The Hollies discography

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The Hollies discography
Releases
Studio albums21
Compilation albums22
EPs7
Singles67
Tribute and cover albums2
 
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The Hollies discography
Releases
Studio albums21
Compilation albums22
EPs7
Singles67
Tribute and cover albums2

The discography of Manchester pop group The Hollies consists of 21 studio albums, 22 compilation albums, 2 tribute/covers albums, 7 extended plays, and 67 singles.

Since The Hollies released their first single on 17 May 1963,[1] 30 charting singles on the UK Singles Chart, 21 on the Billboard Hot 100, 21 on RPM magazine's singles chart, 25 on Germany's singles chart, and 11 on the VG-lista singles chart. Many of the Hollies' singles contain three-part vocal harmony, although a few—such as "Long Cool Woman in a Black Dress"—do not contain any vocal harmonies.

A total of 15 albums by The Hollies have charted on the UK Albums Chart, 13 have charted on the Billboard 200, 5 have charted on the VG-lista albums chart, 4 have charted in the Netherlands, and 6 have charted on RPM magazine's Top Albums chart.

Singles[edit]

(Mixed worldwide releases)

YearTitlePeak chart positionsCertifications
UK
[2]
AUAT
[3]
CA
[4]
GE
[5]
NL
[6]
NZ
[7]
NO
[8]
SE
[9]
US
[10][11]
1963"(Ain't That) Just Like Me"
25
1963"Searchin'"
12
1963"Stay"
8
20
1964"Just One Look"
2
29
30A
9
11
8
44A
1964"Here I Go Again"
4
24
15
17
107
1964"Lucille"
(Not released as a single in the UK)
67
19
1964"We're Through"
7
88
1965"Yes I Will"
9
11
1965"I'm Alive"
1
16
11
16
10
5
6
4
103
1965"Look Through Any Window"
4
14
3
15
5
8
32
1965"If I Needed Someone"
20
1965"The Very Last Day"
(Not released as a single in the UK)
3
1966"I Can't Let Go"
2
63
44
30
20
8
2
10
42
1966"Bus Stop"
5
2
1
9
4
2
3
1
5
1966"After the Fox"
(Not released as a single in the UK)
1966"Stop Stop Stop"
2
11
1
4
5
1
4
4
7
1966"What's Wrong with the Way I Live"
(Not released as a single in the UK)
14
1967"On a Carousel"
4
10
7
8
16
2
10
2
11
1967"Pay You Back with Interest"
(Not released as a single in the UK)
18
7
28
1967"Carrie Anne"
3
7
9
8
4
2
7
2
9
1967"King Midas In Reverse"
18
15
31
31
16
10
17
51
1967"Dear Eloise"
(Not released as a single in the UK)
35
2
36
8
6
4
7
50
1968"Jennifer Eccles"
7
18
5
19
8
17
2
5
6
40
1968"Do the Best You Can"
(Not released as a single in the UK)
51
5
93
1968"Blowin' in the Wind"
(Not released as a single in the UK)
8
1968"Listen to Me"
11
33
13
5
10
129
1969"Sorry Suzanne"
3
8
12
15
7
4
2
4
15
56
1969"He Ain't Heavy, He's My Brother"
1B
8
16
10
9
15
2
7
7
Silver (UK)[12]
1970"I Can't Tell the Bottom from the Top"
7
48
25
9
6
82
1970"Too Young to be Married"
(Not released as a single in the UK)
1
1
Gold (NZ)
1970"Gasoline Alley Bred"
14
17
4
1971"Hey Willy"
22
19
16
19
110
1972"The Baby"
26
73
23
8
1972"Long Cool Woman in a Black Dress"
32
2
1
15
21
3
2
Platinum (US)[13]
1972"Man Without a Heart"
(Not released as a single in the UK)
29
1972"Long Dark Road"
(Not released as a single in the UK)
24
26
1972"Magic Woman Touch"
33
55
32
9
4
60
Silver (NZ)
1973"Jesus Was a Crossmaker"
12
1973"Slow Down"
(Not released as a single in the UK)
73
1973"The Day that Curly Billy Shot Down Crazy Sam McGee"
24
40
45
2
8
1974"The Air That I Breathe"
2
2
3
5
4
1
1
6
Silver (UK)[12]
Gold (US)[13]
1974"Son of a Rotten Gambler"
69
30
16
17
1974"I'm Down"
26
23
18
26
104
1975"Lonely Hobo Lullaby"
(Not released as a single in the UK)
22
1975"Falling Calling"
(Not released as a single in the UK)
1975"Sandy"
93
22
9
12
85
1975"Another Night"
71
1976"Boulder to Birmingham"
10
1976"Write On"
31
1976"Star"
90
7
1976"Daddy Don't Mind"
36
17
1976"Wiggle that Wotsit"
20
11
19
1977"Hello to Romance"
1977"Amnesty"
1979"Something to Live For"
(Not released as a single in the UK)
1980"Soldier's Song"
58
1980"Heartbeat"
82
1981"Holliedaze"
28
37
1981"Take My Love and Run"
1983"Stop! In the Name of Love"
78
31
61
29
1983"Casualty"
1985"Too Many Hearts Get Broken"
1987"This Is It"
1987"Reunion of the Heart"
1988"He Ain't Heavy, He's My Brother" *
1
1988"The Air That I Breathe" *
60
1988"Stand By Me"
(Not released as a single in the UK)
58
1989"Baby Come Back"
?
1989"Find Me a Family"
79
1990"Purple Rain"
(Not released as a single in the UK)
1993"The Woman I Love"
42
2005"Hope"
"—" denotes releases that did not chart, may not have been released in that country, or may still need research.
* denotes a re-release.

