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Gene Watson Discography: Vinyl Singles

Gene Watson has been singing professionally since the late 1950s and has been a country music recording artist since the late 1960s.

Gene Watson steps into a recording studio, takes his place behind the microphone and magic happens.

Gene Watson's contribution to the country music genre is immeasurable and it is here that you will find information about Gene's 45rpm vinyl single releases between 1962 and 1989.

1962
'If It's That Easy' (LH-3184) c/w 'Leading Me On' (LH-3185)
Record Label: Sun Valley Records
Chart Position: n/a

1965
'If You Can't Come, Just Call' c/w 'You're What's Happened To Me'
Tonka Records 11
Chart Position: n/a

1965
'If You Can't Come, Just Call' c/w 'Please Don't Laugh At Me'
Tonka Records 11
Chart Position: n/a

1969
'Florence Jean' (written by Johnny Mathis) c/w 'John's Back In Town'
Uni Records 55212
Chart Position: n/a



Johnny Paycheck (Tuesday 31 May 1938 - Wednesday 19 February 2003) recorded 'Florence Jean' (written by Johnny Mathis) and included the track on 'The Lovin' Machine' (Little Darlin' Records, 1966).

1969
'Walking Back To Birmingham' c/w 'This Song Is Just For You'
Wide World Records 801
Chart Position: n/a

1969
'I'll Run Right Back To You' c/w 'Autumn In June'
Wide World Records 1001
Chart Position: n/a

1969
'Before The Next Teardrop Falls' c/w 'I Told A Lie'
Wide World Records 1002
Chart Position: n/a


Gene Watson's version of 'Before The Teardrop Falls' was included on 'Only Memories: Spotlight On New World Records' (Collectibles Records, 1996), a various artists compilation which focused on material from the New World Records label and which was released by Collectibles Records on Tuesday 25 June 1999.

'Only Memories: Spotlight On New World Records' (Collectibles Records, 1996) was released by Collectibles Records on Tuesday 25 June 1999.

1969
'I Went All To Pieces' c/w 'Two Right People'
Wide World Records 1007
Chart Position: n/a

1969
'Lie To Me' c/w 'I Feel A Sin Coming On'
Wide World Records 1010
Chart Position: n/a

1969
'If I'm A Fool For Leaving' c/w 'The Only Difference'
Wide World Records 1014
Chart Position: n/a

1969
'When My Daddy Danced' c/w 'Eli Funkelby'
Wide World Records 1016
Chart Position: n/a

1969
'I'll Feel Fine' c/w 'I'm Not Strong Enough'
Wide World Records 1019
Chart Position: n/a

1972
'The Birds And The Bees' c/w 'My Eyes Are Jealous'
Wide World Records 1021
Chart Position: n/a

1972
'If I'm A Fool For Leaving' c/w 'Two Right People'
Stoneway Records 1120
Chart Position: n/a

1972
'Through The Eyes Of Love' c/w 'To Have Conquered'
Resco Records 616
Chart Position: n/a

1972
'It's Just A Matter Of Time' c/w 'Walking Back To Birmingham'
Stoneway Records 1130
Chart Position: n/a

1972
'I Feel A Sin Coming On' c/w 'I'm Not Strong Enough'
Stoneway Records 1142
Chart Position: n/a

1972
'I'm Not Strong Enough' c/w 'Listen, They're Playing My Song'
Wide World Records 1165
Chart Position: n/a

1972
'Burning Memories' c/w 'Do You Have Any Plans For Me'
Resco Records 619
Chart Position: n/a

Ray Price (Tuesday 12 January 1926 - Monday 16 December 2013) recorded 'Burning Memories' and included the track on 'Burning Memories' (Columbia Records, 1965).

Mel Tillis recorded 'Burning Memories' and included the track on 'Stateside' (Kapp Records, 1966).

1972
'I Told A Lie' c/w 'Shadows On The Wall'
Resco Records 627
Chart Position: n/a

1975
'Bad Water' c/w 'I'll Run Right Back To You'
Resco Records 630
Billboard Country Music Singles Chart Position: No.87

1975
'Love In The Hot Afternoon' c/w 'Through The Eyes Of Love'
Resco Records 634
Billboard Country Music Singles Chart Position: No.1, in a number of areas of Texas, Louisiana and Georgia

1975
'Love In The Hot Afternoon' c/w 'Through The Eyes Of Love'
Capitol Records 4076
Billboard Country Music Singles Chart Position: No.3 / Canada: No.3

1975
'Where Love Begins'
Capitol Records 4143
Cash Box Country Music Singles Chart Position: No.3, week beginning Saturday 27 December 1975

1975
'Where Love Begins'
Capitol Records 4143
Record World Country Music Singles Chart Position: No.1, week beginning Saturday 27 December 1975

1976
'Where Love Begins' c/w 'Long Enough To Care'
Capitol Records 4143
Billboard Country Music Singles Chart Position: No.5 / Canada: No.4 

1976
'You Could Know As Much About A Stranger' c/w 'Harvest Time'
Capitol Records 4214
Billboard Country Music Singles Chart Position: No.10 / Canada: No.42

