In his native United States, between 2004 and 2022, Scott Cooley has released a core catalog of 11 full-length long-playing studio albums that have been distributed worldwide, each of which have been made available both as stereo compact discs, and as digital downloads in various formats, with each individual song also made available as a downloadable single. The released catalog includes 144 total songs, 3 public domain covers, 2 instrumentals, 141 originals, and 139 originals with lyrics, all of which were released on June 21st in even-numbered years. Also available is one free holiday covers compilation.
About This Discography
The table above on this page serves as an index to album pages via album title links that take you to detailed individual pages for each album. The album pages include streamable songs, track listings, descriptions, genres, and artwork.
From those, you are then able to click song title links to view details about each individual song appearing on them. The song pages cover the lyrics, instrumentation, personnel, and stories behind the songs.
Amazon CD buy buttons are on the album, song and store pages, but are also provided in the bottom section of this page below.
Personnel and Instrumentation
Scott’s lovely wife Lenore Cooley has been credited with several appearances as a session musician performer on accordion, three on backing vocals, two on marimba, two on keyboard, one on flute, one co-written song, and as a contributor to the cover art.
Scott did everything else - songwriting (words and music), arranging, producing, performing of vocals & instruments, recording, engineering, mixing, mastering, CD art design, video production, direct distribution to Amazon, Google Play Music, YouTube Music, Bandcamp & more. Other stores (such as Apple Music and Spotify) have been distributed to via aggregators such as TuneCore and CDBaby.
Scott sings lead, background and harmony vocals, acoustic rhythm, lead and slide guitars, acoustic bass guitar, piano, organ, ukulele, mandolin, harmonica, marimba, drums and percussion (including djembe, bhodran, maracas, castanets, congas/bongos, tambourine, washboard, and cowbell), hand claps, finger snaps, and whistling.
Album & Song Pages
The recording location is always Scott's home studio Scott Cooley Music Productions (currently in Grand Blanc, Michigan), and the dates are always the two years leading up to the release from the last one. Each album's page in this site lists further details such as cover photo credits, and from each of those, there are subpages for each song which display lyrics and other details such as behind the music descriptions and international standard code numbers.