Slim Dusty discography

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Slim Dusty has released 118 records (60 studio albums) in his career. He has sold more than seven million records and earned over 70 gold and platinum album certifications.[1]

NB: Chart positions prior to 1970 are unknown. Certifications prior to 1997 are unknown.

Albums[edit]

Studio albums[edit]

Title Album details Chart positions Certifications
(sales thresholds)
AUS
[2][3][4]
Slim Dusty Sings -
Songs for Rolling Stones (credited to Slim Dusty And His Bushlanders)
  • Released: 1961
  • Label: EMI/Columbia (33OSX-7642)
-
Along the Road of Song
  • Released: 1962
  • Label: EMI/Columbia (33OSX-7654)
-
Aussie Sing Song (credited to Slim Dusty And His Bushlanders)
  • Released: 1962
  • Label: EMI/Columbia (33OSX-7668)
  • AKA Slim Dusty Sing Song
-
Another Aussie Sing Song (credited to Slim Dusty And His Bushlanders)
  • Released: 1963
  • Label: EMI/Columbia (33OSX-7689)
-
Songs in the Saddle
  • Released: 1963
  • Label: EMI/Columbia (33OSX-7697)
-
Songs of Australia
  • Released: 1964
  • Label: EMI/Columbia (33OSX-7713)
-
People and Places (credited to Slim Dusty And His Bushlanders)
  • Released: 1964
  • Label: EMI/Columbia
-
Australian Bush Ballads
  • Released: 1965
  • Label: EMI/Columbia (33OSX-7745)
-
The Nature of Man
  • Released: 1966
  • Label: EMI/Columbia
-
An Evening with Slim and Joy (with Joy McKean)
  • Released: 1966
  • Label: EMI/Columbia (33OSX-7761)
-
Essentially Australian
  • Released: 1967
  • Label: EMI/Columbia (33OSX-7790)
-
Songs My Father Sang to Me
  • Released: 1967
  • Label: EMI/Columbia (33OSX-7814)
-
Songs from the Cattle Camps
  • Released: 1968
  • Label: EMI/Columbia (33OSX-7846)
-
Sing Along with Dad (with Joy McKean, Anne and David)
  • Released: 1968
  • Label: EMI/Columbia
-
Cattle Camp Crooner
  • Released: 1969
  • Label: EMI/Columbia (33OSX-7902)
-
Sing a Happy Song
  • Released: 1970
  • Label: EMI/Columbia
-
Songs from the Land I Love
  • Released: 1971
  • Label: EMI/Columbia (SCX-7987)
-
Glory Bound Train
  • Released: 1971
  • Label: EMI/Columbia (SCX-7993)
-
Me and My Guitar
  • Released: 1972
  • Label: EMI/Columbia (SCX-7999)
-
Foolin' Around (with Joy McKean)
  • Released: 1973
  • Label: EMI/Columbia
-
Tall Stories and Sad Songs
  • Released: 1973
  • Label: EMI/Columbia (SCX-8016)
-
Australiana
  • Released: August 1974
  • Label: EMI/Columbia (SCX-8018)
96
Lights on the Hill
  • Released: August 1975
  • Label: EMI/Columbia (SCX-8028)
45
Things I See Around Me (featuring The Travelling Country Band)
  • Released: June 1976
  • Label: EMI/Columbia (SCX-8030)
62
Give Me the Road

(featuring The Travelling Country Band)