1976
'Because You Believed In Me' c/w 'When My World Left Town'
Capitol Records 4279
Billboard Country Music Singles Chart Position: No.20

1976
'Her Body Couldn't Keep You (Off My Mind)' c/w 'If I'm A Fool For Leaving'
Capitol Records 4331
Billboard Country Music Singles Chart Position: No.52

1976
'Paper Rosie' c/w 'Don't Look At Me (In That Tone Of Voice)'
Capitol Records 4378
Billboard Country Music Singles Chart Position: No.3 / Canada: No.1

1976
'Paper Rosie'
Capitol Records 4378
Cash Box Country Music Singles Chart Position: No.4, April 1977

1976
'Paper Rosie'
Capitol Records 4378
Record World Country Music Singles Chart Position: No.1 (one week: Saturday 16 April 1977 - Saturday 23 April 1977)

1977
'The Old Man And His Horn' c/w 'Just At Dawn'
Capitol Records 4458
Billboard Country Music Singles Chart Position: No.11 / Canada: No.9

1978
'I Don't Need A Thing At All' c/w 'Hey Barnum And Bailey'
Capitol Records 4513
Billboard Country Music Singles Chart Position: No.8 / Canada: No.4

1978
'Cowboys Don't Get Lucky All The Time' c/w 'I'd Love To Live With You Again'
Capitol Records 4556
Billboard Country Music Singles Chart Position: No.11 / Canada: No.14

1978
'One Sided Conversation' c/w 'I Know What It's Like In Her Arms'
Capitol Records 4616
Billboard Country Music Singles Chart Position: No.8 / Canada: No.6

1979
'Farewell Party' c/w 'I Don't Know How To Tell Her'
Capitol Records 4680
Billboard Country Music Singles Chart Position: No.5 / Canada: No.9

1979
'Pick The Wildwood Flower' c/w 'Mama Sold Roses'
Capitol Records 4723
Billboard Country Music Singles Chart Position: No.5 / Canada: No.2

1979
'Should I Come Home (Or Should I Go Crazy)' c/w 'Beautiful You'
Capitol Records 4772
Billboard Country Music Singles Chart Position: No.3 / Canada: No.6

1979
'Should I Come Home (Or Should I Go Crazy)'
Capitol Records 4772
Cash Box Country Music Singles Chart Position: No.1, 1979

1979
'Should I Come Home (Or Should I Go Crazy)'
Capitol Records 4772
Record World Country Music Singles Chart Position: No.4, 1979

1980
'Nothing Sure Looked Good On You' c/w 'The Beer At Dorsey's Bar'
Capitol Records 4814
Billboard Country Music Singles Chart Position: No.4 / Canada: No.3

1980
'Bedroom Ballad' c/w 'After The Party'
Capitol Records 4854
Billboard Country Music Singles Chart Position: No.18 / Canada: No.43

1980
'Raisin' Cane In Texas' c/w 'A Cold Day In July'
Capitol Records 4898
Billboard Country Music Singles Chart Position: No.15 / Canada: No.53

1980
'No One Will Ever Know' c/w 'Down And Out This Way Again'
Capitol Records 4940
Billboard Country Music Singles Chart Position: No.13 / Canada: No.22

1980
'Any Way You Want Me' c/w 'Those Eyes That Lied To Me'
Warner Bros. Records 49648
Billboard Country Music Singles Chart Position: No.4

1981
'Between This Time And The Next Time' c/w 'I'm Tellin' Me A Lie'
MCA Records 51039
Billboard Country Music Singles Chart Position: No.17 / Canada: No.8

1981
'Maybe I Should Have Been Listening' c/w 'I'm Gonna Kill You'
MCA Records 51127
Billboard Country Music Singles Chart Position: No.23 / Canada: No.12

1982
'Fourteen Carat Mind' c/w 'Lonely Me'
MCA Records 51183
Billboard Country Music Singles Chart Position: No.1 (Saturday 9 January 1982 - Saturday 16 January 1982) / Canada: No.5

1982
'Fourteen Carat Mind'
MCA Records 51183
Cash Box Country Music Singles Chart Position: No.1 (1982)

1982
'Speak Softly (You're Talking To My Heart)' c/w 'Til Melinda Comes Around'
MCA Records
Billboard Country Music Singles Chart Position: No.9 / Canada: No.4

1982
'This Dream's On Me' c/w 'This Torch That I Carry For You'
MCA Records
Billboard Country Music Singles Chart Position: No.8 / Canada: No.11

1983
'What She Don't Know Won't Hurt Her' c/w 'Fighting Fire With Fire'
MCA Records
Billboard Country Music Singles Chart Position: No.5 / Canada: No.3

1983
'You're Out Doing What I'm Here Doing Without' c/w 'You're Just Another Beer Drinking Song'
MCA Records 52191 (Entered Billboard country music singles chart on Saturday 19 March 1983)
Billboard Country Music Singles Chart Position: No.2 / Canada: No.5

1983
'Sometimes I Get Lucky And Forget' c/w 'You Put Out An Old Flame Last Night'
MCA Records 52243
Billboard Country Music Singles Chart Position: No.9 / Canada: No.6

