• 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

Albums: 1969 - 2016

• Gene Watson
• Love in the Hot Afternoon
• Because You Believed in Me
• Paper Rosie
• Beautiful Country
• The Best of Gene Watson
• Reflections
• Should I Come Home
• No One Will Ever Know
• The Best of Gene Watson, Volume 2
• Between This Time and The Next Time
• Old Loves Never Die
• Greatest Hits - 1982
• This Dream's On Me
• Sometimes I Get Lucky
• Heartaches, Love & Stuff
• Little by Little
• Texas Saturday Night
• Memories To Burn
• Greatest Hits - 1985
• Starting New Memories
• Honky Tonk Crazy
• Back in the Fire
• Greatest Hits - 1990
• At Last
• In Other Words
• Uncharted Mind
• Best of Gene Watson
• The Good Ole Days
• Jesus is All I Need
• A Way to Survive
• Eighteen Greatest Hits
• From The Heart
• Ultimate Collection
• Love in the Hot Afternoon & Paper Rosie
• Gene Watson Sings
• The Gospel Side of Gene Watson
• Gene Watson: Then & Now
• Because You Believed in Me & Beautiful Country
• Love in the Hot Afternoon (compilation)
• Gene Watson: At His Best
• Gene Watson: Gospel At Its Best
• In a Perfect World
• 14 Carat Mind
• Matters of the Heart
• Reflections & Should I Come Home
• A Taste of the Truth
• 22 Golden Country Greats
• 16 Super Hits
• 40 Greatest Hits
• Memories to Burn & Starting New Memories
• Gene Watson & Rhonda Vincent: Your Money & My Good Looks
• Best of the Best: 25 Greatest Hits
• My Heroes Have Always Been Country
Best of The Capitol Years
Barrooms & Bedrooms: The Capitol & MCA Years
 Real.Country.Music
• Back in the Fire & At Last
• My Gospel Roots

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Featured Album

Gene Watson: 'My Gospel Roots' (Fourteen Carat Music, 2017)

'My Gospel Roots' (Fourteen Carat Music, 2017)
(Official Release: Friday 8 December 2017)



Gene Watson has been singing professionally since the late 1950s and has been a country music recording artist since the late 1960s; it is here that you will find information about Gene Watson's 45rpm vinyl single releases between 1962 and 1989.

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

1965
'If You Can't Come, Just Call' c/w 'You're What's Happened To Me' (written by Gene Watson)
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', which was written by Country Johnny Mathis (Sunday 28 September 1930 - Tuesday 27 September 2011) c/w 'John's Back in Town', which was written by Bill Mack and Waylon Jennings (Tuesday 15 June 1937 - Wednesday 13 February 2002)
Uni Records 55212
Chart Position: n/a



Johnny Paycheck (Tuesday 31 May 1938 - Wednesday 19 February 2003) recorded 'Florence Jean', which was written by Country Johnny Mathis (Sunday 28 September 1930 - Tuesday 27 September 2011), and included the track on 'The Lovin' Machine' (Little Darlin' Records, 1966).



'John's Back in Town', which was written by Bill Mack and Waylon Jennings (Tuesday 15 June 1937 - Wednesday 13 February 2002), was included, on LP, on Gene Watson's 'The Best of Gene Watson' (Capitol Records, 1978), and on CD, on Gene Watson's 'The Best of Gene Watson' (Capitol Records, 1989).

1969
'Walking Back To Birmingham', which was written by Leon Ashley (Monday 18 May 1936 - Sunday 20 October 2013) and Margie Singleton c/w 'This Song is Just For You', which was written by Cecil R. Harris and Perk Williams (Friday 19 November 1926 - Monday 3 January 1994)
Wide World Records 801
Chart Position: n/a



'Walking Back To Birmingham', which was written by Leon Ashley (Monday 18 May 1936 - Sunday 20 October 2013) and Margie Singleton, and 'This Song is Just For You', which was written by Cecil R. Harris and Perk Williams (Friday 19 November 1926 - Monday 3 January 1994), were included on Gene Watson's 'Gene Watson' (Wide World Records, 1969 / Stoneway Records, 1973).

1969
'I'll Run Right Back To You' (written by Donald Watson and Gene Watson) c/w 'Autumn in June' (written by Bill Watson)
Wide World Records 1001
Chart Position: n/a

1969
'Before The Next Teardrop Falls', which was written by Vivian Keith and Ben Peters (Tuesday 20 June 1933 - Wednesday 25 May 2005) c/w 'I Told a Lie'
Wide World Records 1002
Chart Position: n/a



Freddy Fender (Friday 4 June 1937 - Saturday 14 October 2006) recorded 'Before The Next Teardrop Falls', which was written by Vivian Keith and Ben Peters (Tuesday 20 June 1933 - Wednesday 25 May 2005) and included the track on 'Before The Next Teardrop Falls' (Dot Records, 1974); the track was No.1 on the Billboard country music singles chart for two weeks in March 1975.



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 New World Records, and was released by Collectibles Records on Tuesday 25 June 1996.



Clay Walker recorded 'Before The Next Teardrop Falls', which was written by Vivian Keith and Ben Peters (Tuesday 20 June 1933 - Wednesday 25 May 2005), and included the track on 'Fall' (Asylum-Curb Records, 2007); the track was a duet with Freddy Fender (Friday 4 June 1937 - Saturday 14 October 2006).

1969
'I Went All To Pieces (When I Heard You Ask About Me)' (written by Warner Mack / Warner McPherson) c/w 'Two Right People' (written by David Ingles)
Wide World Records 1007
Chart Position: n/a

'Two Right People' (written by David Ingles) was included on Gene Watson's 'Gene Watson' (Wide World Records, 1969 / Stoneway Records, 1973).

1969
'Lie to Me' c/w 'I Feel a Sin Coming On', which was written by Eddie McDuff (Thursday 20 June 1935 - Friday 3 May 1968) and Orville Couch (Thursday 21 February 1935 - Sunday 26 May 2002)
Wide World Records 1010
Chart Position: n/a



'I Feel a Sin Coming On', which was written by Eddie McDuff (Thursday 20 June 1935 - Friday 3 May 1968) and Orville Couch (Thursday 21 February 1935 - Sunday 26 May 2002), was included on Gene Watson's 'Gene Watson' (Wide World Records, 1969 / Stoneway Records, 1973).

1969
'If I'm a Fool For Leaving', which was written by Skip Graves and Little Jimmy Dickens (Sunday 19 December 1920 - Friday 2 January 2015) c/w 'The Only Difference'
Wide World Records 1014
Chart Position: n/a



'If I'm a Fool For Leaving', which was written by Skip Graves and Little Jimmy Dickens (Sunday 19 December 1920 - Friday 2 January 2015), was included on Gene Watson's 'Gene Watson' (Wide World Records, 1969 / Stoneway Records, 1973).



Gene Watson recorded 'If I'm a Fool for Leaving', which was written by Skip Graves and Little Jimmy Dickens (Sunday 19 December 1920 - Friday 2 January 2015), and included the track on 'Because You Believed in Me' (Capitol Records, 1976).



On Monday 26 September 2005, England's Hux Records released 'Because You Believed in Me' (Capitol Records, 1976), along with 'Beautiful Country' (Capitol Records, 1977), as a special '2-for-1' CD set.



Gene Watson re-recorded 'If I'm a Fool for Leaving', which was written by Skip Graves and Little Jimmy Dickens (Sunday 19 December 1920 - Friday 2 January 2015), and included the track on 'Gene Watson...Then & Now' (Koch Records Nashville, 2005).

