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The Partridge Family albums



THE PARTRIDGE FAMILY ALBUM
Released November 1970, Bell Records

Side 1:
Brand New Me (Wes Farrell/Eddie Singleton)
Point Me In the Direction of Albuquerque (Tony Romeo)
Bandala (Wes Farrell/Eddie Singleton)
I Really Want To Know You (Barry Mann/Cynthia Weil)
Only A Moment Ago (Terry Cashman/Tommy West)
I Can Hear Your Heartbeat (Wes Farrell/Jim Cretecos/Mike Appel)

Side 2:
Iím On the Road (Barry Mann/Cynthia Weil)
To Be Lovers (Mark Charron)
Somebody Wants To Love You (Wes Farrell/Jim Cretecos/Mike Appel)
I Think I Love You (Tony Romeo)
Singing My Song (Wes Farrell/Diane Hildebrand)

Original LP included a color photo of the Partridge Family. The album hit no. 4 in the US on Nov. 7, 1970 and stayed on the charts for 36 weeks.
The Japanese issue had a color gatefold cover, a poster, lyrics/liner notes and several different pictures.

Catalog numbers:
USA: Bell 6050
United Kingdom: SBLL 140
Japan: Bell 68002
Malaysia: SCSL 3035 (on EMI/Stateside)

Rereleased on CD:
in 1993 on Razor & Tie (RE 2012)
in 2000 on Buddha Records 
(74465 99747 2) (remastered)
 


UP TO DATE
Released February 1971, Bell Records

Side 1:
Iíll Meet You Halfway (Wes Farrell/Gerry Goffin)
You Are Always On My Mind (Tony Romeo)
Doesnít Somebody Want To Be Wanted (Wes Farrell/Jim Cretecos/Mike Appel)
Iím Here, Youíre Here (Wes Farrell/Gerry Goffin)
Umbrella Man (Wes Farrell/Jim Cretecos/Mike Appel)
Lay It On The Line (Wes Farrell/David Cassidy)

Side 2:
Morning Rider On the Road (Tony Romeo)
Thatíll Be the Day (Tony Romeo)
Thereís No Doubt In My Mind (Wes Farrell/Gerry Goffin)
Sheíd Rather Have the Rain (Terry Cashman/T.P. West)
Iíll Leave Myself A Little Time (Steve Dossick)

Original LP included a Partridge Family bookcover. It hit no. 3 on April 3, 1971, and stayed on the charts 23 weeks. "Up To Date" became the best selling Partridge Family album ever.

Catalog numbers:
USA: Bell 6059
United Kingdom: SBLL 143

Rereleased on CD:
in 1993 on Razor & Tie (RE 2013)
in 2000 on Buddha Records 
(74465 99750 2) (remastered)


SOUND MAGAZINE
Released August 1971, Bell Records

Side 1:
One Night Stand (Wes Farrell/Paul Anka)
Brown Eyes (Wes Farrell/Danny Janssen)
Echo Valley 2-6809 (Kathy Cooper/Rupert Holmes)
You Donít Have To Tell Me (Tony Romeo)
Rainmaker (Wes Farrell/Jim Cretecos/Mike Appel)
Iím On My Way Back Home (Bobby Hart/Jack Keller)

Side 2:
Summer Days (Tony Romeo)
I Would Have Loved You Anyway (Tony Romeo)
Twenty-Four Hours A Day (Wes Farrell/Danny Janssen)
I Woke Up In Love This Morning (Irwin Levine/L. Russel Brown)
Love Is All That I Ever Needed (Wes Farrell/David Cassidy)

Originally titled The New Partridge Family Album, but was changed prior to release. Hit no. 9 on the US charts on September 4, 1971 and stayed on the charts for 22 weeks. Hit no. 14 in the UK.

Catalog numbers:
USA: Bell 6064
United Kingdom: Bells 206
Brazil: 2308 005 (says A Família Dó-Ré-Mi on the cover)
Taiwan: FL-2108 (First Record) (has same front cover, but has very flimsy paper. Has lyrics on the back.)

Rereleased on CD:
in 1993 on Razor & Tie (RE 2021)
in 2000 on Buddha Records 
(74465 99749 2) (remastered)


A PARTRIDGE FAMILY CHRISTMAS CARD
Released November 1971, Bell Records

Side 1:
My Christmas Card To You (Tony Romeo)
White Christmas (Irving Berlin)
Santa Claus Is Coming To Town (J. Fred Coots/Haven Gillespie)
Blue Christmas (Billy Hayes/Jay Johnson)
Jingle Bells (Trad., Arranged by Wes Farrell)
The Christmas Song (Mel Torme/Robert Wells)

Side 2:
Rockiní Around the Christmas Tree (Johnny Marks)
Winter Wonderland (Felix Bernhard)
Frosty the Snowman (Steve Nelson/Jack Rollins)
Sleigh Ride (Leroy Anderson/Mitchell Parish)
Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas (Hugh Martin/Ralph Blane)

Original LP included a real Christmas Card, enclosed in a red envelope, that was tucked into a slot on the front cover. Later issues merely printed a picture of the card on the front cover.

