Australian singles chart:
Laughter in the Rain entered the Kent Music Report on 11 November 1974 and peaked at #17. It was #90 on the Top 100 of 1975.
The song is on Laughter in the Rain which entered the Kent Music Report album charts on 23 December 1974 and peaked at #67.
Neil Sedaka and Phil Cody
The opening chord of the chorus was based on that used by Elton John in Goodbye Yellow Brick Road, which Sedaka described as a “drop-dead chord.” He combined that with a pentatonic melody inspired by Aaron Copland.
Phil Cody claims to have written the lyrics in about five minutes after smoking marijuana and falling asleep under a tree for a couple of hours.
Read more: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Laughter_in_the-Rain
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