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Ray Stevens - Shriner's Convention Album
Pop / World, Folk
Performer: Ray Stevens
Title: Shriner's Convention
Style: Country, Comedy
Year 1980
Country US
Label RCA
Catalog Number AHL1-3574
Genre: Pop / World, Folk
Rating: 4.4
Votes: 711
MP3 size: 1869 mb
FLAC size: 2207 mb
WMA size: 1190 mb
Record From: Vinyl, LP, Album

Ray Stevens - Shriner's Convention Album


1Hey There
Written-By – Ross, Adler
2The Dooright Family
Written-By – Stevens
3You're Never Goin' To Tampa With Me
Written-By – Kalb, Jr.
4Coin Machine
Written-By – Feller
5Rita's Letter
Written-By – Sharp
6Put It In Your Ear
Written-By – Martine, Jr.
7Shriner's Convention
Written-By – Stevens
8The Watch Song
Written-By – Neun
9The Last Laugh
Written-By – Black, Gillespie, Burke


CategoryArtistTitle (Format)LabelCategoryCountryYear
AHL1-3574Ray Stevens Shriner's Convention ‎(LP, Album)RCAAHL1-3574US1980
AHS1-3574Ray Stevens Shriner's Convention ‎(8-Trk, Album)RCAAHS1-3574US1980
PL 13574Ray Stevens Shriner's Convention ‎(LP, Album)RCAPL 13574Germany1980
AHL1-3574Ray Stevens Shriner's Convention ‎(LP, Album)RCAAHL1-3574Canada1980
AHL1-3574Ray Stevens Shriner's Convention ‎(LP, Album, Promo)RCAAHL1-3574US1980


  • Art Direction, Illustration [Cartoon]Herb Burnette
  • Concept By [Cover]Jerry Bradley
  • Other [Lettering] – Bill Noss
  • Producer, Arranged ByRay Stevens


Black label with no barcode on cover.

This release was reissued with new catalog # AYL1-4253 as part of the budget line Best Buy Series. Some provisional copies were released in the original AHL1-3574 cover & label, with a new "Best Buy Series" label & catalog number affixed to cover and over the catalog number on the spine as they used up warehouse copies of the covers and vinyl prior to reprinting/repressing with the new catalog number. See images


  • Matrix / Runout (Side A Stamped - Variant 1): AHL1 3574A 1S
  • Matrix / Runout (Side A Etched - Variant 1): Randy Roost
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B Stamped - Variant 1): AHL1 3574B 1S
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B Etched - Variant 1): R.R.
  • Rights Society: BMI
  • Rights Society: ASCAP
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout Side A - Variant 2): AHL1 3574A 1S RANDY'S ROOST Ⅰ A1G
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout Side B - Variant 2): AHL1 3574B 1S Ⅰ RR A1P
  • Pressing Plant ID (Variant 2 Runout Identifier): Ⅰ


  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – RCA Records
  • Copyright (c) – RCA Records
  • Produced At – Ray Stevens Studio
  • Pressed By – RCA Records Pressing Plant, Indianapolis


Текст песни: Here they come down main street, drums a flailin' and the sirens a wailin', what a roar Bands are a playin' and flags are a waivin, and the Vanguards and Motorcycle 's Convention was Ray Stevens' seventeenth studio album, released in 1980, as well as his first for RCA Records. The front of the album's cover shows a drawn picture of Stevens on a motorcycle with a young, curvaceous woman in back of him. Stevens wears a blue, Hawaiian-styled shirt and blue jeans, while the woman wears a bikini, and the two wear shriner hats. In the background of the picture, there is a shriner's parade on the streets. On the back of the album, there is a comic strip of. Off the DVD Ray Stevens - Complete Comedy Video Collection, a comedic song about a shriner's convention. Check out this DVD and other releases 's Convention. Ray Stevens - Shriner's Convention 1980. To favorites 0 Download album. Listen album. Country Music. Ray Stevens. Songs in album Ray Stevens - Shriner's Convention 1980. Ray Stevens - Shriner's Convention. Ray Stevens - The Last Laugh. Ray Stevens - Rita's Letter. Ray Stevens - The Watch Song. Ray Stevens - The Dooright Family. Ray Stevens - Hey There. Ray Stevens - Put It In Your Ear. Ray Stevens - You're Never Goi. Listen free to Ray Stevens Shriner's Convention Shriner's Convention, The Last Laugh and more. 9 tracks 31:33. Released 1980. Shriners Convention Tracklist. Shriner's Convention Lyrics. Shriner's Convention 1980. Album by Ray Stevens. Shriner's Convention. was covered in. Shriner's Convention by Cledus T. Judd feat. Ray Stevens Lyrics. Yeah, they come down Main Street, drums a flailing Sirens a-wailin', what a roar Bands are a-playin' and flags are a-wavin' And the vanguards a motorcycle corps Clowns are a-clownin' through the crowd and pinchin' Every pretty girl who dares to smile Its a glorious mess, everybody wears a fez The parade stretches out for. Its a typical American phenomenon Where all the members have a fine old time Its the forty-third annual convention Of the Grand Mystic Royal Order Of the Nobles of the Ali. Shriners Convention is a country-and-western novelty song written, composed, and performed by Ray Stevens. It is based on Stevens' experiences at an Atlanta hotel where an actual Shriners convention was being held. It is reported that some real-life Shriners groups are not fond of this song, as it appears to portray Shriners in a poor light. However, many other Shriners have taken the song as a harmless piece of humor, and have even welcomed Stevens's participation in fundraising activities, as