Studio albums[edit]

TitleAlbum detailsPeak chart positions
UK
[2]
CA
[4]
NZ
[7]
NO
[8]
US
[14]
Stay with The Hollies2
In The Hollies Style
  • Released: November 1964
  • Origin: UK
  • Label: Parlophone (PMC 1235)
  • Format: mono LP
Hollies
  • Released: September 1965
  • Origin: UK
  • Label: Parlophone (PMC 1261)
  • Format: mono LP
  • US Release: Hear! Here!
8145
Would You Believe?
  • Released: June 1966
  • Origin: UK
  • Label: Parlophone (PMC/PCS 7008)
  • Format: mono/stereo LP
  • US Release: Beat Group!
16
Bus Stop
  • Released: October 1966
  • Origin: US
  • Label: Imperial (LP 9330/123300)
  • Format: mono/stereo LP
75
For Certain Because
  • Released: 9 December 1966
  • Origin: UK
  • Label: Parlophone (PMC/PCS 7011)
  • Format: mono/stereo LP
  • US/Canadian Release: Stop! Stop! Stop!
23491
Evolution
  • Released: June 1967
  • Origin: UK
  • Label: Parlophone (PMC/PCS 7022)
  • Format: mono/stereo LP
13343
Butterfly
  • Released: November 1967
  • Origin: UK
  • Label: Parlophone (PMC/PCS 7039)
  • Format: mono/stereo LP
  • US Release: Dear Eloise/King Midas In Reverse
Hollies Sing Dylan
  • Released: 1969
  • Origin: UK
  • Label: Parlophone (PMC/PCS 7078)
  • Format: mono/stereo LP
  • US/Canadian Release: Words And Music By Bob Dylan|—
3
Hollies Sing Hollies
  • Released: November 1969
  • Origin: UK
  • Label: Parlophone (PCS 7092)
  • Format: stereo LP
  • US/Canadian Release: He Ain't Heavy, He's My Brother
3832
Confessions of the Mind
  • Released: November 1970
  • Origin: UK
  • Label: Parlophone (PCS 7116)
  • Format: stereo LP
  • US/Canadian Release: Moving Finger
30183
Distant Light
  • Released: 8 October 1971
  • Origin: UK
  • Label: Parlophone (PAS 10005)
  • Format: stereo LP
172821
Romany
  • Released: November 1972
  • Origin: UK
  • Label: Polydor (2383 144)
  • Format: stereo LP
2984
Out On the Road
  • Released: January 1973
  • Origin: Germany
  • Label: Hansa (87119IT)
  • Format: stereo LP
Hollies
  • Released: March 1974
  • Origin: UK
  • Label: Polydor (2383 262)
  • Format: stereo LP
381528
Another Night
  • Released: February 1975
  • Origin: UK
  • Label: Polydor (2442 128)
  • Format: stereo LP
21123
Write On
  • Released: January 1976
  • Origin: UK
  • Label: Polydor (2442 141)
  • Format: stereo LP
  • US Release: Clarke, Hicks, Sylvester, Calvert & Elliot
9
Russian Roulette
  • Released: December 1976
  • Origin: UK
  • Label: Polydor (2383 421)
  • Format: stereo LP
A Crazy Steal
  • Released: March 1978
  • Origin: UK
  • Label: Polydor (2383 474)
  • Format: stereo LP
Five Three One-Double Seven o Four
  • Released: March 1979
  • Origin: UK
  • Label: Polydor (2442 160)
  • Format: stereo LP
Buddy Holly
  • Released: 1980
  • Origin: UK
  • Label: Polydor
  • Format: stereo LP
What Goes Around...
  • Released: July 1983
  • Origin: UK
  • Label: WEA (25 0139 1)
  • Format: stereo LP
90
Staying Power
  • Released: 2006
  • Origin: UK
  • Label: EMI (-)
  • Format: stereo CD
Then, Now and Always
  • Released: 2009
  • Origin: UK
  • Label: EMI (50999 9 17502 2 8)
  • Format: stereo CD
"—" denotes releases that did not chart.

