Discography
compiled by Steve Smolen

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Album Releases
Downloads
Misc. 45's / CD 5's / 12"
Songs on Various Releases
Session Work
TV Work
Songs Covered by other Artists
Sessions with Bruce Springsteen
Videos with Bruce Springsteen
Other Video Releases
Produced by Nils

ALBUM RELEASES

1970: Grin...
1971: Grin...
1972: Grin...
1973: Grin...
1976: Grin...
1976: Grin...
1979: Grin...
1999: Grin...

"Grin" (Spindizzy)
"1+1" (Spindizzy)
"All Out" (Spindizzy)
"Gone Crazy" (A&M)
"Best Of Grin with Nils Lofgren" (Epic)  
"1+1 and Grin" 2 LP Set, Gatefold, UK only (CBS)
"Best of Nils + Grin", UK only (CBS)
"Very Best of Grin featuring Nils Lofgren", with 3 rare songs (Sony)

1975: Nils Lofgren...
1976: Nils Lofgren...
1977: Nils Lofgren...
1978: Nils Lofgren...
1979: Nils Lofgren...
1981: Nils Lofgren...
1981: Nils Lofgren...
1982: Nils Lofgren...
1983: Nils Lofgren...
1985: Nils Lofgren...
1986: Nils Lofgren...
1987: Nils Lofgren...
1990: Nils Lofgren...
1991: Nils Lofgren...
1992: Nils Lofgren...
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1995: Nils Lofgren...
1996: Nils Lofgren...
1997: Nils Lofgren...
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1998: Nils Lofgren...
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1999: Nils Lofgren...
2001: Nils Lofgren...
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2001: Nils Lofgren...
2001: Nils Lofgren...
2001: Nils Lofgren...
2002: Nils Lofgren...
2003: Nils Lofgren...
2006: Nils Lofgren...
2008: Nils Lofgren...
2011: Nils Lofgren...
2013: Nils Lofgren...
2014: Nils Lofgren...
2015: Nils Lofgren...

"Nils Lofgren" (A&M)
"Cry Tough" (A&M)
"I Came To Dance" (A&M)
"Night After Night" (A&M)
"Nils" (A&M)
"Night Fades Away" MCA/Backstreets)
"Best of Nils Lofgren" (A&M)
"Rhythm Romance" vinyl only, UK (A&M)
"Wonderland" (MCA/Backstreets)
"Flip" (CBS)
"Code Of The Road," Live '85, Europe/Japan only (A&M)
"Classics Vol. 14/Best Of Nils Lofgren" (A&M)
"Walk Don't Run" Best Of, UK only (Connissuer)
"Silver Lining" (Ryco)
"Crooked Line" (Ryco)
"Rare Track Collection"b> 9 CD's unreleased live (RYKO)
"Every Breath", Soundtrack (Stampede)
"Every Breath", with 4 track EP, diff. cover, with Lou Gramm, Dutch (SPV)
"Every Breath", RE, diff cover (CTRR)
"Live On The Test," UK only (Windsong)
"Code Of The Road" Live (Stampede)
"Soft Fun, Tough Tears"--Best Of with Grin, Australia only (Raven)
"Damaged Goods" (Pure)
"Shine Silently" Best Of, Germany only (Spectrum)
"Steal Your Heart," Best of, Dutch only (A&M)
"Acoustic Live"(CTRR)
"Archive Live" Live N.J. Stone Pony 1985 (A.A.)
"Code Of The Road" RE, diff cover, Live 1985 (Right Stuff)
"Acoustic Live" RE, diff. cover (Right Stuff)
"Into the Night" Best Of, Germany Live (BMG)
"Best Of A&M Years, Nils+Grin", Dutch only (Spectrum)
"New Lives" BBC, U.K. only (HUX)
"Ultimate Collection," Best of (Hip-O)
"Bootleg" 1975, Live (CTRR)
"Nils Lofgren" re-issue with 2 bonus tracks (A&M)
"Nils" with 1 bonus track (A&M)
"Flip" with 1 bonus track (CBS)
"Breakaway Angel" (CTRR)
"Tuff Stuff-The Best of the All-Madden Team Band" (CTRR)
"Nils Lofgren Band Live" (CTRR)
"Sacred Weapon" (CTRR)
"The Loner, Nils Sings Neil" (CTRR)
"Old School" (CTRR)
"The A&M Years" Japanese Only Box Set with custom box, 7 discs
"Face The Music" Box Set, 9 CD's, 1 DVD (Concord/Fantasy)
"UK 2015 Face The Music Tour" live Jan. 2015 (CTRR)

DOWNLOADS

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2010: Nils Lofgren...
2010: Nils Lofgren...
2010: Nils Lofgren...
2010: Nils Lofgren...

