(We're Not) The Jet Set

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"(We're Not) The Jet Set"
Single by George Jones & Tammy Wynette
from the album We're Gonna Hold On
B-side "Crawdad Song"
Released 1974 (1974)
Genre Country
Length 2:26
Label Epic
Songwriter(s) Bobby Braddock
Producer(s) Billy Sherrill
George Jones & Tammy Wynette singles chronology
"We're Gonna Hold On"
(1973)
"(We're Not) The Jet Set"
(1974)
"We Loved It Away"
(1974)
"We're Gonna Hold On"
(1973)
"(We're Not) The Jet Set"
(1974)
"We Loved It Away"
(1974)

"(We're Not) The Jet Set" is a song recorded by country music duo George Jones and Tammy Wynette. It was written by country songwriter Bobby Braddock.

Background[edit]

The song is a humorous celebration of country roots. Epic released the song as a single in 1974 and it climbed to #15 on the Billboard country charts. In July 2013 Uncut singled out the performance as a "grand romance." John Prine covered the song with Iris Dement and it became the opening track on his 1999 LP In Spite of Ourselves.

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (1974) Peak
position
U.S. Billboard Hot Country Singles[1] 15
Canadian RPM Country Tracks 16

References[edit]

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