The Osmonds Live
Live album by
ReleasedJune 5, 1972
RecordedDecember 4, 1971; The Forum, Los Angeles, California
ProducerAlan Osmond, Michael Lloyd
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The Osmonds Live is the first live album by The Osmonds and was released in 1972. It reached No. 13 on the Billboard 200 on July 29, 1972.[2] The album was certified Gold by the RIAA on December 30, 1972.

Track listing

1."Motown Special: My World Is Empty Without You/I'm Gonna Make You Love Me/I Can't Get Next to You"Holland–Dozier–Holland/Kenneth Gamble, Jerry Ross/Norman Whitfield, Barrett Strong4:32
2."Double Lovin'"Mickey Buckins, George Jackson1:59
3."Your Song"Elton John, Bernie Taupin2:34
4."Sweet and Innocent"Rick Hall, Billy Sherrill3:00
5."You've Lost That Lovin' Feelin'"Phil Spector, Barry Mann, Cynthia Weil3:33
6."Proud Mary/Free"John Fogerty5:56
7."Go Away Little Girl"Gerry Goffin, Carole King2:10
8."Sometimes I Feel Like a Motherless Child/Where Could I Go But to the Lord?"Traditional/James B. Coats3:48
9."We Gotta Live Together"Buddy Miles4:30
10."Trouble/I Got a Woman"Jerry Leiber, Mike Stoller2:18
11."Hey Girl"Gerry Goffin, Carole King2:50
12."Down by the Lazy River"Alan Osmond, Merrill Osmond2:50
13."Yo-Yo"Joe South2:20
14."One Bad Apple"George Jackson2:30




Chart (1972) Peak
Australian Albums (Kent Music Report)[3] 57
Canadian Albums (RPM)[4] 8
UK Albums (OCC)[5] 13
US Billboard 200[6] 13


Region Certification Certified units/sales
United States (RIAA)[7] Gold 500,000^

^ Shipments figures based on certification alone.


  1. ^ The Osmonds Live at AllMusic
  2. ^ Osmonds 1972 Timeline
  3. ^ Kent, David (1993). Australian Chart Book 1970–1992 (doc). Australian Chart Book, St Ives, NSW. ISBN 0-646-11917-6. ((cite book)): |format= requires |url= (help)
  4. ^ "RPM: The Osmonds (albums)". RPM Magazine. Archived from the original on April 13, 2017. Retrieved April 13, 2017.
  5. ^ "The Osmonds Chart History". Official Charts Company. Retrieved April 13, 2017.
  6. ^ "The Osmonds US Chart History". Billboard. Retrieved April 13, 2017.
  7. ^ "American album certifications – The Osmonds – The Osmonds 'Live'". Recording Industry Association of America.