1969
'When My Daddy Danced', which was written by Eddie Noack (Tuesday 29 April 1930 - Sunday 5 February 1978) c/w 'Eli Funkelby', which was written by Robert 'Bozo' Darnell (1927 - 1997)
Wide World Records 1016
Chart Position: n/a



'When My Daddy Danced', which was written by Eddie Noack (Tuesday 29 April 1930 - Sunday 5 February 1978), and 'Eli Funkelby', which was written by Robert 'Bozo' Darnell (1927 - 1997), were included on Gene Watson's 'Gene Watson' (Wide World Records, 1969 / Stoneway Records, 1973).

 On Tuesday 13 March 2007, Robert 'Bozo' Darnell's son, Reuben Darnell, submitted a 'Peer's Quote' about Gene Watson.

1969
'I'll Feel Fine' (written by Moore and Davenport) c/w 'I'm Not Strong Enough', which was written by John Pickering (Wednesday 8 March 1933 - Monday 28 February 2011)
Wide World Records 1019
Chart Position: n/a



'I'll Feel Fine' (written by Moore and Davenport), and 'I'm Not Strong Enough', which was written by John Pickering (Wednesday 8 March 1933 - Monday 28 February 2011), were included on Gene Watson's 'Gene Watson' (Wide World Records, 1969 / Stoneway Records, 1973).

1972
'The Birds & The Bees' (written by Barry Stuart) c/w 'My Eyes Are Jealous', which was written by Jimmy Day (Tuesday 9 January 1934 - Friday 22 January 1999)
Wide World Records 1021
Chart Position: n/a

Brenda Lee: 'The Versatile Brenda Lee' (Decca Records, 1965)

Brenda Lee recorded 'The Birds & The Bees' (written by Barry Stuart) and included the track on 'The Versatile Brenda Lee' (Decca Records, 1965).

Dean Martin: 'Remember' (Reprise Records, 1965)

Dean Martin (Thursday 7 June 1917 - Monday 25 December 1995) recorded 'The Birds & The Bees' (written by Barry Stuart) and included the track on 'Remember' (Reprise Records, 1965).

Bobby G. Rice: 'Hit After Hit' (Royal American Records, 1972)

Bobby G. Rice recorded 'The Birds & The Bees' (written by Barry Stuart) and included the track on 'Hit After Hit' (Royal American Records, 1972).



'My Eyes Are Jealous', which was written by Jimmy Day (Tuesday 9 January 1934 - Friday 22 January 1999), was included on Gene Watson's 'Gene Watson' (Wide World Records, 1969 / Stoneway Records, 1973).

Little Jimmy Dickens: 'May The Bird Of Paradise Fly Up Your Nose' (Columbia Records, 1965)

Little Jimmy Dickens (Sunday 19 December 1920 - Friday 2 January 2015) recorded 'My Eyes Are Jealous', which was written by Jimmy Day (Tuesday 9 January 1934 - Friday 22 January 1999), and included the track on 'May The Bird Of Paradise Fly Up Your Nose' (Columbia Records, 1965).

1972
'If I'm a Fool For Leaving', which was written by Skip Graves and Little Jimmy Dickens (Sunday 19 December 1920 - Friday 2 January 2015) c/w 'Two Right People' (written by David Ingles)
Stoneway Records 1120
Chart Position: n/a



'If I'm a Fool For Leaving', which was written by Skip Graves and Little Jimmy Dickens (Sunday 19 December 1920 - Friday 2 January 2015), and 'Two Right People' (written by David Ingles), were included on Gene Watson's 'Gene Watson' (Wide World Records, 1969 / Stoneway Records, 1973).



'If I'm a Fool For Leaving', which was written by Skip Graves and Little Jimmy Dickens (Sunday 19 December 1920 - Friday 2 January 2015), was included on Gene Watson's 'Because You Believed in Me' (Capitol Records, 1976).



On Monday 26 September 2005, England's Hux Records released 'Because You Believed in Me' (Capitol Records, 1976), along with 'Beautiful Country' (Capitol Records, 1977), as a special '2-for-1' CD set.



Gene Watson re-recorded 'If I'm a Fool For Leaving', which was written by Skip Graves and Little Jimmy Dickens (Sunday 19 December 1920 - Friday 2 January 2015), and included the track on 'Gene Watson...Then & Now' (Koch Records Nashville, 2005).

1972
'Through The Eyes of Love', which was written by Cowboy Jack Clement (Sunday 5 April 1931 - Thursday 8 August 2013) and Milton 'Mitt' Addington (1924 - 1979) c/w 'To Have Conquered'
Resco Records 616
Chart Position: n/a



'Through The Eyes of Love', which was written by Cowboy Jack Clement (Sunday 5 April 1931 - Thursday 8 August 2013) and Milton 'Mitt' Addington (1924 - 1979), was included on Gene Watson's 'Love in the Hot Afternoon' (Capitol Records, 1975).

Tompall Glaser & The Glaser Brothers: 'Through The Eyes of Love' (MGM Records, 1968)

Tompall Glaser (Sunday 3 September 1933 - Tuesday 13 August 2013) & The Glaser Brothers recorded 'Through The Eyes of Love', which was written by Cowboy Jack Clement (Sunday 5 April 1931 - Thursday 8 August 2013) and Milton 'Mitt' Addington (1924 - 1979), and included the track on 'Through The Eyes of Love' (MGM Records, 1968); the track reached No.27 on the Billboard country music singles chart in 1967.



On Tuesday 3 December 2002, England's Hux Records released 'Love in the Hot Afternoon' (Capitol Records, 1975), along with 'Paper Rosie' (Capitol Records, 1978), as a special 2-for-1 CD set.

1972
'It's Just a Matter of Time', which was written by Clyde Otis (Thursday 11 September 1924 - Tuesday 8 January 2008), Brook Benton (Saturday 19 September 1931 - Saturday 9 April 1988) and Belford Hendricks (Tuesday 11 May 1909 - Saturday 24 September 1977) c/w 'Walking Back to Birmingham', which was written by Leon Ashley (Monday 18 May 1936 - Sunday 20 October 2013) and Margie Singleton
Stoneway Records 1130
Chart Position: n/a



'It's Just a Matter of Time', which was written by Clyde Otis (Thursday 11 September 1924 - Tuesday 8 January 2008), Brook Benton (Saturday 19 September 1931 - Saturday 9 April 1988) and Belford Hendricks (Tuesday 11 May 1909 - Saturday 24 September 1977), and 'Walking Back to Birmingham', which was written by Leon Ashley (Monday 18 May 1936 - Sunday 20 October 2013) and Margie Singleton, were included on Gene Watson's 'Gene Watson' (Wide World Records, 1969 / Stoneway Records, 1973).

1972
'I Feel a Sin Coming On', which was written by Eddie McDuff (Thursday 20 June 1935 - Friday 3 May 1968) and Orville Couch (Thursday 21 February 1935 - Sunday 26 May 2002) c/w 'I'm Not Strong Enough', which was written by John Pickering (Wednesday 8 March 1933 - Monday 28 February 2011)
Stoneway Records 1142
Chart Position: n/a



'I Feel a Sin Coming On', which was written by Eddie McDuff (Thursday 20 June 1935 - Friday 3 May 1968) and Orville Couch (Thursday 21 February 1935 - Sunday 26 May 2002), and 'I'm Not Strong Enough', which was written by John Pickering (Wednesday 8 March 1933 - Monday 28 February 2011), were included on Gene Watson's 'Gene Watson' (Wide World Records, 1969 / Stoneway Records, 1973).

1972
'I'm Not Strong Enough', which was written by John Pickering (Wednesday 8 March 1933 - Monday 28 February 2011) c/w 'Listen, They're Playing My Song', which was written by Charlie Williams (Friday 20 December 1929 - Thursday 15 October 1992) and Glen Garrison
Wide World Records 1165
Chart Position: n/a



'I'm Not Strong Enough', which was written by John Pickering (Wednesday 8 March 1933 - Monday 28 February 2011), and 'Listen, They're Playing My Song', which was written by Charlie Williams (Friday 20 December 1929 - Thursday 15 October 1992) and Glen Garrison, were included on Gene Watson's 'Gene Watson' (Wide World Records, 1969 / Stoneway Records, 1973).

