songs The Best Songs About Laughing  

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We know two things in this world to be true: One, that laughter is the best medicine, and two, that Bob Marley sings, "One good thing about music, when it hits you, you feel no pain." Therefore, we can determine that songs about laughing are the ultimate remedy for any ailment.     

What's the best song about laughing? Madonna's hit, "Laugh to Keep from Crying" tops our list. In this song, Madge shares some of the sage advice she's had to learn as a celebrity whose personal life is anything but private. The title track on Ice Cube's seventh studio album "Laugh Now, Cry Later," raps about a disregard for consequences in order to find the ultimate pleasure in the moment.  

If rock is more your thing check out The Rolling Stones jam, "Laugh I Nearly Died," or John Mellencamp's "Between a Laugh and a Tear." Vote up the best song about laughing below, and be sure to add any of your favorite laughter songs that we might have missed!
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Daniel P Hudelson added Laughing The Guess Who

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Laugh I Nearly Died The Rolling Stones

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The Laughing Gnome is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Songs About Laughing
punksnotdead added The Laughing Gnome David Bowie

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Between a Laugh and a Tear John Mellencamp

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Laughing Man (In the Devil Mask) Henry Rollins, Iommi

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How Will I Laugh Tomorrow Suicidal Tendencies

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I Only Wanna Laugh Dusty Springfield

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Laugh at Me Mott the Hoople

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The Best Songs With Laugh in the Title

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Laughing in the Hiding Bush Bruce Dickinson

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Laughing Boy Randy Newman

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Laugh and Be Happy Randy Newman

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punksnotdead added Laughing at Me Angry Samoans

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Laughter Crescendo Bassnectar

The Greatest One-Hit Wonder Songs of the 70s

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Laugh About It N*E*R*D

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Laughter Lines Bastille

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Look Back and Laugh Minor Threat

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Last Laugh Blind Melon

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I Have to Laugh Mudhoney

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Laughing With Regina Spektor

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If I Laugh Yusuf Islam

Rock Stars Who Died at Age 29

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It's a Laugh Hall & Oates

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The Last Laugh Mark Knopfler

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Laughing Boy Hall & Oates

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Cry Now, Laugh Later Grace Jones

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Laughing Matters Bette Midler

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Don't Laugh at Me Peter, Paul and Mary

The Worst Albums by Great Bands

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Should I Laugh or Should I Cry is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Songs About Laughing

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I Can Laugh at It Now Dion DiMucci

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Laughing at You Big Pun

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We Laugh Indoors Death Cab for Cutie

The Best Taylor Swift Songs

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Laughing at Life Tony Bennett

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Laugh Now Cypress Hill

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Laugh It Off Merle Haggard

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Go Ahead and Laugh Martha and the Vandellas

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Kate Kavanagh added Like Laughing Will & The Bushmen

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Don't Laugh at Me Mark Wills

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Don't Laugh at Me Howlin' Wolf