#1 with a Bullet is the twenty-eighth studio album of American country and comedy singer Ray Stevens. It was released in June 1991. The album includes the singles "Working for the Japanese" and "Power Tools", which respectively reached numbers 62 and 72 on the Hot Country Songscharts.[1] The album also includes a re-recording of "The Pirate Song," which was originally recorded for his 1986 album I Have Returned.[2]


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Track listing[edit]Edit

No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Power Tools"   C.W. Kalb, Jr. 3:29
2. "Teenage Mutant Kung Fu Chickens"   C.W. Kalb, Jr. 3:20
3. "You Gotta Have a Hat"   C.W. Kalb, Jr. 2:46
4. "Tabloid News"   C.W. Kalb, Jr. 2:40
5. "The Pirate Song (I Want to Sing & Dance)"   C.W. Kalb, Jr., Carlene Kalb 3:59
6. "The Sheik of R&B"   C.W. Kalb, Jr., Russell Piburn, Bill Piburn 2:49
7. "Juanita and the Kids"   C.W. Kalb, Jr., Lonnie Carneal 4:39
8. "Back in the Doghouse Again"   C.W. Kalb, Jr., Glen Fortner 3:06
9. "A Little Blue-Haired Lady"   C.W. Kalb, Jr. 2:43
10. "Working for the Japanese"   Ron DeLacy 2:56


Compiled from liner notes.[3]

  • Mark Casstevens — acoustic guitar, banjo, mandolin
  • Steve Gibson — electric guitar, bass guitar
  • Wendy Johnson — background vocals
  • Stuart Keathley — bass guitar
  • Jana King — background vocals
  • Gary Prim — keyboards
  • Lisa Silver — background vocals
  • Ray Stevens — vocals, piano, keyboards
  • Tommy Wells — drums

Chart performance[edit]Edit


Chart (1991) Peak


U.S. Billboard Top Comedy Albums 14
U.S. Billboard Top Country Albums 60


Year Single Peak positions
US Country
1991 "Working for the Japanese" 62
1991 "Power Tools" 72

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