Bob Dylan discography

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Bob Dylan discography
Releases
Studio albums35
Live albums11
Compilation albums31
Singles58
Collaborations6
 
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Bob Dylan discography
Releases
Studio albums35
Live albums11
Compilation albums31
Singles58
Collaborations6

This is a discography for American singer-songwriter Bob Dylan. It lists 35 studio albums, 58 singles, 11 live albums, 10 albums comprising The Bootleg Series, and 30 compilation albums. The list also includes three home videos, a bibliography, and a filmography. The albums Planet Waves and Before the Flood were initially released on Asylum Records; reissues of those two and all others on Columbia Records.

Dylan has won many awards for his songwriting and performances; for a list of these accolades, see List of Bob Dylan awards. Much of his music has been bootleged; for an examination of this phenomenon, see Bob Dylan bootleg recordings.

Albums[edit]

Studio albums[edit]

YearAlbum detailsPeak chart positionsCertifications
(sales thresholds)
USAUSUK
1962Bob Dylan
  • Release: March 19, 1962
  • Label/Catalog No.: Columbia 8579
  • Format: vinyl (stereo/mono)
13
1963The Freewheelin' Bob Dylan
  • Release: May 27, 1963
  • Label/Catalog No.: Columbia 8786
  • Format: vinyl (stereo/mono)
221US: Platinum[1]
1964The Times They Are a-Changin'
  • Release: January 13, 1964
  • Label/Catalog No.: Columbia 8905
  • Format: vinyl (stereo/mono)
204US: Gold[1]
Another Side of Bob Dylan
  • Release: August 8, 1964
  • Label/Catalog No.: Columbia 8993
  • Format: vinyl (stereo/mono)
438US: Gold[1]
1965Bringing It All Back Home
  • Release: March 22, 1965
  • Label/Catalog No.: Columbia 9128
  • Format: vinyl (stereo/mono)
61US: Platinum[1]
Highway 61 Revisited
  • Release: August 30, 1965
  • Label/Catalog No.: Columbia 9189
  • Format: vinyl (stereo/mono)
34US: Platinum[1]
CAN: Gold[2]
1966Blonde on Blonde
  • Release: May 16, 1966
  • Label/Catalog No.: Columbia 841
  • Format: double vinyl LP (stereo/mono)
943US: 2× Platinum[1]
1967John Wesley Harding
  • Release: December 27, 1967
  • Label/Catalog No.: Columbia 9604
  • Format: vinyl (stereo/mono)
211US: Platinum[1]
1969Nashville Skyline
  • Release: April 9, 1969
  • Label/Catalog No.: Columbia 9825
  • Format: vinyl
321US: Platinum[1]
CAN: Gold[2]
1970Self Portrait
  • Release: June 8, 1970
  • Label/Catalog No.: Columbia 30050
  • Format: double vinyl LP
431US: Gold[1]
New Morning
  • Release: October 19, 1970
  • Label/Catalog No.: Columbia 30290
  • Format: vinyl
741US: Gold[1]
1973Pat Garrett & Billy the Kid
  • Release: July 13, 1973
  • Label/Catalog No.: Columbia 32460
  • Format: vinyl/cassette
162829US: Gold[1]
Dylan
  • Release: November 16, 1973
  • Label/Catalog No.: Columbia 32747
  • Format: vinyl/cassette
1733US: Gold[1]
AUS: Gold[citation needed]
1974Planet Waves
  • Release: January 17, 1974
  • Label/Catalog No.: Asylum 1003
  • Format: vinyl/cassette
1217US: Gold[1]
UK: Silver[3]
1975Blood on the Tracks
