The Ventures discography

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The Ventures discography
A picture of the Ventures wearing kimonos during a publicity shoot in Japan.
Classic lineup of the Ventures in Japan in 1965 (left to right): Don Wilson, Mel Taylor, Nokie Edwards, Bob Bogle
Studio albums 60+
Live albums 30+
Compilation albums 80+
Video albums 10
Singles 72
Instructional Albums 5

The Ventures have released over two hundred albums beginning with Walk Don't Run (1960), and over 60 singles. The original US albums and singles are indicated by their catalog numbers and Billboard (BB) and Cashbox (CB) chart peak positions (Note: There were separate Cashbox charts for stereo and mono albums until 1965.)

Studio albums[edit]

Year Album Peak chart positions Certifications[1]
US
[1][2]
Cashbox
Mono Stereo
1960 Walk, Don't Run1
  • Released: December 5, 1960
  • Label: Dolton (BLP 2003/BST 8003)
11 19
  • US: Gold
1961 The Ventures
  • Released: June 26, 1961
  • Label: Dolton (BLP 2004/BST 8004)
105 24
Another Smash!!!
  • Released: September 18, 1961
  • Label: Dolton (BLP 2006/BST 8006)
39 40
The Colorful Ventures
  • Released: October 2, 1961
  • Label: Dolton (BLP 2008/BST 8008)
94
1962 Twist with the Ventures2
  • Released: January 20, 1962
  • Label: Dolton (BLP 2010/BST 8010)
24 24 23
Twist Party, Volume 23
  • Released: May 19, 1962
  • Label: Dolton (BLP 2014/BST 8014)
41 43
Mashed Potatoes and Gravy4
  • Released: August 11, 1962
  • Label: Dolton (BLP 2016/BST 8016)
45 41
Going to the Ventures Dance Party!
  • Released: November 24, 1962
  • Label: Dolton (BLP 2017/BST 8017)
93
1963 The Ventures Play Telstar and the Lonely Bull
  • Released: January 5, 1963
  • Label: Dolton (BLP 2019/BST 8019)
8 13 20
  • US: Gold
Surfing
  • Released: May 4, 1963
  • Label: Dolton (BLP 2022/BST 8022)
30 10 21
Bobby Vee Meets the Ventures
  • Released: June 1, 1963
  • Label: Liberty (LRP 3289/LST 7289)
91 37
The Ventures Play the Country Classics5
  • Released: June 8, 1963
  • Label: Dolton (BLP 2023/BST 8023)
101
Let's Go!
  • Released: August 31, 1963
  • Label: Dolton (BLP 2024/BST 8024)
30 18 19
1964 The Ventures in Space
  • Released: January 25, 1964
  • Label: Dolton (BLP 2027/BST 8027)
27 13 11
The Fabulous Ventures
  • Released: July 18, 1964
  • Label: Dolton (BLP 2029/BST 8029)
32 18 19
Walk, Don't Run, Vol. 26
  • Released: October 10, 1964
  • Label: Dolton (BLP 2031/BST 8031)
17 18
1965 Knock Me Out!
  • Released: February 13, 1965
  • Label: Dolton (BLP 2033/BST 8033)
31 19
The Ventures a Go-Go
  • Released: September 25, 1965
  • Label: Dolton (BLP 2037/BST 8037)
16 12
The Ventures Christmas Album7
  • Released: November 1965
  • Label: Dolton (BLP 2038/BST 8038)
9 100
1966 Where the Action Is!
  • Released: February 12, 1966
  • Label: Dolton (BLP 2040/BST 8040)
33 27
Play the Batman Theme
  • Released: March 5, 1966
  • Label: Dolton (BLP 2042/BST 8042)
42 25
Go with the Ventures
  • Released: June 11, 1966
  • Label: Dolton (BLP 2045/BST 8045)
39 19
Wild Things!
  • Released: September 17, 1966
  • Label: Dolton (BLP 2047/BST 8047)
33 28
1967 Guitar Freakout8
  • Released: February 18, 1967
  • Label: Dolton (BLP 2050/BST 8050)
57 18
Super Psychedelics9
  • Released: June 3, 1967
  • Label: Liberty (LRP 2052/LST 8052)
69 50
$1,000,000 Weekend
  • Released: December 23, 1967
  • Label: Liberty (LRP 2054/LST 8054)
55 51
1968 Flights of Fantasy
  • Released: May 25, 1968
  • Label: Liberty (LRP 2055/LST 8055)
169 79
The Horse10
  • Released: August 24, 1968
  • Label: Liberty (LST 8057)
128 69
1969 Underground Fire
  • Released: January 18, 1969
  • Label: Liberty (LST 8059)