  • Released: October 1976
  • Label: EMI/Columbia (SCX-8032)
81
Just Slim With Old Friends (with Barry Thornton, Paul and Colleen Trenwith and Linsday Butler)
  • Released: 1977
  • Label: EMI/Columbia (SCX-8034)
-
On the Move (with The new Travelling Country Band)
  • Released: September 1977
  • Label: EMI/Columbia (SCX-8035)
59
To Whom it May Concern
  • Released: August 1978
  • Label: EMI/Columbia (SCX-8037)
64
Spirit of Australia
  • Released: May 1979
  • Label: EMI/Columbia (SCX-8038)
79
Walk a Country Mile
  • Released: October 1979
  • Label: EMI/Columbia (SCX-8039)
58
The Man Who Steadies the Lead
  • Released: August 1980
  • Label: EMI/Columbia (SCX-8040)
61
The Slim Dusty Family Album
  • Released: December 1980
  • Label: EMI/Columbia (SCX-8041)
65
Where Country Is
  • Released: September 1981
  • Label: EMI/Columbia (SCX-8042)
59
Who's Riding Old Harlequin Now? (with The Travelling Country Band)
  • Released: October 1982
  • Label: EMI/Columbia (SCX-8044)
90
On the Wallaby
  • Released: July 1983
  • Label: EMI/Columbia (SCX-8045)
76
Trucks on the Track
  • Released: May 1984
  • Label: EMI/Columbia (SCXO-430002)
50
Singer from Down Under
  • Released: July 1985
  • Label: EMI/Columbia (EMC 263)
78
To a Mate (Slim Dusty Remembers "Mack" Cormack)
  • Released: 1985
  • Label: EMI/Columbia (TC-FA.157016)
-
Stories I Wanted to Tell
  • Released: 1986
  • Label: EMI/Columbia (EMC 283)
-
Beer Drinking Songs of Australia
  • Released: November 1986
  • Label: EMI/Columbia (SCXO-430045)
77
Cattlemen from the High Plains
  • Released: 1987
  • Label: CEMI/Columbia (SCXO-748656)
95
Neon City
  • Released: September 1987
  • Label: EMI/Columbia (SCXO-430058)
86
G'day, G'day
  • Released: 12 December 1988[5]
  • Label: EMI/Columbia (SCXO-791447)
78
King of Kalgoorlie
  • Released: August 1989
  • Label: EMI/Columbia (SCXO-792455)
85
Henry Lawson and Banjo Paterson
  • Released: 1989
  • Label: Columbia
-
Two Singers One Song (with Anne Kirkpatrick)
  • Released: 1989
  • Label: Columbia (SCXO-793190)
-
Coming Home
  • Released: October 1990
  • Label: Columbia (SCXO-795282)
98
That's The Song We're Singing
  • Released: 1992
  • Label: Columbia
-
Ringer from the Top End
  • Released: October 1993
  • Label: EMI (8271942)
65
Natural High
  • Released: October 1994
  • Label: EMI (8303472)
95
Country Way of Life
  • Released: September 1995
  • Label: EMI (8145722)
71
A Time to Remember
  • Released: April 1997
  • Label: EMI (724385673221)
34
Makin' a Mile
  • Released: November 1997
  • Label: EMI (724382330424)
34
West of Winton
  • Released: 1999
  • Label: EMI (4957392)
-
Ninty Nine
  • Released: October 1999
  • Label: EMI (5234884)
50
Looking Forward Looking Back
  • Released: July 2000
  • Label: EMI (5271604)
3
  • ARIA: 2x Platinum [7]
The Men From Nulla Nulla (credited to Slim Dusty and Shorty Ranger)
  • Released: October 2001
  • Label: EMI (5362432)
-
Travellin' Still...Always Will (with Anne Kirkpatrick)
  • Released: March 2002
  • Label: EMI (724353803421)
37
Columbia Lane - the Last Sessions
  • Released: March 2004
  • Label: EMI (724357729024)
5
"—" denotes a recording that did not chart, position unknown or was not released in that territory.