1972
'Burning Memories', which was written by Wayne P. Walker and Mel Tillis (Monday 8 August 1932 - Sunday 19 November 2017) c/w 'Do You Have Any Plans For Me' (written by Louis Anthony)
Resco Records 619
Chart Position: n/a



Ray Price (Tuesday 12 January 1926 - Monday 16 December 2013) recorded 'Burning Memories', which was written by Wayne P. Walker and Mel Tillis (Monday 8 August 1932 - Sunday 19 November 2017), and included the track on 'Burning Memories' (Columbia Records, 1965); the track reached No.2 on the Billboard country music singles chart in 1964.



Mel Tillis (Monday 8 August 1932 - Sunday 19 November 2017) recorded 'Burning Memories' (written by Wayne P. Walker and Mel Tillis) and included the track on 'Stateside' (Kapp Records, 1966).

1972
'I Told a Lie' c/w 'Shadows on The Wall' (written by Thomas Becket)
Resco Records 627
Chart Position: n/a



'Shadows on The Wall' (written by Thomas Becket) was included, on LP, on Gene Watson's 'The Best of Gene Watson' (Capitol Records, 1978), and on CD, on Gene Watson's 'The Best of Gene Watson' (Capitol Records, 1989).

1975
'Bad Water' (written by Jackie DeShannon, Jimmy Holiday and Randy Myers) c/w 'I'll Run Right Back to You' (written by Donald Watson and Gene Watson)
Resco Records 630
Billboard Country Music Singles Chart (USA): No.87, 1975



'Bad Water' (written by Jackie DeShannon, Jimmy Holiday and Randy Myers) was included on Gene Watson's 'Love in the Hot Afternoon' (Capitol Records, 1975).



On Tuesday 3 December 2002, England's Hux Records released 'Love in the Hot Afternoon' (Capitol Records, 1975), along with 'Paper Rosie' (Capitol Records, 1978), as a special 2-for-1 CD set.

Jackie DeShannon: 'Songs' (Capitol Records, 1971) Jackie DeShannon: 'When You Walk in The Room' (Rock Beat Records, 2011)

Jackie DeShannon recorded 'Bad Water' (written by Jackie DeShannon, Jimmy Holiday and Randy Myers) and included the track on 'Songs' (Capitol Records, 1971); the track was also included on 'When You Walk in The Room' (Rock Beat Records, 2011).

1975
'Love in The Hot Afternoon', which was written by Kent Westberry and Vincent Wesley Matthews (1940 - Saturday 22 November 2003) c/w 'Through The Eyes of Love', which was written by Cowboy Jack Clement (Sunday 5 April 1931 - Thursday 8 August 2013)
Resco Records 634
Billboard Country Music Singles Chart (USA): No.1, 1975 in a number of areas of Texas, Louisiana and Georgia

'Love in The Hot Afternoon', which was written by Kent Westberry and Vincent Wesley Matthews (1940 - Saturday 22 November 2003), and 'Through The Eyes of Love', which was written by Cowboy Jack Clement (Sunday 5 April 1931 - Thursday 8 August 2013), were included on Gene Watson's 'Love in the Hot Afternoon' (Capitol Records, 1975).



On Tuesday 3 December 2002, England's Hux Records released 'Love in the Hot Afternoon' (Capitol Records, 1975), along with 'Paper Rosie' (Capitol Records, 1978), as a special 2-for-1 CD set.

1975
'Love in The Hot Afternoon', which was written by Kent Westberry and Vincent Wesley Matthews (1940 - Saturday 22 November 2003) c/w 'Through The Eyes of Love', which was written by Cowboy Jack Clement (Sunday 5 April 1931 - Thursday 8 August 2013)
Capitol Records 4076
Billboard Country Music Singles Chart (USA): No.3, 1975 / Canadian RPM Singles Chart: No.3, 1975



'Love in The Hot Afternoon', which was written by Kent Westberry and Vincent Wesley Matthews (1940 - Saturday 22 November 2003), and 'Through The Eyes of Love', which was written by Cowboy Jack Clement (Sunday 5 April 1931 - Thursday 8 August 2013), were included on Gene Watson's 'Love in the Hot Afternoon' (Capitol Records, 1975).



On Tuesday 3 December 2002, England's Hux Records released 'Love in the Hot Afternoon' (Capitol Records, 1975), along with 'Paper Rosie' (Capitol Records, 1978), as a special 2-for-1 CD set.

1975
'Where Love Begins', which was written by Ray Griff (Monday 22 April 1940 - Wednesday 9 March 2016)
Capitol Records 4143
Cash Box Country Music Singles Chart (USA): No.3, week beginning Saturday 27 December 1975



'Where Love Begins', which was written by Ray Griff (Monday 22 April 1940 - Wednesday 9 March 2016), was included on Gene Watson's 'Love in the Hot Afternoon' (Capitol Records, 1975).



On Tuesday 3 December 2002, England's Hux Records released 'Love in the Hot Afternoon' (Capitol Records, 1975), along with 'Paper Rosie' (Capitol Records, 1978), as a special 2-for-1 CD set.

1975
'Where Love Begins', which was written by Ray Griff (Monday 22 April 1940 - Wednesday 9 March 2016)
Capitol Records 4143
Record World Country Music Singles Chart (USA): No.1, week beginning Saturday 27 December 1975



'Where Love Begins', which was written by Ray Griff (Monday 22 April 1940 - Wednesday 9 March 2016), was included on Gene Watson's 'Love in the Hot Afternoon' (Capitol Records, 1975).



On Tuesday 3 December 2002, England's Hux Records released 'Love in the Hot Afternoon' (Capitol Records, 1975), along with 'Paper Rosie' (Capitol Records, 1978), as a special 2-for-1 CD set.

1976
'Where Love Begins', which was written by Ray Griff (Monday 22 April 1940 - Wednesday 9 March 2016) c/w 'Long Enough to Care' (written by Bobby Sykes)
Capitol Records 4143
Billboard Country Music Singles Chart (USA): No.5, 1975 / Canadian RPM Singles Chart: No.4, 1976



'Where Love Begins', which was written by Ray Griff (Monday 22 April 1940 - Wednesday 9 March 2016), and 'Long Enough to Care' (written by Bobby Sykes), were included on Gene Watson's 'Love in the Hot Afternoon' (Capitol Records, 1975).



On Tuesday 3 December 2002, England's Hux Records released 'Love in the Hot Afternoon' (Capitol Records, 1975), along with 'Paper Rosie' (Capitol Records, 1978), as a special 2-for-1 CD set.

1976
'You Could Know as Much About a Stranger' (written by Nadine Bryant) c/w 'Harvest Time' (written by Bill Emerson, Lewis Moore and Carrol Dunham)
Capitol Records 4214
Billboard Country Music Singles Chart (USA): No.10, 1976 / Canadian RPM Singles Chart: No.42, 1976



'You Could Know as Much About a Stranger' (written by Nadine Bryant), and 'Harvest Time' (written by Bill Emerson, Lewis Moore and Carrol Dunham), were included on Gene Watson's 'Love in the Hot Afternoon' (Capitol Records, 1975).



On Tuesday 3 December 2002, England's Hux Records released 'Love in the Hot Afternoon' (Capitol Records, 1975), along with 'Paper Rosie' (Capitol Records, 1978), as a special 2-for-1 CD set.