157
Hawaii Five-O
  • Released: May 10, 1969
  • Label: Liberty (LST 8061)
11 10
  • US: Gold
Swamp Rock
  • Released: December 13, 1969
  • Label: Liberty (LST 8062)
81
1970 10th Anniversary Album
  • Released: October 10, 1970
  • Label: Liberty (LST 35000)
91
1971 New Testament
1972 Theme from "Shaft"
  • Released: January 15, 1972
  • Label: United Artists (UAS 5546)
195
Joy: The Ventures Play the Classics
  • Released: March 18, 1972
  • Label: United Artists (UAS 5575)
146
Rock and Roll Forever11
  • Released: September 1972
  • Label: United Artists (UAS 5649)
1973 Only Hits
  • Released: 1973
  • Label:
1974 Jim Croce Songbook
  • Released: April 1974
  • Label: United Artists (UA-LA217-E)
Best of Pops Sounds
  • Released: 1974
  • Label:
The Ventures Play the Carpenters
  • Released: July 1974
  • Label: United Artists (UA-LA231-G)
1975 Now Playing
  • Released: August 1975
  • Label: United Artists (UA-LA231-G)
1976 Hollywood
  • Released: 1976
  • Label:
Rocky Road: The New Ventures
  • Released: March 1976
  • Label: United Artists (UA-LA586-F)
Sunflower '76
  • Released: 1976
  • Label:
1977 TV Themes12
  • Released: February 1977
  • Label: United Artists (UA-LA717-F)
1979 Latin Album
  • Released: 1979
  • Label:
1980 Chameleon
1981 60's Pops
  • Released: 1981
  • Label:
1982 St. Louis Memory
  • Released: 1982
  • Label:
The Last Album on Liberty
  • Released: 1982
  • Label:
1983 NASA 25th Anniversary Commemorative Album13
  • Released: June 1983
  • Label: Tridex (TDX 1003)
1991 The Ventures Play Major Motion Picture
  • Released: 1991
  • Label: Japan CD
1991 The Ventures Play Seaside Story
  • Released: 1991
  • Label: Japan CD
1996 The Ventures Favorites
  • Released: 1996
  • Label:
1997 Guitars on Mars
  • Released: 1977
  • Label:
Wild Again
  • Released: 1977
  • Label: GNP Crescendo (GNPD 2252)
1998 New Depths
  • Released: 1998
  • Label: GNP Crescendo (GNPD 2259)
1999 Walk Don't Run 200014
  • Released: 1999
  • Label:
2001 The Ventures Play Southern All Stars
  • Released: 2001
  • Label: Japan CD
2002 The Ventures Play the Greatest Instrumental Hits
  • Released: 2002
  • Label:
Christmas Joy
  • Released: 2002
  • Label:
2003 Gold
  • Released: 2003
  • Label:
2004 Ventures Forever
  • Released: 2004
  • Label:
2005 Ventures a Go-Go
  • Released: 2005
  • Label:
2007 Rocky!
  • Released: 2007
  • Label: Japan CD (TOCP-70259)
2010 In My Life
  • Released: 2010
  • Label: Japan CD
"—" denotes releases that did not chart.
NOTES
  • 1 As the Ventures were unavailable for the photo shoot, Liberty Records employees substituted for them on the cover.
    Reissued in 1970 on Liberty with new cover (LST 8003).
  • 2 Later retitled Dance! with new album cover.
  • 3 Later retitled Dance with the Ventures with new album cover.
  • 4 Later retitled Beach Party with new album cover.
  • 5 Reissued in 1970 on Liberty as I Walk the Line and Other Great Hits (LST 8023).
  • 6 Reissued in 1970 on Liberty with new album cover (LST 8031).
  • 7 Position on the Billboard Christmas Albums chart. Charted again in 1966, 1967, and 1968.[3]
  • 8 Reissued in 1970 on Liberty as Revolving Sounds (LST 8050).
  • 9 Reissued in 1970 on Liberty as Changing Times (LST 8052).
  • 10 Reissued in 1970 on Liberty as On the Scene (LST 8057).
  • 11 "...special thanks to Harvey Mandel.,,".
  • 12 Reissued in 1984 on Liberty as TV Themes (LN-10224)
  • 13 EA 12003 Award Records, Record cover notes: Published by PFM, Inc. Copyright 1984 Award Masters, Inc. Record produced in clear Vinyl! Official Album Of The L5 Society, Promoting Space Development
  • 14 Nancy Sinatra vocal on "Kicks"

