Life's Little Ups and Downs
|"Life Has Its Little Ups and Downs"|
|Single by Charlie Rich|
|from the album The Fabulous Charlie Rich|
|B-side||"It Takes Time"|
|Writer(s)||Margaret Ann Rich|
|Charlie Rich singles chronology|
"Life Has Its Little Ups and Downs" is the full title of a song, also known as "Life's Little Ups and Downs" originally recorded by Charlie Rich. Written by his wife, Margaret Ann Rich, the song appears on his second Epic album, 1969's The Fabulous Charlie Rich. His rendition spent eleven weeks on the country music charts in 1969, peaking at #41.
|U.S. Billboard Hot Country Singles||41|
Ricky Van Shelton version
|"Life's Little Ups and Downs"|
|Single by Ricky Van Shelton|
|from the album RVS III|
|B-side||"Love Is Burnin'"|
|Label||Columbia Nashville #73587|
|Ricky Van Shelton singles chronology|
In 1990, Ricky Van Shelton covered the song on his third studio album, RVS III. Shelton's version of the song was released in October 1990 as the final single from that album. It spent twenty weeks on the country music charts and peaked at #4.
|Canada Country Tracks (RPM)||9|
|US Hot Country Songs (Billboard)||4|
|US Country Songs (Billboard)||44|
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- Humphrey, Mark A. "RVS III review". Allmusic. Retrieved 27 August 2010.
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