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Songs to Invoke Humor

Episode 12
Songs to Invoke Humor


  • My Funny Valentine

    Performed by Chaka Khan

    "My Funny Valentine" is a song from the 1937 musical "Babes in Arms". The song became a popular jazz standard, appearing on over 1300 albums performed by over 600 artists, including Chaka Khan, as performed the on the soundtrack to "Waiting to Exhale".


  • Laughing Matters

    Performed by Bette Midler

    "Laughing Matters" is a track from "Bathhouse Betty", ninth studio album by the American singer Bette Midler, released in 1998.


  • Eat It

    Performed by "Weird Al" Yankovic

    "Eat It" is a 1984 song by comedy music artist "Weird Al" Yankovic. It is a parody of "Beat It" by Michael Jackson. The track was both a commercial and critical success, earning Yankovic a Grammy Award.


  • Pizza

    Performed by Chase & Rose

    "Pizza" is song performed by Chase & Rose, a musical comedy duo of Casey Jost and Patrick Noth.


  • Funny Feeling

    Performed by The Delfonics

    "Funny Feeling" is a track from the self-titled third album by The Delfonics.


  • My Funny Friend and Me

    Performed by Sting

    "My Funny Friend and Me" is a song by English musician Sting. It was written by Sting and David Hartley for Walt Disney Pictures' 40th animated feature film "The Emperor's New Groove". The track earned an Academy Award nomination for Best Original Song.


  • Funny

    Performed by Gerald Levert

    "Funny" is a song performed by Gerald Levert, released in 2002. It reach #37 on the R&B chart.


  • The Whole Town's Laughing at Me

    Performed by Teddy Pendergrass

    "The Whole Town's Laughing at Me" is a track from the debut solo album by Teddy Pendergrass.


  • Amish Paradise

    Performed by "Weird Al" Yankovic

    "Amish Paradise" is a 1996 single by parodist "Weird Al" Yankovic. It is a parody of the hip-hop song "Gangsta's Paradise" by Coolio featuring L.V. (which itself is a reworking of the Stevie Wonder song "Pastime Paradise").




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