"You Are The Melody" (mp3)
"True Love Conquers Legends" (free mp3)
"Wonderful World" (free mp3)
"When You Are Loved" (free mp3)
"Shine Silently" (free mp3)
"Whatever Happened to Muscatel" (mp3)
"Dalmation" (free mp3)
"Day By Day" (free mp3)
"Yankee Stadium" (Studio download, free mp3)
"Like A Hurricane" (free mp3)
"Heaven's Rain" (free mp3)
"O Holy Night" (free mp3)
"Silent Night" (free mp3)
"Do You Hear What I Hear" (free mp3)
"You In My Arms" (mp3)
"Here For You" (mp3)
"Hide My Heart" (mp3)
"Love Is..." (mp3)
"So What!?" (mp3)

MISC. 45's / CD 5's / 12"

1968: Paul Dowell...
1968: Paul Dowell...
& The Dolphin...
1977: Nils Lofgren...
1979: Nils Lofgren...
1985: Nils Lofgren...
1985: Nils Lofgren...
1986: Nils Lofgren...
1989: Nils Lofgren...
1991: Nils Lofgren...
1992: Nils Lofgren
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1994: Nils Lofgren...

"Get Together" b/w "Grubb's Blues" (Phoenix)
"It's Better to Know You" b/w "Last Time I Saw You" (Sire)"Bullet's Fever" b/w

"Bullet's Fever", promo (A&M)
"Cry Tough" b/w "Goin' Back" LIVE, free, Dutch only (A&M)
"Silent Night" b/w "Silent Night", promo (Towerball)
"Message" b/w "Little Bit O' Time", UK only (Towerball)
"Message", Pt. 1, b/w "Message", Pt. 2, Flexi, UK (Towerball)
"Valentine" 3 versions, UK (Castle)
"Trouble's Back" b/w "Keith Don't Go", "Just A Little", Live (Ryco)
"Just A Little" b/w "No Mercy", "Across The Tracks", Live (Ryco)
"I'll Arise" + 3 trks., non-LP, Dutch only (Crisis)

SONGS ON VARIOUS RELEASES

1991: Various Artists...
1992: Various Artists...
1994: Various Artists...
1997: Various Artists...
1997: Various Artists...
1997: Various Artists...
1997: Various Artists...
1998: Various Artists...
1999: Various Artists...
2001: Nils Lofgren...
2012: Various Artists...
2012: Nils Lofgren...

2013: John Lennon Tribute...
2013: Various artists...

Guitar Speak III, "Crystal Ball", instr. (IRS)
Acoustic Aid, "Keith Don't Go" (OXY)
11 Years and Counting, "Blue Sky", Live Version (Ryko)
Bridge School Concert, "Believe" (Reprise)
Merry Arizona, "Oh Holy Night" (UCP)
One Step Up, "Wreck On the Highway", Springsteen (Right Stuff)
.2 Meter Session, "Shine Silently", live (Sony)
Merry Arizona, "Do You Hear What I Hear?" (UCP)
Merry Arizona, "Silent Night", duet with Margo Reed (UCP)
Sopranos, "Black Books" (CBS)
Amnesty International "Chimes of Freedom" tribute to Bob Dylan
Nils on "Abandoned Love" with Paul Rodgers
Old Grey Whistle Test Live with Nils Lofgren - CD (BBC)
Bermuda Book "Any Time At All"
Tunes For Food - Redemption Day "When You Are Loved"

