Unlike many funnymen, Ramey didnt hone his skills in the clubs. He made his bones at family resorts. And because his audiences were frequently made up of folks from other countries, he needed to adopt a more universal type of comedy. So his redneck riffs went out the door -- at least for a time. Now, theyre a familiar and popular part of his act.
While he likes playing the entire country, Ramey says he prefers the South -- if only for the standing ovations he receives down there. Plus, they get his jokes. They have guns, he says.
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