1976
'Because You Believed in Me', which was written by Arthur Leo 'Doodle' Owens (Friday 28 November 1930 - Monday 4 October 1999), Shorty Hall (Walter Harrison Hall) (Tuesday 5 April 1927 - Thursday 21 March 2002) and Gene Vowell, c/w 'When My World Left Town' (written by Tom Ghent and R. Paul)
Capitol Records 4279
Billboard Country Music Singles Chart (USA): No.20, 1976



'Because You Believed in Me', which was written by Arthur Leo 'Doodle' Owens (Friday 28 November 1930 - Monday 4 October 1999), Shorty Hall (Walter Harrison Hall) (Tuesday 5 April 1927 - Thursday 21 March 2002) and Gene Vowell, and 'When My World Left Town' (written by Tom Ghent and R. Paul), were included on Gene Watson's 'Because You Believed in Me' (Capitol Records, 1976).

Gene Watson: 'Beautiful Country & Because You Believed in Me' (Hux Records, 2005)

On Monday 26 September 2005, England's Hux Records released 'Because You Believed in Me' (Capitol Records, 1976), along with 'Beautiful Country' (Capitol Records, 1977), as a special 2-for-1 CD set.

1976
'Her Body Couldn't Keep You (Off My Mind)', which was written by Ray Griff (Monday 22 April 1940 - Wednesday 9 March 2016) c/w 'If I'm a Fool For Leaving', which was written by Skip Graves and Little Jimmy Dickens (Sunday 19 December 1920 - Friday 2 January 2015)
Capitol Records 4331
Billboard Country Music Singles Chart (USA): No.52, 1976



'Her Body Couldn't Keep You (Off My Mind)', which was written by Ray Griff (Monday 22 April 1940 - Wednesday 9 March 2016), and 'If I'm a Fool For Leaving', which was written by Skip Graves and Little Jimmy Dickens (Sunday 19 December 1920 - Friday 2 January 2015), were included on Gene Watson's 'Because You Believed in Me' (Capitol Records, 1976).

Gene Watson: 'Beautiful Country & Because You Believed in Me' (Hux Records, 2005)

On Monday 26 September 2005, England's Hux Records released 'Because You Believed in Me' (Capitol Records, 1976), along with 'Beautiful Country' (Capitol Records, 1977), as a special 2-for-1 CD set.

1977
'Paper Rosie' (written by Dallas Harms) c/w 'Don't Look at Me (in that tone of voice)', which was written by Ray Griff (Monday 22 April 1940 - Wednesday 9 March 2016)
Capitol Records 4378
Billboard Country Music Singles Chart (USA): No.3, 1977 / Canadian RPM Singles Chart: No.1, 1977



'Paper Rosie' (written by Dallas Harms), and 'Don't Look at Me (in that tone of voice)', which was written by Ray Griff (Monday 22 April 1940 - Wednesday 9 March 2016), were included on 'Paper Rosie' (Capitol Records, 1977).



On Tuesday 3 December 2002, England's Hux Records released 'Paper Rosie' (Capitol Records, 1977), along with 'Love in the Hot Afternoon' (Capitol Records, 1975), as a special 2-for-1 CD set.

1977
'Paper Rosie' (written by Dallas Harms)
Capitol Records 4378
Cash Box Country Music Singles Chart (USA): No.4, April 1977



'Paper Rosie' (written by Dallas Harms) was included on 'Paper Rosie' (Capitol Records, 1977).



On Tuesday 3 December 2002, England's Hux Records released 'Paper Rosie' (Capitol Records, 1977), along with 'Love in the Hot Afternoon' (Capitol Records, 1975), as a special 2-for-1 CD set.

1977
'Paper Rosie' (written by Dallas Harms)
Capitol Records 4378
Record World Country Music Singles Chart (USA): No.1 for one week in April 1977 (Saturday 16 April 1977 - Saturday 23 April 1977)



'Paper Rosie' (written by Dallas Harms) was included on 'Paper Rosie' (Capitol Records, 1977).



On Tuesday 3 December 2002, England's Hux Records released 'Paper Rosie' (Capitol Records, 1977), along with 'Love in the Hot Afternoon' (Capitol Records, 1975), as a special 2-for-1 CD set.

1977
'The Old Man & His Horn' (written by Dallas Harms) c/w 'Just at Dawn' (written by B. Emerson and T. Hamilton)
Capitol Records 4458
Billboard Country Music Singles Chart (USA): No.11, 1977 / Canadian RPM Singles Chart: No.9, 1977



'The Old Man & His Horn' (written by Dallas Harms) was included on Gene Watson's 'Beautiful Country' (Capitol Records, 1977).



'Just at Dawn' (written by B. Emerson and T. Hamilton) was included on Gene Watson's 'Paper Rosie' (Capitol Records, 1977).



On Tuesday 3 December 2002, England's Hux Records released 'Paper Rosie' (Capitol Records, 1977), along with 'Love in the Hot Afternoon' (Capitol Records, 1975), as a special 2-for-1 CD set.

Gene Watson: 'Beautiful Country & Because You Believed in Me' (Hux Records, 2005)

On Monday 26 September 2005, England's Hux Records released 'Beautiful Country' (Capitol Records, 1977), along with 'Because You Believed in Me' (Capitol Records, 1976), as a special 2-for-1 CD set.

1978
'I Don't Need a Thing at All' (written by Joe Allen) c/w 'Hey, Barnum & Bailey' (written by Jerry Abbott, Charles Stewart and Kenneth Hagler)
Capitol Records 4513
Billboard Country Music Singles Chart (USA): No.8, 1978 / Canadian RPM Singles Chart: No.4, 1978



'I Don't Need a Thing at All' (written by Joe Allen), and 'Hey, Barnum & Bailey' (written by Jerry Abbott, Charles Stewart and Kenneth Hagler), were included on Gene Watson's 'Beautiful Country' (Capitol Records, 1977).

Gene Watson: 'Beautiful Country & Because You Believed in Me' (Hux Records, 2005)

On Monday 26 September 2005, England's Hux Records released 'Beautiful Country' (Capitol Records, 1977), along with 'Because You Believed in Me' (Capitol Records, 1976), as a special 2-for-1 CD set.

1978
'Cowboys Don't Get Lucky All The Time' (written by Dallas Harms) c/w 'I'd Love to Live with You Again', which was written by George 'Dicky' Overbey (Monday 11 May 1942 - Saturday 4 October 2014)
Capitol Records 4556
Billboard Country Music Singles Chart (USA): No.11, 1978 / Canadian RPM Singles Chart: No.14, 1978



'Cowboys Don't Get Lucky All The Time' (written by Dallas Harms), and 'I'd Love to Live with You Again', which was written by George 'Dicky' Overbey (Monday 11 May 1942 - Saturday 4 October 2014), were included on Gene Watson's 'Beautiful Country' (Capitol Records, 1977).

Gene Watson: 'Beautiful Country & Because You Believed in Me' (Hux Records, 2005)

On Monday 26 September 2005, England's Hux Records released 'Beautiful Country' (Capitol Records, 1977), along with 'Because You Believed in Me' (Capitol Records, 1976), as a special 2-for-1 CD set.

1978
'One Sided Conversation' (written by Joe Allen) c/w 'I Know What It's Like in Her Arms' (written by Lola Jean Dillon)
Capitol Records 4616
Billboard Country Music Singles Chart (USA): No.8, 1978 / Canadian RPM Singles Chart: No.6, 1978



'One Sided Conversation' (written by Joe Allen), and 'I Know What It's Like in Her Arms' (written by Lola Jean Dillon), were included on Gene Watson's 'Reflections' (Capitol Records, 1978).



On Tuesday 27 January 2009, England's Hux Records released 'Reflections' (Capitol Records, 1978), as a special 2-for-1 CD, along with 'Should I Come Home' (Capitol Records, 1979).

1979
'Farewell Party', which was written by Lawton Williams (Monday 24 July 1922 - Thursday 26 July 2007) c/w 'I Don't Know How To Tell Her (I don't love her anymore)' (written by B. Fischer and Sonny Throckmorton)
Capitol Records 4680
Billboard Country Music Singles Chart (USA): No.5, 1979 / Canadian RPM Singles Chart: No.9, 1979



'Farewell Party', which was written by Lawton Williams (Monday 24 July 1922 - Thursday 26 July 2007), and 'I Don't Know How To Tell Her (I don't love her anymore)' (written by B. Fischer and Sonny Throckmorton), were included on Gene Watson's 'Reflections' (Capitol Records, 1978).