Compilation albums[edit]

TitleAlbum detailsPeak chart positions
UK
[2]
US
[14]
The Hollies' Greatest Hits
  • Released: May 1967
  • Origin: US
  • Label: Imperial (LP 9350/12350)
  • Format: mono/stereo LP
11
Hollies' Greatest
  • Released: August 1968
  • Origin: UK
  • Label: Parlophone (PMC/PCS 7057)
  • Format: mono/stereo LP
1
Hollies' Greatest/Vol. 2
  • Released: November 1972
  • Origin: UK
  • Label: Parlophone (PCS 7148)
  • Format: stereo LP
The Hollies' Greatest Hits
  • Released: October 1973
  • Origin: North America
  • Label: Epic (KE 32061)
  • Format: stereo LP
157
The History of The Hollies:
24 Genuine Top Thirty Hits
  • Released: November 1975
  • Origin: UK
  • Label: EMI (EMSP 650)
  • Format: stereo LP
Hollies. Live Hits
  • Released: March 1977
  • Origin: UK
  • Label: Polydor (2383 428)
  • Format: stereo LP
4
20 Golden Greats
  • Released: July 1978
  • Origin: UK
  • Label: EMI (EMTV 11)
  • Format: stereo LP
2
The Best of The Hollies EPs
  • Released: August 1978
  • Origin: UK
  • Label: Parlophone (PMC 7174)
  • Format: mono LP
The Other Side of The Hollies
  • Released: August 1978
  • Origin: UK
  • Label: Parlophone (PMC 7176)
  • Format: mono LP
All the Hits & More: The Definitive Collection
  • Released: September 1988
  • Origin: UK
  • Label: EMI (EM 1301)
  • Format: mono LP
51
Rarities
  • Released: November 1988
  • Origin: UK
  • Label: EMI (EMS 1311)
  • Format: stereo LP
Epic Anthology: From the Original Master Tapes
  • Released: June 15, 1990
  • Origin: US
  • Label: Epic (EGK-46161)
  • Format: CD
The Air That I Breathe:
The Very Best of The Hollies
  • Released: 22 March 1993
  • Origin: UK
  • Label: EMI (EMTV/CDEMTV 74)
  • Format: stereo LP/CD
15
The Hollies at Abbey Road 1963–1966
  • Released: 13 October 1997
  • Origin: UK
  • Label: EMI (CDABBEY 103)
  • Format: CD
The Hollies at Abbey Road 1966–1970
  • Released: February 1998
  • Origin: UK
  • Label: EMI (CD 493 4502)
  • Format: CD
The Hollies at Abbey Road 1973–1989
  • Released: August 1998
  • Origin: UK
  • Label: EMI (CD 496 4342)
  • Format: CD
Orchestral Heaven
  • Released: June 2000
  • Origin: UK
  • Label: EMI (UK 526 0912)
  • Format: CD
Super Hits
  • Released: April 17, 2001
  • Origin: US
  • Label: Sony BMG (85349)
  • Format: CD
Greatest Hits
  • Released: 24 March 2003
  • Origin: UK
  • Label: EMI (UK 582 0122)
  • Format: CD
21
The Long Road Home
  • Released: 20 October 2003
  • Origin: UK
  • Label: EMI (02743 584856)
  • Format: CD box set
Midas Touch: The Very Best of The Hollies
  • Released: 22 February 2010
  • Origin: UK
  • Label: EMI (6082272)
  • Format: CD
23
Clarke, Hicks & Nash Years: The Complete Hollies April 1963 - October 1968
  • Released: 9 May 2011
  • Origin: UK
  • Label: EMI (5099909624221)
  • Format: CD box set
"—" denotes releases that did not chart.