  • Release: January 17, 1975
  • Label/Catalog No.: Columbia 32235
  • Format: vinyl/cassette
144US: 2× Platinum[1]
CAN: Platinum[2]
UK: Gold[3]
The Basement Tapes
  • Release: June 26, 1975
  • Label/Catalog No.: Columbia 33682
  • Format: double vinyl LP/cassette
7138US: Gold[1]
UK: Gold[3]
1976Desire
  • Release: January 5, 1976
  • Label/Catalog No.: Columbia 33893
  • Format: vinyl/cassette
113US: 2× Platinum[1]
CAN: Platinum[2]
UK: Gold[3]
1978Street Legal
  • Release: June 15, 1978
  • Label/Catalog No.: Columbia 35453
  • Format: vinyl/cassette
1152US: Gold[1]
CAN: Platinum[2]
UK: Platinum[3]
1979Slow Train Coming
  • Release: August 20, 1979
  • Label/Catalog No.: Columbia 36120
  • Format: vinyl/cassette
312US: Platinum[1]
CAN: 2× Platinum[2]
UK: Silver[3]
1980Saved
  • Release: June 20, 1980
  • Label/Catalog No.: Columbia 36553
  • Format: vinyl/cassette
24183UK: Silver[3]
1981Shot of Love
  • Release: August 12, 1981
  • Label/Catalog No.: Columbia 37496
  • Format: vinyl/cassette
33226UK: Silver[3]
1983Infidels
  • Release: November 1, 1983
  • Label/Catalog No.: Columbia 38819
  • Format: vinyl/cassette
2069US: Gold[1]
CAN: Gold[2]
UK: Silver
1985Empire Burlesque
  • Release: June 8, 1985
  • Label/Catalog No.: Columbia 40110
  • Format: vinyl/cassette/CD
33711CAN: Gold[2]
1986Knocked Out Loaded
  • Release: August 8, 1986
  • Label/Catalog No.: Columbia 40439
  • Format: vinyl/cassette/CD
542735
1988Down in the Groove
  • Release: May 31, 1988
  • Label/Catalog No.: Columbia 40957
  • Format: vinyl/cassette/CD
614132
1989Oh Mercy
  • Release: September 22, 1989
  • Label/Catalog No.: Columbia 45281
  • Format: vinyl/cassette/CD
30266US: Gold[1]
UK: Gold[3]
1990Under the Red Sky
  • Release: September 11, 1990
  • Label/Catalog No.: Columbia 46794
  • Format: CD/vinyl/cassette
383913UK: Silver[3]
1992Good as I Been to You
  • Release: October 27, 1992
  • Label/Catalog No.: Columbia 53200
  • Format: CD/vinyl/cassette
5118
1993World Gone Wrong
  • Release: October 26, 1993
  • Label/Catalog No.: Columbia 57590
  • Format: CD/vinyl/cassette
7035
1997Time Out of Mind
  • Release: September 30, 1997
  • Label/Catalog No.: Columbia 68556
  • Format: CD/cassette/vinyl
102410US: Platinum[1]
AUS: Gold[4]
CAN: Gold[2]
UK: Gold[3]
2001Love and Theft
  • Release: September 11, 2001
  • Label/Catalog No.: Columbia 85975
  • Format: CD/cassette/vinyl
563US: Gold[1]
2006Modern Times
  • Release: August 29, 2006
  • Label/Catalog No.: Columbia 87606
  • Format: CD/vinyl
113US: Platinum[1]
AUS: Gold[5]
CAN: Platinum[2]
2009Together Through Life
  • Release: April 28, 2009
  • Label/Catalog No.: Columbia 43893
  • Format: CD/vinyl
151
Christmas in the Heart
  • Release: October 13, 2009
  • Label/Catalog No.: Columbia 57323
  • Format: CD/vinyl
2340
2012Tempest
  • Release: September 11, 2012
  • Label/Catalog No.: Columbia
  • Format: CD/vinyl
383
2014Shadows in the Night
  • Release: August 22, 2014
  • Label/Catalog No.: n/a
  • Format: n/a
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"—" denotes releases that did not chart.