On Tuesday 27 January 2009, England's Hux Records released 'Reflections' (Capitol Records, 1978), as a special 2-for-1 CD, along with 'Should I Come Home' (Capitol Records, 1979).

1979
'Pick The Wildwood Flower' (written by Joe Allen) c/w 'Mama Sold Roses' (written by Dallas Harms)
Capitol Records 4723
Billboard Country Music Singles Chart (USA): No.5, 1979 / Canadian RPM Singles Chart: No.2, 1979



'Pick The Wildwood Flower' (written by Joe Allen), and 'Mama Sold Roses' (written by Dallas Harms), were included on Gene Watson's 'Reflections' (Capitol Records, 1978).



On Tuesday 27 January 2009, England's Hux Records released 'Reflections' (Capitol Records, 1978), as a special 2-for-1 CD, along with 'Should I Come Home' (Capitol Records, 1979).

1979
'Should I Come Home (or Should I Go Crazy)' (written by Joe Allen) c/w 'Beautiful You', which was written by Joe Eddie Gough (Friday 27 January 1939 - Friday 14 August 2009)
Capitol Records 4772
Billboard Country Music Singles Chart (USA): No.3, 1979 / Canadian RPM Singles Chart: No.6, 1979



'Should I Come Home (or Should I Go Crazy)' (written by Joe Allen), and 'Beautiful You', which was written by Joe Eddie Gough (Friday 27 January 1939 - Friday 14 August 2009), were included on Gene Watson's 'Should I Come Home' (Capitol Records, 1979).



On Tuesday 27 January 2009, England's Hux Records released 'Should I Come Home' (Capitol Records, 1979), as a special 2-for-1 CD, along with 'Reflections' (Capitol Records, 1978).

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



'Should I Come Home (or Should I Go Crazy)' (written by Joe Allen) was included on Gene Watson's 'Should I Come Home' (Capitol Records, 1979).



On Tuesday 27 January 2009, England's Hux Records released 'Should I Come Home' (Capitol Records, 1979), as a special 2-for-1 CD, along with 'Reflections' (Capitol Records, 1978).

1979
'Should I Come Home (or Should I Go Crazy)' (written by Joe Allen)
Capitol Records 4772
Record World Country Music Singles Chart (USA): No.4, 1979



'Should I Come Home (or Should I Go Crazy)' (written by Joe Allen) was included on Gene Watson's 'Should I Come Home' (Capitol Records, 1979).



On Tuesday 27 January 2009, England's Hux Records released 'Should I Come Home' (Capitol Records, 1979), as a special 2-for-1 CD, along with 'Reflections' (Capitol Records, 1978).

1980
'Nothing Sure Looked Good on You' (written by Jim Rushing) c/w 'The Beer at Dorsey's Bar', which was written by Red Lane (Thursday 2 February 1939 - Wednesday 1 July 2015) and Danny Morrison (Sunday 22 April 1945 - Tuesday 14 February 2012)
Capitol Records 4814
Billboard Country Music Singles Chart (USA): No.4, 1980 / Canadian RPM Singles Chart: No.3, 1980



'Nothing Sure Looked Good on You' (written by Jim Rushing), and 'The Beer at Dorsey's Bar', which was written by Red Lane (Thursday 2 February 1939 - Wednesday 1 July 2015) and Danny Morrison (Sunday 22 April 1945 - Tuesday 14 February 2012), were included on Gene Watson's 'Should I Come Home' (Capitol Records, 1979).



On Tuesday 27 January 2009, England's Hux Records released 'Should I Come Home' (Capitol Records, 1979), as a special 2-for-1 CD, along with 'Reflections' (Capitol Records, 1978).

1980
'Bedroom Ballad' (written by Joe Allen) c/w 'After The Party', which was written by Joe Eddie Gough (Friday 27 January 1939 - Friday 14 August 2009)
Capitol Records 4854
Billboard Country Music Singles Chart (USA): No.18, 1980 / Canadian RPM Singles Chart: No.43, 1980



'Bedroom Ballad' (written by Joe Allen), and 'After The Party', which was written by Joe Eddie Gough (Friday 27 January 1939 - Friday 14 August 2009), were included on Gene Watson's 'Should I Come Home' (Capitol Records, 1979).



On Tuesday 27 January 2009, England's Hux Records released 'Should I Come Home' (Capitol Records, 1979), as a special 2-for-1 CD, along with 'Reflections' (Capitol Records, 1978).

1980
'Raisin' Cane in Texas' (written by Joe Allen and D. Lay) c/w 'A Cold Day in July', which was written by Dave Kirby (Sunday 10 July 1938 - Saturday 17 April 2004) and Glenn Martin
Capitol Records 4898
Billboard Country Music Singles Chart (USA): No.15, 1980 / Canadian RPM Singles Chart: No.53, 1980



'Raisin' Cane in Texas' (written by Joe Allen and D. Lay), and 'A Cold Day in July', which was written by Dave Kirby (Sunday 10 July 1938 - Saturday 17 April 2004) and Glenn Martin, were included on Gene Watson's 'No One Will Ever Know' (Capitol Records, 1980).

1980
'No One Will Ever Know', which was written by Mel Foree (Tuesday 25 July 1911 - Sunday 28 October 1990) and Fred Rose (24 August 1898 - Wednesday 1 December 1954) c/w 'Down & Out This Way Again' (written by Joe Allen and D. Lay)
Capitol Records 4940
Billboard Country Music Singles Chart (USA): No.13, 1980 / Canadian RPM Singles Chart: No.22, 1980



'No One Will Ever Know', which was written by Mel Foree (Tuesday 25 July 1911 - Sunday 28 October 1990) and Fred Rose (24 August 1898 - Wednesday 1 December 1954), and 'Down & Out This Way Again' (written by Joe Allen and D. Lay), were included on Gene Watson's 'No One Will Ever Know' (Capitol Records, 1980).

1980
'Any Way You Want Me' (written by L. Ofman) c/w 'Those Eyes That Lied To Me' (written by J. Gough, D. Martin and Gene Watson)
Warner Bros. Records 49648
Billboard Country Music Singles Chart: No.33, 1980

Various Artists: 'Any Which Way You Can' (Warner Bros. Records / Viva Records, 1981)

'Any Way You Want Me' (written by L. Ofman) was included on the Warner Bros. Records / Viva Records soundtrack of Clint Eastwood's movie 'Any Which Way You Can', and reached No.33 on the Billboard country music singles chart in 1981.

Somewhere along the way, Clint Eastwood had heard the song as a demo recording by its writer L. Ofman.

However, Clint Eastwood insisted that Gene Watson should record the song.

Gene Watson flew to Los Angeles, California to record the track 'Any Way You Want Me' (written by L. Ofman), which was co-produced by Gene Watson, Thomas Leslie 'Snuff' Garrett (Wednesday 5 July 1939 - Thursday 17 December 2015) and Russ Reeder.

On Monday 17 November 1980, Warner Bros. Records / Viva Records released the soundtrack for Clint Eastwood's 'Any Which Way You Can', which featured music from David Frizzell & Shelly West, Glen Campbell, Gene Watson, Ray Charles (Tuesday 23 September 1930 - Thursday 10 June 2004) & Clint Eastwood, Fats Domino, Johnny Duncan (Wednesday 5 October 1938 - Monday 14 August 2006), Jim Stafford and Cliff Crofford (Thursday 12 December 1929 - Sunday 22 November 2009).