Live albums[edit]

  • (1965) The Ventures in Japan
  • (1965) The Ventures in Japan, Vol. 2
  • (June 1965) The Ventures On Stage (BB #27, CB #19) -- Dolton BLP 8035/BST 8035
  • (1966) All About the Ventures
  • (1967) The Ventures on Stage Encore
  • (1968) The Ventures Live, Again!
  • (1968) The Ventures in Tokyo '68
  • (1970) Live! The Ventures
  • (1971) Pops in Japan '71
  • (1971) The Ventures on Stage '71
  • (1972) The Ventures on Stage '72
  • (1973) Pops in Japan '73
  • (1973) The Ventures on Stage '73
  • (1974) The Ventures Special '74 on Japanese Tour
  • (1974) The Ventures on Stage '74
  • (1975) The Ventures on Stage '75
  • (1976) The Ventures on Stage '76
  • (1977) Live in Japan '77
  • (1980) Super Live '80
  • (1981) Live in L.A.
  • (1984) Original Members: Live in Japan
  • (1995) Live in Japan '65
  • (1998) On Stage Encore / The Ventures Live, Again!
  • (1999) Ventures In Japan/Ventures In Japan, Vol. 2
  • (2001) Live in Japan 2000
  • (2003) In Japan Live-2000
  • (2004) In Japan, Vol. 1-2
  • (2004) Pops in Japan, Vol. 1-2
  • (2004) Summer & Winter: Live
  • (2005) Alive Five-O Hits Live

Instructional albums[edit]

  • (1965) Play Guitar with The Ventures (BB #96) -- Dolton BLP 16501/BST 17501
  • (1965) Play Guitar, Vol. 2—Dolton BLP 16502/BST 17502
  • (1965) Play Guitar, Vol. 3—Dolton BLP 16503/BST 17503
  • (1965) Play Guitar, Vol. 4: Play Electric Bass—Dolton BLP 16504/BST 17504
  • (1967) Play Guitar, Vol. 7

Compilation albums[edit]