Compilation albums[edit]

YearAlbum detailsPeak chart positionsCertifications
(sales thresholds)
USUK
1967Bob Dylan's Greatest Hits
  • Release: March 27, 1967
  • Label: Columbia
  • Format:
106US: 5× Platinum[1]
CAN: 2× Platinum[2]
1971Bob Dylan's Greatest Hits Vol. II
(a.k.a. More Bob Dylan Greatest Hits)
  • Release: November 17, 1971
  • Label: Columbia
  • Format:
1412US: 5× Platinum[1]
CAN: 2× Platinum[2]
1978Masterpieces (Australia, New Zealand, Japan)
  • Release: March 12, 1978
  • Label: Columbia
  • Format:
 — —
1985Biograph
  • Release: October 28, 1985
  • Label: Columbia
  • Format:
33 —US: Platinum[1]
1994Bob Dylan's Greatest Hits Volume 3
  • Release: November 15, 1994
  • Label: Columbia
  • Format:
126150US: Gold[1]
1997The Best of Bob Dylan, Vol. 1 (UK, Canada, Australia, New Zealand)
  • Release: June 2, 1997
  • Label: Columbia
  • Format: CD
 —6UK: Gold[3]
2000The Best of Bob Dylan, Vol. 2 (UK, Canada, Australia, New Zealand)
  • Release: November 28, 2000
  • Label: Columbia
  • Format: CD
 —22
The Essential Bob Dylan
  • Release: October 31, 2000
  • Label: Columbia
  • Format:
679US: Platinum[1]
UK: Platinum[3]

AUS: 2× Platinum[6]

2001On the Road Again
  • Release: January 7, 2005
  • Label: Backbiter
  • Format:
 — —
2005The Best of Bob Dylan (US)
  • Release: November 15, 2005
  • Label: Columbia
  • Format:
53 —
2006Blues
  • Release: June 27, 2006
  • Label: Columbia
  • Format: digital download
 — —
Bob Dylan: The Collection
  • Release: August 29, 2006
  • Label: Columbia
  • Format: Compact Disc
 — —
2007Dylan (single disc version)
  • Release: October 2, 2007
  • Label: Columbia
  • Format:
3610US: Gold[1]
Dylan (deluxe version)
  • Release: October 2, 2007
  • Label: Columbia
  • Format:
93 —
2009The Collection
  • Release: July 27, 2009
  • Label: Sony Music CMG
  • Format: CD
 — —
2010The Original Mono Recordings (8 CD/vinyl Set)
  • Release: October 19, 2010
  • Label: Columbia
  • Format: CD/vinyl
152157
The Best of The Original Mono Recordings (1 CD Set)
  • Release: October 19, 2010
  • Label: Columbia
  • Format: CD
97107
2011All Time Best: Dylan
  • Release: March 29, 2011
  • Label: Sony UK
  • Format: CD
 — —
Pure Dylan
  • Release: October 21, 2011
  • Label: Columbia
  • Format: CD
 — —
Beyond Here Lies Nothin' - The Collection (2 CD Set) —156
2012The Real Bob Dylan (3 CD Set) — —
The 50th Anniversary Collection (4 CD Set) ("Europe only")
(a.k.a. 'The Copyright Extension Collection Vol. I')
  • Release: December 27, 2012
  • Label: Legacy
  • Format: CD
 — —
2013The Complete Album Collection Vol. 1 (47 CD Set)
(including Side Tracks)
  • Release: November 5, 2013
  • Label:
  • Format: CD
 — —
The 50th Anniversary Collection 1963 (6 LP Set) ("Europe only")
  • Release: November 2013
  • Label: Sony Music
  • Format: Vinyl
 — —
"—" denotes releases that did not chart.