On Friday 12 December 1980, Clint Eastwood's movie 'Any Which Way You Can', which was directed by Buddy Van Horn, made its cinema debut.  The movie included a role for Jim Stafford, who was featured on the soundtrack, alongside Ray Charles (Tuesday 23 September 1930 - Thursday 10 June 2004), Gene Watson, Johnny Duncan (Wednesday 5 October 1938 - Monday 14 August 2006), Fats Domino, Glen Campbell and David Frizzell & Shelly West.



On Tuesday 18 February 2014, the soundtrack for Clint Eastwood's 'Any Which Way You Can' was re-issued, on CD, by Varese-Sarabande Records.

1981
'Between This Time & The Next Time', which was written by Ray Griff (Monday 22 April 1940 - Wednesday 9 March 2016), c/w 'I'm Tellin' Me a Lie', which was written by Joe Eddie Gough (Friday 27 January 1939 - Friday 14 August 2009) and Rick Winston
MCA Records 51039
Billboard Country Music Singles Chart (USA): No.17, 1981 / Canadian RPM Singles Chart: No.8, 1981



'Between This Time & The Next Time', which was written by Ray Griff (Monday 22 April 1940 - Wednesday 9 March 2016), and 'I'm Tellin' Me a Lie', which was written by Joe Eddie Gough (Friday 27 January 1939 - Friday 14 August 2009) and Rick Winston, were included on Gene Watson's 'Between This Time & The Next Time' (MCA Records, 1981).

1981
'Maybe I Should Have Been Listening' (written by Buzz Rabin) c/w 'I'm Gonna Kill You', which was written by Wynn Stewart (Thursday 7 June 1934 - Wednesday 17 July 1985) and Jimmy Velvet
MCA Records 51127
Billboard Country Music Singles Chart (USA): No.23, 1981 / Canadian RPM Singles Chart: No.12, 1981



'Maybe I Should Have Been Listening' (written by Buzz Rabin), and 'I'm Gonna Kill You', which was written by Wynn Stewart (Thursday 7 June 1934 - Wednesday 17 July 1985) and Jimmy Velvet, were included on Gene Watson's 'Between This Time & The Next Time' (MCA Records, 1981).

1982
'Fourteen Carat Mind', which was written by Dallas Frazier and Larry Lee Favorite (1939 - Saturday 26 May 2001), c/w 'Lonely Me' (written by Larry Booth)
MCA Records 51183
Billboard Country Music Singles Chart (USA): No.1 for one week in January 1982 (Saturday 9 January 1982 - Saturday 16 January 1982) / Canadian RPM Singles Chart: No.5, 1982



'Fourteen Carat Mind', which was written by Dallas Frazier and Larry Lee Favorite (1939 - Saturday 26 May 2001), and 'Lonely Me' (written by Larry Booth), were included on Gene Watson's 'Old Loves Never Die' (MCA Records, 1982).

1982
'Fourteen Carat Mind', which was written by Dallas Frazier and Larry Lee Favorite (1939 - Saturday 26 May 2001)
MCA Records 51183
Cash Box Country Music Singles Chart (USA): No.1, 1982



'Fourteen Carat Mind', which was written by Dallas Frazier and Larry Lee Favorite (1939 - Saturday 26 May 2001), was included on Gene Watson's 'Old Loves Never Die' (MCA Records, 1982).

1982
'Speak Softly (You're Talking to My Heart)' (written by Steve Spurgin and J.D. Mendenhall) c/w 'Til Melinda Comes Around' (written by Glenn Ray)
MCA Records
Billboard Country Music Singles Chart (USA): No.9, 1982 / Canadian RPM Singles Chart: No.4, 1982



'Speak Softly (You're Talking to My Heart)' (written by Steve Spurgin and J.D. Mendenhall), and 'Til Melinda Comes Around' (written by Glenn Ray), were included on Gene Watson's 'Old Loves Never Die' (MCA Records, 1982).

1982
'This Dream's on Me' (written by Fred Koller) c/w 'This Torch That I Carry For You' (written by Dave Lindsey and Glenn Douglas Tubb)
MCA Records
Billboard Country Music Singles Chart (USA): No.8, 1982 / Canadian RPM Singles Chart: No.11, 1982



'This Dream's on Me' (written by Fred Koller), and 'This Torch That I Carry For You' (written by Dave Lindsey and Glenn Douglas Tubb), were included on Gene Watson's 'This Dream's on Me' (MCA Records, 1982).

1983
'What She Don't Know Won't Hurt Her' (written by Dave Lindsey and Ernie Rowell) c/w 'Fighting Fire with Fire', which was written by Bobby Harden (Thursday 27 June 1935 - Tuesday 30 May 2006)
MCA Records
Billboard Country Music Singles Chart (USA): No.5, 1983 / Canadian RPM Singles Chart: No.3, 1983



'What She Don't Know Won't Hurt Her' (written by Dave Lindsey and Ernie Rowell), and 'Fighting Fire with Fire', which was written by Bobby Harden (Thursday 27 June 1935 - Tuesday 30 May 2006), were included on Gene Watson's 'This Dream's on Me' (MCA Records, 1982).

1983
'You're Out Doing What I'm Here Doing Without' (written by Bo Roberts and Allen Frizzell) c/w 'You're Just Another Beer Drinking Song', which was written by Warren D. Robb and Dave Kirby (Sunday 10 July 1938 - Saturday 17 April 2004)
MCA Records 52191 (entered Billboard country music singles chart on Saturday 19 March 1983)
Billboard Country Music Singles Chart (USA): No.2, 1983 / Canadian RPM Singles Chart: No.5, 1983



'You're Out Doing What I'm Here Doing Without' (written by Bo Roberts and Allen Frizzell), and 'You're Just Another Beer Drinking Song', which was written by Warren D. Robb and Dave Kirby (Sunday 10 July 1938 - Saturday 17 April 2004), was included on Gene Watson's 'Sometimes I Get Lucky' (MCA Records, 1983).

1983
'Sometimes I Get Lucky & Forget', which was written by Ernie Rowell and Bobby Lee House (Friday 11 February 1949 - Thursday 25 November 2004) c/w 'You Put Out An Old Flame Last Night' (written by Dave Lindsey and Ernie Rowell)
MCA Records 52243
Billboard Country Music Singles Chart (USA): No.9, 1983 / Canadian RPM Singles Chart: No.6, 1983



'Sometimes I Get Lucky & Forget', which was written by Ernie Rowell and Bobby Lee House (Friday 11 February 1949 - Thursday 25 November 2004), and 'You Put Out An Old Flame Last Night' (written by Dave Lindsey and Ernie Rowell), was included on Gene Watson's 'Sometimes I Get Lucky' (MCA Records, 1983).

1984
'Drinkin' My Way Back Home', which was written by Don Scaife, Ronny Scaife (1947 - Wednesday 3 November 2010) and Phil Thomas c/w 'My Memories of You' (written by Daniel T. Rainwater and Larry Booth)
MCA Records 2309
Billboard Country Music Singles Chart (USA): No.10, 1984 / Canadian RPM Singles Chart: No.8, 1984



'Drinkin' My Way Back Home', which was written by Don Scaife, Ronny Scaife (1947 - Wednesday 3 November 2010) and Phil Thomas, and 'My Memories of You' (written by Daniel T. Rainwater and Larry Booth), were included on Gene Watson's 'Little by Little' (MCA Records, 1984).

1984
'Forever Again', which was written by Warren D. Robb and Dave Kirby (Sunday 10 July 1938 - Saturday 17 April 2004) c/w 'Growin' Apart', which was written by Warren D. Robb and Dave Kirby (Sunday 10 July 1938 - Saturday 17 April 2004)
MCA Records 52356
Billboard Country Music Singles Chart (USA): No.10, 1984 / Canadian RPM Singles Chart: No.18, 1984



'Forever Again', which was written by Warren D. Robb and Dave Kirby (Sunday 10 July 1938 - Saturday 17 April 2004), and 'Growin' Apart', which was written by Warren D. Robb and Dave Kirby (Sunday 10 July 1938 - Saturday 17 April 2004), were included on Gene Watson's 'Little by Little' (MCA Records, 1984).

