The Ventures discography

The Ventures have released hundreds of albums, beginning with "Walk Don't Run" in (1960).

Studio albums

* (December 1960) "Walk Don't Run" ("Not the actual group on the front cover, but employees of Liberty Records substituting for The Ventures, who were on a promotional tour at the time")
* (July 1961) "The Ventures"
* (September 1961) "Another Smash!!!"
* (October 1961) "The Colorful Ventures"
* (January 1962) "Twist with the Ventures"
* (May 1962) "Twist Party, Volume 2"
* (August 1962) "Mashed Potatoes And Gravy"
* (November 1962) "Going to the Ventures' Dance Party!"
* (January 1963) "The Ventures Play "Telstar" and "The Lonely Bull"
* (April 1963) "Bobby Vee Meets the Ventures"
* (May 1963) "Surfing"
* (June 1963) "Ventures Play the Country Classics"
* (August 1963) "Let's Go!"
* (January 1964) "The Ventures In Space"
* (July 1964) "The Fabulous Ventures"
* (October 1964) "Walk, Don't Run, Vol. 2"
* (February 1965) "The Ventures Knock Me Out!"
* (1965) "Play Guitar, Vol. 1"
* (1965) "Play Guitar, Vol. 2"
* (1965) "Play Guitar, Vol. 3"
* (1965) "Play Guitar, Vol. 4: Play Electric Bass"
* (November 1965) "Christmas Album"
* (1965) "Adventures in Paradise"
* (February 1966) "Where the Action Is!"
* (March 1966) "The Ventures Play the "Batman" Theme"
* (1966) "All About the Ventures"
* (June 1966) "Go With the Ventures!"
* (September 1966) "Wild Things!"
* (February 1967) "Guitar Freakout"
* (June 1967) "Super Psychedelics"
* (December 1967) "$1,000,000 Weekend"
* (1967) "Play Guitar, Vol. 7"
* (1967) "Revolving Sounds"
* (May 1968) "Flights of Fantasy"
* (August 1968) "The Horse"
* (January 1969) "Underground Fire"
* (May 1969) "Hawaii Five-O"
* (December 1969) "Swamp Rock"
* (1970) "On the Scene"
* (October 1970) "10th Anniversary Album"
* (April 1971) "New Testament"
* (January 1972) "Theme from "Shaft"
* (March 1972) "Joy: Play the Classics"
* (September 1972) "Rock and Roll Forever"
* (April 1974) "Jim Croce Songbook"
* (1974) "Best of Pops Sounds"
* (July 1974) "The Ventures Play the Carpenters"
* (August 1975) "Now Playing"
* (1976) "Hollywood"
* (March 1976) "Rocky Road: The New Ventures"
* (1976) "Sunflower '76"
* (February 1977) "TV Themes"
* (1979) "Latin Album"
* (1980) "Chameleon"
* (1981) "60's Pops"
* (1982) "St. Lois Memory"
* (1982) "The Last Album on Liberty"
* (June 1983) "NASA 25th Anniversary Commemorative Album"
* (1996) "The Ventures Favorites"
* (1997) "Guitars on Mars"
* (1997) "Wild Again"
* (1998) "New Depths"
* (1999) "Walk Don't Run 2000" Nancy Sinatra vocal on "Kicks"
* (2001) "Plays Southern All Stars"
* (2002) "The Ventures Play the Greatest Instrumental Hits"
* (2002) "Christmas Joy"
* (2003) "Gold"
* (2004) "Ventures Forever"
* (2005) "Ventures a Go-Go"

Live albums

* (1965) "The Ventures in Japan"
* (1965) "The Ventures in Japan, Vol. 2"
* (1965) "The Ventures on Stage"
* (1967) "The Ventures on Stage Encore"
* (1968) "The Ventures Live, Again!"
* (1968) "The Ventures in Tokyo '68"
* (1970) "Live! The Ventures"
* (1971) "Pops in Japan '71"
* (1971) "The Ventures on Stage '71"
* (1972) "The Ventures on Stage '72"
* (1973) "Pops in Japan '73"
* (1973) "The Ventures on Stage '73"
* (1974) "The Ventures Special '74 on Japanese Tour"
* (1974) "The Ventures on Stage '74"
* (1975) "The Ventures on Stage '75"
* (1976) "The Ventures on Stage '76"
* (1977) "Live in Japan '77"
* (1980) "Super Live '80"
* (1981) "Live in L.A."
* (1984) "Original Members: Live in Japan"
* (1995) "Live in Japan '65"
* (1998) "On Stage Encore / The Ventures Live, Again!"
* (1999) "Ventures In Japan/Ventures In Japan, Vol. 2"
* (2001) "Live in Japan 2000"
* (2003) "In Japan Live-2000"
* (2004) "In Japan, Vol. 1-2"
* (2004) "Pops in Japan, Vol. 1-2"
* (2004) "Summer & Winter: Live"
* (2005) "Alive Five-O Hits Live"