Live albums[edit]

YearAlbum detailsPeak chart positionsCertifications
(sales thresholds)
USUK
1974Before the Flood
  • Released: June 20, 1974
  • Label: Asylum
  • Format:
38US: Platinum[1]
UK: Silver[3]
1976Hard Rain
  • Released: September 10, 1976
  • Label: Columbia
  • Format:
173US: Gold[1]
UK: Gold[3]
1979Bob Dylan at Budokan
  • Released: April 23, 1979
  • Label: Columbia
  • Format:
134US: Gold[1]
CAN: Gold[2]
UK: Gold[3]
1984Real Live
  • Released: December 3, 1984
  • Label: Columbia
  • Format:
11554
1989Dylan & the Dead
  • Released: February 6, 1989
  • Label: Columbia
  • Format:
3738US: Gold[1]
1993The 30th Anniversary Concert Celebration
  • Released: August 24, 1993
  • Label: Columbia
  • Format: CD
40
1995MTV Unplugged
  • Released: April 25, 1995
  • Label: Columbia
  • Format: CD
2310US: Gold[1]
2001Live 1961–2000: Thirty-Nine Years of Great Concert Performances (Japan)
  • Released: February 28, 2001 (Japan)
    March 2001 (UK Import)
  • Label: Columbia
  • Format: CD
140
2005Live at the Gaslight 1962
  • Released: August 30, 2005
  • Label: Columbia
  • Format: CD
Live at Carnegie Hall 1963
  • Released: November 15, 2005
  • Label: Columbia
  • Format: CD
2011In Concert - Brandeis University 1963
  • Released: April 11, 2011
  • Label: Columbia
  • Format: CD
59

The Bootleg Series[edit]

YearAlbum detailsPeak chart positionsCertifications
(sales thresholds)
USUK
1991The Bootleg Series Volumes 1–3 (Rare & Unreleased) 1961–1991
  • Released: March 26, 1991
  • Label: Columbia
  • Format:
4932US: Gold[1]
1998The Bootleg Series Vol. 4: Bob Dylan Live 1966, The "Royal Albert Hall" Concert3119US: Gold[1]
2002The Bootleg Series Vol. 5: Bob Dylan Live 1975, The Rolling Thunder Revue
  • Released: November 26, 2002
  • Label: Columbia/Legacy
  • Format:
5669US: Gold[1]
2004The Bootleg Series Vol. 6: Bob Dylan Live 1964, Concert at Philharmonic Hall
  • Released: March 30, 2004
  • Label: Columbia/Legacy
  • Format:
2833
2005The Bootleg Series Vol. 7: No Direction Home: The Soundtrack
  • Released: August 30, 2005
  • Label: Columbia/Legacy
  • Format:
1621US: Gold[1]
2008The Bootleg Series Vol. 8: Tell Tale Signs: Rare and Unreleased 1989–2006 (two-disc version)
  • Released: October 6, 2008
  • Label: Columbia/Legacy
  • Format:
69
The Bootleg Series Vol. 8: Tell Tale Signs: Rare and Unreleased 1989–2006 (deluxe version)
  • Released: October 7, 2008
  • Label: Columbia/Legacy
  • Format:
2010The Bootleg Series Vol. 9: The Witmark Demos: 1962–1964
  • Released: October 19, 2010
  • Label: Columbia/Legacy
  • Format:
1218
2013The Bootleg Series Vol. 10: Another Self Portrait (1969–1971)
  • Released: August 27, 2013
  • Label: Columbia/Legacy
  • Format:CD/CD Deluxe Edition/Vinyl
215
"—" denotes releases that did not chart.

Singles[edit]