Catalog numbers:
USA: Bell 6066
United Kingdom: Bells 214

Rereleased on CD:
in 1992 on Razor & Tie (RE 2006)
in 1999 on Arista Records/BMG 
(75517 45674 2)

Japanese cover:


SHOPPING BAG
Released March 1972, Bell Records

Side 1:
Girl, You Make My Day (Tommy Boyce/Bobby Hart)
Every Little Bit Oí You(Irwin Levine/L. Russel Brown)
Something New Got Old (Wes Farrell/Bobby Hart)
Am I Losing You (Irwin Levine/L. Russel Brown)
Last Night (Wes Farrell/Tony Romeo)
Itís All In Your Mind (Johnny Cymbal/Peggy Clinger)

Side 2:
Hello, Hello (Wes Farrell/Tony Romeo)
Thereíll Come A Time (David Cassidy)
If You Ever Go (Wes Farrell/Tony Romeo)
Every Song Is You (Terry Cashman/Tommy West)
Itís One Of Those Nights (Yes Love) (Tony Romeo)

Original album included a real plastic Partridge Family shopping bag. Hit no. 18 on the US charts on April 1, 1972 and stayed on the charts for 7 weeks. British version had cover variations and did not include shopping bag.

Catalog numbers:
USA: Bell 6072
United Kingdom: Bells 212

Rereleased on CD:
in 1993 on Razor & Tie (RE 2022)


AT HOME WITH THEIR GREATEST HITS
Released June 1972, Bell Records

Side 1:
I Think I Love You (Tony Romeo)
Iíll Meet You Halfway (Wes Farrell/Gerry Goffin)
Itís One of Those Nights (Tony Romeo)
Echo Valley 2-6809 (Kathy Cooper/Rupert Holmes)
I Woke Up In Love This Morning (Irwin Levine/L. Russel Brown)
I Can Feel Your Heartbeat (Wes Farrell/Jim Cretecos/Mike Appel)

Side 2:
Doesnít Somebody Want To Be Wanted (Wes Farrell/Jim Cretecos/Mike Appel)
Am I Losing You (Irwin Levine/L. Russel Brown)
Brown Eyes (Wes Farrell/Danny Janssen)
Sheíd Rather Have the Rain (Terry Cashman/T.P. West)
Breaking Up Is Hard To Do (N. Sedaka/H. Greenfield)

Includes 10 previously issued tracks as well as the single "Breaking Up Is Hard To Do." Hit no. 21 on October 7, 1972 in the US and stayed on the charts for 20 weeks.

Catalog number:
USA: Bell 1107


NOTEBOOK
Released November 1972, Bell Records

Side 1:
Friend And A Lover (Wes Farrell/Danny Janssen/Bobby Hart)
Walking In the Rain (Barry Mann/Phil Spector/Cynthia Weil)
Take Good Care of Her (Danny Janssen/Bobby Hart)
Together Weíre Better (Tony Romeo/Ken Jacobson)
Looking Through the Eyes of  Love (Barry Mann/Cynthia Weil)
Maybe Someday (Austin Roberts/John Michael Hill)

Side 2:
We Gotta Get Out Of This Place (Barry Mann/Cynthia Weil)
Storybook Love (Wes Farrell/Adam Miller)
Love Must Be the Answer (Wes Farrell/Peggy Clinger/Johnny Cymbal)
Somethingís Wrong (Wes Farrell/Danny Janssen/Bobby Hart)
As Long As Youíre There (Adam Miller)

The cover of the original US album did not have a photo on it; it looked just like a piece of plain white notebook paper. The British version had a color photo on the cover. The Japanese cover still has notebook lines, but has a big group shot of the family with a red background. Totally different from US and British issues. The album reached no. 41 on the Billboard album chart.

