Tommy Emmanuel discography

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Tommy Emmanuel discography
Studio albums27
Live albums4
Compilation albums4

The discography of Australian guitarist, singer and songwriter Tommy Emmanuel consists of twenty-seven studio albums, four live albums, four compilation albums and nineteen singles.



Studio albums

List of studio albums, with selected chart positions and certifications
TitleAlbum detailsPeak chart positions Certifications
[1] [2]
From Out of Nowhere
  • Released: 1979
  • Label: Trafalgar
  • Formats: Vinyl
Untitled (with Philippe Gabbay)
  • Released: 1981
  • Label: ABC Music
  • Formats: Vinyl
Up from Down Under
  • Released: 1987
  • Label: Artful Balance
  • Formats: Vinyl, CD, cassette
48* AUS: Platinum [4]
Dare to Be Different
  • Released: July 1990
  • Label: Mega
  • Formats: CD, cassette
1339* AUS: Platinum [4]
  • Released: October 1991
  • Label: Mega
  • Formats: CD, cassette
17* AUS: Platinum [4]
The Journey 5AUS: 2x Platinum [5]
Terra Firma (with Phil Emmanuel)
  • Released: March 1995
  • Label: Columbia Records
  • Formats: CD, cassette
Classical Gas (with Australian Philharmonic Orchestra)
  • Released: November 1995
  • Label: Columbia Records
  • Formats: CD, cassette
6AUS: Gold [4]
Can't Get Enough
  • Released: October 1996
  • Label: Columbia Records
  • Formats: CD, cassette
The Day Finger Pickers Took Over the World (with Chet Atkins)
  • Released: March 1997
  • Label: Columbia Records
  • Formats: CD, cassette
Collaboration 51
Only 53
Endless Road
  • Released: May 2004
  • Label: Favored Nations
  • Formats: CD, cassette
The Mystery
  • Released: 19 June 2006 [6]
  • Label: Favored Nations
  • Formats: CD, cassette
Happy Hour(with Jim Nichols)
  • Released: October 2006
  • Label: Original Works
  • Formats: CD, cassette
Just Between Frets(with Frank Vignola)
  • Released: 3 November 2009
  • Label: Solid Air Records
  • Formats: CD
Little by Little
All I Want for Christmas
  • Released: 28 October 2011
  • Label: Favored Nations
  • Formats: CD, DD
92 [7]
The Colonel & The Governor (with Martin Taylor)
  • Released: February 2013
  • Label: Mesa/Bluemoon Recordings
  • Formats: CD, DD
The Guitar Mastery of Tommy Emmanuel
  • Released: 2014
  • Label: Favored Nations
  • Formats: CD, DD
Dov'è andata la musica (with Dodi Battaglia)
  • Released: 7 April 2015 [8]
  • Label: Più In Alto
  • Formats: CD, DD
Just Passing Through (with Ian Cooper and Ian Date)
  • Released: 23 June 2015 [9]
  • Label: CGP Sounds
  • Formats: CD, DD
It's Never Too Late
  • Released: 7 August 2015
  • Label: Sony Music Australia
  • Formats: CD, DD
Christmas Memories
  • Released: 28 October 2016
  • Label: Sony Music Australia
  • Formats: CD, DD
Pickin'(with David Grisman)
Accomplice One
  • Released: 19 January 2018
  • Label: CGP Sounds / Sony Music Australia
  • Formats: CD, DD
Heart Songs (with John Knowles)
  • Released: 11 January 2019 [10]
  • Label: CGP Sounds / Cooking Vinyl Records
  • Formats: CD, DD, Streaming
"—" denotes releases that did not chart or were not released in that country.

Live albums

List of live albums, with selected chart positions and certifications
TitleAlbum detailsPeak chart positions
Live One
  • Released: September 2005
  • Label: Original Works
  • Formats: CD
Center Stage
  • Released: April 2008
  • Label: Favored Nation / ABC Music
  • Formats: 2xCD + DVD
34 °
Live And Solo In Pensacola, Florida [11]
  • Released: 20 September 2013
  • Label: CGP Sounds
  • Formats: CD, DD
Live at the Ryman [12]
  • Released: 17 May 2017
  • Label: CGP Sounds / Sony Music Australia
  • Formats: CD, DD

Compilation albums

List of compilation albums, with selected chart positions and certifications
TitleAlbum detailsPeak chart positions
  • Released: 1995
  • Label: Columbia
  • Formats: CD, cassette
The Very Best of Tommy Emmanuel
  • Released: August 2001
  • Label: Columbia
  • Formats: CD, cassette
The Essential Tommy Emmanuel [13]
  • Released: 15 October 2010
  • Label: Sony Music Australia
  • Formats: CD, DD
The Best of Tommysongs [14]
  • Released: 8 May 2020
  • Label: GCP
  • Formats: DD, streaming
"—" denotes releases that did not chart or were not released in that country.

Box sets

List of box sets, with selected chart positions
TitleAlbum details
The Journey & Terra Firma
  • Released: 1996
  • Label: Columbia
  • Formats: 2xCD
Two Originals
(The Journey & Classical Gas)
  • Released: 2003
  • Label: Columbia
  • Formats: 2xCD
The Great Tommy Emmanuel
  • Released: 2004
  • Label: Rajon Music Group
  • Formats: 3xCD


List of singles, with selected chart positions and certifications
TitleYearPeak chart positionsAlbum
"Up From Down Under"1988Up from Down Under
"Guitar Concierto De Aranjuez"1989Dare to Be Different
"Guitar Boogie"1990
"Stevie's Blues"199193Determination
"The Journey"199329The Journey
"Villa Anita"
"Big Brother"1994
"Since We Met"The Journey (re-release)
"(Back on the) Terra Firma" (with Phil Emmanuel) 199545Terra Firma
"Love Gone West" (with Phil Emmanuel)
"Classical Gas" (with Australian Philharmonic Orchestra) 44Classical Gas
"No More Goodbyes"1997Can't Get Enough
"After the Love Has Gone" (with CDB) 199874Collaboration
"When a Child is Born" [15] (with Damien Leith) 2011n/a
"One Christmas Night"2012All I Want for Christmas
"Bam!" [16] (Glenn Proudfoot with Tommy Emmanuel) 2014n/a
"Here with Me" [17] (Pam Rose with Tommy Emmanuel) 2017n/a
"Djangology" [18] 2018Accomplice One
"—" denotes releases that did not chart or were not released in that country.

Other singles

List of singles as featured artist, with selected chart positions
TitleYearPeak chart positions
"The Garden"
(as Australia Too)

Music videos

1993"The Journey"
1995"(Rock On the) Terra Firma"
2015"Blood Brother"


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