Don't Cheat in Our Hometown

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"Don't Cheat in Our Hometown"
Single by Ricky Skaggs
from the album Don't Cheat in Our Hometown
B-side "Children, Go Where I Send Thee"
Released November 1983
Genre Country
Length 3:17
Label Epic
Writer(s) Ray Pennington
Roy E. Marcum
Producer(s) Ricky Skaggs
Ricky Skaggs singles chronology
"You've Got a Lover"
"Don't Cheat in Our Hometown"
"Honey (Open That Door)"

"Don't Cheat in Our Hometown" is a song written by Ray Pennington and Roy E. Marcum, and recorded by American country music artist Ricky Skaggs. It was released in November 1983 as the first single and title track from the album Don't Cheat in Our Hometown. The song was Ricky Skaggs' sixth number one country hit. The single went to number one for one week and spent a total of twelve weeks on the country chart.[1]

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (1983–1984) Peak
US Hot Country Songs (Billboard)[2] 1
Canadian RPM Country Tracks 1


  1. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2004). The Billboard Book Of Top 40 Country Hits: 1944-2006, Second edition. Record Research. p. 315. 
  2. ^ "Ricky Skaggs – Chart history" Billboard Hot Country Songs for Ricky Skaggs.

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Preceded by
"That's the Way Love Goes"
by Merle Haggard
Billboard Hot Country Singles
number-one single

February 18, 1984
Succeeded by
"Stay Young"
by Don Williams
RPM Country Tracks
number-one single

February 25, 1984
Succeeded by
"Two Car Garage"
by B. J. Thomas