Catalog numbers:
USA: Bell 1111
United Kingdom: Bells 220
Holland: Bell 2308 055
Japan: BLPM-13

Rereleased on CD:
in 2000 on Buddha Records 
(74465 99748 2) (remastered)

British cover:

Japanese cover:


CROSSWORD PUZZLE
Released March 1973, Bell Records

Side 1:
One Day At A Time (Terry Cashman/Tommy West)
Sunshine (Wes Farrell/Danny Janssen/Bobby Hart)
As Long As Thereís You (Tony Romeo)
Itís A Long Way To Heaven (Mark James)
Now That You Got Me Where You Want Me (Wes Farrell/Danny Janssen/Bobby Hart)
It Means Iím In Love With You (Tony Romeo/Ralph Landis)

Side 2:
Come On Love (Terry Cashman/Tommy West)
I Got Your Love All Over Me (Johnny Cymbal/Peggy Clinger)
Let Your Love Go (Wes Farrell/Danny Janssen/Bobby Hart)
It Sounds Like Youíre Saying Hello (Terry Cashman/Tommy West)
Itís You (Johnny Cymbal/Peggy Clinger)

Inner sleeve of original LP included the answers to the crossword printed on the cover. Last Partridge Family album to chart in the US, peaking at no. 167. British version has cover variations. Taiwan issue has slight cover variations and comes in flimsy paper sleeve. Japan issue has a portrait of David Cassidy on the front cover, and is totally different.

Catalog numbers:
USA: Bell 1122
United Kingdom: Bells 234
Japan: BLPM-17
Taiwan: FL-2375 (First Record)

 


BULLETIN BOARD
Released October 1973, Bell Records

Side 1:
Money Money (Wes Farrell/Danny Janssen/Bobby Hart)
Roller Coaster (Mark James)
Lookiní For A Good Time (Wes Farrell/Danny Janssen/Bobby Hart)
Oh No, Not My Baby (Goffin/King)
I Wouldnít Put Nothiní Over On You (Wes Farrell/Danny Janssen/Bobby Hart)
Where Do We Go From Here (Mark James)

Side 2:
How Long Is Too Long (Bahler/Asher)
Iíll Never Get Over You (Tony Romeo)
Alone Too Long (James/Weil)
I Heard You Singing Your Song (Barry Mann)
Thatís the Way It Is With You (Harriet Schoch)

Last regular Partridge Family studio album. Japanese issue is totally different from the US issue. Taiwan issue has slight cover variations and comes in flimsy paper sleeve.

Catalog numbers:
USA: Bell 1137
Taiwan: FL-2424 (First Records)

Japanese cover:


THE PARTRIDGE FAMILY
Also known as the Laurie House Album
Released in 1973, Laurie House

Side A Record 1
Somebody Wants To Love You
Cherish
Could It Be Forever
How Can I Be Sure
Rock Me Baby

Side B Record 1
I Think I Love You
Doesn't Somebody Want To Be Wanted
I'll Meet You Halfway
I Woke Up In Love This Morning
It's One Of Those Nights

Side C Record 2
Am I Losing You
Breaking Up Is Hard To Do
Looking Through The Eyes Of Love
Friend And Lover
That'll Be The Day

Side D Record 2
Every Song Is You
Twenty Four Hours A Day
Love Is All I Ever Needed
Point Me In The Direction Of Albuquerque
I Can Feel Your Heartbeat

Double-album, which included 20 already issued David Cassidy/Partridge Family songs, that was sold through mail-order TV ads.

Catalog number:
USA: LH 3014


THE WORLD OF THE PARTRIDGE FAMILY
Released April 1974, Bell Records

Side 1:
I Think I Love You
Point Me In the Direction of Albuquerque
Sheís Rather Have the Rain
I Really Want To Know You
Itís One Of Those Nights

Side 2:
Doesnít Somebody Want To Be Wanted
Hello, Hello
I Can Feel Your Heartbeat
Echo Valley 2-6809
Breaking Up Is Hard To Do

Side 3:
Iíll Meet You Halfway
Oh No, Not My Baby
Brown Eyes
Walking In the Rain
Only A Moment Ago

Side 4:
I Woke Up In Love This Morning
Friend And A Lover
Am I Losing You
Roller Coaster
Looking Through the Eyes of Love

This double album, the last Partridge Family album put out by Bell, features 20 already-released Partridge Family songs. This album was renumbered as Arista 4021 when Bell changed into Arista in 1976. No new copies were printed, however - existing copies were merely shipped under the new Arista code number. Only albums released in 1974 were renumbered. David's solo LPs likewise were also renumbered.