SESSION WORK

1970: Neil Young...
1971: Big Mouth...
1971: Crazy Horse...
1971: Stephen Stills...
1972: Jerry Williams...
1973: Neil Young...
1974: Kathi McDonald...
1976: Charlie and the Pep Boys...
1978: Tim Curry...
1978: Peter C. Johnson...
1979: Tears...
1981: John Guernsey...
1982: Neil Young...
1986: Jam '86 (benefit)...
1986: John Eddie...
1986: Rod Stewart...
1987: Bob Seger...
1987: Lou Gramm...
1988: Steve Forbert...
1989: Lou Gramm...
1989: New Keys...
1989: Shankar/Etidemics...
1990: Brother's Figaro...
1990: Ringo Starr...
1992: Anne Hagis...
1993: Neil Young...
1993: Patti Scialfa...
1993: Ringo Starr...
1994: Branford Marsalis...
1995: Red Henry...
1996: Carl Perkins...
1996: The Kennedys...
1996: Linda Dunn...
1996: Tommy Lepson...
1996: Vicki Childs...
1997: Lou Gramm...
1997: Bob McGrath...
1997: Danny Federici...
1997: Lincoln...
1999: Bobby Manriquez...
2001: Ringo Starr...
2004: Patti Scialfa...
2005: Bobby Manriquez...
2006: Jerry Lee Lewis ...
2007: Patty Scialfia ...
2009: Rod Stewart...
2009: Graham Nash...
2010: Jerry Lee Lewis...
2014: Mark Rivera...
2015: Elyse Weinberg...

After The Gold Rush (Reprise)
Big Mouth, Stu Gardner (Spindizzy)
Crazy Horse, with Danny Whitten (Reprise)
Stills 2 (Atlantic)
Jerry Williams (Spindizzy)
Tonight's The Night (Reprise)
Insane Asylum (Capitol)
Daddy's Girl (A&M)
Read My Lips (A&M)
Peter Johnson (A&M)
Tears (MCA/Backstreets)
Rocketville (Sub)
Trans (Geffen)
Various (Arista)
John Eddie (Epic)
Rod Stewart (WB)
Christmas Album, "Little Drummer Boy" (A&M)
Ready Or Not (Atlantic)
Streets (Geffen)
Long Hard Look (Atlantic)
Everything Goes (Top)
Eye Catcher (Japan Records)
Gypsy Beat (Geffen)
All Starr's with "Shine Silenty", + 4 trk. bonus EP (Ryco)
Cry Wolf (BMG)
MTV Unplugged (Reprise)
Rumble Doll (CBS)
All Starr's, Vol. 2 with "Walkin' Nerve" (Ryco)
Buckshot LeFonque (CBS)
Gravity (?)
Go Cat Go! (Dinosaur)
Life Is Large (Philo)
Linda Dunn (Prime)
Ready For This (Big Mo)
Middle Of The Night (?)
Mystic Foreigner, Best of (Horgi Music)
Sing Me A Story (?)
Flemington (BMG)
Lincoln (Slash)
Another Shade of Blue (?)
Anthology...So Far, "Shine Silently", "Walkin' Nerve" (EMG)
23rd Street Lullaby (CBS/Sony)
Praying The Blues (BM Records)

Last Man Standing (Arista) - pedal steel on "Sweet Sixteen"
Play It As It Lays (CBS/Sony)
Lesson to Learn/Rod Stewart (Rhino - Storyteller 4-Cd Box set)
Anthology "Reflections," Nils on "Liar's Nightmare"
Mean Old Man, Lap Steel on "Will the Circle Be Unbroken" (Verve)
Common Bond (CD) w Ringo Starr, Nils Lofgren, Billy Joel
Greasepaint Smile (CD Release of 1969 LP) Neil Young, Nils Lofgren

TV WORK

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2014:

Roy Buchanan Special, PBS TV with Bill Graham (PBS)
Midnight Special with Grin, 3 songs live (ABC)
Jhoon Rhee Karate Commercial "Nobody Bothers Me" (local D.C. TV)
"Sgt. Peppers Lonely Hearts Club Band" (The Movie)
Hunter, TV Show theme arrangement (FOX)
The Heights, Fox TV show
The Simpsons, 2 Christmas jingles with Bart (FOX)
Tribeka, TV show theme promo (ABC)
Paula Poundstone Show, TV theme (ABC)
Beatles Tribute, with Dr. John (PBS)
CableAce Awards musical director and composer (Cable TV)
Drowning Mona, Film, "The Sun Hasn't Set....", Soundtrack on A&M
Sopranos, 3rd season "Black Books" on Episode 33 "Second Opinion" (HBO)
Spectacle with Elvis Costello - Season 2 (Sundance Channel) (out on DVD)
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Ceremony, with E Street Band (HBO)

SONGS COVERED BY OTHER ARTISTS

1972: Jerry Williams...
1975: Nazareth...
1978: Mary Travers...
1979: Lou Reed...
1983: Lisa Price...
1988: Hollies...
1996: Eddie and the Hot Rods...
1999: Mike Cotter...
2001: The Gourds...
2001: Steve Smith & The Nakeds...