Tribute and cover albums[edit]

TitleAlbum detailsPeak chart positions
UK
[2]
NL
[6]
NO
[8]
Hollies Sing Dylan
  • Released: May 1969
  • Origin: UK
  • Label: Parlophone (PMC/PCS 7078)
  • Format: mono/stereo LP
  • US/Canadian Release: Words and Music By Bob Dylan
3611
Buddy Holly
  • Released: October 1980
  • Origin: UK
  • Label: Polydor (POLTV 12)
  • Format: stereo LP
35
"—" denotes releases that did not chart.

EPs[edit]

TitleAlbum detailsUK
[15]
The Hollies
  • Released: June 1964
  • Label: Parlophone (GEP 8909)
  • Format: mono 7" 45 RPM
8
Just One Look
  • Released: July 1964
  • Label: Parlophone (GEP 8911)
  • Format: mono 7" 45 RPM
8
Here I Go Again
  • Released: October 1964
  • Label: Parlophone (GEP 8915)
  • Format: mono 7" 45 RPM
We're Through
  • Released: December 1964
  • Label: Parlophone (GEP 8927)
  • Format: mono 7" 45 RPM
In The Hollies Style
  • Released: April 1965
  • Label: Parlophone (GEP 8934)
  • Format: mono 7" 45 RPM
I'm Alive
  • Released: September 1965
  • Label: Parlophone (GEP 8942)
  • Format: mono 7" 45 RPM
5
I Can't Let Go
  • Released: June 1966
  • Label: Parlophone (GEP 8951)
  • Format: mono 7" 45 RPM
9
"—" denotes releases that did not chart.

Notes[edit]

A.^ Charted when reissued in 1967.
B.^ Originally peaked at no.3 on first release in 1969 but subsequently reached no.1 when reissued in 1988.

References[edit]

  1. ^ The History of The Hollies: 24 Genuine Top Thirty Hits (Vinyl sleeve). The Hollies. EMI. 1975. Back cover. EMSP 650. 
  2. ^ a b c d "Artist Chart History: Hollies". The Official Charts Company. Retrieved 16 April 2011. 
  3. ^ "The Hollies" (ASP). Austrian Charts (in German). Hung Medien. Retrieved 14 June 2011. 
  4. ^ a b "RPM Search Engine" (PHP). Library and Archives Canada. 31 March 2004. 
  5. ^ "Chartverfolgung / HOLLIES,THE / Single". Music Line (in German). Germany: Media Control. Retrieved 16 April 2011. 
  6. ^ a b "Discografie The Hollies" (ASP). Dutch Charts (in Dutch). Hung Medien. Retrieved 17 April 2011. 
  7. ^ a b "The Hollies" (ASP). New Zealand Charts. Hung Medien. Retrieved 14 June 2011. 
  8. ^ a b c (Norwegian) The Hollies at VG-lista
  9. ^ Hallberg, Eric (1993). Kvällstoppen i P3 (1st ed.). Sweden: Drift Musik. ISBN 91-630-2140-4. 
  10. ^ "The Hollies Album & Song Chart History". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved 16 April 2011. 
  11. ^ Whitburn, Joel (1992). Joel Whitburn's Bubbling Under the Hot 100, 1959–1985. Record Research. ISBN 0-89820-082-2. 
  12. ^ a b "Certified Awards Search" (ASPX). British Phonographic Industry.  Type in "Hollies" under Search to see search results.
  13. ^ a b "Gold & Platinum Searchable Database" (PHP). Recording Industry Association of America.  Type in "Hollies" under Artist to see search results.
  14. ^ a b "The Hollies: Charts & Awards – Billboard Albums". Allmusic. United States: Rovi Corporation. Retrieved 14 May 2011. 
  15. ^ Warwick, Neil; Kutner, Jon; Brown, Tony (2004). The Complete Book of the British Charts: Singles & Albums. Suffolk: Omnibus Press. pp. 514–515. ISBN 1-84449-058-0. 

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