sincerely honored to be asked to be a part of this special program at
the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum and to join the company of all
the great songwriters who have appeared there before me,” says Stevens.
Stevens, a GRAMMY® Award-winning singer, musician, and comedian wrote his hits “Ahab The Arab,” “Everything Is Beautiful,” “Gitarzan,” “Jeremiah Peabody’s Polyunsaturated Quick-Dissolving Fast-Acting Pleasant-Tasting Green and Purple Pills,” “Shriner’s Convention” and “The Streak.” He was inducted into the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame in 1980.
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About Ray Stevens
Twelve-time nominated and two-time GRAMMY®
Award winner Ray Stevens has spanned the generations with over 50 years
of comedic musical talent, including songs such as his multi-million
selling hit “The Streak” and his classic pop standard “Everything Is
Beautiful.” Throughout his career, Stevens has sold more than 40
million albums and continues daily office operations at his home
base, Ray Stevens Music / Clyde Records, located on Nashville’s historic
Music Row. Stevens has released a number of video collections and CDs
throughout the years, including his most recent in 2012, The Encyclopedia of Recorded Comedy Music.
Museum is operated by the Country Music Foundation, a not-for-profit
501(c)(3) educational organization chartered by the state of Tennessee
in 1964. The museum’s mission is the preservation of the history of
country and related vernacular music rooted in southern culture. With
the same educational mission, the foundation also operates CMF Records,
the museum’s Frist Library and Archive, CMF Press, Historic RCA Studio B
and Hatch Show Print®.
*Photo Courtesy of Ray Stevens Music