Beside Myself (Ray Stevens album)

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Beside Myself
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Studio album by
LabelMCA #42303
ProducerRay Stevens
Ray Stevens chronology
I Never Made a Record I Didn't Like
Beside Myself
Funny Man

Beside Myself was Ray Stevens' twenty-sixth studio album and his sixth for MCA Records, released in 1989. It includes the singles "I Saw Elvis in a UFO" and "There's a Star Spangled Banner." The album was also his last for MCA Records before he moved to Curb Records for his next studio album, 1990's Lend Me Your Ears.

A repackaged version of this album, Ray Stevens — At His Best (MCAC-20695 cassette, MCAD-20695 CD), was released on December 18, 1992 with most of the same tracks in a different order, eliminating the tracks "Bad Dancin'" and "I Used to Be Crazy."[1] A different version of At His Best, with all ten tracks from Beside Myself in the original order, is available on iTunes.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Your Bozo’s Back Again"
  2. "Another Fine Mess"
  3. "Marion Michael Morrison"
  4. "Butterfly Inside a Coupe de Ville"
  5. "There’s a Star-Spangled Banner"
  6. "I Saw Elvis in a UFO"
  7. "The Woogie Boogie"
  8. "Stuck on You"
  9. "Bad Dancin’"
  10. "I Used to Be Crazy"

All songs written by Ray Stevens and C.W. Kalb, Jr.; “Bad Dancin’”, co-written by Cinde Borup and Bruce Innis.[2]


Compiled from liner notes.[2]

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (1989) Peak
U.S. Billboard Top Country Albums 51

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Ray Stevens -- At His Best at Ray Archived January 5, 2009, at the Wayback Machine
  2. ^ a b Beside Myself (cassette insert). Ray Stevens. MCA Records. 1989. MCAC-42303.CS1 maint: others (link)