Soundtrack albums[edit]

Title Album details Chart positions Certifications
(sales thresholds)
AUS
[3]
The Slim Dusty Movie
  • Released: August 1984
  • Label: EMI Music (VMP.430004/2)
73
I've Been There and Back Again
(The Soundtrack to the Joy McKean Book)
  • Released: 2011
  • Label: EMI
  • Tracks recorded between 1940-2001
-
The Son Of Noisy Dan: A Musical Autobiography
  • Released: 16 August 2013
  • Label: Universal Music (3747004)
-

Live albums[edit]

Title Album details Chart positions Certifications
(sales thresholds)
AUS
[2][3]
Live at Wagga Wagga
  • Released: 1972
  • Label: Axis Records (AXIS 6017)
-
Live at Tamworth
  • Released: 1973
  • Label: Columbia/ EMI Music (TVSS-12)
-
The Entertainer (Live at the Sydney Opera House)
  • Released: 1978
  • Label: Columbia/ EMI Music (VMP-1062)
-
Live Across Australia (credited to The Slim Dusty Family)
  • Released: 1986
  • Label: Axis (AX.701234)
  • Recorded in 1983
-
Live into the '90s
  • Released: May 1992
  • Label: EMI (7990252)
  • Recorded in 1991
92
The Slim Dusty Show (Live in Townsville 1956)
  • Released: 1996
  • Label: EMI Music (8324072)
  • Recorded in 1956
-
91 Over 50
  • Released: 1996
  • Label: EMI Music (8147122)
  • Recorded in 1956
46
Live
  • Released: March 2006
  • Label: EMI Music (3524912)
  • Recorded in 2000
46
"—" denotes a recording that did not chart, position unknown or was not released in that territory.

Compilation albums[edit]

