Release date: 06 August 1965
|Single by Buck Owens and the Buckaroos|
|from the album The Best of Buck Owens|
|B-side||"Over and Over Again"|
|Released||March 11, 1963|
|Recorded||Capitol Studios, Hollywood, Calif., February 12, 1963|
|Genre||Country, rock and roll|
|Buck Owens and the Buckaroos singles chronology|
"Act Naturally" is a song written by Johnny Russell and Voni Morrison, originally recorded by Buck Owens and the Buckaroos, whose version reached number 1 on the Billboard Country Singles chart in 1963, his first chart-topper. In 2002, Shelly Fabian of About.com ranked the song number 169 on her list of the Top 500 Country Music Songs.
The song has been covered by many other artists, including Loretta Lynn, Dwight Yoakam, and the Beatles.