Just for the Record (Ray Stevens album)

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Just for the Record
Studio album by
ReleasedMarch 1976[1]
LabelWarner Bros.
ProducerRay Stevens
Ray Stevens chronology
Both Sides of Ray Stevens
Just for the Record
Feel the Music

Just for the Record was Ray Stevens' thirteenth studio album and his first for Warner Bros. Records, released in 1976. For this album, Stevens specializes particularly in the music genre of country. Joe Cocker's hit "You Are So Beautiful" is the only cover song on the album. "You Are So Beautiful" and "Honky Tonk Waltz" are two singles lifted from the album.

Track listing[edit]

Side One
1."Cornball"Ray Stevens3:11
2."Gimme a Smile"Toni Wine2:59
3."Once in a While"Lamar Hill3:26
4."One and Only You"Buddy Kalb2:51
5."You Are So Beautiful"Billy Preston, Bruce Fisher2:24
Side Two
1."Can't Stop Dancin' (Captain & Tennille song)"Ray Stevens, John Pritchard3:16
2."OM"Ray Stevens4:29
3."One Man Band"Ray Stevens3:00
4."Country Licks"Layng Martine, Jr.2:47
5."Honky Tonk Waltz"Paul Craft2:45

Album credits[edit]

  • Arranged and Produced by: Ray Stevens
  • Recorded at Ray Stevens Sound Laboratory, Nashville
  • Engineer: Tom Knox
  • Art Direction, Photography by: Ed Thrasher


Album - Billboard (North America)

Year Chart Position
1976 Billboard Top Country Albums 34

Singles - Billboard (North America)

Year Single Chart Position
1976 "You Are So Beautiful" Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks 16
1976 "You Are So Beautiful" Canadian RPM Country Tracks 17
1976 "You Are So Beautiful" Bubbling Under Hot 100 Singles 101
1976 "Honky Tonk Waltz" Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks 27
1976 "Honky Tonk Waltz" Canadian RPM Country Tracks 38


  1. ^ "Ray Stevens Discography". LP Discography. Retrieved April 24, 2011.