Forty-three years ago, when “Paper Rosie” was released, Gene Watson was able to build a legacy on adding a new life to others’ compositions.  The song was the first single and title track from his album of the same name, ...

The glacial delay in choosing Gene Watson as a member of the Grand Ole Opry has definitely been one of the most significant cultural oversights of our time. This Friday (Feb. 7), however, it will be remedied when the caramel-voiced ...

Humble Beginnings Gene Watson was born in Palestine, Texas in 1943. He began his music career in the 1960’s performing at local clubs at night while working his day job in an auto body shop. In 1974, he signed with ...

Gene Watson Photo Credit: www.youtube.com “Love in the Hot Afternoon,” Content A simple yet beautiful song that draws us a picture of a casual afternoon of love between two people. Gene Watson’s “Love in the Hot Afternoon” is a story ...

Gene Watson / gene-watson.com Gene Watson was introduced to the country music in the mid-seventies to hold the banner of “real country” rooted from George Jones and Ray Price in the fifties and sixties. His kind of music may have ...

www.youtube.com When you are lonely and sad who do you call to comfort you? Sometimes not even the person we love can take away the pain we feel. Sometimes no one can make us feel happy, and that’s fine because ...

“Farewell Party” is a song by lyricist Lawton Williams. Lawton, originally, made the very first recording of the track in 1960. After a year (1961), Little Jimmy Dickens covered the same tune. Apart from the aforementioned artists, American country musicians Johnny Bush ...

“Love in the Hot Afternoon” is a song by composers Vince Matthews and Kent Westbury. American country music artist Gene Watson made the first recording of the track. Released in May 1975, it was the second single and title track from ...