We Must Have Been Out of Our Minds

Album: I Wish Tonight Would Never End (1963)
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  • This song became a hit duet from George Jones and his frequent collaborator Melba Montgomery. It debuted on Jones' 12th studio album and peaked at #3 on the Billboard Hot Country Singles charts.
  • Although the song is sometimes credited to Melba's brother, Earl "Peanutt" Montgomery, she actually penned it herself in a used van on the way to California. "I wrote the whole song on the back of a postcard in less than one hundred miles," she said.
  • Bluegrass singer Rhonda Vincent covered this song as a duet with Daryle Singletary for her Only Me album. Because both of them knew the song so well, they mistakenly thought they could knock it out within an hour and be done. Not so, Rhonda told The Boot: "We sang it, and we came into the control room and listened to it, thinking, 'We did a great job, we knew this, we knocked this out.' And we listened to it, and we both looked at each other, and we said, "We've gotta go back in there." [Laughs.] So we sang for another hour, just working out those intricacies. George and Melba made it look so easy."


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