George Jones discography

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George Jones discography

Jones performing at Harrah's Metropolis in Metropolis, Illinois in June 2002
Releases
Studio albums60
Live albums2
Compilation albums6
Music videos18
Tribute and cover albums8
 
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George Jones discography

Jones performing at Harrah's Metropolis in Metropolis, Illinois in June 2002
Releases
Studio albums60
Live albums2
Compilation albums6
Music videos18
Tribute and cover albums8

The following is a discography of albums and singles released by the American country music artist George Jones from 1955 to his death in 2013. Throughout the 50 years of his career, Jones recorded over 900 songs, and according to Billboard, George Jones had more hits than any artist in any genre of music ever.

Studio albums[edit]

1950s[edit]

TitleAlbum details
Grand Ole Opry's New Star
Hillbilly Hit Parade
  • Release date: 1958
  • Label: Starday
Long Live King George
  • Release date: 1958
  • Label: Starday
Country Church Time
White Lightning and Other Favorites
  • Release date: 1959
  • Label: Mercury

1960s[edit]

TitleAlbum detailsPeak chart
positions
US CountryUS
George Jones Salutes Hank Williams
  • Release date: May 1960
  • Label: Mercury
Sings Country and Western Hits
  • Release date: May 1962
  • Label: Mercury
Sings from the Heart
  • Release date: 1962
  • Label: Mercury
George Jones Sings Bob Wills
Homecoming in Heaven
  • Release date: December 1962
  • Label: United Artists
My Favorites of Hank Williams
  • Release date: December 1962
  • Label: United Artists
I Wish Tonight Would Never End
  • Release date: April 1963
  • Label: United Artists
Blue and Lonesome
  • Release date: February 1964
  • Label: Mercury
11
Heartaches and Tears
  • Release date: 1964
  • Label: Mercury
George Jones Sings Like The Dickens!
  • Release date: August 1964
  • Label: United Artists
6
I Get Lonely in a Hurry
  • Release date: November 1964
  • Label: United Artists
10
The Race Is On
  • Release date: April 1965
  • Label: United Artists
3
Mr. Country & Western Music13
New Country Hits
  • Release date: 1965
  • Label: Musicor
5
Old Brush Arbors
  • Release date: 1965
  • Label: Musicor
Trouble in Mind
  • Release date: 1965
  • Label: United Artists
Country Heart
  • Release date: 1966
  • Label: Musicor
Love Bug
  • Release date: February 1966
  • Label: Musicor
7
I'm a People
  • Release date: May 1966
  • Label: Musicor
1
We Found Heaven Right Here
on Earth at "4033"
  • Release date: October 1966
  • Label: Musicor
3
Walk Through This World with Me
  • Release date: February 1967
  • Label: Musicor
2
Sings the Songs of Dallas Frazier
  • Release date: 1968
  • Label: Musicor
14
If My Heart Had Windows
  • Release date: 1968
  • Label: Musicor
12
The George Jones Story
  • Release date: 1968
  • Label: Musicor
18
My Country
  • Release date: 1969
  • Label: Musicor
36
I'll Share My World with You
  • Release date: February 1969
  • Label: Musicor
5185
Where Grass Won't Grow
  • Release date: 1969
  • Label: Musicor
15
"—" denotes releases that did not chart

1970s[edit]

TitleAlbum detailsPeak positions
US Country
Will You Visit Me on Sunday?
  • Release date: May 1970
  • Label: Musicor
44
George Jones with Love
  • Release date: 1971
  • Label: Musicor
9
George Jones Sings the Great
Songs of Leon Payne
  • Release date: 1971
  • Label: Musicor
26
George Jones (We Can Make It)
  • Release date: 1972
  • Label: Epic
10
A Picture of Me (Without You)
  • Release date: November 1972
  • Label: Epic
3
Nothing Ever Hurt Me
(Half as Bad as Losing You)
  • Release date: June 1973
  • Label: Epic
12
In a Gospel Way
  • Release date: August 1973
  • Label: Epic
42
George Jones Sings His Songs
  • Release date: 1974
  • Label: RCA Victor
31
The Grand Tour
  • Release date: August 1974
  • Label: Epic
11
Memories of Us
  • Release date: September 1975
  • Label: Epic
43
The Battle
  • Release date: February 1976
  • Label: Epic
36
Alone Again
  • Release date: September 1976
  • Label: Epic
9
I Wanta Sing
  • Release date: 1977
  • Label: Epic
38
Bartender's Blues
  • Release date: May 1978
  • Label: Epic
34

