That's Not the Way (It's S'posed to Be)

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"That's Not the Way (It's S'posed to Be)"
Single by Anne Murray
from the album A Little Good News
B-side "The More We Try"
Released 1984
Genre Pop
Length 3:13
Label Capitol Records 2000807
Writer(s) Andy Goldmark, Phil Galdston
Producer(s) Jim Ed Norman
Anne Murray singles chronology
"A Little Good News"
"That's Not the Way (It's S'posed to Be)"
"Just Another Woman in Love"

"That's Not the Way (It's S'posed to Be)" is a song written by Andy Goldmark and Phil Galdston and performed by Anne Murray. The song reached #5 on the Canadian Adult Contemporary chart and #12 on the U.S. Adult Contemporary chart in 1984.[1] The song appeared on her 1983 album, A Little Good News.[2] The song was produced by Jim Ed Norman.[3]

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (1984) Peak
Canadian RPM Country Tracks 22
Canadian RPM Adult Contemporary 5
U.S. Country[4] 46
Billboard Hot 100[5] 106
U.S. Adult Contemporary 12


  1. ^ Anne Murray, "That's Not the Way (It's S'posed to Be)" chart positions Retrieved April 17, 2013
  2. ^ Anne Murray, A Little Good News Retrieved August 23, 2013
  3. ^ Anne Murray, "That's Not the Way (It's S'posed to Be)" Retrieved August 23, 2013
  4. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2008). Hot Country Songs 1944 to 2008. Record Research, Inc. p. 291-292. ISBN 0-89820-177-2. 
  5. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2011). Top Pop Singles 1955–2010. Record Research, Inc. p. 630. ISBN 0-89820-188-8.