The Door (George Jones song)

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"The Door"
Single by George Jones
from the album The Best of George Jones
B-side "Wean Me"
Released October 1974
Genre Country
Label Epic
Writer(s) Billy Sherrill
Norro Wilson
Producer(s) Billy Sherrill
George Jones singles chronology
"The Grand Tour"
"The Door"
"These Days (I Barely Get By)"

"The Door" is a song written by Billy Sherrill and Norro Wilson, and recorded by American country music artist George Jones. It was released in October 1974 as the first single from the album The Best of George Jones. "The Door" was George Jones' sixth number one on the country chart as a solo artist. The single stayed a single week at number one and would spend a total of ten weeks on the country chart.[1]

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (1974–1975) Peak
U.S. Billboard Hot Country Singles 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. 181. 
Preceded by
"What a Man My Man Is"
by Lynn Anderson
Billboard Hot Country Singles
number-one single

January 4, 1975
Succeeded by
"Ruby Baby"
by Billy "Crash" Craddock
RPM Country Tracks
number-one single

January 25, 1975
Succeeded by
"Big Red Jimmy"
by Jerry Warren