Let's Take the Long Way Around the World

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"Let's Take the Long Way Around the World"
Single by Ronnie Milsap
from the album Only One Love in My Life
Released 1978
Genre Country
Label RCA
Writer(s) Archie Jordan, Naomi Martin
Producer(s) Tom Collins, Ronnie Milsap
Ronnie Milsap singles chronology
"Only One Love in My Life"
(1978)
"Let's Take the Long Way Around the World"
(1978)
"Back on My Mind Again"
(1979)

"Let's Take the Long Way Around the World" is a song written by Archie Jordan and Naomi Martin, and recorded by American country music artist Ronnie Milsap. It was released in 1978 as the second single from the album Only One Love in My Life. "Let's Take the Long Way Around the World" was Ronnie Milsap's eleventh number one on the country charts. The single stayed at number one for a single week and spent ten weeks on the chart.[1]

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (1978) Peak
position
U.S. Billboard Hot Country Singles 1
Canadiian RPM Country Tracks 1

References[edit]

  1. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2004). The Billboard Book Of Top 40 Country Hits: 1944-2006, Second edition. Record Research. p. 232. 

External links[edit]

Preceded by
"Tear Time"
by Dave & Sugar
Billboard Hot Country Singles
number-one single

October 28, 1978
Succeeded by
"Sleeping Single in a Double Bed"
by Barbara Mandrell
Preceded by
"It's Been a Great Afternoon"
by Merle Haggard
RPM Country Tracks
number-one single

November 18, 1978
Succeeded by
"Cryin' Again"
by The Oak Ridge Boys