Complete List Of Glenn Frey Albums And Discography

Glenn Frey Albums

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This Complete List Of Glenn Frey Albums And Songs presents the full discography of Glenn Frey studio albums. Glenn Frey was born in 1948. He is one of the founding members of The Eagles. Sadly Glenn Frey passed away in 2016. This complete Glenn Frey discography also includes every single live album. All these extraordinary Glenn Frey albums have been presented below in chronological order. We have also included all original release dates with each Glenn Frey album as well as all original album covers. Every Glenn Frey album listed below showcases the entire album tracklisting.

GLENN FREY STUDIO ALBUMS

No Fun Aloud

Released May 28, 1982

No Fun Aloud is the debut solo studio album by Glenn Frey, released in June 1982 on Asylum Records. The album reached number thirty-two on the charts and contained two top forty singles, “The One You Love” and “I Found Somebody.” It was certified Gold by the RIAA, selling over half a million copies in the United States. The recording sessions took place from early fall 1981 to spring 1982 at Wilder Bros. Studios and Rudy Records in Los Angeles, Muscle Shoals Sound in Sheffield, Alabama, and Bayshore Recording Studio in Miami.

The album spans a genre mix of rock, pop rock, and soft rock, with a total length of 39:21. It was produced by Glenn Frey, Allan Blazek, and Jim Ed Norman. Glenn Frey played lead vocals, organ, lead guitar, electric piano, guitar, bass, drum machine programming, acoustic piano, backing vocals, clavinet, and synthesizers across various tracks. The other contributing musicians included David “Hawk” Wolinski on synthesizers and organ, Clayton Ivey on acoustic piano, Allan Blazek on additional keyboards, Josh Leo on guitar, Danny Kortchmar on guitar, Duncan Cameron on electric guitar, Wayne Perkins on acoustic guitar, Bryan Garofalo on bass, Bob Glaub on bass, Roberto Piñón on bass, David Hood on bass, Michael Huey on drums, John Robinson on drums, Roger Hawkins on drums and bells, Steve Forman on percussion, Al Garth on tenor saxophone, Jim Horn on tenor saxophone, Ernie Watts on saxophone, The Heart Attack Horns, Ronnie Eades on saxophone, Harvey Thompson on saxophone, Jim Ed Norman on string and horn arrangements, The Monstertones on backing vocals, Marcy Levy on backing vocals, Bill Champlin on backing vocals, Tom Kelly on backing vocals, Julia Waters on backing vocals, Maxine Waters on backing vocals, and Oren Waters on backing vocals.

The album was recorded by The Wilder Brothers, engineered by Allan Blazek and Steve Melton, with assistance from Ray Blair, Glenn Frey, George Gomez, Ben King, Mary Beth McLemore, and Jay Parti. Mixing was handled by Allan Blazek at Bayshore Recording Studios in Coconut Grove, Florida. The art direction and design were by Jeff Adamoff, with photography by Jim Shea and direction by Irving Azoff.

No Fun Aloud charted at number thirty-two on the Billboard Pop Albums chart in the United States in 1982. Several singles from the album also charted: “Don’t Give Up” reached number twenty-five on the Mainstream Rock chart in 1982, “I Found Somebody” reached number twenty-seven on the Adult Contemporary chart, number fifty-seven on the Mainstream Rock chart, and number thirty-one on the Pop Singles chart in 1982, “Partytown” reached number five on the Mainstream Rock chart in 1982, “The One You Love” reached number two on the Adult Contemporary chart and number fifteen on the Pop Singles chart in 1982, and “All Those Lies” reached number twenty-eight on the Adult Contemporary chart and number forty-one on the Pop Singles chart in 1983.

CD Track Listings:

1. “I Found Somebody”
2. “The One You Love”
3. “Partytown”
4. “I Volunteer”
5. “I’ve Been Born Again”
6. “Sea Cruise”
7. “That Girl”
8. “All Those Lies”
9. “She Can’t Let Go”
10. “Don’t Give Up”

The Allnighter

Released June 19, 1984

Glenn Frey, the guitarist and co-lead vocalist for the Eagles, released his second solo studio album, The Allnighter, in mid-1984 on MCA Records in the United States and the United Kingdom. This album followed Frey’s modestly successful debut, No Fun Aloud, by two years and came four years after the Eagles disbanded. The Allnighter stands as Frey’s most successful solo album, reaching number twenty-two on the Billboard charts and producing two top twenty singles: “Smuggler’s Blues” and “Sexy Girl.” The album achieved gold status by the RIAA in the United States and is widely considered the culmination of the smoother, more adult-oriented sound characterizing Frey’s solo work.