1980s[edit]

TitleAlbum detailsPeak chart positionsCertifications
(sales thresholds)
US CountryUSCAN Country
I Am What I Am
  • Release date: September 1980
  • Label: Epic
7132
Still the Same Ole Me
  • Release date: November 1981
  • Label: Epic
3115
  • US: Gold
Shine On
  • Release date: March 1983
  • Label: Epic
7
Jones Country
  • Release date: October 1983
  • Label: Epic
27
You've Still Got a Place in My Heart
  • Release date: May 1984
  • Label: Epic
1711
Ladies' Choice
  • Release date: 1984
  • Label: Epic
25
Who's Gonna Fill Their Shoes
  • Release date: August 1985
  • Label: Epic
6
Wine Colored Roses
  • Release date: 1986
  • Label: Epic
5
  • US: Gold
Too Wild Too Long
  • Release date: 1987
  • Label: Epic
14
One Woman Man
  • Release date: February 28, 1989
  • Label: Epic
1321
"—" denotes releases that did not chart

1990s[edit]

TitleAlbum detailsPeak chart positionsCertifications
(sales thresholds)
US CountryUSCAN Country
You Oughta Be Here with Me
  • Release date: August 20, 1990
  • Label: Epic
35
Friends in High Places
  • Release date: March 12, 1991
  • Label: Epic
72
And Along Came Jones
  • Release date: October 15, 1991
  • Label: MCA
2214826
Walls Can Fall
  • Release date: October 27, 1992
  • Label: MCA
247732
  • US: Gold
High-Tech Redneck
  • Release date: November 23, 1993
  • Label: MCA
30124
  • US: Gold
I Lived to Tell It All
  • Release date: August 13, 1996
  • Label: MCA
26171
It Don't Get Any Better Than This
  • Release date: April 7, 1998
  • Label: MCA
3715
Cold Hard Truth
  • Release date: June 22, 1999
  • Label: Asylum
5538
  • US: Gold
"—" denotes releases that did not chart

2000s[edit]

TitleAlbum detailsPeak chart
positions
US CountryUS
The Rock: Stone Cold Country 2001
  • Release date: September 11, 2001
  • Label: Bandit
565
The Gospel Collection
  • Release date: April 4, 2003
  • Label: Bandit
19131
Hits I Missed...And One I Didn't
  • Release date: September 13, 2005
  • Label: Bandit
1379
Burn Your Playhouse Down -
The Unreleased Duets
  • Release date: August 19, 2008
  • Label: Bandit
1579

2010s[edit]

TitleAlbum detailsPeak positions
US Country
Amazing Grace[1]
  • Release date: September 10, 2013
  • Label: Bandit
34

Collaborative albums[edit]

TitleAlbum detailsPeak chart positions
US CountryUSCAN Country
What's in Our Hearts
(with Melba Montgomery)
  • Release date: 1963
  • Label: United Artists
3
A King & Two Queens
(with Melba Montgomery and Judy Lynn)
  • Release date: 1964
  • Label: United Artists
Bluegrass Hootenanny
(with Melba Montgomery)
  • Release date: 1964
  • Label: United Artists
12
Famous Country Duets
(with Gene Pitney and Melba Montgomery)
  • Release date: 1965
  • Label: Musicor
George Jones and Gene Pitney:
For the First Time! Two Great Singers

(with Gene Pitney)
  • Release date: 1965
  • Label: Musicor
3141
George Jones and Gene Pitney
(Recorded in Nashville!)