1984
'Drinkin' My Way Back Home' c/w 'My Memories Of You'
MCA Records 2309
Billboard Country Music Singles Chart Position: No.10 / Canada: No.8

1984
'Forever Again' c/w 'Growin' Apart'
MCA Records 52356
Billboard Country Music Singles Chart Position: No.10 / Canada: No.18

1984
'Little By Little' c/w 'The Ballad Of Richard Lindsay'
MCA Records 52410
Billboard Country Music Singles Chart Position: No.33 / Canada: No.21

1985
'Got No Reason Now For Going Home' c/w 'A Memory Away'
Curb/MCA Records 52457
Billboard Country Music Singles Chart Position: No.7 / Canada: No.15

1985
'One Hell Of A Heartache' c/w 'Sailing Home To Me'
MCA Records 52533
Billboard Country Music Singles Chart Position: No.43 / Canada: No.38

1985
'You're Out Doing What I'm Here Doing Without' c/w 'Sometimes I Get Lucky And Forget'
MCA Records 53556
Billboard Country Music Singles Chart Position: Top 10

1985
'Cold Summer Day In Georgia' c/w 'The Note'
Epic Records 05407
Billboard Country Music Singles Chart Position: No.24 / Canada: No.22

1986
'Memories To Burn' c/w 'Get Along Little Doggie'
Epic Records 05633
Billboard Country Music Singles Chart Position: No.5 / Canada: No.2

1986
'Carmen' c/w 'The New York Times'
Epic Records 05817
Billboard Country Music Singles Chart Position: No.32 / Canada: No.27

1986
'Bottle Of Tears' c/w 'Stranger In Our House Tonight'
Epic Records 06057
Billboard Country Music Singles Chart Position: No.50 / Canada: No.40

1986
'Everything I Used To Do' c/w 'I Saved Your Place'
Epic Records 06290
Billboard Country Music Singles Chart Position: No.29 / Canada: No.27

1987
'Honky Tonk Crazy' c/w 'Starting New Memories Today'
Epic Records 06987
Billboard Country Music Singles Chart Position: No.43 / Canada: No.30

1987
'Everybody Needs A Hero' c/w 'When She Touches Me'
Epic Records 7308
Billboard Country Music Singles Chart Position: No.28 / Canada: No.46

1989
'Don't Waste It On The Blues' c/w 'I Picked A San Antone Rose'
Warner Bros. Records 276532
Billboard Country Music Singles Chart Position: No.5

1989
'Back In The Fire' c/w 'Just How Little I Know'
Warner Bros. Records 27532
Billboard Country Music Singles Chart Position: No.20 / Canada: No.24

1989
'The Jukebox Played Along' c/w 'Somewhere Over You'
Warner Bros. Records 22912
Billboard Country Music Singles Chart Position: No.24 / Canada: No.40

1989
'The Great Divide' c/w 'Ain't No Fun To Be Alone In San Antone'
Warner Bros. Records 22751
Billboard Country Music Singles Chart Position: No.41

1989
'This Country's Bigger Than Texas' c/w 'You Can't Get Arrested In Nashville'
Warner Bros. Records 19540
Billboard Country Music Singles Chart Position: Unavailable

Gene Watson: Other Credits

Gene Watson - Album Chart Positions



'Love In The Hot Afternoon'

(Capitol Records, 1975)
USA: No.5, 1975





'Because You Believed In Me'

(Capitol Records, 1976)
USA: No.24, 1976





'Paper Rosie'

(Capitol Records, 1977)
USA: No.22, 1977





'Beautiful Country'

(Capitol Records, 1977)
USA: No.32, 1977





'The Best of Gene Watson'

(Capitol Records, 1978)
USA: No.29, 1978
Canada: No.12, 1978





'Reflections'

(Capitol Records, 1978)
USA: No.23, 1978
Canada: No.14, 1978





'Should I Come Home'

(Capitol Records, 1979)
USA: No.16, 1979





'No One Will Ever Know'

(Capitol Records, 1980)
USA: No.45, 1980





'Between This Time And The Next Time'

(MCA Records, 1981)
USA: No.38, 1981





'Old Loves Never Die'

(MCA Records, 1981)
USA: No.57, 1981





'This Dream's On Me'

(MCA Records, 1982)
USA: No.27, 1982





'Sometimes I Get Lucky'

(MCA Records, 1983)
USA: No.16, 1983





'Little By Little'

(MCA Records, 1984)
USA: No.34, 1984





'Heartaches, Love And Stuff'

(MCA Records, 1984)
USA: No.21, 1984





'Memories To Burn'

(Epic Records, 1985)
USA: No.35, 1985





'Starting New Memories'

(Epic Records, 1986)
USA: No.49, 1986





'Honky Tonk Crazy'

(Epic Records, 1987)
USA: No.54, 1987





'Back In The Fire'

(Warner Bros. Records, 1988)
USA: No.42, 1988





'At Last'

(Warner Bros. Records, 1991)
USA: No.74, 1991





'Your Money And My Good Looks'
(with Rhonda Vincent)
(Upper Management Music, 2011)
USA: No.56, 2011