The single “Smuggler’s Blues” significantly impacted popular culture, inspiring an episode of Miami Vice by the same name. Frey made his acting debut in this episode, further boosting his profile. The music video for “Smuggler’s Blues” won Frey an MTV Video Music Award in 1985.

The Allnighter was recorded between August 1983 and March 1984 at several studios, including Wilder Bros in Los Angeles, Muscle Shoals in Sheffield, Ocean Way in Hollywood, and Caribou Ranch in Nederland. The album spans genres such as rock and blue-eyed soul and has a total length of 43:09. It was produced by Glenn Frey, Barry Beckett, and Allan Blazek.

Glenn Frey performed lead vocals, electric piano, electric guitar, bass, backing vocals, guitar, organ, acoustic guitar, synthesizers, slide guitar, acoustic piano, and celesta on various tracks. The album also featured numerous additional musicians, including David “Hawk” Wolinski on synthesizers and organ, Barry Beckett on synthesizers and keyboards, Nick DeCaro on accordion and string arrangements, Vince Melamed on electric piano, Duncan Cameron on harmony vocals and guitar, Josh Leo on electric guitar, Bryan Garofalo on bass, David Hood on bass, John Robinson on drums, Larrie Londin on drums, Michael Huey on drums, Steve Forman on percussion and congas, Victor Feldman on vibraphone, Al Garth on saxophone, Lee Thornburg on flugelhorn, Bill Bergman on saxophone, Jim Colie on saxophone, Greg Smith on saxophone and horn arrangements, John Berry, Jr. on trumpet, Roy Galloway on backing vocals, Jack Tempchin on backing vocals and acoustic guitar, Luther Waters on backing vocals, and Oren Waters on backing vocals.

The production team for The Allnighter included producers Allan Blazek and Glenn Frey for all tracks, with Barry Beckett co-producing tracks two, three, and eight. The album was recorded and mixed by Allan Blazek, with second engineers Ray Blair and Steve Melton, and assistant engineers Lee Daley, Pete Greene, and Rich Markowitz. Art direction was handled by Jeff Adamoff, with illustration by Dave Sizer and photography by Jim Shea. The Fitzgerald Hartley Co. managed the album’s release.

The Allnighter charted at number twenty-two on the Billboard 200 in 1984, and reached number fifty-seven on the Canadian RPM chart, number thirty-one on the UK Albums Chart, and number forty on the Swedish Sverigetopplistan chart. Singles from the album also performed well, with “Sexy Girl” reaching number twenty on the Billboard Hot 100, number eighty-one on the UK Singles Chart, and number twenty-three on the Billboard Adult Contemporary chart. The title track “The Allnighter” peaked at number fifty-four on the Billboard Hot 100. “Smuggler’s Blues” was particularly successful, reaching number thirteen on the Billboard Mainstream Rock Tracks, number twelve on the Billboard Hot 100, and number twenty-two on the UK Singles Chart.

CD Track Listings:

1. “The Allnighter”
2. “Sexy Girl”
3. “I Got Love”
4. “Somebody Else”
5. “Lover’s Moon”
6. “Smuggler’s Blues”
7. “Let’s Go Home”
8. “Better In The U.S.A.”
9. “Living In Darkness”
10. “New Love”

Soul Searchin’

Released August 15, 1988

Glenn Frey released his third solo studio album, Soul Searchin’, on August 15, 1988, through MCA Records in the United States and the United Kingdom. This album came four years after Frey’s successful The Allnighter and eight years after the Eagles disbanded. Soul Searchin’ features eight original songs co-written by Frey and Jack Tempchin, along with the song “Two Hearts” contributed by Frey’s friend Hawk Wolinski. The album includes contributions from fellow Eagles member Timothy B. Schmit, as well as Max Carl, Robbie Buchanan, Michael Landau, and Bruce Gaitsch.

