“I Don’t Want to Have to Marry You” is a song recorded by American country music duo Jim Ed Brown and Helen Cornelius. It was released in July 1976 as the first single and title track from the album I Don’t Want to Have to Marry You. It was 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.The song was written by Fred Imus and Phil Sweet.
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
Label RCA Nashville
Songwriter(s) Fred Imus Phil Sweet
Producer(s) Bob Ferguson