(with Gene Pitney)
  • Release date: 1965
  • Label: Musicor
It's Country Time Again!
(with Gene Pitney)
  • Release date: 1966
  • Label: Musicor
17
Close Together (As You and Me)
(with Melba Montgomery)
  • Release date: 1966
  • Label: Musicor
28
Let's Get Together
(with Melba Montgomery)
  • Release date: 1967
  • Label: Musicor
37
My Very Special Guests
  • Release date: 1979
  • Label: Epic
382063
Double Trouble
(with Johnny Paycheck)
  • Release date: 1980
  • Label: Epic
45
A Taste of Yesterday's Wine
(with Merle Haggard)
  • Release date: 1982
  • Label: Epic
4123
Walking the Line
(with Merle Haggard and Willie Nelson)
  • Release date: 1987
  • Label: Epic
39
Bradley Barn Sessions
  • Release date: October 11, 1994
  • Label: MCA
2314211
God's Country: George Jones and Friends
  • Release date: October 17, 2006
  • Label: Category 5
58
Kicking Out the Footlights...Again
(with Merle Haggard)
  • Release date: October 24, 2006
  • Label: Bandit
25119
"—" denotes releases that did not chart

Compilations[edit]

TitleAlbum detailsPeak chart
positions
Certifications
(sales thresholds)
US CountryUS
The Best of George Jones
  • Release date: September 1963
  • Label: United Artists
3
Golden Hits
  • Release date: 1966
  • Label: United Artists
8
Greatest Hits Volume 2
  • Release date: 1967
  • Label: United Artists
10
George Jones' Greatest Hits
  • Release date: 1967
  • Label: Musicor
16
Hits by George
  • Release date: 1967
  • Label: Musicor
9
The Best of George Jones
  • Release date: 1970
  • Label: Musicor
10
The Best of George Jones Vol. II
  • Release date: 1973
  • Label: RCA Victor
26
The Best of the Best
  • Release date: 1975
  • Label: RCA Victor
40
All-Time Greatest Hits-Volume I
  • Release date: 1977
  • Label: Epic
31
Double Gold: The Best Of
  • Release date: 1977
  • Label: Musicor
Encore
  • Release date: 1981
  • Label: Epic
43
Anniversary - 10 Years of Hits
  • Release date: 1982
  • Label: Epic
16
  • US: Gold
By Request
  • Release date: 1984
  • Label: Epic
33
First Time Live
  • Release date: 1984
  • Label: Epic
45
Super Hits
  • Release date: 1987
  • Label: Epic
2656
  • US: 2× Platinum
At His Best
  • Release date: January 26, 1990
  • Label: Gusto
Super Hits, Volume 2
  • Release date: March 9, 1993
  • Label: Epic
16 Biggest Hits
  • Release date: July 14, 1998
  • Label: Epic
5042
  • US: Platinum
Live With the Possum
  • Release date: November 9, 1999
  • Label: Asylum
72
50 Years of Hits
  • Release date: November 9, 2004
  • Label: Bandit
20118
  • US: Gold
The Essential George Jones92
A Collection of My Best Recollection2288
The Great Lost Hits (2-CD)52
Hits
  • Release date: February 15, 2011
  • Label: Bandit
39
The Great Lost Hits (1-CD)
  • Release date: April 24, 2012
  • Label: Time–Life
35
10 Great Songs
  • Release date: July 3, 2012
  • Label: Capitol
56
Heartaches and Hangovers
  • Release date: October 9, 2012
  • Label: Time–Life
57
Country: George Jones35
"—" denotes releases that did not chart

Singles[edit]

1950s[edit]

YearSinglePeak chart
positions
Album
US CountryUS
1955"Why Baby Why"4Grand Ole Opry's New Star
1956"What Am I Worth"7
"You Gotta Be My Baby"7
"Just One More"314 Top Country Favorites
1957"Yearning" (with Jeanette Hicks)10
"Don't Stop the Music"10
"Too Much Water"13
1958"Color of the Blues"7Greatest Hits
"Treasure of Love"6
1959"White Lightning"173White Lightning
"Who Shot Sam"793Greatest Hits
"Money to Burn"15Singing the Blues
"—" denotes releases that did not chart

