Tony Joe White discography

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Tony Joe White discography
Studio albums16
Live albums4
Compilation albums2
Soundtrack albums1

Tony Joe White was an American singer-songwriter. His discography comprises sixteen studio albums, four live albums, two greatest hits albums and twenty-nine singles.



TitleDetailsPeak chart positions
US Country
US Blues
US Folk
Black and White
  • Release date: 1968
  • Label: Monument Records SLP 18114
  • Release date: 1969
  • Label: Monument Records SLP 18133
Tony Joe
  • Release date: 1970
  • Label: Monument Records SLP 18142
The Best of Tony Joe White
  • Release date: 1971 (No U.S. Issue)
  • Label: Monument Records 92274
Tony Joe White
  • Release date: 1971
  • Label: Warner Brothers WS 1900
The Train I'm On
  • Release date: 1972
  • Label: Warner Brothers WS 46 147
Homemade Ice Cream
  • Release date: 1973
  • Label: Warner Brothers WS 46 229
Catch My Soul (Movie Soundtrack)
  • Release date: 1973
  • Label: RCA Victor RS 1004
  • Release date: 1976
  • Label: 20th Century 6370254
The Real Thang
  • Release date: 1980
  • Label: Casablanca NBLP 7233
  • Release date: 1983
  • Label: Columbia CB 271 25563
Roosevelt and Ira Lee
  • Release date: 1984
  • Label: Astan Music LPQ 20095
Tony Joe White Live!
  • Release date: 1986
  • Label: Dixifrog DFG 8407
Closer to the Truth
  • Release date: 1991
  • Label: Polydor 511 386-1
The Path of a Decent Groove
  • Release date: 1993
  • Label: Polydor-Remark 519 938-2
Tony Joe White (Live In Europe 1971)
  • Release date: 1993
  • Label: POPalmanac PACD 7017
The Best of Tony Joe White
  • Release date: 1993
  • Label: Warner Brothers WPCP-5516
Lake Placid Blues
  • Release date: 1995
  • Label: Polydor-Remark 527 530-2
One Hot July
  • Release date: 1999
  • Label: Mercury 558 894-2
The Beginning
  • Release date: 2001
  • Label: Swamp Records
  • Release date: 2002
  • Label: Tony Joe White Music Inc
The Heroines
  • Release date: 2004
  • Label: Sanctuary SANSP-86366-2
Live from Austin Texas, Tony Joe White [5]
  • Release date: February 21, 2006
  • Label: New West Records
  • Release date: September 5, 2006
  • Label: Swamp Records 7707243
Deep Cuts
  • Release date: July 2008
  • Label: Swamp Records 7708343-2
The Shine
  • Release date: September 28, 2010
  • Label: Swamp Records 57220
  • Release date: September 16, 2013
  • Label: Yep Roc Records
Rain Crow
  • Release date: May 27, 2016
  • Label: Yep Roc Records
Bad Mouthin'
  • Release date: September 28, 2018 [6]
  • Label: Yep Roc Records
Smoke from the Chimney
  • Release date: May 7, 2021
  • Label: Easy Eye Sound

US singles

YearSingle titlePeak positionsRecord labelCatalogue no.
US Country AUS CAN
1967"Georgia Pines"MonumentMN 45-1003
1968"Old Man Willis"MonumentMN 45-1053
"I Protest"MonumentMN 45-1070
1969"Soul Francisco"MonumentMN 45-1068
"Polk Salad Annie"8710MonumentMN 45-1104
"Roosevelt and Ira Lee"447047MonumentMN 45-1169
1970"High Sheriff of Calhoun Parrish"11217MonumentMN 45-1193
"Save Your Sugar for Me"94MonumentMN 45-1206
"Scratch My Back"117MonumentMN 1227
1971"My Kinda Woman"Warner Bros7477
"I Just Walked Away"Warner BrosWB 7505
"Delta Love"Warner BrosWB 16.123
1972"I've Got a Thing About You Baby"Warner BrosWB 7607
1973"Backwoods Preacher Man"Warner BrosWB 7712
1974"Sign of the Lion"Warner BrosWB 7780
1976"It Must Be Love"10820th CenturyTC-2276
"Soulful Eyes"20th Century6162 117
"Hold on to Your Hiney"20th CenturyTC-2322
1977"Polk Salad Annie"Warner BrosGWB 0333
"Polk Salad Annie"ERICE 292
1978"We'll Live on Love"AristaAS 0376
1979"It Must Be Love"AristaAS 0395
1980"I Get Off on It"79CasablancaNB-2279
"Mama Don't Let Your Cowboys Grow Up to Be Babies"91CasablancaNB 2304
1983"Swamp Rap"Columbia38-03967
"Naughty Lady"CBS38-04356
"The Lady in My Life"55Columbia38-04134
"We Belong Together"85Columbia38-04356
"You Just Get Better All the Time"Columbia38-04476

CD singles

Single titleRecord labelYearCatalogue no.Country of release
Good in Blues/Cool Town WomanPolydor-Remark1991865 000-2NL release
Tunica Motel/Steamy Windows/The BluesPolydor-Remark1991865 496-2FR, AU release
Ain't Going Down This Time/Cool Town Woman/Undercover AgentPolydor1992865 911-2DE release
Tunica Motel/Undercover Agent/Good in Blues/Steamy WindowsPolydor1992865 953-2DE release
Polk Salad Annie/Soul Francisco/Rainy Night in GeorgiaWarner Bros1993WE 739DE release
Tina/Backside of ParadisePolydor1993859 558-2FR release
Down in Nice/Always the SongPolydor-Remark1993885 266-2FR release
Polk Salad Annie/ High Sheriff/They Caught the Devil/Even Trolls Rock'n'RollRemark19934313FR release
Paris Mood Tonight/MenuthaRemark1995579 160-2FR release
Lake Placid Blues/Paris Mood Tonight/Let the Healing BeginRDM Festival1995PRD 95/28AU release
Lake Placid Blues/Let the Healing Begin/Steamy WindowsPolydor1995TJWHITE1UK release
Crack the Window Baby/Gumbo John/Across from Midnight/ The Delta SingerMercury/Tupelo1999TJWPR01/99AU release
Across from MidnightMercury19989112FR release
Gumbo John/Don't Over Do ItMercury1998566 554-2DE release
Gumbo John/Goin' Down Rockin'/ Don't Over Do ItMercury1999566 555-2SE release
Can't Go Back HomeSanctuary2004SANPX301XEU release
Closing in on the FireSanctuary2004EU release
Not One Bad ThoughtSwamp Records2006US release
Rainy Night in Georgia/Run for CoverSwamp Records2006MRCDS857US release

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