The Spinners discography

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The Spinners discography
Studio albums 18
Live albums 3
Compilation albums 13
Singles 58

This is the discography documenting albums and singles released by American R&B/soul male vocal group The Spinners.

Albums[edit]

Studio albums[edit]

Year Album Peak chart positions Certifications Record label
US
[1]
US
R&B

[1]
AUS
[2]
CAN
[3]
1967 The Original Spinners Motown
1970 2nd Time Around 199 46 V.I.P.
1973 Spinners 14 1 67 Atlantic
1974 Mighty Love 16 1 24
New and Improved 9 1 45
1975 Pick of the Litter 8 2 31
1976 Happiness Is Being with the Spinners 25 5 41
1977 Yesterday, Today & Tomorrow 26 11 36
Spinners 8 57 34 59
1979 From Here to Eternally 165 61
Dancin' and Lovin' 32 11 87
1980 Love Trippin' 53 16
1981 Labor of Love 128 40
1982 Can't Shake This Feelin' 196 34
Grand Slam 167 43
1984 Cross Fire 201 47
1985 Lovin' Feelings Mirage
1989 Down to Business Volt
"—" denotes a recording that did not chart or was not released in that territory.

Live albums[edit]

Year Album Peak chart positions Record label
US
[1]
US
R&B

[1]
CAN
[3]
1975 Live! 20 4 72 Atlantic
1994 In Concert Musicpro
2007 Live! Hallmark
"—" denotes a recording that did not chart or was not released in that territory.

Compilation albums[edit]

Year Album Peak chart positions Record label
US
[1]
US
R&B

[1]
UK
[5]
1973 The Best of the Spinners 124 37 Motown
1977 Smash Hits 37 Atlantic
1978 The Best of the Spinners 115 56
1991 A One of a Kind Love Affair: The Anthology
1993 The Very Best of the Spinners Rhino
1997 The Very Best of the Spinners, Vol. 2
2000 Their Early Years Tri-Phi
2001 Essential Collection PolyGram UK
2002 The Essentials WSM
2003 The Chrome Collection Rhino
2006 The Definitive Soul Collection
2007 The Platinum Collection WSM
2009 Are You Ready for Love? The Very Best of the Detroit Spinners 50 Rhino
"—" denotes a recording that did not chart or was not released in that territory.

Singles[edit]

Year Single Peak chart positions
US
[6]
US
R&B

[6]
US
A/C

[6]
AUS
[2]
CAN
[3]
UK
[5][7]
1961 "That's What Girls Are Made For" 27 5
"Love (I'm So Glad) I Found You" 91
1962 "What Did She Use"
"That's How I Am Without You" (with Loe & Joe)
"Whistling 'Bout You" [A]
"I Got Your Water Boiling, Baby (I'm Gonna Cook Your Goose)" (A-side)
"I've Been Hurt" (B-side)
"She Loves Me So" [A]
1963 "She Don't Love Me" [B]
"Come On and Answer Me" [A]
1964 "Sweet Thing"
1965 "I'll Always Love You" 35 8 7
1966 "Truly Yours" 111 16 97
1967 "For All We Know"
1968 "Bad, Bad Weather (Till You Come Home)" (A-side)
"I Just Can't Help But Feel the Pain" (B-side)
1969 "In My Diary"
1970 "Message from a Black Man"
"It's a Shame" 14 4 36 20
1971 "We'll Have It Made" 89 20
1972 "How Could I Let You Get Away" (A-side) 77 14
"I'll Be Around" (B-side) 3 1 31 79 6
"Could It Be I'm Falling in Love" 4 1 14 12 11
1973 "One of a Kind (Love Affair)" 11 1 19 16
"Together We Can Make Such Sweet Music" 91
"Ghetto Child" 29 4 20 60 7
1974 "Mighty Love (Part 1)" 20 1 19
"I'm Coming Home" 18 3 27
"Then Came You" (with Dionne Warwick) 1 2 3 59 7 29
"Love Don't Love Nobody (Part 1)" 15 4 34
1975 "Living a Little, Laughing a Little" 37 7 43
"Sadie" 54 7 71
"Games People Play" 5 1 2 21
"Love or Leave" 36 8 29
1976 "Wake Up Susan" 56 11 29
"The Rubberband Man" 2 1 20 7 16
1977 "You're Throwing a Good Love Away" 43 5
"Me and My Music" 39
"Heaven on Earth (So Fine)" 89 23 43
1978 "Easy Come, Easy Go" 46
"If You Wanna Do a Dance" 49 17 72
1979 "Are You Ready for Love" 25
"I Love the Music"
"Body Language" 103 35 40
"Working My Way Back to You" / "Forgive Me, Girl" (medley) 2 6 5 12 5 1
1980 "Cupid" / "I've Loved You for a Long Time" (medley) 4 5 3 17 20 4
"Now That You're Mine Again" 25
"I Just Want to Fall in Love" 75
1981 "Yesterday Once More" / "Nothing Remains the Same" (medley) 52 32 45
"Long Live Soul Music" 64
"The Winter of Our Love"
"You Go Your Way (I'll Go Mine)" 110 39
"Love Connection (Raise the Window Down)" 107 68
1982 "Never Thought I'd Fall in Love" 95
"Magic in the Moonlight" 30
"Funny How Time Slips Away" 67 43
1983 "City Full of Memories"
1984 "Right or Wrong" 104 22 84
"(We Have Come Into) Our Time for Love"
1985 "She Does"
"Put Us Together Again"
1987 "Spaceballs"
1990 "I Don't Need Another Love" (with Dionne Warwick) 84
"Ghetto Child" (Boilerhouse Remix) 91
1995 "I'll Be Around" (Rappin' 4-Tay featuring The Spinners) 39 37 30
"—" denotes a recording that did not chart or was not released in that territory.
  • A Credited as Harvey & the Spinners.
  • B Credited as Bobby Smith & the Spinners.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f "US Albums Charts > The Spinners". Billboard. Retrieved 2010-01-17. 
  2. ^ a b David Kent (1993). Australian Charts Book 1970—1992. Australian Chart Book Pty Ltd, Turramurra, N.S.W. ISBN 0-646-11917-6. 
  3. ^ a b c "CAN Charts > The Spinners". RPM. Retrieved 2012-01-07. 
  4. ^ a b c d e "US Certifications > The Spinners". Recording Industry Association of America. Retrieved 2012-01-07. 
  5. ^ a b "UK Charts > The Spinners". Official Charts Company. Retrieved 2010-01-17. 
  6. ^ a b c "US Singles Charts > The Spinners". Billboard. Retrieved 2010-01-17. 
  7. ^ BMRB Chart May 1974 Top 50 plus Top 10 Breakers