It's Just My Funny Way of Laughin'

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It's Just My Funny Way of Laughin'
Studio album by Burl Ives
Released January 1, 1962
Recorded 1961

It's Just My Funny Way of Laughin' is a 1962 album by Burl Ives, recorded in Nashville, Tennessee. It scored No. 24 on Billboard (magazine)'s 1962 Pop Albums Chart. During the same year, the title song, composed by Hank Cochran, scored No. 3 on Billboard's Contemporary Adult Singles Chart, No. 9 on the Country Singles Chart, and No. 10 on the Pop Singles Chart. This song earned Ives a Grammy Award for Best Country and Western Recording. Another song, "Call Me Mr. In-Between," composed by Harlan Howard, maximized at No. 3 on the Country Singles Chart, No. 6 on the Adult Contemporary Singles Chart, and No. 19 on the Pop Singles Chart.

"What You Gonna Do, Leroy" was cover-versioned by Buddy Miller and Julie Miller for their 2009 album Written in Chalk

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Funny Way of Laughin'"   Hank Cochran  
2. "Sixteen Fathoms Down"   Mel Tillis  
3. "Brooklyn Bridge"   Mel Tillis and Wayne Walker  
4. "Ninety-Nine [Years]"   Bill Anderson  
5. "Thumbin' Johnny Brown"   Jimmy Fox  
6. "I Ain't Comin' Home Tonight"   Roger Miller  
7. "What You Gonna Do, Leroy?"   Mel Tillis  
8. "In Foggy Old London"   Al Robinson  
9. "That's All I Can Remember"   Mel Tillis  
10. "Mother Wouldn't Do That"   Ronnie Self  
11. "Poor Little Jimmie"   Don Wayne  
12. "Call Me Mr. In-Between"   Harlan Howard  

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