1984
'Little by Little', which was written by Danny Morrison (Sunday 22 April 1945 - Tuesday 14 February 2012) and Larry Keith c/w 'The Ballad of Richard Lindsay' (written by Billy Troy and Bob O'Donnell)
MCA Records 52410
Billboard Country Music Singles Chart (USA): No.33, 1984 / Canadian RPM Singles Chart: No.21, 1984



'Little by Little', which was written by Danny Morrison (Sunday 22 April 1945 - Tuesday 14 February 2012) and Larry Keith, and 'The Ballad of Richard Lindsay' (written by Billy Troy and Bob O'Donnell), were included on Gene Watson's 'Little by Little' (MCA Records, 1984).

1984
'Got No Reason Now For Going Home', which was written by Johnny Russell (Tuesday 23 January 1940 - Tuesday 3 July 2001) c/w 'A Memory Away', which was written by Warren D. Robb and Dave Kirby (Sunday 10 July 1938 - Saturday 17 April 2004)
Curb Records / MCA Records 52457
Billboard Country Music Singles Chart (USA): No.7, 1985 / Canadian RPM Singles Chart: No.15, 1985



'Got No Reason Now For Going Home', which was written by Johnny Russell (Tuesday 23 January 1940 - Tuesday 3 July 2001), and 'A Memory Away', which was written by Warren D. Robb and Dave Kirby (Sunday 10 July 1938 - Saturday 17 April 2004), were included on Gene Watson's 'Heartaches, Love & Stuff' (MCA Records, 1984).

1985
'One Hell of a Heartache', which was written by Keith Palmer (Sunday 23 June 1957 - Thursday 13 June 1996) and Janet White Demmans c/w 'Sailing Home to Me', which was written by Dave Kirby (Sunday 10 July 1938 - Saturday 17 April 2004) and Danny Morrison (Sunday 22 April 1945 - Tuesday 14 February 2012)
MCA Records 52533
Billboard Country Music Singles Chart (USA): No.43, 1985 / Canadian RPM Singles Chart: No.38, 1985



'One Hell of a Heartache', which was written by Keith Palmer (Sunday 23 June 1957 - Thursday 13 June 1996) and Janet White Demmans, and 'Sailing Home to Me', which was written by Dave Kirby (Sunday 10 July 1938 - Saturday 17 April 2004) and Danny Morrison (Sunday 22 April 1945 - Tuesday 14 February 2012), were included on Gene Watson's 'Heartaches, Love & Stuff' (MCA Records, 1984).

1985
'You're Out Doing What I'm Here Doing Without' (written by Bo Roberts and Allen Frizzell) c/w 'Sometimes I Get Lucky & Forget', which was written by Ernie Rowell and Bobby Lee House (Friday 11 February 1949 - Thursday 25 November 2004)
MCA Records 53556
Billboard Country Music Singles Chart (USA): Top 10 hit, 1985



'You're Out Doing What I'm Here Doing Without' (written by Bo Roberts and Allen Frizzell), and 'Sometimes I Get Lucky & Forget', which was written by Ernie Rowell and Bobby Lee House (Friday 11 February 1949 - Thursday 25 November 2004), were included on Gene Watson's 'Sometimes I Get Lucky' (MCA Records, 1983).

1985
'Cold Summer Day in Georgia', which was written by Dennis Knutson and Arthur Leo 'Doodle' Owens (Friday 28 November 1930 - Monday 4 October 1999) c/w 'The Note', which was written by Buck Moore (Wednesday 3 January 1934 - Tuesday 10 September 2013) and Michelle Ray
Epic Records 05407
Billboard Country Music Singles Chart (USA): No.24, 1985 / Canadian RPM Singles Chart: No.22, 1985



'Cold Summer Day in Georgia', which was written by Dennis Knutson and Arthur Leo 'Doodle' Owens (Friday 28 November 1930 - Monday 4 October 1999), and 'The Note', which was written by Buck Moore (Wednesday 3 January 1934 - Tuesday 10 September 2013) and Michelle Ray, were included on Gene Watson's 'Memories to Burn' (Epic Records, 1985).



On Monday 9 May 2011, England's Hux Records released 'Memories to Burn' (Epic Records, 1985), along with 'Starting New Memories' (Epic Records, 1986), as a special 2-for-1 CD set, in the United Kingdom and Ireland; the CD set was released worldwide on Tuesday 17 May 2011.

1986
'Memories To Burn', which was written by Warren D. Robb and Dave Kirby (Sunday 10 July 1938 - Saturday 17 April 2004) c/w 'Get Along Little Doggie' (written by Mark La Forme and Dallas Harms)
Epic Records 05633
Billboard Country Music Singles Chart (USA): No.5, 1986 / Canadian RPM Singles Chart: No.2, 1986



'Memories To Burn', which was written by Warren D. Robb and Dave Kirby (Sunday 10 July 1938 - Saturday 17 April 2004), and 'Get Along Little Doggie' (written by Mark La Forme and Dallas Harms), were included on Gene Watson's 'Memories to Burn' (Epic Records, 1985).



On Monday 9 May 2011, England's Hux Records released 'Memories to Burn' (Epic Records, 1985), along with 'Starting New Memories' (Epic Records, 1986), as a special 2-for-1 CD set, in the United Kingdom and Ireland; the CD set was released worldwide on Tuesday 17 May 2011.

1986
'Carmen' (written by Steve Spurgin) c/w 'The New York Times', which was written by Obie Burnett McClinton (Thursday 25 April 1940 - Wednesday 25 September 1987)
Epic Records 05817
Billboard Country Music Singles Chart (USA): No.32, 1986 / Canadian RPM Singles Chart: No.27, 1986



'Carmen' (written by Steve Spurgin), and 'The New York Times', which was written by Obie Burnett McClinton (Thursday 25 April 1940 - Wednesday 25 September 1987), were included on Gene Watson's 'Memories to Burn' (Epic Records, 1985).



On Monday 9 May 2011, England's Hux Records released 'Memories to Burn' (Epic Records, 1985), along with 'Starting New Memories' (Epic Records, 1986), as a special 2-for-1 CD set, in the United Kingdom and Ireland; the CD set was released worldwide on Tuesday 17 May 2011.

1986
'Bottle of Tears', which was written by Dave Kirby (Sunday 10 July 1938 - Saturday 17 April 2004), Jimmy Pasquale and D. Lay c/w 'Stranger in Our House Tonight', which was written by Dave Kirby (Sunday 10 July 1938 - Saturday 17 April 2004)
Epic Records 06057
Billboard Country Music Singles Chart (USA): No.50, 1986 / Canadian RPM Singles Chart: No.40, 1986

 

'Bottle of Tears', which was written by Dave Kirby (Sunday 10 July 1938 - Saturday 17 April 2004), Jimmy Pasquale and D. Lay, was included on Gene Watson's 'Starting New Memories' (Epic Records, 1986), while 'Stranger in Our House Tonight', which was written by Dave Kirby (Sunday 10 July 1938 - Saturday 17 April 2004), was included on Gene Watson's 'Memories to Burn' (Epic Records, 1985).



On Monday 9 May 2011, England's Hux Records released 'Memories to Burn' (Epic Records, 1985), along with 'Starting New Memories' (Epic Records, 1986), as a special 2-for-1 CD set, in the United Kingdom and Ireland; the CD set was released worldwide on Tuesday 17 May 2011.

1986
'Everything I Used to Do' (written by Ernie Rowell) c/w 'I Saved Your Place' (written by Steve Spurgin)
Epic Records 06290
Billboard Country Music Singles Chart (USA): No.29, 1986 / Canadian RPM Singles Chart: No.27, 1986



'Everything I Used to Do' (written by Ernie Rowell), and 'I Saved Your Place' (written by Steve Spurgin), were included on Gene Watson's 'Starting New Memories' (Epic Records, 1986).