1960s[edit]

YearSinglePeak chart positionsAlbum
US CountryUSCAN Country
1960"Accidentally on Purpose"16Greatest Hits
"Out of Control"25Country and Western No. 1 Male Singer
"Window Up Above"2Greatest Hits
1961"Family Bible"16Cup of Loneliness
"Tender Years"176Greatest Hits
1962"Aching, Breaking Heart"5Sings from the Heart
"She Thinks I Still Care"1The New Favorites of George Jones
"Open Pit Mine"13
"A Girl I Used to Know"3Sings More New Favorites
1963"Not What I Had in Mind"7
"You Comb Her Hair"5
1964"Your Heart Turned Left (And I Was on the Right)"5
"Where Does a Little Tear Come From"10I Get Lonely In a Hurry
"The Race Is On"396The Race Is On
1965"Least of All"15I Get Lonely in a Hurry
"Love Bug"6Love Bug
"Take Me"8New Country Hits
1966"I'm a People"6I'm a People
"Old Brush Arbors"30Old Brush Arbors
"Four-O-Thirty-Three"5Four-O-Thirty-Three
1967"Walk Through This World with Me"1
"I Can't Get There from Here"5Songs of Dallas Frazier
"If My Heart Had Windows"7If My Heart Had Windows
1968"Say It's Not You"8
"Small Time Laboring Man"35Cup of Loneliness
"As Long as I Live"36My Country
"Milwaukee, Here I Come" (with Brenda Carter)12I'll Share My World with You
"When the Grass Grows Over Me"'22
1969"I'll Share My World with You"21242
"If Not for You"616Where Grass Won't Grow
"She's Mine"633
"—" denotes releases that did not chart

1970s[edit]

YearSinglePeak chart positionsAlbum
US CountryUSCAN Country
1970"Where Grass Won't Grow"2831Where Grass Won't Grow
"Tell Me My Lying Eyes Are Wrong"1310The Best
"A Good Year for the Roses"21124George Jones with Love
1971"Sometimes You Just Can't Win"107The New Favorites of George Jones
"Right Won't Touch a Hand"710First in the Hearts of Country Music Lovers
"I'll Follow You (Up to Our Cloud)"13George Jones with Love
1972"We Can Make It"64We Can Make It
"Loving You Could Never Be Better"21
"A Picture of Me (Without You)"513A Picture of Me (Without You)
1973"What My Woman Can't Do"6Nothing Ever Hurt Me
(Half as Bad as Losing You)
"Nothing Ever Hurt Me (Half as Bad as Losing You)"78
"Once You've Had the Best"365The Grand Tour
1974"The Grand Tour"12
"The Door"11The Best
"These Days (I Barely Get By)"109
1975"Memories of Us"2120Memories of Us
1976"The Battle"1634The Battle
"You Always Look Your Best (Here in My Arms)"37
"Her Name Is"33Alone Again
1977"Old King Kong"34I Wanta Sing
"If I Could Put Them All Together (I'd Have You)"2425
1978"Bartender's Blues"68Bartender's Blues
"I'll Just Take It Out in Love"1141
1979"Someday My Day Will Come"22Still the Same Ole Me
"—" denotes releases that did not chart

1980s[edit]

