songs In The Saddle
  6. Another Aussie Sing Song
  7. Songs Of Australia
  8. People And Places
  9. Australian Bush Ballads
  10. The Nature Of The Man
  11. An Evening With Slim And Joy
  12. Essentially Australian
  13. The Best Of Slim Dusty
  14. Songs My Father Sang To Me
  15. Songs From The Cattle Camps
  16. Sing Along With Dad
  17. Cattle Camp Crooner
  18. Slim Dusty Encores
  19. Sing A Happy Song
  20. Songs From The Land I Love
  21. Glory Bound Train
  22. Live At Wagga Wagga
  23. Me And My Guitar
  24. Foolin' Around
  25. The Best Of Slim Dusty/Country Living (WRC)
  26. Live At Tamworth
  27. Dusty Tracks
  28. Tall Stories And Sad Songs
  29. Slim Dusty - Australiana
  30. Dinki Di Aussies
  31. The Best Of Slim Dusty (Vol 2)
  32. Lights On The Hill
  33. Way Out There
  34. Things I See Around Me
  35. Give Me The Road
  36. Slim Dusty - This Is Your Life
  37. Songs From Down Under
  38. Just Slim - With Old Friends
  39. On The Move
  40. Travellin' Country Man
  41. To Whom It May Concern
  42. Slim Dusty Sings His Favourite Songs (2 LP Set/WRC)
  43. The Entertainer (Live At The Sydney Opera House)
  44. Spirit Of Australia
  45. Slim Dusty Rarities
  46. Rodeo Riders
  47. Walk A Country Mile
  48. A Guitar And A Hat (3 LP Set WRC)
  49. The Man Who Steadies The Lead
  50. No 50 - Golden Anniversary Album
  51. Slim Dusty Family Album
  52. Where Country Is
  53. Vintage Album (Vol 1)
  54. Who's Riding Old Harlequin Now
  55. Vintage Album (Vol 2)
  56. On The Wallaby
  57. I Haven't Changed A Bit
  58. Trucks On The Track
  59. Slim Dusty Movie (Soundtrack)
  60. The Best Of Slim Dusty (6 LP Set/Reader's Digest)
  61. I'll Take Mine Country Style
  62. Singer From Down Under
  63. To A Mate (Mack Cormack)
  64. Australia Is His Name (3 LP Set)
  65. Live Across Australia
  66. Stories I Wanted To Tell
  67. Vintage Album (Vol 3)
  68. Slim Dusty's Beer Drinking Songs Of Australia
  69. Neon City
  70. Country Living
  71. Cattlemen From The High Plains
  72. The Heritage Album
  73. Slim Dusty - Sings Stan Coster
  74. G'day G'day
  75. King Of Kalgoorlie
  76. Slim Dusty - Henry Lawson And Banjo Paterson
  77. Vintage Album (Vol 4)
  78. Two Singers One Song7
  79. Coming Home
  80. Vintage Album (Vol 5)
  81. A Land He Calls Our Own
  82. Slim Dusty Sings Joy McKean
  83. Travellin' Guitar
  84. Live Into The '90s
  85. That's The Song We're Singing
  86. Ringer From The Top End
  87. Anniversary Album No 2 (1943–1993)
  88. Natural High
  89. Country Way Of Life
  90. Live At Townsville 1956 (Theatre Royal)
  91. Country Classics (3 CD Set/Reader's Digest)
  92. 91 Over 50
  93. A Time To Remember
  94. Makin' A Mile
  95. Talk About The Good Times
  96. Land Of Lots Of Time - Songs Of Australia (2 CD Set)
  97. Down The Dusty Road-Old Time Drover's Lament (2 CD Set)
  98. The Very Best Of Slim Dusty
  99. '99 (1999)
  100. Looking Forward, Looking Back (2000)
  101. West Of Winton
  102. The Men From Nulla Nulla - Reunited And Revisited
  103. Travellin' Still...Always Will (with Anne Kirkpatrick)
  104. The Very Best of Slim Dusty - Bonus edition (2003) contains "Waltzing Matilda" and "Looking Forward, Looking Back"
  105. Another Day, Another Town (2003)
  106. Columbia Lane - the Last Sessions (2004
  107. The Son of Noisy Dan

Charting singles[edit]

During his career, Dusty had five top 40 hits on the Australian charts, with "A Pub With No Beer" and "Duncan" both reaching number one in 1958 and 1980 respectively.

Year Single Chart positions
AU
1958 "A Pub with No Beer" 1
"The Answer to a Pub with No Beer" 12
"Sequel to a Pub with No Beer" 23
1961 "Boomerang" 79
1971 "Darwin (Big Heart of the North)" 71
1974 "Lights on the Hill" 100
"The Biggest Disappointment" 58
1975 "The Melbourne Cup" 91
1980 "Duncan" 1
1981 "Country Revival" 99
1983 "The Pub That Doesn't Sell Beer" 94
1987 "We've Done Us Proud" 80
1988 "G'day G'day" 39

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