The album was recorded over a period from May 1986 to May 1988 at various studios, including Fool on the Hill, Studio 55, Bill Schnee Studio, Ocean Way, Cherokee, and Capitol in Los Angeles; Hit Factory and Automated Sound in New York; Muscle Shoals in Alabama; and The Sandbox in Connecticut. Soul Searchin’ spans genres such as blue-eyed soul, pop rock, soft rock, and funk, with a total length of 46:24. The album was produced by Glenn Frey and Elliot Scheiner.

Glenn Frey played lead vocals, backing vocals, keyboards, guitars, bass, percussion, drums, and was responsible for arrangements, horn arrangements, string arrangements, and French horn arrangements on various tracks. Additional musicians included David “Hawk” Wolinski on keyboards and arrangements, Ron Skies on keyboards, Barry Beckett on keyboards, Robbie Buchanan on keyboards, Steve Thoma on keyboards, Steve Nathan on keyboards, Michael Landau on guitars, Duncan Cameron on guitars and backing vocals, Bruce Gaitsch on guitars, Paul Jackson Jr. on guitars, David Hood on bass, Neil Stubenhaus on bass, Dave Chamberlain on bass, Russ Kunkel on drums, John Robinson on drums, Roger Hawkins on drums, Prairie Prince on drums, Steve Forman on percussion, Ralph MacDonald on percussion, Bill Bergman on saxophone solo, Al Garth on saxophone, Chris Mostert on saxophone, The Heart Attack Horns on horns, Greg Smith on horn arrangements, Nick DeCaro on string arrangements and French horn arrangements, Roy Galloway on backing vocals, Timothy B. Schmit on backing vocals, Julia Waters on backing vocals, Maxine Waters on backing vocals, Max Carl on backing vocals, Oren Waters on backing vocals, Institutional Radio Choir on backing vocals, and Carl Williams on backing vocals direction.

Soul Searchin’ reached number thirty-six on the Billboard 200 chart, number forty-nine on the Australian Kent Music Report, number thirty-seven on the Canadian RPM chart, and number thirty-six on the Swedish Sverigetopplistan chart in 1988. The album produced several successful singles, including “True Love,” which reached number two on the Adult Contemporary chart, number thirteen on the Billboard Hot 100, number fifteen on the Mainstream Rock Tracks chart, and number eighty-four on the UK Singles chart. The title track “Soul Searchin'” peaked at number five on the Adult Contemporary chart, while “Livin’ Right” reached number twenty-two on the Adult Contemporary chart and number ninety on the Billboard Hot 100.

CD Track Listings:

1 Livin’ Right
2 Some Kind of Blue
3 True Love
4 Can’t Put Out This Fire
5 I Did It for Your Love
6 Let’s Pretend We’re Still in Love
7 Working Man
8 Soul Searchin’
9 Two Hearts
10 It’s Your Life

Strange Weather

Released June 23, 1992

Glenn Frey released his fourth solo studio album, Strange Weather, on June 23, 1992, through MCA Records. Despite receiving favorable reviews from critics, who considered it an improvement over his previous work, the album failed to gain commercial traction. It did not chart in the United States, and none of its three singles reached the Top 40, marking a first in Frey’s solo career. The single “Part of Me, Part of You,” previously released as part of the Thelma and Louise soundtrack, peaked at number fifty-five on the Billboard Hot 100.

Strange Weather was Frey’s last album of original material before his death in 2016, as his subsequent album, After Hours (2012), consisted primarily of covers. The album was recorded between November 1991 and March 1992 at Cherokee Studios in Los Angeles, California, and Mad Dog Ranch. Spanning genres like rock, pop rock, and soft rock, the album runs for a total length of 65:13. It was produced by Glenn Frey, Elliot Scheiner, and Don Was.

Glenn Frey provided lead vocals, backing vocals, and played all instruments and programming on tracks 1-14, as well as acoustic guitar on track 15. He was also responsible for the album’s arrangements. Other contributing musicians included Jay Oliver, who handled all instruments and programming on tracks 1-14 and additional keyboards on track 15; Robbie Kilgore on additional keyboards for tracks 1-14; Mike Harlow on additional programming for tracks 1-14; Scott Thurston on acoustic piano for track 15; Benmont Tench on organ for track 15; Mark Goldenberg on guitar for track 15; Jerry Scheff on bass for track 15; Kenny Aronoff on drums for track 15; and Lenny Castro on percussion for tracks 1-14.