On Monday 9 May 2011, England's Hux Records released 'Memories to Burn' (Epic Records, 1985), along with 'Starting New Memories' (Epic Records, 1986), as a special 2-for-1 CD set, in the United Kingdom and Ireland; the CD set was released worldwide on Tuesday 17 May 2011.

1987
'Honky Tonk Crazy', which was written by Harlan Howard (Thursday 8 September 1927 - Sunday 3 March 2002) and Ron Peterson c/w 'Starting New Memories Today', which was written by Dave Kirby (Sunday 10 July 1938 - Saturday 17 April 2004) and Warren D. Robb
Epic Records 06987
Billboard Country Music Singles Chart (USA): No.43, 1987 / Canadian RPM Singles Chart: No.30, 1987

 

'Honky Tonk Crazy', which was written by Harlan Howard (Thursday 8 September 1927 - Sunday 3 March 2002) and Ron Peterson, was included on Gene Watson's 'Honky Tonk Crazy' (Epic Records, 1987), while 'Starting New Memories Today', which was written by Dave Kirby (Sunday 10 July 1938 - Saturday 17 April 2004) and Warren D. Robb, was included on Gene Watson's 'Starting New Memories' (Epic Records, 1986).



On Monday 9 May 2011, England's Hux Records released 'Starting New Memories' (Epic Records, 1986), along with 'Memories to Burn' (Epic Records, 1985), as a special 2-for-1 CD set, in the United Kingdom and Ireland; the CD set was released worldwide on Tuesday 17 May 2011.

1987
'Everybody Needs a Hero', which was written by Troy Seals and Max D. Barnes (Friday 24 July 1936 - Sunday 11 January 2004) c/w 'When She Touches Me' (written by Charles Quillen and M. McGuire)
Epic Records 7308
Billboard Country Music Singles Chart (USA): No.28, 1987 / Canadian RPM Singles Chart: No.46, 1987



'Everybody Needs a Hero', which was written by Troy Seals and Max D. Barnes (Friday 24 July 1936 - Sunday 11 January 2004), and 'When She Touches Me' (written by Charles Quillen and M. McGuire), were included on Gene Watson's 'Honky Tonk Crazy' (Epic Records, 1987).

1988
'Don't Waste it on The Blues' (written by Sandy Ramos and Jerry Vandiver) c/w 'I Picked a San Antone Rose' (written by James Dean Hicks and Bobby P. Barker)
Warner Bros. Records 276532
Billboard Country Music Singles Chart (USA): No.5, 1988



'Don't Waste it on The Blues' (written by Sandy Ramos and Jerry Vandiver) was included on Gene Watson's 'Back in the Fire' (Warner Bros. Records, 1988).

Gene Watson's recording of 'I Picked a San Antone Rose' (written by James Dean Hicks and Bobby P. Barker), which was the 'b' side of the 'Don't Waste it on The Blues' (written by Sandy Ramos and Jerry Vandiver) single, was not included on 'Back in the Fire' (Warner Bros. Records, 1988).

1989
'Back in the Fire' (written by Rory Bourke and Mike Reid) c/w 'Just How Little I Know' (written by Wayland Patton and Jim Rushing)
Warner Bros. Records 27532
Billboard Country Music Singles Chart (USA): No.20, 1989 / Canadian RPM Singles Chart: No.24, 1989



'Back in the Fire' (written by Rory Bourke and Mike Reid), and 'Just How Little I Know' (written by Wayland Patton and Jim Rushing), were included on Gene Watson's 'Back in the Fire' (Warner Bros. Records, 1988).

1989
'The Jukebox Played Along' (written by Ken Bell and Charles Quillen) c/w 'Somewhere Over You' (written by Gene Watson, Dave Lindsey and Jim Rushing)
Warner Bros. Records 22912
Billboard Country Music Singles Chart (USA): No.24, 1989 / Canadian RPM Singles Chart: No.40, 1989



'The Jukebox Played Along' (written by Ken Bell and Charles Quillen) c/w 'Somewhere Over You' (written by Gene Watson, Dave Lindsey and Jim Rushing), were included on Gene Watson's 'Back in the Fire' (Warner Bros. Records, 1988).

1989
'The Great Divide' (written by John Lindley and Randy Travis) c/w 'Ain't No Fun to be Alone in San Antone' (written by Buddy Cannon and Luke Reed)
Warner Bros. Records 22751
Billboard Country Music Singles Chart (USA): No.41, 1989



'The Great Divide' (written by John Lindley and Randy Travis), and 'Ain't No Fun to be Alone in San Antone' (written by Buddy Cannon and Luke Reed), were included on Gene Watson's 'Back in the Fire' (Warner Bros. Records, 1988).

1989
'This Country's Bigger Than Texas' (written by Hugh Prestwood) c/w 'You Can't Get Arrested in Nashville' (written by Hugh Prestwood)
Warner Bros. Records 19540
Billboard Country Music Singles Chart (USA): this single did not chart



'This Country's Bigger Than Texas' (written by Hugh Prestwood), and 'You Can't Get Arrested in Nashville' (written by Hugh Prestwood), were included on Gene Watson's 'At Last' (Warner Bros. Records, 1991).

• Sean Brady would like to acknowledge the assistance of Maurice Cooper from Epsom in Surrey, England.

Without Maurice Cooper's invaluable assistance, this Gene Watson vinyl singles discography would not be as comprehensive as it is.

Album Chart Positions



'Love In The Hot Afternoon'
(Capitol Records, 1975)
Billboard (USA): No.5, 1975




'Because You Believed In Me'
(Capitol Records, 1976)
Billboard (USA): No.24, 1976




'Paper Rosie'
(Capitol Records, 1977)
Billboard (USA): No.22, 1977




'Beautiful Country'
(Capitol Records, 1977)
Billboard (USA): No.32, 1977




'The Best of Gene Watson'
(Capitol Records, 1978)
Billboard (USA): No.29, 1978
Canada: No.12, 1978




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




'Should I Come Home'
(Capitol Records, 1979)
Billboard (USA): No.16, 1979




'No One Will Ever Know'
(Capitol Records, 1980)
Billboard (USA): No.45, 1980




'Between This Time & The Next Time'
(MCA Records, 1981)
Billboard (USA): No.38, 1981




'Old Loves Never Die'
(MCA Records, 1981)
Billboard (USA): No.57, 1981




'This Dream's On Me'
(MCA Records, 1982)
Billboard (USA): No.27, 1982




'Sometimes I Get Lucky'
(MCA Records, 1983)
Billboard (USA): No.16, 1983




'Little By Little'
(MCA Records, 1984)
Billboard (USA): No.34, 1984




'Heartaches, Love & Stuff'
(MCA Records, 1984)
Billboard (USA): No.21, 1984




'Memories To Burn'
(Epic Records, 1985)
Billboard (USA): No.35, 1985




'Starting New Memories'
(Epic Records, 1986)
Billboard (USA): No.49, 1986




'Honky Tonk Crazy'
(Epic Records, 1987)
Billboard (USA): No.54, 1987




'Back In The Fire'
(Warner Bros. Records, 1988)
Billboard (USA): No.42, 1988




'At Last'
(Warner Bros. Records, 1991)
Billboard (USA): No.74, 1991




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




'Best of the Best: 25 Greatest Hits' (Fourteen Carat Music, 2012)
Billboard (USA): No.64, 2012




'My Heroes Have Always Been Country' (Fourteen Carat Music, 2014)
Billboard (USA): No.48, 2014




'Real.Country.Music' (Fourteen Carat Music, 2016)
Billboard (USA): No.

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Since February 1998, England-based Hux Records have been specialists in releasing classic archive recordings.

Gene Watson Fan Site