was Crackin' Up! Ray Stevens' twenty-fourth studio album and his fourth for MCA Records, released in 1987. Three singles were lifted from the album: "Would Jesus Wear a Rolex," "Three-Legged Man" and "Sex Symbols," the last two of which did not chart.
Chuck Donkers of
Allmusic rated the album four stars out of five, saying that the songs "don't just make you laugh, they make you think, too." [1 ]
Track listing [ edit ]
Would Jesus Wear a Rolex" Margaret Archer,
Chet Atkins 2:46
Shel Silverstein 3:41
"Cool Down Willard"
C.W. Kalb, Jr. 3:16
I'm My Own Grandpaw"
Dwight Latham, Moe Jaffe 2:41
"The Ballad of Cactus Pete and Lefty"
C.W. Kalb, Jr., Ray Stevens 4:37
C.W. Kalb, Jr. 3:51
Ray Stevens, C.W. Kalb, Jr. 3:45
"The Flies of Texas Are upon You"
Layng Martine, Jr., Austin Roberts 3:34
"Doctor, Doctor (Have Mercy on Me)"
C.W. Kalb, Jr. 2:54
"The Day That Clancy Drowned"
Sheb Wooley 3:09
Album credits [ edit ]
As listed in liner notes.
Produced and arranged by: Ray Stevens
Recorded at: Ray Stevens Studio, Nashville, Tennessee
Engineer: Stuart Keathley
Mastered by: Glenn Meadows at Masterfonics
Mixed and mastered using the JVC Digital Mastering System
Keyboards, synthesizers: Ray Stevens
Drums: Tommy Wells
Bass: Stuart Keathley
Rhythm Guitars, Banjo, Harmonica: Mark Casstevens
Electric Guitars: Steve Gibson
Background Vocals: Lisa Silver, Diane V. Tidwell, Carol Chase
Art Direction: Ray Stevens, Slick Lawson
Photography: Slick Lawson
Design Concept: Ray Stevens
Chart performance [ edit ]
Billboard Top Country Albums 25
Singles [ edit ]
References [ edit ]
^ Donkers, Chuck. ". Crackin' Up review" Allmusic . Retrieved . 16 February 2010
^ Crackin' Up (CD insert). Ray Stevens. MCA Records. 1987. MCAD-42020.