I Don't Want to Have to Marry You

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"I Don't Want to Have to Marry You"
Single by Jim Ed Brown and Helen Cornelius
from the album I Don't Want to Have to Marry You
B-side "Have I Told You Lately that I Love You?"
Released July 1976
Genre Country
Length 3:02
Label RCA
Writer(s) Fred Imus
Phil Sweet
Jim Ed Brown and Helen Cornelius singles chronology
"I Don't Want to Have to Marry You"
(1976)
"Saying Hello, Saying I Love You, Saying Goodbye"
(1976)

" I Don't Want to Have to Marry You' is a 1976 single by the duo of Jim Ed Brown and Helen Cornelius. "I Don't Want to Have to Marry You" would be the most successful single for both Jim Ed Brown and Helen Cornelius as both a duo and as solo artists. The single was the only number one of their careers and stayed at number one for two weeks and spent a total of ten weeks on the country chart.[1]

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (1976) Peak
position
U.S. Billboard Hot Country Singles 1
Canadian RPM Country Tracks 7

References[edit]

  1. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2004). The Billboard Book Of Top 40 Country Hits: 1944-2006, Second edition. Record Research. p. 90. 
Preceded by
"(I'm A) Stand by My Woman Man"
by Ronnie Milsap
Billboard Hot Country Singles
number-one single

September 11-18, 1976
Succeeded by
"If You've Got the Money I've Got the Time"
by Willie Nelson