Loudon Wainwright III (b 1946)

Canadian singer-songwriter.

(Loudon is the father of Rufus Wainwright by Kate McGarrigle)


Loudon Wainwright III1971 
[Reissue]2006 Collector's choice
Album II1971 
[Reissue]2006 Collector's Choice
Album III1973 CBS 
Attempted Moustache1974 CBS
[Reissue] 1998  
Unrequited1975 CBS
Final Exam1978  
Fame and Wealth1983  
I'm Alright1985 Rounder
More Love Songs1986 
[Reissue]2003 Diablo
History1992 Virgin
Career Moves (live)1993 
Grown Man1995 
Little Ship1997 
Social Studies1999 
Last Man on Earth2001 Evangeline
So Damn Happy (Live)2003 
Here Come The Choppers2005 Evangeline
Strange Wierdos: Music From and Inspired By the Film Knocked Up 2007Universal Classics
High, Wide and Handsome: Charlie Poole Project (2 CDs)2009 Proper
10 Songs For The New Depression2010  

Multi-volume Albums.

Dead Skunk: The Complete Columbia Years (2 CDs) (*) 2007Acadia?
T-shirt/ Final Exam (2 CDs)2007 Acadia?

(*  "Album III", "Attempted Moustache" and "Unrequited")


One Man Guy (The Best of Loudon Wainwright III)(1983-1986)1994 Music Club  
The BBC Session1998 Strange Fruit 

Live Albums.

Title. year. Label. number.
A Live One (live) 1978Rounder  Rounder 3050 
[Reissue]1999 Rounder  

Various artists - Rogue's Gallery: Pirate Ballads, Sea Songs and Chanteys.

Album title. year Label. Number.
Pirate Ballads, Sea Songs and Chanteys (*) 2006 Anti- G817-2

(* two tracks only: "Turkish Revelry" and "Good Ship Venus". Backing vocals on ""Fathom the Bowl")


Dead Skunk/ Needless to Say1973  
Say That You Love Me/ New Paint1973  
Cardboard Boxes/ Colours1985  
Unhappy Anniversary/ The Acid Song1986  
Your Mother and I/ At The End of a Long Lovely Day1987  
T.S.D.H.A.V (This Song Don't Have A Video)/ Nice Guys1989  

Last updated on 31/07/2010