Don Gibson was a gifted songwriter of the Nashville Sound era, and brought renewed popularity to country music through his tales of love and heartbreak. Gibson composed over 200 songs; some were covered by many artists, including legends such as Patsy Cline, Ray Charles, Peggy Lee, and Roy Orbison.
Don Gibson was also a prolific recording artist, with 504 masters in 132 sessions. All recordings are catalogued and cross-referenced in this discography, with issues by date and format. Indexes of songs, composers and session personnel are available. Several radio transcriptions and media performances are included in this discography. In total, there are approximately 600 recorded performances of Don Gibson listed within this discography.
Labels and formats are reported with issue titles, although catalogue prefixes are ignored. Albums of simultaneous mono and stereo issue are displayed using the stereo catalogue number. Foreign singles are ignored unless it's an original release, or if it contains different performances than the domestic issue. Various artist compilations are listed only if the issue is from an original label, or if a rare performance is included. Reissues are only mentioned in the notes of the first release, unless the programming or track sequence differs from the original; audiophile reissues are another exception. Digital downloads that contain rare performances not available on CD are listed in a separate page. Issues after 2013 are reported only if the compilation was produced by a reputable label, or if rare material is included.
This discography was generated using BRIAN, Steve Albin's software application for the creation of discographies.