REO Speedwagon discography

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REO Speedwagon discography
REO Speedwagon at Red Rocks July 2010.jpg
REO Speedwagon performing at Red Rocks, 2010
Studio albums 16
Live albums 10
Compilation albums 19
Video albums 14
Music videos 30
Singles 34

This article lists the discography of American rock band, REO Speedwagon. The band formed in the autumn of 1967 by Neal Doughty.[1] REO Speedwagon released their debut album, R.E.O. Speedwagon, in 1971. They have undergone many changes of personnel over the years,[2] and today Neal Doughty is the only member from the original line-up still with the band. The other members currently are Kevin Cronin, Bruce Hall, Dave Amato and Bryan Hitt. (See also List of REO Speedwagon members).


Albums

Studio albums

Year Album Chart positions Certifications
(sales thresholds)
US
[3][4]
UK
[5]
SE
[6]
NL
[7]
NO
[8]
NZ
[9]
SWI
[10]
GER
[11]
CAN
[12]
1971 R.E.O. Speedwagon
1972 R.E.O./T.W.O.
1973 Ridin' the Storm Out 171
1974 Lost in a Dream 98
1975 This Time We Mean It 74
1976 R.E.O. 159
1978 You Can Tune a Piano, but You Can't Tuna Fish 29 70
  • US: 2× Platinum[13]
1979 Nine Lives 33 52
1980 Hi Infidelity 1 6 25 7 17 34 13 18 1
1982 Good Trouble 7 29 18 39 7 17 18
  • US: 2x Platinum[13]
1984 Wheels Are Turnin' 7 40 15
  • US: 2× Platinum[13]
  • CAN: Platinum[14]
1987 Life as We Know It 28 24 73
1990 The Earth, a Small Man, His Dog and a Chicken 129 38
1996 Building the Bridge
2007 Find Your Own Way Home
2009 Not So Silent Night ... Christmas with REO Speedwagon
"—" denotes releases that did not chart

Live albums

Year Album Chart positions Certifications
US
[3][4]
1977 Live: You Get What You Play For 72
2000 Arch Allies: Live at Riverport
2001 Live-Plus
Extended Versions
2007 Hi Infidelity Then Again ... Live
2010 Setlist: The Very Best of REO Speedwagon Live
2013 Live in Germany 1982
Live Chicago 1979
Live at Moondance Jam
2015 Metro Center Rockford Illinois, 15 July 1983
"—" denotes releases that did not chart

Compilation albums

Year Album Chart positions Certifications
US
[3][4]
NZ
[9]
CAN
[12]
1980 A Decade of Rock and Roll 1970 to 1980 55
1985 Best Foot Forward
1988 The Hits 56 62
  • US: 4× Multi-Platinum[13]
1991 The Second Decade of Rock and Roll 1981 to 1991 108
Keep on Loving You – Best
1993 Starbox
1995 Believe in Rock and Roll
1998 Only the Strong Survive
Premium Best
1999 The Ballads
2001 Take It on the Run
Simply the Best
2002 Keep on Rollin'
2004 The Essential REO Speedwagon
2005 Rock Breakout Years: 1981
2006 Collections
2008 Greatest Hits, Steel Box Collection
Playlist: The Very Best of REO Speedwagon 21
2014 The Box Set Series
"—" denotes releases that did not chart

Singles

Year Single Chart positions[3][16][12][17][18][19] Certifications
(sales thresholds)
Album
US
US
Rock
US
AC
CAN
UK
LP3
1971 "157 Riverside Avenue" R.E.O. Speedwagon
"Sophisticated Lady" 122
1973 "Ridin' the Storm Out" Ridin' the Storm Out
1975 "Reelin'" This Time We Mean It
1976 "Keep Pushin'" R.E.O.
1977 "Ridin' the Storm Out" (live) 94 You Get What You Play For
1978 "Roll with the Changes" 58 65 You Can Tune a Piano, but You Can't Tuna Fish
"Time for Me to Fly" 56 90
1979 "Only the Strong Survive" Nine Lives
1980 "Time for Me to Fly" (re-release) 77 A Decade of Rock and Roll: 1970 to 1980
"Keep on Loving You" 1 9 2 7 Hi Infidelity
1981 "Take It on the Run" 5 6 4 19
"Don't Let Him Go" 24 11 10
"In Your Letter" 20 26 36
"Tough Guys" 25
"Out of Season" 59
1982 "Keep the Fire Burnin'" 7 2 10 8 Good Trouble
"Sweet Time" 26 26
"The Key" 34
"Stillness of the Night" 19
"Good Trouble" 51
1984 "I Do' Wanna Know" 29 5 52 Wheels Are Turnin'
"Can't Fight This Feeling" 1 5 3 1 16 21
1985 "One Lonely Night" 19 17 10 35 34
"Live Every Moment" 34 85
"Wherever You're Goin' (It's Alright)" The Goonies: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack
1987 "That Ain't Love" 16 5 82 Life as We Know It
"Variety Tonight" 60 28
"In My Dreams" 19 6 61
1988 "Here with Me" 20 9 23 The Hits
1990 "Live It Up" 6 81 The Earth, a Small Man, His Dog and a Chicken
"Love Is a Rock" 65 31
2007 "I Needed to Fall" 25 Find Your Own Way Home
2008 "Find Your Own Way Home" 23
2009 "Can't Stop Rockin" (W Styx) 23
2016 "Messin' Around" (featuring Pitbull)
"—" denotes releases that did not chart

Note: REO Speedwagon has several songs that never charted as singles but occasionally obtain airplay on classic rock stations. Those include "Keep Pushin'", "Back on the Road Again", "Golden Country", "Like You Do", and "Only the Strong Survive". Although listed here because they charted on the Mainstream Rock charts, "Tough Guys," "Out of Season," "Stillness of the Night" and "Good Trouble" were not released as singles.