Saxophone solos were performed by Al Garth on track 7 and Chris Mostert on track 8. The Heart Attack Horns, consisting of Bill Bergman on tenor saxophone, Greg Smith on baritone saxophone and arrangements, John Berry, Jr. on trumpet, and Roy Wiegand on trumpet, also contributed to the album. Backing vocals were provided by Rosemary Butler, Valerie Carter, and Bobby Martin.

The singles from Strange Weather had varying degrees of success. “Part of Me, Part of You” reached number fifty-five on the Billboard Hot 100, number nine on the Mainstream Rock Tracks, and number seven on the Adult Contemporary chart in 1991. “I’ve Got Mine” peaked at number ninety-one on the Billboard Hot 100 and number twelve on the Adult Contemporary chart in 1992. “River of Dreams” reached number twenty-seven on the Adult Contemporary chart in 1992, and “Love in the 21st Century” charted at number one hundred twelve on the Billboard Hot 100 in 1993.

CD Track Listings:

1. Silent Spring (instrumental prelude)
2. Long Hot Summer
3. Strange Weather
4. Aqua Tranquillo (instrumental)
5. Love in the 21st Century
6. He Took Advantage (Blues for Ronald Reagan)
7. River of Dreams
8. I’ve Got Mine
9. Rising Sun (instrumental)
10. Brave New World
11. Delicious
12. A Walk in the Dark
13. Before the Ship Goes Down
14. Big Life
15. Part of Me, Part of You

After Hours

Released May 8, 2012

Glenn Frey’s fifth and final solo studio album, After Hours, was released on May 8, 2012, four years before his death. This album marked a significant departure from Frey’s previous rock-oriented work, featuring material from the Great American Songbook. After Hours charted at number 116 in the United States and number 92 in the United Kingdom. It was Frey’s first new solo studio album in twenty years since 1992’s Strange Weather, which had been a commercial disappointment.

After Hours was recorded between October 2011 and February 2012 and falls within the traditional jazz genre. The album has a total length of 39:19 for the standard edition and 48:13 for the deluxe edition. It was released under Universal Music Enterprises and produced by Glenn Frey, Richard F.W. Davis, and Michael Thompson.

Glenn Frey provided vocals and backing vocals on tracks 1 and 6. Richard F.W. Davis played keyboards on tracks 1, 2, 5, 6, and 11, horns on track 8, and handled horn arrangements on track 9. Michael Thompson contributed with acoustic piano, guitars on tracks 1 and 4, organ on track 2, electric guitar on tracks 3 and 6, vibraphone on track 4, electric piano on tracks 5 and 7, accordion on track 7, acoustic guitar on track 7, and trombone on track 7. Other musicians included Steuart Smith on electric guitar for tracks 2, 9, and 11, and acoustic guitar on track 8; Greg Leisz on steel guitar for tracks 3 and 7; Mike Harlow on baritone guitar on track 7; Reggie McBride on bass for tracks 1-6, 9, 10, and 11; Jonathan Clark on electric upright bass on track 8; Scott Crago on drums for tracks 1-4, 6-9, and 11; and Lenny Castro on congas for tracks 3 and 8, bongos on track 7, and percussion on track 8.

The album also featured contributions from Stephanie O’Keefe on French horn for tracks 2, 5, and 6; Tom Evans on tenor saxophone for track 4, flute on track 5, clarinet on tracks 6, 7, and 11, English horn on tracks 7 and 11, and tenor sax solo on track 9; Al Garth on recorder for track 7; Greg Smith on alto saxophone for track 9; Chris Mostert on tenor saxophone for track 9; Bill Armstrong on flugelhorn for track 8; Nick Lane on trombone for track 9; Les Lovitt on trumpet for track 9; Mitch Manker on trumpet solo for track 9; and Alan Broadbent and Richard Davis on orchestral and string arrangements, with Broadbent also serving as conductor

CD Track Listings:

