• The Original Gene Watson Fan Site

  • Gene Watson: 'Real Country Music' (Fourteen Carat Music, 2016)

  • Gene Watson: 'Back in the Fire & At Last' (Morello Records, 2016) / this album was officially released on Friday 11 November 2016

  • Gene Watson's Calendar

  • The Original Gene Watson Fan Site

  • Gene Watson Guitars by Summey

  • The Original Gene Watson Fan Site

  • The Original Gene Watson Fan Site

  • Gene Watson at The Opry in Nashville

  • The Original Gene Watson Fan Site

Management


Lytle Management Group
P.O. Box 128228
Nashville, TN 37212
Contact Sarah Brosmer
Telephone 615-770-2688

Bookings



Battle Artist Agency
8887 Horton Highway,
College Grove, TN
Contact Rob Battle
office: 615-368-7433
mobile: 615-957-3444

Featured Album



'Real.Country.Music' (Fourteen Carat Music, 2016)
(Official release: Friday 26 February 2016)



On Wednesday 12 April 2006, Gene Watson recorded 'Pretty Paper', which was written by Willie Nelson, at Hilltop Recording Studio in Nashville.


The recording session at Hilltop Recording Studio in Nashville was overseen by Dave Lindsey, who produced the session for inclusion in a Christmas compilation project.



The project, 'Still Believing in Christmas' (Seasong Records, 2006), which was released on Seasong Recordings on Tuesday 21 November 2006, included the following tracks:

'Merry Christmas to Me' / this track featured Lorrie Morgan
'Pretty Paper' (written by Willie Nelson) / this track featured Gene Watson
'Ding-a-ling (The Christmas Bell)' / this track featured Lynn Anderson (Friday 26 September 1947 - Thursday 30 July 2015)
'The First Noel' / this track featured Helen Cornelius
'Happy Birthday Jesus' / this track featured Porter Wagoner (Friday 12 August 1927 - Sunday 28 October 2007)
'Christmas in Mexico' / this track featured T.G. Sheppard
'Bethlehem' / this track featured David Frizzell
'Let It Snow! Let It Snow! Let It Snow!' / this track featured Tanya Tucker
'My First Christmas without You' / this track featured Kelly Lang
'Twas The Night Before Christmas' / this track featured Little Jimmy Dickens (Sunday 19 December 1920 - Friday 2 January 2015)
'Winter Wonderland' / this track featured Lloyd Knight
'One Little Star' / this track featured Crystal Gayle
'O Holy Night' / this track featured Daryle Singletary with The Jordanaires
'He Would be King' / this track featured Justin Ryan
'Still Believing in Christmas' / this track featured Bill Anderson with The Jordanaires



Willie Nelson recorded 'Pretty Paper' (written by Willie Nelson) and included the track on 'Pretty Paper' (Columbia Records, 1979).





On Thursday 17 August 2006, while visiting Nashville, Gene Watson took a short tour of the new Musicians Hall of Fame & Museum and had the good fortune to run into his old friend, Joe Stampley.

The curator and owner of the new Musicians Hall of Fame & Museum in Nashville was Joe Chambers whom Gene Watson also knew.



Gene Watson recorded Joe Chambers' 'Ashes to Ashes' (co-written with Larry Jenkins and Mark Sherrill) and included the track on 'Honky Tonk Crazy' (Epic Records, 1987).

On Thursday 17 August 2006, Joe Stampley, Gene Watson and Joe Chambers enjoyed a nice visit in Nashville.



On Friday 26 February 2016, Gene Watson saw the release of 'Real.Country.Music' (Fourteen Carat Music, 2016), which included a re-recording of 'Ashes to Ashes' (written by Joe Chambers, Larry Jenkins and Mark Sherrill).

Biography - January 2007

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