- Released: April 26, 1994
- Originally Released: 1994
- Label: MCA Nashville
- 1.A Coon Huntin' Story
- 2.Marcel Ledbetter Moving Company
- 3.The New Chandelier
- 4.The She Coon of Women's Lib
- 5.Newgene and the Lion
- 6.The Resort Hotel
- 7.Wanna Buy a Possum
- 8.Steel Marbles
- 9.Marcel's Talkin' Chain Saw
- 10.A New Bull
- 11.The Burning Building
- 12.Bird Huntin' at Uncle Versies'
- 13.The Coon Huntin' Monkey
- 14.Claude and the Game Warden
- 15.The Chauffeur and the Professor
- 16.Sittin' up with the Dead
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Personnel: Jerry Clower (vocals).
Editor: Joe Mills.
Photographer: Alan Messer.
Jerry Clower's clean, country humor gets proper representation on this well-assembled Greatest Hits, a collection that, since its release in 1994, has launched many a hunting season with some down home laughs. All of Clower's most colorful characters are here, including Uncle Versie (the king of bird huntin') Marcel Ledbetter (the king of schemes), and Claude Ledbetter (the king of catching fish). These hilarious, slowly winding stories of growing up in Mississippi are the Southern counterparts to Bill Cosby's stories of growing up in the city, and just like Bill's work, Jerry's work is best experienced in its original form. Check Clower's early releases to hear these bits in the best context, but to be bitten by the bug, check Greatest Hits. You'll soon know why he's been dubbed "The Mouth of the Mighty Mississip'". ~ David Jeffries