Hum It

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Hum It
Studio album by Ray Stevens
Released March 11, 1997
Recorded Ray Stevens Sound Studios, Nashville, Tennessee
Genre Comedy
Label MCA
Producer Ray Stevens
Ray Stevens chronology
All-Time Hits
(1996)
Hum It
(1997)
The Streak
(1997)

Hum It is the thirtieth studio album by Ray Stevens, released in 1997 on the MCA Records label. It was his seventh album for MCA and was recorded at the Ray Stevens Sound Studios in Nashville, Tennessee. The album was arranged and produced by Ray Stevens. J.D. Sumner made a guest appearance as Mama on the track "Mama Sang Bass." Three singles were lifted from the album, "Mama Sang Bass," "Too Drunk to Fish," and "Virgil and the Moonshot," all of which failed to chart.

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "R.V."   C.W. Kalb, Jr. 4:45
2. "I'll Be in Atlanta"   C.W. Kalb, Jr. 3:43
3. "Virgil and the Moonshot"   C.W. Kalb, Jr., Gary Sowell, Glenn Fortner 4:15
4. "She Loves Elvis Better Than Me"   Luther Crabb 2:53
5. "Sunday Morning"   C.W. Kalb, Jr. 3:03
6. "Too Drunk to Fish"   Glenn A. Fortner, C.W. Kalb, Jr. 3:33
7. "Mama Sang Bass"   Carl Perkins, Luther Crabb 3:21
8. "My Neighbor"   Ken Gibbons, C.W. Kalb, Jr. 3:59
9. "It Ain't Over Til It's Over"   William Polk, Verlon Thompson 2:38
10. "How Much Does It Cost to Fly to Albuquerque"   C.W. Kalb, Jr. 4:16

Musicians[edit]

  • Ray Stevens - lead vocals, keyboard
  • John Clausi - guitar
  • Theresa Fanning - bass
  • Barry Green - trombone
  • Mike Haynes - trumpet
  • Mark Ivey - background singer
  • Jerry Kimbrough - guitar
  • Jana King - background singer
  • Terry McMillan - harmonica and jaw harp
  • Billy Puett - baritone sax
  • Lisa Silver - background singer
  • Denis Solee - tenor sax
  • J.D. Sumner - Mama on the song "Mama Sang Base"
  • George Tidwell - trumpet
  • Scott Weckerly - drums
  • Tommy Wells - drums
  • Dennis Wilson - background singer