Throwback Thursday ‘Are You Jimmy Ray?’ by Jimmy Ray (1998)
Remember this song? This is definitely one of those one hit wonders that you probably forgot about.
Jimmy Ray was a rockabilly from England that came and went as fast as you could say, "Are You Jimmy Ray?"
The song was released in February of 1998. "Are You Jimmy Ray?" was the lead single off of his debut album, Jimmy Ray.
The song peaked at #13 on Billboard Hot 100 and # 8 on the Mainstream Top 40 chart!
Jimmy Ray went on to tour with the Backstreet Boys in the Summer of 1998.
The music video, much like the song, doesn't really make sense, but it was the end of the millennium and things were a little crazy. The video includes, but is not limited to breakdancing, trailer homes, big belt buckles, double dutch, cheerleaders, and a really sparkly shirt.
The song is pretty catchy though. It will probably be stuck in your head all day. You're welcome.
Jimmy Ray is 47 now and as recent as 2017, there were rumors of new music, but still haven't heard much from Jimmy.