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O.C. Smith Album Discography

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O.C. Smith Story

O.C. Smith Single Discography

(Title / label # / Billboard placing & chart run (soul / pop) / year)


For O.C.'s vocals on other artists' records, soundtracks and compilations, please consult the article.



(-note: these tracks with O.C. on vocals appeared first only on this box, not in the early 60s)

June 27, 1961, Birdland, NYC: Pretty Eyes/Smack Dab In The Middle/So Young, So Beautiful/Gee Baby, Ain't I Good To You/Don't Push, Don't Pull/Everyday I Have The Blues/Person To Person/Pretty Eyes/Teach Me Tonight (a duet with Sarah Vaughan);

July 28, 1961, Birdland: There Will Never Be Another You/Make Me A Present Of You/Alright, OK, You Win/It Won't Be Long/Don't Worry 'Bout Me/Don't Push, Don't Pull

August 12, 1962, Gröna Lund, Stockholm: Person To Person/Deed I Do


THE DYNAMIC O.C. SMITH (Columbia 9514) '67

On A Clear Day You Can See Forever/That's Life/My Romance/Work Song/On The South Side Of Chicago/Fever//The Season/Georgia Rose/Quiet Nights Of Quiet Stars/What Now My Love/Here's That Rainy Day


HICKORY HOLLER REVISITED (Columbia 9680); # 1 (48 weeks) / # 19 (42 weeks); '68

The Son Of Hickory Holler's Tramp/Sitting On The Dock Of The Bay/Main Street Mission/By The Time I Get To Phoenix/Long Black Limousine/The House Next Door//Little Green Apples/Take Time To Know Her/Honey (I Miss You)/The Best Man/Seven Days


FOR ONCE IN MY LIFE (Columbia 9756); # 8 (18 weeks) / # 50 (15 weeks); '69

Isn't It Lonely Together/For Once In My Life/Hey Jude/Wichita Lineman/Promises/I Ain't The Worryin' Kind//Melodee/Stormy/Cycles/Keep On Keepin' On/Sounds Of Goodbye


AT HOME (Columbia 9908); # 7 (20 weeks) / # 58 (16 weeks); '69

Daddy's Little Man/Friend, Lover, Woman, Wife/Color Him Father/Clean Up Your Own Back Yard/If I Leave You Now//My Cherie Amour/The Learning Tree/Didn't We/Sweet Changes/San Francisco Is A Lonely Town/Can't Take My Eyes Off You


GREATEST HITS (Columbia 30227);  # - / 177 (5 weeks); '70

Little Green Apples/Daddy's Little Man/Honey (I Miss You)/That's Life/Moody/Main Street Mission//Son Of Hickory Holler's Tramp/Friend, Lover, Woman, Wife/Primrose Lane/Isn't It Lonely Together/Me And You


HELP ME MAKE IT THROUGH THE NIGHT (Columbia 30664); # 49 (2 weeks) / # 159 (7 weeks); '71

Help Me Make It Through The Night/Watching Scotty Grow/Tall Oak Tree/The Long Drive Home/What You See//For The Good Times/I Stop By Heaven/Empty Arms/Remembering/Diamond In The Rough/Really Big Shoe


LA LA PEACE SONG (Columbia 33247); '74

La La Peace Song/Don't Misunderstand/When Morning Comes/Friend, Lover, Woman, Wife/My Cherie Amour//Wish You Were Here With Me, Mary/I Think I'll Tell Her/Daddy's Little Man/Baby, I Need Your Loving/The Son Of Hickory Holler's Tramp


TOGETHER (Caribou 81848); '77

Just Couldn't Help Myself/You And I/Together/Simple Life/Sweet Lov'liness//Wham Bam (Blue Collar Man)/Come With Me/Pretending/Love Song/Empty Hearts/I Found The Secret


LOVE IS FOREVER (Shady Brook 012); '79

Love To Burn/Give Me Time/I Don't Know How To Look For Love/Better Off Just Loving You/You Thrill Me//Living Without Your Love/A Woman Afraid To Love Again/What Are We Gonna Do About Us/Can't Be The One To Say It's Over/Everything's Changed


DREAMS COME TRUE (Family 1000); '80

Falling In Love With You (So Easy)/Baby Come Back/Dreams Come True//Nothing But The Best/You Mean The World To Me Sweetheart/No Sooner Said Than Done/Walkin' On Air


LOVE CHANGES (South Bay 1001 -> Motown 6019); # 61 (5 weeks) / - ; '82

I Betcha/If You Knew/Love Changes/Girl//Got To Know/That's One For Love/You're Still My Lady/We're Making Love, We're Making Music/I'm Glad I Fell In Love With You


WHAT'CHA GONNA DO (Rendezvous 5000); '86

What'cha Gonna Do/Never Say Never/You're The First, My Last, My Everything/Brenda//La La Peace Song ('86)/You Saved Me/Spark Of Love/If The World Should End Tomorrow


GREATEST HITS (Original Artist Records); '87

Little Green Apples/Daddy's Little Man/Hickory Hollers Tramp/Friend, Lover, Woman, Wife/Color Him Father/Don't Misunderstand/Honey/Baby Come Back/La La Peace Song (note: re-recordings)


ROMANTIC COLLECTION (Original Artist Records); '87

What'cha Gonna Do/You're The First, My Last, My Everything/Spark Of Love/Brenda/You Saved Me/Falling In Love With You (So Easy)/You Mean The World To Me Sweetheart/Walkin' On Air/Nothin But The Best


AFTER ALL IS SAID AND DONE (Triune 4153); '93

After All Is Said And Done/Yes I Will/Still In Love With You/The Best Out Of Me/As Long As I Have You/I'm In Love/Brenda/The Wisest Of Us Are Fools For Love/Friends/I Could Write A Love Song/You Saved Me


BEACH MUSIC CLASSICS AND LOVE SONGS (Ruby Jude Records 5203); 2000

Brenda/You're The First, My Last, My Everything/Spark Of Love/The Best Out Of Me/I'm In Love/After All Is Said And Done/Still In Love With You/Doin' The Shag/Nothing But The Best/What'cha Gonna Do/The Wisest Of Us Are Fools/You Mean The World To Me Sweetheart/Primrose Lane/Never Sat Never/No Sooner Said Than Done


I GIVE MY HEART TO YOU (Ruby Jude); 2002

I Give My Heart To You/Whatever It Takes/Unconditional Love/Hangin' On A Heartbeat/Supposed To Be/Where Is The Loving (Only You & I Know)/Save The Last Dance For Me/A Night 2 Remember/Everytime/This Is Gonna' Last Forever/Understand/Isn't Life Beautiful


REMEMBERING O.C.SMITH – LOVE BALLADS (Bluewater Recordings); 2006

Dreams Come True/Everytime/Baby Come Back/Don't Misunderstand/As Long As I Have You/Yes I Will/What'cha Gonna Do/You're The First, My Last, My Everything/Little Green Apples/I Could Write A Love Song/If The World Should End Tomorrow/After All Is Said And Done/A Night 2 Remember/Where Is The Loving/Friends



- Hickory Holler Revisited & For Once In My Life (Collectables 7545), 2003

- Greatest Hits & Help Me Make It Through The Night (Collectables 7546), 2003

- The Very Best Of O.C. Smith (Taragon 1099), 2003 – 21 Columbia plus 2 Caribou tracks

- Me And You (Collectables 9574), 2004 – only 10 Columbia tracks

Acknowledgements to Ocie Lee Smith III, Jerry Fuller, H.B. Barnum, Charles Wallert, Thom Bell, Steve Propes, Billy Foster, Matti Laipio and Jouni Saari

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