Things Aren't Funny Anymore

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"Things Aren't Funny Anymore"
Single by Merle Haggard
from the album Merle Haggard Presents His 30th Album
B-side "Honky Tonk Night Time Man"
Released February 11, 1974
Genre Country
Label Capitol
Writer(s) Merle Haggard
Producer(s) Ken Nelson
Fuzzy Owen
Merle Haggard singles chronology
"If We Make It Through December"
"Things Aren't Funny Anymore"
"Old Man from the Mountain"

"Things Aren't Funny Anymore" is a song written and recorded by American country music artist Merle Haggard. It was released in February 1974 as the first single from the album Merle Haggard Presents His 30th Album. "Things Aren't Funny Anymore" was Merle Haggard's seventeenth number one on the country charts. The single stayed at number one for a single week and spent ten weeks on the country chart.[1]

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (1974) Peak
US Hot Country Songs (Billboard)[2] 1
Canadian RPM Country Tracks 2


  1. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2004). The Billboard Book Of Top 40 Country Hits: 1944-2006, Second edition. Record Research. p. 147. 
  2. ^ "Merle Haggard – Chart history" Billboard Hot Country Songs for Merle Haggard.

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Preceded by
"Hello Love"
by Hank Snow
Billboard Hot Country Singles
number-one single

May 4, 1974
Succeeded by
"Is It Wrong (For Loving You)"
by Sonny James