"Sing For Happiness" (Spindizzy)
"Beggars Day" (A&M)
"Home Is Where The Hurt Is" (WB)
The Bells, 3 songs (Arista)
"Empty Heart" (Mirus)
"Shine Silently" b/w "Your Eyes" (Coconut)
"Moon Tears" (Anagram)
."Valentine" (?)
"Everybody's Missing The Sun" (Sugar Hill)
I'm Huge (Hit Bros.) "Blue Eyes Don't" "Always Hungry"

SESSIONS WITH BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN

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We Are The World, "Trapped", Live (PGD)>
"Janey Don't You Lose Heart" (CBS)
Live 75-85, Bruce and E St. Band (CBS)
"Chimes Of Freedom" (CBS)
Tunnel Of Love (CBS)
Folkways: Vision Shared-Woody Guthrie and Leadbelly (CBS)
Greatest Hits (CBS)
Blood Brothers, EP with video (CBS)
Rock and Roll Hall Of Fame-Live (CBS)
Get Up Stand Up, 2 CD (WB)
Tracks, Janey.... (CBS)
Live in N.Y.C. at M.S.G., Bruce and E St. Band (CBS)
America: A Tribute to Heroes (CD)
The Concert for New York City (2 CD)
The Rising, Bruce and E St. Band (CBS/Sony)
Essential (2-CD Set CBS)
Magic, Bruce and E St. Band (CBS/Sony)
Magic 4-Track "Live" EP, with Danny Federici, Alejandro Escovedo, Roger McGuinn + (CBS)
E Street Band Greatest Hits/Walmart Special Only (CBS)
E Street Band Greatest Hits, different version (CBSUK only)
Working on a Dream (CBS)
The Wrecking Ball - Live (CBS-available as download only)(EP-CBS)
The 25th Anniversary Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Concerts, 4-CD (Time Life)
The Best of Rock & Roll Hall of Fame & Museum Live ( Time Life)
The Concert for Sandy Relief, 2 CDs (CBS)
High Hopes (CBS)
American Beauty (4-Song EP-CBS)

VIDEOS WITH BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN & THE E STREET BAND

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Video Anthology (CMV)
Blood Brothers (CMV/DVD)
Get Up Stand Up, DVD (WB)
Complete Video Anthology 1978-2000 (CMV/DVD)
Live In NYC 2000 (HBO/CMV/DVD)
The Concert for New York City (DVD)
America: A Tribute to Heroes (DVD)
Live In Barcelona (ABC-TV/CMV/DVD)
London Calling (CBS)
The 25th Anniversary Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Concerts, DVD (Time Life)
The Human Rights Concerts 1986-1998, 6 DVD (Shout Factory)
Springsteen & I (Eagle Vision)
MusicCares (CBS-DVD)

OTHER VIDEO RELEASES

1989: Nils Lofgren...
1991: Nils Lofgren...
2001: Nils Lofgren...
2005: Nils Lofgren...
2006: Nils Lofgren...
1983: Neil Young...
1993: Neil Young...
1989: Ringo Starr...
1992: Ringo Starr...
2006: Jerry Lee Lewis...

How to Play Guitar, Instructional Video (Hot Licks)
Nils Lofgren Band Live at Town and Country Club, UK (Castle)
Live and Raw, Various '91-'98 (CTRR)
Nils Lofgren Tribute featuring GRIN- DVD (Band House Gigs)
Nils Lofgren & Friends Live Acoustic - DVD (Vision)
Neil Young, Trans, Berlin(WB)
MTV Unplugged (Reprise)
Ringo Starr and the All-Starr Band (?)
Ringo Starr and the All-Starr Band, Live at Montreux (?)
Last Man Standing - DVD

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1976: Charlie and the Pep Boys

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Daddy's Girl (A&M)