YearSinglePeak chart
positions
Album
US CountryCAN Country
1980"He Stopped Loving Her Today"12I Am What I Am
"I'm Not Ready Yet"24
1981"If Drinkin' Don't Kill Me (Her Memory Will)"825
"Still Doin' Time"12Still the Same Ole Me
1982"Same Ole Me" (with The Oak Ridge Boys)51
1983"Shine On (Shine All Your Sweet Love on Me)"38Shine On
"I Always Get Lucky with You"16
"Tennessee Whiskey"21
1984"You've Still Got a Place in My Heart"36You've Still Got a Place in My Heart
"She's My Rock"21Ladies' Choice
"Hallelujah, I Love You So" (with Brenda Lee)1513
"Size Seven Round (Made of Gold)" (with Lacy J. Dalton)1911
1985"Who's Gonna Fill Their Shoes"32Who's Gonna Fill Their Shoes
"The One I Loved Back Then (The Corvette Song)"32
1986"Somebody Wants Me Out of the Way"920
"Wine Colored Roses"1013Wine Colored Roses
1987"The Right Left Hand"86
"I Turn to You"2640
"The Bird"2639Too Wild Too Long
1988"I'm a Survivor"52
"The Old Man No One Loves"63
"If I Could Bottle This Up" (with Shelby Lynne)43*Friends in High Places
"(I'm A) One Woman Man"5*One Woman Man
1989"The King Is Gone (So Are You)"2631
"Writing on the Wall"3129
"Radio Lover"6283
"—" denotes releases that did not chart
* denotes unknown peak positions

1990s[edit]

YearSinglePeak chart
positions
Album
US CountryCAN Country
1990"Hell Stays Open (All Night Long)"You Oughta Be Here with Me
"Six Foot Deep Six Foot Down"
1991"All Fall Down" (with Emmylou Harris)84Friends in High Places
"You Couldn't Get the Picture"3252And Along Came Jones
1992"She Loved a Lot in Her Time"5582
"Honky Tonk Myself to Death"6098
"I Don't Need Your Rockin' Chair"3463Walls Can Fall
1993"Wrong's What I Do Best"65
"Walls Can Fall"
"High-Tech Redneck"2462High-Tech Redneck
1994"Never Bit a Bullet Like This" (with Sammy Kershaw)52
"A Good Year for the Roses" (with Alan Jackson)5665The Bradley Barn Sessions
1996"Honky Tonk Song"66I Lived to Tell It All
"Billy B. Bad"
1998"Wild Irish Rose"It Don't Get Any Better Than This
"No Future for Me in Our Past"
1999"Choices"3030Cold Hard Truth
"The Cold Hard Truth"45
"—" denotes releases that did not chart

2000s[edit]

YearSinglePeak chart
positions
Album
US CountryUS
2000"Sinners and Saints"55Cold Hard Truth
2001"The Man He Was"47The Rock: Stone Cold Country 2001
"Beer Run (B Double E Double Are You In?)"
(with Garth Brooks)
24118
2002"50,000 Names"55
2005"The Blues Man" (with Dolly Parton)Hits I Missed…And One I Didn't
2006"Funny How Time Slips Away"
"God's Country"God's Country: George Jones and Friends
2008"You and Me and Time" (with Georgette Jones)Burn Your Playhouse Down
"—" denotes releases that did not chart

Collaborations[edit]

YearSingleArtistPeak chart positionsAlbum
US CountryUSCAN Country
1961"Did I Ever Tell You"Margie Singleton15Duets Country Style
1962"Waltz of the Angels"11
1963"We Must Have Been Out of Our Minds"Melba Montgomery3I Wish Tonight Would Never End
"Let's Invite Them Over"17What's in Our Heart
1964"Please Be My Love"31Bluegrass Hootenanny
"Multiply the Heartaches"25What's in Our Heart
1965"Things Have Gone to Pieces"Gene Pitney9For the First Time Two Stars Together
"I've Got Five Dollars and It's Saturday Night"A1699
"Louisiana Man"25It's Country Time Again
"Big Job"50
1966"That's All It Took"47
"Close Together (As You and Me)"Melba Montgomery70Non-album single
1967"Party Pickin"24Party Pickin'
1974"The Telephone Call"stepdaughter Tina25George & Tammy & Tina
1978"Maybellene"Johnny Paycheck74Double Trouble
1979"You Can Have Her"1426
1980"When You're Ugly Like Us
(You Just Naturally Got to Be Cool)"
3129
"You Better Move On"1825
1982"Yesterday's Wine"Merle Haggard15A Taste of Yesterday's Wine
"C.C. Waterback"1018
"—" denotes releases that did not chart

