No Ordinary Man

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No Ordinary Man
Studio album by Tracy Byrd
Released June 7, 1994
Recorded 1993-1994
Genre Country
Length 31:44
Label MCA
Producer Jerry Crutchfield
Tracy Byrd chronology
Tracy Byrd
No Ordinary Man
Love Lessons
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars[1]
Chicago Tribune 2/4 stars[2]
Entertainment Weekly B[3]

No Ordinary Man is the second studio album by American country music artist Tracy Byrd. It features the singles "The First Step", "Lifestyles of the Not So Rich and Famous", "Watermelon Crawl", and "The Keeper of the Stars", all of which reached Top Five on the Hot Country Songs charts. His highest-selling album, No Ordinary Man was certified 2× Platinum by the RIAA for shipments of two million copies in the U.S. Although not a Number One, "The Keeper of the Stars" is considered one of Byrd's signature songs.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "The First Step" (Doug Crider, Verlon Thompson) - 2:22
  2. "Lifestyles of the Not So Rich and Famous" (Byron Hill, Wayne Tester) - 2:51
  3. "No Ordinary Man" (Tracy Byrd, Frank Dycus, Lonnie Williams) - 3:24
  4. "Anybody Else's Heart but Mine" (Wayland Holyfield, Kent Robbins) - 2:55
  5. "Watermelon Crawl" (Buddy Brock, Zack Turner) - 3:01
  6. "The Keeper of the Stars" (Dickey Lee, Danny Mayo, Karen Staley) - 4:06
  7. "You Never Know Just How Good You've Got It" (Mark Nesler) - 3:13
  8. "Redneck Roses" (Byrd, Hill) - 3:22
  9. "Right About Now" (Toni Daie, Joy Swinea) - 3:16
  10. "Pink Flamingos" (Micki Furhman, Wood Newton) - 3:14



  • Produced By Jerry Crutchfield
  • Engineers: Craig White, Tim Kish
  • Assistant Engineers: Terry Bates, Robert Charles
  • Mixing: Lynn Peterzell, Craig White
  • Mastering: Hank Williams

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (1994) Peak
U.S. Billboard Top Country Albums 3
U.S. Billboard 200 20
Canadian RPM Country Albums 11