YearTitlePeak chart positions
[7][8][9][10][11]
Album
USUS
Main
UKNLIREAUS
1962"Mixed-Up Confusion"Non-album Single / Bob Dylan / Biograph
1963"Blowin' in the Wind"The Freewheelin' Bob Dylan
1965"The Times They Are a-Changin'"926The Times They Are a-Changin'
"Maggie's Farm"22Bringing It All Back Home
"Subterranean Homesick Blues"39926
"Like a Rolling Stone"24797Highway 61 Revisited
"Positively 4th Street"781335Non-album Single / Biograph / Bob Dylan's Greatest Hits
"Can You Please Crawl Out Your Window?"581798Non-album Single / Biograph
1966"One of Us Must Know (Sooner or Later)"11933Blonde on Blonde
"Rainy Day Women #12 & 35"27917
"I Want You"20161972
"Just Like a Woman"33308
1967"Leopard-Skin Pill-Box Hat"81
"If You Gotta Go, Go Now"Non-album single released in Benelux countries only, 1967/The Bootleg Series Volumes 1–3 (Rare & Unreleased) 1961–1991
1968"Drifter's Escape"John Wesley Harding
"All Along the Watchtower"
1969"I Threw It All Away"85301764Nashville Skyline
"Lay Lady Lay"751320
"Tonight I'll Be Staying Here with You"5053
1970"Wigwam"41324Self Portrait
1971"If Not for You"30New Morning
"Watching the River Flow"41241863Bob Dylan's Greatest Hits Vol. II / Non-album Single
"George Jackson"3311Non-album Single
1973"Knockin' on Heaven's Door"121451910Pat Garrett & Billy the Kid
"A Fool Such as I"5551Dylan
1974"On a Night Like This"444366Planet Waves
"Something There Is About You"107
"Most Likely You Go Your Way (And I'll Go Mine)" (with The Band)66Before the Flood
"All Along the Watchtower"
1975"Tangled Up in Blue"31Blood on the Tracks
"Hurricane"33437Desire
1976"Mozambique"54
1977"Rita May"110Non-album Single
1978"Is Your Love in Vain?"5620Street Legal
"Baby, Stop Crying"13570
"Changing of the Guards"
1979"Love Minus Zero/No Limit"98Bob Dylan at Budokan
"Gotta Serve Somebody"2496Slow Train Coming
"Precious Angel"
1980"Man Gave Names to All the Animals"
"Slow Train"
"Solid Rock"Saved
"Saved"
1981"Shot of Love"38Shot of Love
"Heart of Mine"
1983"Union Sundown"90Infidels
1984"Jokerman"
"Sweetheart Like You"5574
1985"Tight Connection to My Heart (Has Anybody Seen My Love?)"1031965Empire Burlesque
"When the Night Comes Falling from the Sky"
1986"Band of the Hand"2896Non-album Single
"Got My Mind Made Up"23Knocked Out Loaded
1988"Silvio"5Down in the Groove
1989"Everything Is Broken"898Oh Mercy
"Slow Train" (with The Grateful Dead)8Dylan & The Dead
1990"Unbelievable"2193Under the Red Sky
1993"My Back Pages"26The 30th Anniversary Concert Celebration
1995"Dignity"33MTV Unplugged
1998"Not Dark Yet"Time out of Mind
"Love Sick"64
2000"Things Have Changed"58Wonder Boys
2006"Someday Baby"120[12]Modern Times
2007"Most Likely You'll Go Your Way (And I'll Go Mine)"
(Mark Ronson Re-Version)
51Dylan promotion / Non-album Single
2008"Dreamin' of You"The Bootleg Series Volume 8: Tell Tale Signs
2009"Blowin' in the Wind" (download-only)93Dylan
"Discover EP"
("The Times They Are A-Changin'" / "Mr. Tambourine Man" / "Tangled Up in Blue" / "Ring Them Bells" / "Thunder on the Mountain") (download-only)
172
"Beyond Here Lies Nothin'"Together Through Life
"I Feel a Change Comin' On"
"Must Be Santa"41Christmas In The Heart
2010"Make You Feel My Love" (download-only)152Dylan
2012"Duquesne Whistle"Tempest
2013"Wigwam" (unreleased demo)Record Store Day exclusive / The Bootleg Series Vol. 10: Another Self Portrait
2014"Full Moon and Empty Arms"Shadows in the Night

Collaborations[edit]

Tribute albums[edit]

Film[edit]

Principal[edit]

Actor[edit]

Performer[edit]

Biographical[edit]

Soundtrack[edit]

Note: This section lists only the films for which Dylan made new recordings, or films which use Dylan's previously unreleased material. It does not list the large number of films that use his previous recordings.

Books[edit]

Notes[edit]

References[edit]

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