Videography

Video albums

Year Title Format
1978 FM VHS/LaserDisc/DVD
1981 Live Infidelity VHS/LaserDisc
1985 Wheels are Turnin' VHS/LaserDisc
1991 A Video Anthology 1978-1990 VHS/LaserDisc
2000 Arch Allies: Live at Riverport VHS/DVD
2001 Live-Plus VHS/DVD
2002 Real Artist Working VHS/DVD
2004 Live Aid (1985) DVD
2007 XM Artists Confidential DVD
2008 PBS "SoundStage" DVD/Blu-ray
2010 Not So Silent Night...Christmas with REO Speedwagon, The Yule Log DVD DVD
2012 Out of Nowhere: Champaign Music Scene Documentary DVD
2013 Live in Germany 1982 DVD
Live at Moondance Jam DVD/Blu-ray

Music videos

Year Title Director[20]
1977 "Ridin' The Storm Out-Live"
1978 "Roll With The Changes" Arnold Levine
1980 "Keep On Loving You"
1981 "Time For Me To Fly" Jay Dubin
"Tough Guys"
"Take It On The Run" Jay Dubin
"Don't Let Him Go"
"In Your Letter"
1982 "Girl With The Heart Of Gold" Bruce Gowers
"I'll Follow You"
"The Key"
"Back In My Heart Again"
"Stillness Of The Night"
"Good Trouble"
"Keep The Fire Burnin'"
"Sweet Time"
1984 "I Do'wanna Know" Sherry Revord & Kevin Dole
1985 "Can't Fight This Feeling" (version 1)
"Can't Fight This Feeling" (version 2: performance) John Jopson
"One Lonely Night" Sherry Revord & Kevin Dole
"Live Every Moment"
"Wheels Are Turnin'" Kim Paul Friedman
"Wherever You're Goin' (It's Alright)"
1987 "That Ain't Love"
"Variety Tonight" Jim Yukich
"In My Dreams" Bruce Gowers
1988 "Here With Me" Jim Yukich
"I Don't Want To Lose You"
1990 "Live It Up" Mark Rezyka
2009 "Can't Stop Rockin'"

Personnel

Year Album Vocals Guitar Keyboards Bass Drums Producer
1971 R.E.O. Speedwagon Terry Luttrell Gary Richrath Neal Doughty Gregg Philbin Alan Gratzer Paul Leka, Billy Rose II
1972 R.E.O./T.W.O. Kevin Cronin
1973 Ridin' the Storm Out Mike Murphy Bill Halverson
1974 Lost in a Dream
1975 This Time We Mean It Allan Blazek, Bill Szymczyk
1976 R.E.O. Kevin Cronin John Stronach
1978 You Can Tune a Piano but You Can't Tuna Fish Bruce Hall Kevin Cronin, Gary Richrath, Paul Grupp, John Boylan
1979 Nine Lives Kevin Cronin, Gary Richrath, Kevin Beamish
1980 Hi Infidelity Kevin Beamish, Kevin Cronin, Alan Gratzer, Gary Richrath
1982 Good Trouble
1984 Wheels Are Turnin' Kevin Cronin, Gary Richrath, Alan Gratzer
1987 Life as We Know It Kevin Cronin, Gary Richrath, Alan Gratzer, David DeVore
1990 The Earth, a Small Man, His Dog and a Chicken Dave Amato Jesse Harms Bryan Hitt Kevin Cronin, Tom Lord-Alge
1996 Building the Bridge Greg Ladanyi, Steve Croes
2007 Find Your Own Way Home Joe Vannelli, Kevin Cronin
2009 Not So Silent Night ... Christmas with REO Speedwagon

References

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  2. ^ Strong, Martin (1994). The Great Rock Discography. Canongate Books. ISBN 1-84195-615-5.
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  11. ^ German Albums:
    • "Hi Infidelity" (in German). GfK Entertainment Charts. Retrieved October 8, 2016.
    • "Good Trouble" (in German). GfK Entertainment Charts. Retrieved October 8, 2016.
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  17. ^ "UK Top 40 Chart Archive, British Singles & Album Charts". everyHit.com. 2000-03-16. Retrieved 2015-11-02.
  18. ^ Roberts, David (2006). British Hit Singles & Albums (19th ed.). London: Guinness World Records Limited. ISBN 1-904994-10-5.
  19. ^ "Polish Hit Singles" (in Polish). www.lp3.pl. Retrieved 2016-06-12.
  20. ^ "REO Speedwagon artist videography". mvdbase.com. Retrieved 2015-11-02.

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