  • (1963) Tarantella / Memphis
  • (July 1966) Running Strong—Sunset SUM 1116/SUS 5116
  • (1966) The Versatile Ventures—Liberty SCR 5
  • (1967) 8 Miles High
  • (September 1967) Golden Greats by The Ventures (BB #50, CB #46) -- Liberty LRP 2053/LST 8053
Reissued in 1981 on Liberty LTAO 8053
  • (January 1968) The Guitar Genius of The Ventures—Sunset SUM 1160/SUS 5160
  • (1967) Pops in Japan
  • (1968) Pops in Japan, Vol. 2
  • (October 1969) Super Group—Sunset SUS 5271
Album cover illustration by Dean Torrence (Jan & Dean)!
  • (March 1970) More Golden Greats (BB #154) -- Liberty LST 8060
  • (February 1971) A Decade with the Ventures
  • (November 1971) Ventures—United Artists USX-80
  • (August 1973) Only Hits—United Artists UA-LA147-G
  • (1974) Legendary Masters
  • (January 1975) The Very Best of the Ventures
  • (1975) 15th Anniversary Album: 15 Years of Japanese Pops
  • (1975) The Ventures' 15th Anniversary
  • (1976) Early Sounds of the Ventures
  • (1977) 20 Greatest Hits
  • (December 1980) Greatest Hits
  • (1980) Rare Collections for Great Collectors
  • (1980) The Best 10, Vol. 2
  • (1981) The Ventures Greatest Hits
  • (1981) The Very Best of the Ventures
  • (1983) Heritage Series: Movie Themes
  • (1983) Heritage Series: Spotlight
  • (1983) The Ventures Today
  • (1986) Best of the Ventures
  • (1986) Television's Greatest Hits, Vol. 1
  • (1986) The Collection
  • (1987) Compact Ventures
  • (1987) The Best of the Ventures
  • (1988) Radical Guitars
  • (1989) Christmas Classics
  • (1989) Walk Don't Run: All Time Greatest Hits
  • (1990) EP Collection
  • (1990) Legendary Masters: The Best of the Ventures
  • (1990) Walk—Don't Run: The Best of the Ventures
  • (1992) Greatest Hits
  • (1992) Legends of Rock 'n' Roll
  • (1992) Only the Hits
  • (1992) The Ventures Play Telstar - The Lonely Bull And Others / (The) Ventures In Space
  • (1995) Another Smash!!! / The Colourful Ventures
  • (1995) Best of the Ventures
  • (1995) Guitar Freakout / Super Psychedelics
  • (1995) Hollywood's Hottest Hits
  • (1995) Original
  • (1995) Play the Carpenters / The Jim Croce Songbook
  • (1995) Play the Hits
  • (1995) Surfing
  • (1995) Twist with the Ventures / The Ventures' Twist Party, Vol. 2
  • (1995) Ventures A Go-Go / Where the Action Is!
  • (1995) Walk Don't Run, Vol. 2 / Ventures Knock Me Out!
  • (1995) Walk Don't Run / Ventures
  • (1996) Another Smash!!! / Ventures
  • (1996) Best of Pops Sounds / Go with the Ventures
  • (1996) Flights of Fantasy / The Ventures in Space
  • (1996) Flights of Fantasy / Underground Fire
  • (1996) Go With the Ventures! / Batman Theme
  • (1996) Greatest Hits
  • (1996) Hawaii Five-O / Swamp Rock
  • (1996) Joy! The Ventures Play the Classics / Latin Album
  • (1996) Mashed Potatoes and Gravy / Going to the Ventures Dance Party!
  • (1996) Super Psychedelics / $1,000,000 Weekend
  • (1996) Surfing / Colorful Ventures
  • (1996) Tele-Ventures: The Ventures Perform the Great TV Themes
  • (1996) Underground Fire / Hollywood Metal Dynamic Sound 3000
  • (1996) Walk Don't Run / Walk, Don't Run, Vol. 2
  • (1996) Where the Action Is! / The Ventures Knock Me Out!
  • (1997) 36 All Time Greatest Hits
  • (1997) Batman / TV Themes
  • (1997) Guitar Freakout / Wild Things!
  • (1997) In the Vaults
  • (1997) Let's Go / Ventures Play the Country Classics
  • (1997) Lonely Bull / $1,000,000 Weekend
  • (1997) New Testament / More Golden Greats
  • (1997) Play Guitar with the Ventures
  • (1997) Play Guitar, Vol. 3 / Play Guitar, Vol. 4: Play Electric Bass
  • (1997) Play Guitar, Vols. 1 & 2
  • (1997) Rock and Roll Forever / Now Playing
  • (1997) Swamp Rock / Hawaii Five-O
  • (1997) TV Themes / Bobby Vee Meets the Ventures
  • (1997) The Fabulous Ventures / The Ventures a Go-Go
  • (1997) The Ventures
  • (1997) Ventures on Stage / Surfing
  • (1997) Wild Things! / Fabulous Ventures
  • (1998) Classic 60's Themes
  • (1998) EP Collection, Vol. 3
  • (1998) Back to Back (7 out of 14 tracks) [w/The Shadows.]
  • (1998) Horse / New Testament
  • (1998) On Stage Encore / The Ventures Live, Again!
  • (1998) Play Guitar, Vols. 1-4 & 7
  • (1998) Stars on Guitars
  • (1998) The Night Has a Thousand Eyes / Bobby Vee Meets the Ventures
  • (1998) Theme from Shaft / Rocky Road
  • (1999) Golden Pops / Pops in Japan '71
  • (1999) In the Vaults, Vol. 2
  • (1999) Rock & Roll Forever / Rocky Road
  • (1999) The Ventures
  • (1999) The Ventures' 10th Anniversary Album / Only Hits
  • (1999) Theme From Shaft / Horse
  • (1999) Ventures In Japan / Ventures In Japan, Vol. 2
  • (2000) Best of the Ventures: Walk Don't Run
  • (2000) Gold
  • (2000) Hawaii Five-O: Remixed Hits & More
  • (2000) Play Screen Themes
  • (2000) Story
  • (2000) Ventures Gold, Vol. 2
  • (2001) Inside the Music: Surf's Up
  • (2001) The Ultimate Collection
  • (2001) The Ventures Play the Greatest Surfin' Hits of All Time
  • (2001) Ventures Gold, Vol. 3
  • (2002) Hyper Gold
  • (2002) Surf Rock Anthology
  • (2002) The Ventures Play the Greatest Instrumental Hits of All-Time
  • (2003) All Time Greatest Hits
  • (2003) Surfin' With the Ventures
  • (2003) The Ventures Play the Greatest Instrumental Hits of All Time, Vol. 2
  • (2003) Your Hit Parade 60's
  • (2004) Best of, Vol. 1-2
  • (2004) Guitar Legends
  • (2004) In Japan, Vol. 1-2
  • (2004) Pops a la Carte
  • (2004) Pops in Japan, Vol. 1-2
  • (2004) Sixties Guitar Party
  • (2004) Super Deluxe
  • (2004) Super Now
  • (2004) Surfin' to Baja
  • (2004) Walk Don't Run: Very Best Of
  • (2005) 10th Anniversary Album
  • (2005) In the Vaults, Vol. 3
  • (2005) Platinum Collection
  • (2005) Ventures
  • (2007) In the Vaults, Vol. 4
  • (2008) The Very Best of the Ventures (50 tracks on 2 CDs)