Title Album details Chart positions Certifications
(sales thresholds)
AUS
[2][3][4]
Encores
  • Released: 1969
  • Label: Columbia (330SX-9565)
-
The Best of Slim Dusty
  • Released: 1973
  • Label: World Record Club (S-5359)
-
Dusty Tracks
  • Released: 1973
  • Label: Axis (AXIS 6083)
  • Tracks recorded between 1959-1967
-
Dinki-Di Aussies
  • Released: 1974
  • Label: Axis (TC-AX-1095)
  • Tracks recorded between 1957-1969
-
The Best of Slim Dusty Volume 2
  • Released: 1975
  • Label: Columbia (SCX-8021)
-
Way Out There
  • Released: 1975
  • Label: Axis
  • Tracks recorded between 1957-1964
-
This Is Your Life
  • Released: 1976
  • Label: EMI (SCXA 8033)
-
Songs from Down Under
  • Released: 1976
  • Label: Axis (TC-AX- 10306)
  • Tracks recorded between 1959-1972
-
Slim Dusty Sings His Favourite Songs
  • Released: 1976
  • Label: World Record Club (R-60533)
-
Travelling Country Man
  • Released: 1977
  • Label: Axis (TC-AX- 10334)
  • Tracks recorded between 1959-1973
-
A Guitar and a Hat
  • Released: February 1979
  • Label: World Record Club (90544, C 90545, C 90546)
  • 3x Vinyl Box Set
-
Rarities
  • Released: 1979
  • Label: EMI (SD.1)
  • Tracks recorded between 1942-1945
-
Rodeo Riders
  • Released: 1979
  • Label: Axis (6386)
  • Tracks recorded between 1960-1977
-
No. 50 The Golden Anniversary Album
  • Released: April 1981
  • Label: EMI Music (PLAY1004)
10
Slim Dusty ....Vintage Album 1
  • Released: 1981
  • Label: EMI/Columbia (TC 7998684)
-
Slim Dusty ....Vintage Album 2
  • Released: 1982
  • Label: EMI/Columbia
-
I Haven't Changed a Bit
  • Released: 1983
  • Label: Axis (AX-701306)
-
The Best of Slim Dusty
  • Released: 1984
  • Label: EMI/ Readers Digest (Oz-RD4-386)
  • 6x LP Box Set
-
I'll Take Mine Country Style
  • Released: 1985
  • Label: Axis (AX-430027)
-
Australia Is His Name
  • Released: 1985
  • Label: Thorn EMI
  • 3x LP Box Set (7946552)
-
Slim Dusty ....Vintage Album 3
  • Released: November 1986
  • Label: EMI/Columbia
-
Country Livin’
  • Released: 23 November 1987
  • Label: Axis (AX 701372)
  • Tracks recorded between1957-1987
-
The Heritage Album
  • Released: 1988
  • Label: Columbia (SCXO 790140)
  • Tracks recorded between 1955-1987
-
Slim Dusty Sings Dan Coster
  • Released: 1988
  • Label: Axis (AXIS 8377242)
  • Tracks recorded between 1963-1978
-
Slim Dusty ....Vintage Album 4
  • Released: 1989
  • Label: EMI/Columbia (OEX 793064)
-
Slim Dusty Sings Joy McKean
  • Released: 1991
  • Label: EMI/Columbia
  • Tracks recorded between 1962-1986
-
A Land He Calls His Own
  • Released: 1992
  • Label: EMI (251206-208)
  • Tracks recorded between 1966-1987
  • 3x CD Box Set
-
Travelling Guitar
  • Released: 1992
  • Label:
  • Tracks recorded between 1958-1960
-
The Anniversary Album No. 2 (1943-1993)
  • Released: November 1993
  • Label: EMI (7896102)
-
Regal Zonophone Collection
  • Released: 1995
  • Label: EMI
  • Tracks recorded between 1946-1957
  • 3xCD Set
-
Country Classics
  • Released: 1996
  • Label: Readers Digest (300701300)
  • Tracks recorded between 1947-1995
  • 3xCD Set
-
Talk About The Good Times
  • Released: 1997
  • Label: EMI
  • Tracks recorded between 1960-1975
-
Old Time Drover’s Lament
  • Released: 1997
  • Label: EMI
  • Tracks recorded between 1957-1970
-
Down the Dusty Road
  • Released: 1998
  • Label: EMI (724381431627)
-
The Very Best of Slim Dusty
  • Released: November 1998
  • Label: EMI (724349572829)
15
  • ARIA: 5x Platinum [12]
The Man Who Is Australia
  • Released: July 2000
  • Label: EMI (724352765321)
  • 5xCD Set
70
A Piece of Australia
  • Released: 2000
  • Label: EMI (724353107222)
-
Ramblin' Shoes 1953-1976
  • Released: 2000
  • Label: EMI
-
Ramblin' Shoes Vol.2 1980-2000
  • Released: 2000
  • Label: EMI
-
Pubs, Trucks & Plains
  • Released: March 2007
  • Label: EMI (094638953227)
  • Tracks recorded between 1960-2002
  • 3xCD Set
20
The Slim Dusty Family
(credited to The Slim Dusty Family)
  • Released: 2008
  • Label: EMI (5198462)
  • Tracks recorded between 1960-2002
  • 3xCD Set
20
Sittin’ On 80
  • Released: July 2008
  • Label: EMI (094638953227)
  • Tracks recorded between 1969-2002
  • 4x CD Set
20
1960's Classic Albums
  • Released: 28 September 2012
  • Label: EMI (7056652)
  • 5x CD Box Set
-
1970's Classic Albums
  • Released: 28 September 2012
  • Label: EMI (7056662)
  • 5x CD Box Set
-
1980's Classic Albums
  • Released: 28 September 2012
  • Label: EMI (7056672)
  • 5x CD Box Set
-
1990's Classic Albums
  • Released: 28 September 2012
  • Label: EMI (7056712)
  • 5x CD Box Set
-
The Den Tapes
  • Released: 15 January 2016
  • Label: EMI (4736241)
  • Recorded in the 1990s
27
Prime Movers
  • Released: 15 July 2016
  • Label: EMI (4788793)
43
"—" denotes a recording that did not chart, position unknown or was not released in that territory.