Catalog number:
USA: Bell 1319
 


GREATEST HITS
Released in 1989, Arista Records

Come On Get Happy (D. Janssen/W. Farrell)
I Think I Love You
Doesnít Somebody Want To Be Wanted
Iíll Meet You Halfway
I Woke Up In Love This Morning
Cherish
Itís One Of those Nights
I Can Feel Your Heartbeat
Am I Losing You
Could It Be Forever
Point Me In the Direction of Albuquerque
Echo Valley 2-6809
Summer Days
Looking Through The Eyes Of Love
How Long Is Too Long
One Night Stand

Released only on cassette and compact disc. Contains 16 songs, including the Partridge Family theme song "Come On Get Happy," which was never featured on an album and two David Cassidy songs: "Cherish" and "Could It Be Forever." Has liner notes by Danny Bonaduce and a Partridge Family trivia quiz.

Catalog number:
CD: ARCD 8604
Cassette: AC 8604


DAVID CASSIDYíS PARTRIDGE FAMILY FAVORITES
Released in 1998 as a limited edition, Slamajama Records

I Think I Love You (Tony Romeo)
Point Me In the Direction of Albuquerque (Tony Romeo)
Doesnít Somebody Want To Be Wanted (Mike Appel/Jim Cretecos/Wes Farrell)
Iíll Meet You Halfway (Gerry Goffin/Wes Farrell)
I Woke Up In Love This Morning (Lawrence Russell Brown/Irwin Levine)
Itís One Of Those Nights (Tony Romeo)
Am I Losing You (Lawrence Russell Brown/Irwin Levine)
Looking Through the Eyes Of Love (Barry Mann/Cynthia Weil)
Warm My Soul (Joerey Ortiz)
Itís Time I Knew You Better (Terry Cashman/Tommy West)
Sweetness (David Cassidy)
Mystical Lady (David Cassidy)

Limited edition CD only available online or on TV for a limited time. The CD accompanied David's solo album "Old Trick, New Dog" during the campaign. The CD includes 4 songs never previously released.

Catalog number:
812-2


THE DEFINITIVE COLLECTION
Released January 11, 2000 on Arista Records

I Think I Love You
I Woke Up In Love This Morning
I'll Meet You Halfway
Doesn't Somebody Want To Be Wanted
Cherish
It's One of Those Nights (Yes Love)
Am I Losing You
I Am A Clown
Could It Be Forever
How Can I Be Sure
Breaking Up is Hard To Do
Rock Me Baby
Point Me in the Direction of Albuquerque
Looking Through the Eyes of Love
Friend and a Lover
Daydreamer
If I Didn't Care
Walking In the Rain
Some Kind of a Summer
Please Please Me

The Australian version has 4 bonus tracks:
The Puppy Song
Darlin'
Get It Up For Love
I Write The Songs

Catalog number:
United Kingdom: 07822-14640-2
Australia: 74321 785602 (Released in 2001)
 

RARITIES:


THE PARTRIDGE FAMILY GREATEST HITS
Released in 1973 in England, Bell Records

Includes a different song line-up and a totally different cover than the first US greatest hits issue.

Catalog number:
Bells 227
 

THE PARTRIDGE FAMILY CHRISTMAS ALBUM
Released in 1974 in England, Sounds Superb Records

Same songs as the US issue and regular British Bell issue (Bells 214), but has different cover.

Catalog number:
SPR-90034

ONLY A MOMENT AGO
Released in 1974 in England, Sounds Superb Records

Same songs as the US and British versions of the The Partridge Family Album, but it has a different cover.

Catalog number:
SPR-90084

LO MEJOR DE LA FAMILIA PARTRIDGE
Released in Mexico, Bell Records

Same songs as At Home With Their Greatest Hits, but they're in a different order. Cover is totally different, too.

Catalog number:
Bell 27004

PARTRIDGE FAMILY GREATEST HITS
Released in Japan, Bell Records

Same picture as the British greatest hits album, but picture takes up the whole cover (there's no musical notes surrounding the picture). Doesn't say "Starring David Cassidy."

Catalog number:
Bell 66008
 

PARTRIDGE FAMILY GOLD DISC
Released in Japan, Bell Records

Same picture as Japan and British greatest hits album, but it's more of closeup. Contains 14 songs.

Catalog number:
BLPN-2

PACK 20
Released in Japan in 1974, Bell Records

This single album contains 20 hits by the Partridge Family and David Cassidy. Comes packed in a beautiful gatefold cover, with liner notes, song lyrics and a color poster.

Catalog number:
BLPQ-1

Thanks to Mark Wyckoff and DISCoveries magazine for the information and help to put this page together. Some images used on this page are courtesy of Alexandre Pimental da Silva and other contributors to The Record Room of The Downunder David Cassidy Fansite. Please do not use them without prior consent of the website owner.

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