Compilations

* (1963) "Tarantella / Memphis"
* (July 1966) "Running Strong"
* (1966) "The Versatile Ventures"
* (1967) "8 Miles High"
* (September 1967) "Golden Greats"
* (January 1968) "Guitar Genius of the Ventures"
* (1968) "Pops in Japan / Pops in Japan, Vol. 2"
* (October 1969) "Super Group"
* (March 1970) "More Golden Greats"
* (February 1971) "A Decade with the Ventures"
* (November 1971) "Ventures"
* (August 1973) "Only Hits"
* (1974) "Legendary Masters"
* (January 1975) "The Very Best of the Ventures"
* (1975) "15th Anniversary Album: 15 Years of Japanese Pops"
* (1975) "The Ventures' 15th Anniversary"
* (1976) "Early Sounds of the Ventures"
* (1977) "20 Greatest Hits"
* (December 1980) "Greatest Hits"
* (1980) "Rare Collections for Great Collectors"
* (1980) "The Best 10, Vol. 2"
* (1981) "The Ventures Greatest Hits"
* (1981) "The Very Best of the Ventures"
* (1983) "Heritage Series: Movie Themes"
* (1983) "Heritage Series: Spotlight"
* (1983) "The Ventures Today"
* (1986) "Best of the Ventures"
* (1986) "Television's Greatest Hits, Vol. 1"
* (1986) "The Collection"
* (1987) "Compact Ventures"
* (1987) "The Best of the Ventures"
* (1988) "Radical Guitars"
* (1989) "Christmas Classics"
* (1989) "Walk Don't Run: All Time Greatest Hits"
* (1990) "EP Collection"
* (1990) "Legendary Masters: The Best of the Ventures"
* (1990) "Walk--Don't Run: The Best of the Ventures"
* (1992) "Greatest Hits"
* (1992) "Legends of Rock 'n' Roll"
* (1992) "Only the Hits"
* (1992) "The Ventures Play Telstar / Ventures in Space"
* (1995) "Another Smash!!! / The Colourful Ventures"
* (1995) "Best of the Ventures"
* (1995) "Guitar Freakout / Super Psychedelics"
* (1995) "Hollywood's Hottest Hits"
* (1995) "Original"
* (1995) "Play the Carpenters / The Jim Croce Songbook"
* (1995) "Play the Hits"
* (1995) "Surfing"
* (1995) "Twist with the Ventures / The Ventures' Twist Party, Vol. 2"
* (1995) "Ventures A Go-Go / Where the Action Is!"
* (1995) "Walk Don't Run, Vol. 2 / Ventures Knock Me Out!"
* (1995) "Walk Don't Run / Ventures"
* (1996) "Another Smash!!! / Ventures"
* (1996) "Best of Pops Sounds / Go with the Ventures"
* (1996) "Flights of Fantasy / The Ventures in Space"
* (1996) "Flights of Fantasy / Underground Fire"
* (1996) "Go With the Ventures! / Batman Theme"
* (1996) "Greatest Hits"
* (1996) "Hawaii Five-O / Swamp Rock"
* (1996) "Joy! The Ventures Play the Classics / Latin Album"
* (1996) "Mashed Potatoes and Gravy / Going to the Ventures Dance Party!"
* (1996) "Super Psychedelics / $1,000,000 Weekend"
* (1996) "Surfing / Colorful Ventures"
* (1996) "Tele-Ventures: The Ventures Perform the Great TV Themes"
* (1996) "Underground Fire / Hollywood Metal Dynamic Sound 3000"
* (1996) "Walk Don't Run / Walk, Don't Run, Vol. 2"
* (1996) "Where the Action Is! / The Ventures Knock Me Out!"
* (1997) "36 All Time Greatest Hits"
* (1997) "Batman / TV Themes"
* (1997) "Guitar Freakout / Wild Things!"
* (1997) "In the Vaults"
* (1997) "Let's Go / Ventures Play the Country Classics"
* (1997) "Lonely Bull / $1,000,000 Weekend"
* (1997) "New Testament / More Golden Greats"
* (1997) "Play Guitar with the Ventures"
* (1997) "Play Guitar, Vol. 3 / Play Guitar, Vol. 4: Play Electric Bass"
* (1997) "Play Guitar, Vols. 1 & 2"
* (1997) "Rock and Roll Forever / Now Playing"
* (1997) "Swamp Rock / Hawaii Five-O"
* (1997) "TV Themes / Bobby Vee Meets the Ventures"
* (1997) "The Fabulous Ventures / The Ventures a Go-Go"
* (1997) "The Ventures"
* (1997) "Ventures on Stage / Surfing"
* (1997) "Wild Things! / Fabulous Ventures"
* (1998) "Classic 60's Themes"
* (1998) "EP Collection, Vol. 3"
* (1998) "Horse / New Testament"
* (1998) "On Stage Encore / The Ventures Live, Again!"
* (1998) "Play Guitar, Vols. 1-4 & 7"
* (1998) "Stars on Guitars"
* (1998) "The Night Has a Thousand Eyes / Bobby Vee Meets the Ventures"
* (1998) "Theme from Shaft / Rocky Road"
* (1999) "Golden Pops / Pops in Japan '71"
* (1999) "In the Vaults, Vol. 2"
* (1999) "Rock & Roll Forever / Rocky Road"
* (1999) "The Ventures"
* (1999) "The Ventures' 10th Anniversary Album / Only Hits"
* (1999) "Theme From Shaft / Horse"
* (1999) "Ventures In Japan / Ventures In Japan, Vol. 2"
* (2000) "Best of the Ventures: Walk Don't Run"
* (2000) "Gold"
* (2000) "Hawaii Five-O: Remixed Hits & More"
* (2000) "Play Screen Themes"
* (2000) "Story"
* (2000) "Ventures Gold, Vol. 2"
* (2001) "The Ultimate Collection"
* (2001) "The Ventures Play the Greatest Surfin' Hits of All Time"
* (2001) "Ventures Gold, Vol. 3"
* (2002) "Hyper Gold"
* (2002) "Surf Rock Anthology"
* (2002) "The Ventures Play the Greatest Instrumental Hits of All-Time"
* (2003) "All Time Greatest Hits"
* (2003) "Surfin' With the Ventures"
* (2003) "The Ventures Play the Greatest Instrumental Hits of All Time, Vol. 2"
* (2003) "Your Hit Parade 60's"
* (2004) "Best of, Vol. 1-2"
* (2004) "Guitar Legends"
* (2004) "In Japan, Vol. 1-2"
* (2004) "Pops a la Carte"
* (2004) "Pops in Japan, Vol. 1-2"
* (2004) "Sixties Guitar Party"
* (2004) "Super Deluxe"
* (2004) "Super Now"
* (2004) "Surfin' to Baja"
* (2004) "Walk Don't Run: Very Best Of"
* (2005) "10th Anniversary Album"
* (2005) "In the Vaults, Vol. 3"
* (2005) "Platinum Collection"
* (2005) "Ventures"
* (2007) "In the Vaults, Vol. 4"
* (2008) "The Very Best of the Ventures" (50 tracks on 2 CDs)

