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 countryJoe 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.


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Track listing[edit]Edit

Side One
No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Cornball"   Ray Stevens 3:11
2. "Gimme a Smile"   Toni Wine 2:59
3. "Once in a While"   Lamar Hill 3:26
4. "One and Only You"   Buddy Kalb 2:51
5. "You Are So Beautiful"   Billy PrestonDennis WilsonBruce Fisher 2:24
Side Two
No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Can't Stop Dancin'"   Ray StevensJohn Pritchard 3:16
2. "OM"   Ray Stevens 4:29
3. "One Man Band"   Ray Stevens 3:00
4. "Country Licks"   Layng Martine, Jr. 2:47
5. "Honky Tonk Waltz"   Paul Craft 2:45

Album credits[edit]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

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