1. For Sentimental Reasons
2. My Buddy
3. Route 66
4. The Shadow Of Your Smile
5. Here’s To Life
6. It’s Too Soon To Know
7. Caroline, No
8. The Look Of Love
9. I’m Getting Old Before My Time
10. Same Girl
11. After Hours

GLENN FREY LIVE ALBUMS

Glenn Frey Live

Released July 2, 1993

CD Track Listings:

  1. “Peaceful Easy Feeling” – 2:35
  2. “New Kid in Town”  – 6:08
  3. “The One You Love”  – 5:15
  4. “Wild Mountain Thyme”  – 4:31
  5. “Strange Weather”  – 5:04
  6. “I’ve Got Mine”  – 5:57
  7. “Lyin’ Eyes/Take It Easy”  – 5:55
  8. “River of Dreams”  – 4:57
  9. “True Love”  – 5:24
  10. “Love in the 21st Century” – 6:09
  11. “Smuggler’s Blues” – 3:50
  12. “The Heat Is On”  – 4:30
  13. “Heartache Tonight” – 6:03
  14. “Desperado” – 4:03

GLENN FREY COMPILATION ALBUMS

Solo Collection

Released March 28, 1995

CD Track Listings:

  1. “This Way to Happiness”  – 3:26
  2. “Who’s Been Sleeping in My Bed?”  – 4:05
  3. “Common Ground” – 4:43
  4. “Call on Me”  – 4:10
  5. “The One You Love”  – 4:33
  6. “Sexy Girl” – 3:30
  7. “Smuggler’s Blues”  – 3:50
  8. “The Heat Is On”  – 3:46
  9. “You Belong to the City” – 5:52
  10. “True Love”  – 4:40
  11. “Soul Searchin'”  – 5:35
  12. “Part of Me, Part of You”  – 5:57
  13. “I’ve Got Mine” – 5:35
  14. “River of Dreams”  – 6:08
  15. “Rising Sun/Brave New World”  – 7:00
  16. “Strange Weather” (live)  – 5:04

20th Century Masters – The Millennium Collection

Released September 19, 2000

CD Track Listings:

  1. The Heat Is On
  2. Smuggler’s Blues
  3. You Belong To The City
  4. Sexy Girl
  5. Love In The 21st Century
  6. True Love
  7. The Allnighter
  8. The One You Love (Live)
  9. Strange Weather
  10. I’ve Got Mine
  11. Soul Searchin’
  12. Part Of Me, Part Of You

Above the Clouds: The Collection

Released May 11, 2018

CD Track Listings:

Disc: 1
1. The Heat Is On
2. Call On Me
3. Part Of Me, Part Of You
4. You Belong To The City
5. Smuggler’s Blues
6. Sexy Girl
7. The Allnighter
8. Soul Searchin’
9. Same Girl
10. The One You Love
11. Strange Weather
12. I’ve Got Mine
13. River Of Dreams
14. Love In The 21st Century
15. Lyin’ Eyes / Take It Easy – Live

Disc: 2
1. Let’s Go Home
2. I Got Love
3. This Way To Happiness
4. Common Ground
5. After Hours
6. Rising Sun (Instrumental)
7. The Shadow Of Your Smile
8. Better In The U.S.A.
9. Brave New World
10. Caroline, No
11. For Sentimental Reasons
12. It’s Too Soon To Know
13. Worried Mind
14. Lover’s Moon
15. Route 66
16. True Love

Disc: 3
1. Jubilee Anne
2. Run Boy, Run
3. Rebecca
4. Lucky Love
5. Kite Woman
6. Bring Back Funky Women
7. Star – Spangled Bus
8. Mister, Mister
9. Don’t Talk Now
10. Never Have Enough

Disc: 4
1. Long Hot Summer
2. Peaceful Easy Feeling
3. New Kid In Town
4. The One You Love
5. Strange Weather
6. I’ve Got Mine
7. Lyin’ Eyes / Take It Easy (Medley)
8. Wild Mountain Thyme
9. River Of Dreams
10. True Love
11. Love In The 21st Century
12. Livin’ Right
13. Smuggler’s Blues
14. The Heat Is On
15. Heartache Tonight
16. Party Town
17. Desperado

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