Ray Stevens: Five Funniest Videos

Enjoy these hilarious clips from the master of video comedy.

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Funnyman Ray Stevens often turned his humorous songs into equally hilarious comedy videos. His compilation DVD, Ray Stevens Comedy Video Classics, became a million-selling collection, advertised mainly through direct television marketing.

Ray, one of the most versatile artists of any genre of music, recently wrote a book, Ray Stevens' Nashville, which has hit bookstores and online retailers. Among many subjects covered in the book, Ray talks about his success in the world of video.

To help celebrate Ray Stevens' Nashville, we've selected five of Ray's funniest videos for your viewing enjoyment.

And to find out more about Ray, pick up the July 14 issue of Country Weekly, on newsstands now.

 

Ray Stevens' 5 Funniest Videos

1. "The Mississippi Squirrel Revival"

Years before Brad Paisley's water-skiing squirrel in his "River Bank" video, Ray's rascally rodent caused plenty of havoc in a Mississippi church.

2. "It's Me Again, Margaret"

Ray's wacky phone-calling prankster is up to his old tricks.

3. "Gitarzan"

This jolly jungle clip features a band of musical gorillas.

4. "Ahab the Arab"

Ray's first big novelty hit proved a perfect vehicle for video. And how about that camel named Clyde?

5. "The Streak"

Ray plays multiple characters in this clip that mixes live action with animation.

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