Chronological list of all albums[edit]

  1. Slim Dusty Sings (1960)
  2. Songs for Rolling Stones (credited to Slim Dusty and His Bushlanders) (1961)
  3. Along the Road of Song (1962)
  4. Aussie Sing Song (credited to Slim Dusty and His Bushlanders) (1962)
  5. Another Aussie Sing Song (credited to Slim Dusty and His Bushlanders) (1963)
  6. Songs in the Saddle (1963)
  7. Songs of Australia (1964)
  8. People and Places (1964) (credited to Slim Dusty and His Bushlanders)
  9. Australian Bush Ballads (1965)
  10. The Nature of the Man (1966)
  11. An Evening with Slim and Joy (1966) (with Joy McKean)
  12. Essentially Australian (1967)
  13. Songs My Father Sang to Me (1968)
  14. Songs from the Cattle Camps (1968)
  15. Sing Along with Dad (1968) (with Joy McKean, Anne and David)
  16. Cattle Camp Crooner (1969)
  17. Slim Dusty Encores (1969)
  18. Sing a Happy Song (1970)
  19. Songs from the Land I Love (1971)
  20. Glory Bound Train (1971)
  21. Live at Wagga Wagga (1972)
  22. Me and My Guitar (1972)
  23. Foolin' Around (1973) (with Joy McKean)
  24. The Best of Slim Dusty (1973)
  25. Live at Tamworth (1973)
  26. Dusty Tracks (1973)
  27. Tall Stories and Sad Songs (1973)
  28. Australiana (1974)
  29. Dinki Di Aussies (1974)
  30. The Best of Slim Dusty Volume 2 (1975)
  31. Lights on the Hill (1975)
  32. Way Out There (1975)
  33. Things I See Around Me (1976) (featuring The Travelling Country Band)
  34. Give Me the Road (1976) (featuring The Travelling Country Band)
  35. This Is Your Life (1976)
  36. Songs from Down Under (1976)
  37. Slim Dusty Sings His Favourite Songs (1976)
  38. Just Slim with Old Friends (1977) (with Barry Thornton, Paul and Colleen Trenwith and Linsday Butler)
  39. On the Move (1977) (with The new Travelling Country Band)
  40. Travellin' Country Man (1977)
  41. To Whom It May Concern (1978)
  42. The Entertainer - Live at The Sydney Opera House (1978)
  43. A Guitar and a Hat (1979)
  44. Spirit of Australia (1979)
  45. Slim Dusty Rarities (1979)
  46. Rodeo Riders (1979)
  47. Walk a Country Mile (1979)
  48. The Man Who Steadies the Lead (1980)
  49. Slim Dusty Family Album (1980)
  50. No 50 - The Golden Anniversary Album (1981)
  51. Where Country Is (1981)
  52. Vintage Album Volume 1 (1981)
  53. Who's Riding Old Harlequin Now (with The Travelling Country Band) (1981)
  54. Vintage Album Volume 1 (1982)
  55. On the Wallaby (1983)
  56. I Haven't Changed a Bit (1983)
  57. Trucks on the Track (1983
  58. Slim Dusty Movie (Soundtrack) (1984)
  59. The Best of Slim Dusty (1984)
  60. I'll Take Mine Country Style (1985)
  61. Singer from Down Under (1985)
  62. To a Mate (1985)
  63. Australia Is His Name (1985)
  64. Live Across Australia (credited to The Slim Dusty Family) (1986)
  65. Stories I Wanted to Tell (1986)
  66. Vintage Album Volume 3 (1986)
  67. Beer Drinking Songs of Australia (1986)
  68. Cattlemen from the High Plains (1987)
  69. Neon City (1987)
  70. Country Livin' (1987)
  71. The Heritage Album (1988)
  72. Slim Dusty Sings Stan Coster (1988)
  73. G'day G'day! (1988)
  74. King of Kalgoorlie (1989)
  75. Henry Lawson and Banjo Paterson (1989)
  76. Vintage Album Volume 4 (1989)
  77. Two Singers One Song(with Anne Kirkpatrick) (1989)
  78. Coming Home (1990)
  79. Slim Dusty Sings Joy McKean (1991)
  80. A Land He Calls Our Own (1992)
  81. Live Into the '90s (1992)
  82. Travellin' Guitar (1992)
  83. That's the Song We're Singing (1992)
  84. Ringer from the Top End (1993)
  85. The Anniversary Album No. 2 (1943-1993) (1993)
  86. Natural High (1994)
  87. Country Way of Life (1995)
  88. Regal Zonophone Collection (1995)
  89. The Slim Dusty Show (Live in Townsville 1956) (1996)
  90. Country Classics (1996)
  91. 91 Over 50 (1996)
  92. A Time to Remember (1997)
  93. Talk About the Good Times (1997)
  94. Old Time Drover's Lament (1997)
  95. Makin' a Mile (1997)
  96. Down the Dusty Road (1998)
  97. The Very Best of Slim Dusty (1998)
  98. West of Winton (1999)
  99. Nighty Night (aka '99) (1999)
  100. Looking Forward Looking Back (2000)
  101. The Man Who Is Australia (2000)
  102. A Piece of Australia (2000)
  103. Ramblin' Shoes 1953-1976 (2000)
  104. Ramblin' Shoes Vol.2 1980-2000 (2000)
  105. The Men From Nulla Nulla (with Shorty Ranger) (2001)
  106. Travellin' Still...Always Will (with Anne Kirkpatrick) (2002)
  107. Columbia Lane - the Last Sessions (2004)
  108. Live (2006)
  109. Pubs, Trucks & Plains (2007)
  110. The Slim Dusty Family (credited to The Slim Dusty Family) (2008)
  111. I've Been There And Back Again (2011)
  112. 1960's Classic Albums (2012)
  113. 1970's Classic Albums (2012)
  114. 1980's Classic Albums (2012)
  115. 1990's Classic Albums (2012)
  116. The Son of Noisy Dan (2013)
  117. The Den Tapes (2016)
  118. Prime Movers (2016)