Videos

* (1966) "Live in Japan"
* (1980) "Concert UK"
* (1981) "Live in L.A."
* (1984) "Original Members: Live in Japan"
* (1984) "Golden hits"
* (1990) "Live in Japan '90"
* (2001) "Inside the Music: Surf's Up"
* (2004) "45th Anniversary Memorial Concert"
* (2004) "Live in Japan '93"
* (2005) "Beloved Invaders"

Box sets

* (1993) "Billboard Top Rock 'n' Roll Hits: 1957-1961"
* (1993) "Super Box of Rock, Vol. 2"
* (1995) "Rock Instrumental Classics, Vols. 1-5"
* (1996) "Cowabunga! The Surf Box"
* (1997) "36 All Time Greatest Hits"
* (1997) "Born to Be Wild"
* (1997) "Play Guitar with the Ventures"
* (1997) "The Ultimate History of Rock 'N' Roll Collection"
* (1998) "100 Jukebox Hits: 50's & 60's"
* (1998) "Yuletide Soiree Party Pack"
* (1999) "Endless Summer Legends, Vols. 1-3"
* (1999) "Hot Rod Box Set"
* (2000) "Brain in a Box: The Science Fiction Collection"

Singles

* (1959) "Cookies and Coke"
* (1959) "The Twomp"
* (1960) "Walk Don't Run" #2
* (1960) "Perfidia" #15
* (1961) "Ram-Bunk-Shush" #29
* (1961) "Lullaby of the Leaves" #69
* (1962) "Yellow Jacket"
* (1962) "Instant Guitars"
* (1962) "Lolita Ya-Ya" #61
* (1962) "The 2000 Pound Bee"
* (1963) "The Ninth Wave" #122
* (1963) "The Savage"
* (1963) "Journey to the Stars"
* (1964) "Fugitive" #126
* (1964) "Walk Don't Run '64" #8
* (1964) "Slaughter on Tenth Avenue" #35
* (1965) "Diamond Head" #70
* (1965) "Pedal Pusher"
* (1965) "Bird Rockers"
* (1965) "Sleigh Ride/Snowflakes (Greensleeves)"
* (1966) "Telstar" / Out of Limits
* (1968) "Flights of Fantasy"
* (1969) "Hawaii Five-0" #4
* (1970) "Changing Times"
* (1991) "Wipe Out"
* (1997) "Surf on Guitar Medley"

Soundtracks

* (1986) "Television's Greatest Hits, Vol. 1"
* (1993) "This Boy's Life"
* (1996) "Very Brady Sequel"
* (2000) "Cinemadness: Cool Songs From Hot Flicks"
* (2000) "Movie Madness: Cool Songs From Hot Flicks"
* (2000) "Tao of Steve"
* (2001) "61*"

See also

* The Ventures
* Hawaii Five-O
* Batman (TV series)
* Peter Gunn

External links

*
* [http://www.sandcastlevi.com/ventures/ventdisc.htm Sandcastle V.I.: Detailed Discography]


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