Video albums[edit]

  • (1966) Beloved Invaders: The Golden Era of The Ventures
  • (1981) The Ventures in L.A.
  • (1984) Original Members: Live in Japan
  • (1989) 30 Years of Rock 'n' Roll (30th Anniversary Super Session)
  • (1991) Live in Japan 1990
  • (1994) Japan Tour '93
  • (1995) In Concert '94
  • (1996) Electrified, Amplified, and Deified
  • (1998) Wild Again Concert '97
  • (2004) 45th Anniversary Live

Box sets[edit]

  • (1993) Billboard Top Rock 'n' Roll Hits: 1957-1961
  • (1993) Super Box of Rock, Vol. 2
  • (1995) Rock Instrumental Classics, Vols. 1-5
  • (1996) Cowabunga! The Surf Box
  • (1997) 36 All Time Greatest Hits
  • (1997) Born to Be Wild
  • (1997) Play Guitar with the Ventures
  • (1997) The Ultimate History of Rock 'N' Roll Collection
  • (1998) 100 Jukebox Hits: 50's & 60's
  • (1998) Yuletide Soiree Party Pack
  • (1999) Endless Summer Legends, Vols. 1-3
  • (1999) Hot Rod Box Set
  • (2000) Brain in a Box: The Science Fiction Collection

Singles[edit]

Title
B-side
Year Peak chart positions[4][5] Label & number[6] Album
US Cashbox US AC US Dan US R&B
"Cookies and Coke"
b/w "The Real McCoy"
1960 Blue Horizon 100 Non-album single
"Walk Don't Run"
b/w "Home"
1960 Blue Horizon 101 Walk, Don't Run
"Walk Don't Run"
b/w "Home"
1960 2 3 13 Dolton 25
"Walk Don't Run"
b/w "The McCoy"
1960 Dolton 25X
"Perfidia"
b/w "No Trespassing" (from Walk, Don't Run)
1960 15 18 Dolton 28 The Ventures
"The Twomp"
b/w "Heart On My Sleeve"
1961 Blue Horizon 6054 Non-album single
"Ram-Bunk-Shush"
b/w "Lonely Heart" (from Another Smash)
1961 29 50 Dolton 32 The Ventures
"Lullaby of the Leaves"
b/w "Ginchy"
1961 69 81 Dolton 41 Another Smash
"(Theme from) Silver City"
b/w "Bluer Than Blue"
1961 76 Dolton 44 The Colorful Ventures
"Blue Moon"
b/w "Lady of Spain" (non-album track)
1961 54 90 Dolton 47
"Yellow Jacket"
b/w "Genesis" (non-album track)
1962 Dolton 50
"Instant Mashed"
b/w "My Bonnie Lies" (from Twist Party, Vol. 2)
1962 104 Dolton 55 Mashed Potatoes and Gravy
"Lolita Ya-Ya"
b/w "Lucille" (from Mashed Potatoes and Gravy)
1962 61 100 Dolton 60 Going to the Ventures' Dance Party
"The 2,000 Pound Bee (Part 1)"
b/w "The 2,000 Pound Bee (Part 2)"
1962
91

