We have all heard of Donny Osmond haven’t we? But, can you remember all of Donny Osmond songs that made it into the charts? Let’s take a look below and stir some memories for you. I will add a bit of history of Donny first.
Donald Clark Osmond was born on the 9th of December 1957 in Ogden, Utah in the US, one of 7 sons and one daughter born to Olive and George Osmond. Along with his brothers Alan, Jay, Merrill and Wayne the Osmonds were formed, they were also known as the Osmond Brothers.
Donny Osmond became a teenage heartthrob to millions of girls in the early 70s. Along with David Cassidy and David Essex they were seen on the covers of all the teenagers magazines during that period.
He has had 9 top 30 solo singles in the UK, plus 4 with his sister Marie. Donny also had hits with his brothers in the Osmonds.
Donny Osmond – Singles
I will list the song title, the year released and the chart position reached in the UK and where applicable the US.
- Sweet And Innocent (1971) No. 7 in the US
- Go Away Little Girl (1971) No. 1 in the US
- Hey Girl (1971) No. 9 in the US
- Puppy Love (1972) (1) (3)
- Too Young (1972) (5) (13)
- Why (1972) (3) (13)
- The Twelfth Of Never (1973) (1) (8)
- Young Love (1973) (1) (23)
- When I Fall In Love (1973) (4) (14)
- Where Did All The Good Times Go (1974) (18)
- I Have A Dream (1975) No. 50 in the US
- C’Mon Marianne (1976) No.38 in the US
- Soldier Of Love (1988) (29) (2)
- Sacred Emotion (1989) No. 13 in the US
- My Love Is A Fire (1990) No. 21 in the US
- Breeze On By (2004) (8)
Donny Osmond – Studio Albums
I will name the album, the year released and chart position reached in the UK and where applicable the US
- The Donny Osmond Album (1971) No. 13 in the US
- To You With Love, Donny (1971) No. 12 in the US
- Portrait Of Donny (1972) (5) (6)
- Too Young (1972) (7) (11)
- Alone Together (1973) (6) (26)
- A Time For Us (1973) (4) (58)
- Donny (1974) (16) (57)
- This Is The Moment (2001) (10) (64)
- Somewhere In Time (2002) (12)
- What I Meant To Say (2004) (26)
- Love Songs Of The 70s (2007) (7) (27)
- The Soundtrack Of My Life (2014) (17)
Donny also had 1 greatest hits album that made the chart in the UK in (2008) called From Donny… With Love that reached No. 8.
Donny & Marie
Donny also had hits singles with his sister Marie as well as a television show together, who remembers that? I will list the song, year released and the chart position reached in the UK and if applicable the US.
- I’m Leavin’ It (All) Up To You (1974) (2) (4)
- Morning Side Of The Mountain (1974) (6) (8)
- Make The World Go Away (1975) (18) (44)
- Deep Purple (1974) (25) (14)
- Ain’t Nothing Like The Real Thing (1976) No. 21 in the US
- (You’re My) Soul And Inspiration (1977) No. 38 in the US
- On The Shelf (1978) No. 38 in the US
They also had 4 albums that made the top 50 in the UK
- I’m Leaving It All Up To You (1974) (13) (35)
- Make The World Go Away (1975) (30) (133)
- Featuring Songs From Their Television Show (1976) (48) (57)
- Donny & Marie (2009) (41)
Donny Osmond and The Osmonds
Donny and his brothers chalked up 10 top 40 singles in the UK plus a few more in the US. They also had 6 albums that made the chart in the early 70s.
I will list the singles first. I will name the song, The year released and the position reached in the UK and where applicable the US.
- One Bad Apple (1970) No. 1 in the US
- Double Lovin’ (1971) No. 14 in the US
- Yo-Yo (1971) No. 3 in the US
- Down By The Lazy River (1972) (40) (4)
- Hold Her Tight (1972) No. 14 in the US
- Crazy Horses (1972) (2) (14)
- Goin’ Home (1973) (4) (36)
- Let Me In (1973) (2) (36)
- I Can’t Stop (1974) (12)
- Love Me For A Reason (1974) (1) (10)
- Having A Party (1975) (28)
- The Proud One (1975) (5) (22)
- I’m Still Gonna Need You (1975) (32)
- I Can’t Live A Dream (1976) (37) (46)
- Osmonds (1970) No. 14 in the US
- Homemade (1971) No. 22 in the US
- Phase III (1972) No. 10 in the US
- The Osmonds Live (1972) (13) (13)
- Crazy Horses (1972) (9) (14)
- The Plan (1973) (6) (58)
- Love Me For A Reason (1974) (13) (47)
- The Proud One (1975) (19)
- Around The World: Live In Concert (1975) (41)
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I hope you enjoyed this little look at Donny Osmond and his songs with his sister and brothers. Let me know your favourite in the comment box below.
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