Ramon Daniel Pennington (December 22, 1933 – October 7, 2020) was an American country music singer-songwriter, musician and record producer. He was known for writing the Waylon Jennings and Montgomery Gentry song "I'm a Ramblin' Man", and for founding the independent Step One Records label. He was born in Clay County, Kentucky.
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- U.S. Public Records Index Vol 1 (Provo, UT: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.), 2010.
- Kentucky Department for Libraries and Archives. Kentucky, Birth Index, 1911–1999 (Provo, UT: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.), 2006. His birth name in this index is given as Rhymon Pennington, which could be a typographical error or his actual birth name.
- Young, Nicole; Paulson, Dave (October 7, 2020). "Ray Pennington, 'I'm a Ramblin' Man' songwriter, dies in house fire at 86". The Tennessean. Nashville. Retrieved October 7, 2020.
- Hammonds, Rebekah (October 7, 2020). "Country songwriter Ray Pennington killed in house fire". WTVF. Retrieved October 7, 2020.