94



Dolton 67 Non-album single
"El Cumbanchero"
b/w "Skip to M'Limbo"
1963
114




Dolton 68
"The Ninth Wave"
b/w "Damaged Goods" (non-album track)
1963 122 Dolton 78 Surfing with the Ventures
"The Savage"
b/w "The Chase"
1963 Dolton 85 Non-album single
"Journey to the Stars"
b/w "Walkin' with Pluto"
1963 Dolton 91 The Fabulous Ventures
"Fugitive"
b/w "Scratchin'"
1964 126 Dolton 94
"Walk Don't Run '64"
b/w "The Cruel Sea" (from The Fabulous Ventures)
1964 8 9 Dolton 96 Walk, Don't Run Volume 2
"Memphis"
b/w "San Antonio Rose" (from The Ventures Play the Country Classics)
1964 Dolton 101 Let's Go!
"Slaughter on Tenth Avenue"
b/w "Rap City" (from Walk, Don't Run Volume 2)
1964 35
135
48



Dolton 300 The Ventures Knock Me Out!
"Diamond Head"
b/w "Lonely Girl" (from The Ventures Knock Me Out!)
1965 70 96 Dolton 303 Walk, Don't Run Volume 2
"Pedal Pusher"
b/w "The Swingin' Creeper" (from The Ventures a Go-Go)
1965 Dolton 306
"Bird Rockers"
b/w "Ten Seconds to Heaven" (non-album track)
1965 Dolton 308 The Ventures Knock Me Out!
"La Bamba"
b/w "Gemini" (non-album track)
1965 Dolton 311 The Ventures a Go-Go
"Sleigh Ride"
b/w "Snow Flakes"
1965 Dolton 312 The Ventures Christmas Album
"Secret Agent Man"
b/w "00-711"
1966 54 74 Dolton 316 Batman Theme
"Blue Star"
b/w "Comin' Home Baby" (non-album track)
1966 120 81 Dolton 320 Walk, Don't Run Volume 2
"Arabesque"
b/w "Ginza Lights" (from Go with the Ventures)
1966 Dolton 321 Non-album single
"Green Hornet Theme"
b/w "Fuzzy and Wild" (from Wild Things!)
1966 Dolton 323 Batman Theme
"Wild Thing"
b/w "Penetration" (from The Ventures in Space)
1966 Dolton 325 Wild Things!
"Theme from 'The Wild Angels'"
b/w "Kickstand" (non-album track)
1967 110 Dolton 327 Guitar Freakout
"Strawberry Fields Forever"
b/w "Endless Dream"
1967 Liberty 55967 Super Psychedelics
"Theme from 'Endless Summer'"
b/w "Strawberry Fields Forever" (from Super Psychedelics)
1967 106 Liberty 55977 Non-album single
"On the Road"
b/w "Mirrors and Shadows"
1967 Liberty 56007
"Flights of Fantasy"
b/w "Vibrations" (from Super Psychedelics)
1968 Liberty 56019 Flights of Fantasy
"Walk, Don't Run/Land Of 1,000 Dances"
b/w "Too Young to Know My Mind" (non-album track)
1968 Liberty 56044 The Horse
"Hawaii Five-O"
b/w "Soul Breeze" (from The Horse)
1968 4 6 8 Liberty 56068 Hawaii Five-O
"Theme from A Summer Place"
b/w "A Summer Love" (non-album track)
1969 83 63 17 Liberty 56115
"Expo '70"
b/w "Swan Lake"
1970 Liberty 56153 Non-album single
"The Wanderer"
b/w "The Mercenary"
1970 Liberty 56169
"Storefront Lawyers"
b/w "Kern County Line"
1970 Liberty 56189
"Indian Sun"
b/w "Squaw Man" (non-album track)
1971 United Artists 50800 Theme from "Shaft"
"Joy"
b/w "Cherries Jubilee" (from Theme From "Shaft")
1971 109 United Artists 50872 Joy: The Ventures Play the Classics
"Honky Tonk (Part I)"
b/w "Honky Tonk (Part II)"
1972 United Artists 50925 Rock and Roll Forever
"Last Tango in Paris"
b/w "Prima Vera" (non-album track)
1973 United Artists 207 Only Hits!
"Skylab (Passport to the Future)"
b/w "The Little People"
1973 38 United Artists 277 Non-album single
"Also Sprach Zarathustra (2001)"
b/w "The Cisco Kid"
1973 United Artists 333 Only Hits!
"Main Theme from 'The Young and the Restless'"
b/w "Elise" (from "Fur Elise") (from Joy: The Ventures Play the Classics)
1974 47 United Artists 392 T.V. Themes
"Theme from 'Airport 1975'"
b/w "The Man with the Golden Gun"
1975 11 United Artists 578 Now Playing
"Superstar Revue"
b/w "Superstar Revue (Disco Version)"
1975 3 United Artists 687 Rocky Road
"Moonlight Serenade"
b/w "Moonlight Serenade (Disco Version)"
1976 11 United Artists 784
"Theme from 'Charlie's Angels'"
b/w "Theme from 'Starsky & Hutch'"
1977 United Artists 942 T.V. Themes
"Walk, Don't Run '77"
b/w "Amanda's Theme"
1977 United Artists 1100 Non-album single
"Surfin' and Spyin'"
b/w "Showdown at Newport (aka Black Sand Beach)"
1981 Tridex 501
"Ventures 25 Medley"
b/w "Blue Dawn" (from Stars on Guitars EP)
1982 Tridex 502
"Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer"
b/w "Depression" (by Johnny & The Dwellers)
1994 EMI 19949
"Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer"
b/w "Frosty The Snowman" (by Jan & Dean)
1997 EMI 19770
"Surf On Guitar Medley"
CD single, paired with "Interview with the Ventures"
1997 GNP Crescendo 1411 Wild Again!
"—" denotes a recording that did not chart or was not released in that territory.