Guest singles[edit]

YearSingleArtist(s)Peak chart positionsAlbum
US CountryUSCAN Country
1983"We Didn't See a Thing"Ray Charles (with Chet Atkins)67Friendship
1985"One Big Family"Heart of Nashville61single only
1990"A Few Ole Country Boys"Randy Travis84Heroes & Friends
1997"You Don't Seem to Miss Me"Patty Loveless1410937Long Stretch of Lonesome
1999"A Country Boy Can Survive" (Y2K Version)Chad Brock (with Hank Williams, Jr.)307566Yes!
2005"4th of July"Shooter Jennings26*Put the "O" Back in Country
2010"Country Boy"Aaron Lewis (with Charlie Daniels)5087*Town Line (EP)
"—" denotes releases that did not chart
* denotes unknown peak positions

Other singles[edit]

B-sides[edit]

The following songs are B-sides that charted separately.

YearSongPeak chart positionsOriginal A-side
US CountryUSCAN Country
1956"Gonna Come Get You"flip"Just One More"
1957"Uh, Uh, No"flip"Don't Stop the Music"
1958"If I Don't Love You (Grits Ain't Groceries)"29"Treasure of Love"
1959"Big Harlan Taylor"19"Money to Burn"
1960"Sparkling Brown Eyes"30"Accidentally on Purpose"
1962"Sometimes You Just Can't Win"17"She Thinks I Still Care"
"Big Fool of the Year"13"A Girl I Used to Know"
1963"I Saw Me"29"Not What I Had in Mind"
"Ain't It Funny What Love Will Do"124"You Comb Her Hair"
"What's in Our Heart" (with Melba Montgomery)20"Let's Invite Them Over"
1964"My Tears Are Overdue"15"Your Heart Turned Left (And I Was on the Right)"
"Something I Dreamed"31"Where Does a Little Tear Come From"
1965"I'm a Fool to Care" (with Gene Pitney)115"Louisiana Man"
1969"No Blues Is Good News"7236"She's Mine"
1975"I Just Don't Give a Damn"92"Memories of Us"
"—" denotes releases that did not chart

Promotional singles[edit]

YearSinglePeak chart
positions
Album
US CountryCAN Country
1962"You're Still on My Mind"28Country and Western No. 1 Male Singer
1964"The Last Town I Painted"39The Ballad Side
1965"Wrong Number"14Sings More New Favorites
"What's Money"40Non-album song
1966"World's Worst Loser"46Race Is On
1972"A Day in the Life of a Fool"30George Jones with Love
"Wrapped Around Her Finger"4648Wrapped Around Her Finger
"—" denotes releases that did not chart

Other charted songs[edit]

YearSinglePeak chart
positions
Album
US Country
2013"He Stopped Loving Her Today" (re-entry)21I Am What I Am

Music videos[edit]

YearTitleDirector
1985"Who's Gonna Fill Their Shoes?"Marc Ball
1987"The Old Man No One Loves"
1991"She Loved a Lot in Her Time"
"You Couldn't Get the Picture"
1992"I Don't Need Your Rockin' Chair"
1993"Wrong's What I Do Best"
"Walls Can Fall"
"High Tech Redneck"
1994"The Love in Your Eyes"
"A Good Year for the Roses" (with Alan Jackson)Gerry Wenner
1996"Honky Tonk Song"Mark Ball
1998"Wild Irish Rose"John Lloyd Miller
1999"Choices"Greystone Communications
"The Cold Hard Truth"[2]Jim Shea
2002"50,000 Names"
2005"The Blues Man" (with Dolly Parton)Joe Thomas
2006"Funny How Time Slips Away"
2010"Country Boy"
(with Chris Young, Charlie Daniels and Aaron Lewis)
Alex Castino

See also[edit]

References[edit]