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
Aus[3] UK
1958 "A Pub with No Beer" 1 3[14]
"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" 37

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Bio". Slim Dusty. Retrieved 4 September 2018.
  2. ^ a b c "Australian Albums". australian-charts.com Hung Medien. Retrieved 2 September 2018.
  3. ^ a b c d e Kent, David (1993). Australian Chart Book 1970–1992. Australian Chart Book, St Ives, N.S.W. ISBN 0-646-11917-6.
  4. ^ a b Ryan, Gavin (2011). Australia's Music Charts 1988–2010. Mt. Martha, VIC, Australia: Moonlight Publishing.
  5. ^ "Platterlog : LP & Tape – New Releases > 12 December 1988". Imgur.com (original document published by Platterlog). Retrieved 30 November 2017.
  6. ^ "ARIA Charts - Accreditations - 1998 Albums". ARIA. Retrieved 4 September 2018.
  7. ^ "ARIA Charts - Accreditations - 2000 Albums". ARIA. Retrieved 4 September 2018.
  8. ^ "ARIA Charts - Accreditations - 2002 Albums". ARIA. Retrieved 4 September 2018.
  9. ^ "ARIA Charts - Accreditations - 2004 Albums". ARIA. Retrieved 4 September 2018.
  10. ^ "ARIA Charts - Accreditations - 1999 Albums". ARIA. Retrieved 4 September 2018.
  11. ^ "ARIA Charts - Accreditations - 2005 Albums". ARIA. Retrieved 4 September 2018.
  12. ^ "ARIA Charts - Accreditations - 2014 Albums". ARIA. Retrieved 4 September 2018.
  13. ^ "ARIA Charts - Accreditations - 2007 Albums". ARIA. Retrieved 4 September 2018.
  14. ^ "Slim Dusty - A Pub With No Beer". Official Chart History. Official Charts Company. Retrieved 8 March 2019.