Reissue singles[edit]

  • "Walk Don't Run" / "Ram-Bunk-Shush" -- Liberty All-Time Hit Series 54518
  • "Perfidia" / "Blue Moon" -- Liberty All-Time Hit Series 54519
  • "Telstar" / "Out of Limits" -- Liberty All-Time Hit Series 54542
  • "Wipe Out" / "Secret Agent Man" -- Liberty All-Time Hit Series 54557
  • "The Lonely Bull" / "Tequila" -- Liberty All-Time Hit Series 54563
  • "Hawaii Five-O" / "Classical Gas" -- Liberty All-Time Hit Series 54571
  • "Walk Don't Run" / "Ram-Bunk-Shush" -- United Artists Silver Spotlight Series 050
  • "Perfidia" / "Telstar" -- United Artists Silver Spotlight Series 051
  • "Walk Don't Run '64" / "Hawaii Five-O" -- United Artists Silver Spotlight Series 052
  • "Wipe Out" / "Nadia's Theme (The Young and The Restless)" -- United Artists Silver Spotlight Series 1161

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Charts". theventures.com. The Ventures. Retrieved 19 February 2011. 
  2. ^ "The Fabulous Ventures: The (Almost) Complete Discography". sandcastlevi.com. Arnold E. van Beverhoudt, Jr. Retrieved 19 February 2011. 
  3. ^ "The Ventures Biography | The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum". Rockhall.com. Retrieved 2012-01-07. 
  4. ^ "The Ventures - Chart History". Billboard. Retrieved 22 February 2016. 
  5. ^ "The Ventures: Awards". AllMusic. Retrieved 22 February 2016. 
  6. ^ Van Beverhoudt, Arnold, Jr. (3 July 2015). "The Ventures United States Discography - United States 45s". Sandcastle V.I. Retrieved 22 February 2016. 

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