Every Billboard Hot 100 Single 1970: #158: ” Ray Stevens. The highest debuting single the week of April 4, 1970.
- Single: ” Everything Is Beautiful”- Ray Stevens
- Record Company- Barnaby
- Genre: Pop
- Written by Ray Stevens
- Time: 3:29
- B-side: “A Brighter Day”
- Album- Everything Is Beautiful
- Grade: D
- Peaked at #1 15 weeks in the Billboard Hot 100
Born Harold Ray Ragsdale in 1939 in Clarksdale, Georgia. Ray Stevens is a pop novelty singer -songwriter who is most known for his novelty-comedic songs. “Everything Is Beautiful” won Stevens a Grammy for Pop Male Vocal. Over his career Stevens had 26 Hot 100 singles with 9 Top 40 hits. “Everything Is Beautiful” was his first #1- his second “The Streak” came in 1974. Stevens also had 34 hits on the country music singles chart.