Funny Way of Laughin’

1962 single by Burl Ives

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“Funny Way of Laughin’”
Single by Burl Ives
from the album It’s Just My Funny Way of Laughin’
B-side “Mother Wouldn’t Do That”
Released March 1962 (1962-03)
Genre Folk
Length 2:43
Label Decca
Songwriter(s) Hank Cochran
Burl Ives singles chronology
A Little Bitty Tear
(1961)
Funny Way of Laughin’
(1962)
“Call Me Mr. In-Between”
(1962)

Funny Way of Laughin’” is a song written by Hank Cochran and performed by Burl Ives. It reached #3 on the U.S. adult contemporary chart, #9 on the U.S. country chart, #10 on the U.S. pop chart, and #29 on the UK Singles Chart in 1962.[1] It was featured on his 1962 album It’s Just My Funny Way of Laughin’.[2]

The song won the Grammy Award for Best Country & Western Recording at the 5th Annual Grammy Awards in 1963.

The song ranked #82 on Billboard magazine’s Top 100 singles of 1962.[3]

Other versions[edit]

  • Cochran released a version of the song on his 1963 album Hits from the Heart.[4]
  • Jeannie Seely released a version of the song as the B-side to her 1967 single “These Memories”.[5]
  • Jim Ed Brown released a version of the song on his 1968 album Country’s Best on Record.[6]

References[edit]

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  2. ^ “Burl Ives, It’s Just My Funny Way of Laughin. Discogs. 1962. Retrieved March 3, 2019.
  3. ^ Top 100 Singles of 1962“, Billboard, Section II, December 29, 1962. p. 82. Retrieved March 3, 2019.
  4. ^ “Hank Cochran, Hits from the Heart. AllMusic. Retrieved March 3, 2019.
  5. ^ “Jeannie Seely, “These Memories” Single Release”. Retrieved March 3, 2019.
  6. ^ “Jim Ed Brown, Country’s Best on Record. AllMusic. Retrieved March 3, 2019.

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