• 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

Featured Album



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



'Eighteen Greatest Hits'

Tee Vee Records TVCD-6033 (1999)

Gene Watson's 'Eighteen Greatest Hits' (Tee Vee Records, 1999) was released by Tee Vee Records on Tuesday 14 December 1999.

Gene Watson's 'Eighteen Greatest Hits' (Tee Vee Records, 1999) discography information is presented on the Gene Watson Fan Site for educational purposes only & no infringement of copyright is intended.

About Gene Watson's 'Eighteen Greatest Hits'...

Album Sleeve Notes
'Considered by many to be the 'King' of the hard country vocal stylists, Gene Watson is often cited as the man who started the hard vocal trend that is so prevalent in country music today.

Gene's first big break came in the mid-1960s.  He was singing in a nightclub in Houston, Texas when a couple of businessmen in the record industry heard him perform one night.  Soon afterward, Gene was recording songs.  His third attempt proved to be a winner.

'Love in the Hot Afternoon' was a huge hit in 1975, and is now considered Gene's signature song.

To date, Gene Watson has over 40 charted recordings to his credit.

This Tee Vee Records compilation includes 18 of this legendary singer's greatest hits'.

'Eighteen Greatest Hits'
Tee Vee Records TVCD-6033 (1999)

1 'Love in the Hot Afternoon'
Writers: Kent Westberry and Vincent Wesley Matthews (1940 - Saturday 22 November 2003)
Publishers: Jack Music Inc. / BMI



'Love in the Hot Afternoon', which was written by Kent Westberry and Vincent Wesley Matthews (1940 - Saturday 22 November 2003), was originally included on Gene Watson's 'Love In The Hot Afternoon' (Capitol Records, 1975).



Gene Watson re-recorded 'Love in the Hot Afternoon', which was written by Kent Westberry and Vincent Wesley Matthews (1940 - Saturday 22 November 2003), and included the track on 'Best of the Best: 25 Greatest Hits' (Fourteen Carat Music, 2012).

2
'Should I Come Home (Or Should I Go Crazy)'
Writer: Joe Allen
Publishers: Tree Publishing Company, Inc. / BMI



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



Gene Watson re-recorded 'Should I Come Home (Or Should I Go Crazy)' (written by Joe Allen) and included the track on 'Best of the Best: 25 Greatest Hits' (Fourteen Carat Music, 2012).

3
'Paper Rosie'
Writer: Dallas Harms
Publishers: Doubleplay Music / Quality Music



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



Gene Watson re-recorded 'Paper Rosie' (written by Dallas Harms) and included the track on 'Best of the Best: 25 Greatest Hits' (Fourteen Carat Music, 2012).

4
'Nothing Sure Looked Good on You'
Writer: Jim Rushing
Publishers: Coal Miners Music, Inc. / BMI



'Nothing Sure Looked Good on You' (written by Jim Rushing) was originally included on Gene Watson's 'Should I Come Home' (Capitol Records, 1979).



Gene Watson re-recorded 'Nothing Sure Looked Good on You' (written by Jim Rushing) and included the track on 'Best of the Best: 25 Greatest Hits' (Fourteen Carat Music, 2012).

5
'Where Love Begins'
Writer: Ray Griff (Monday 22 April 1940 - Wednesday 9 March 2016)
Publishers: Blue Echo Music



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



Gene Watson re-recorded 'Where Love Begins', which was written by Ray Griff (Monday 22 April 1940 - Wednesday 9 March 2016), and included the track on 'Best of the Best: 25 Greatest Hits' (Fourteen Carat Music, 2012).

6
'Farewell Party'
Writer: Lawton Williams (Monday 24 July 1922 - Thursday 26 July 2007)
Publishers: Western Hills Music, Inc. / BMI



'Farewell Party', which was written by Lawton Williams (Monday 24 July 1922 - Thursday 26 July 2007), was originally included on Gene Watson's 'Reflections' (Capitol Records, 1978).



Gene Watson re-recorded 'Farewell Party', which was written by Lawton Williams (Monday 24 July 1922 - Thursday 26 July 2007), and included the track on 'Best of the Best: 25 Greatest Hits' (Fourteen Carat Music, 2012).

7
'Pick The Wildwood Flower'
Writer: Joe Allen
Publishers: Tree Publishing Company, Inc. / BMI



'Pick The Wildwood Flower' (written by Joe Allen) was originally included on Gene Watson's 'Reflections' (Capitol Records, 1978).



Gene Watson re-recorded 'Pick The Wildwood Flower' (written by Joe Allen) and included the track on 'Best of the Best: 25 Greatest Hits' (Fourteen Carat Music, 2012).

8
'Her Body Couldn't Keep You (Off My Mind)'
Writer: Ray Griff (Monday 22 April 1940 - Wednesday 9 March 2016)
Publishers: Blue Echo Music / ASCAP



'Her Body Couldn't Keep You (Off My Mind)', which was written by Ray Griff (Monday 22 April 1940 - Wednesday 9 March 2016), was originally included on Gene Watson's 'Because You Believed in Me' (Capitol Records, 1976).

9
'I Don't Need a Thing at All'
Writer: Joe Allen
Publishers: Joe Allen Music / BMI



'I Don't Need a Thing at All' (written by Joe Allen) was originally included on Gene Watson's 'Beautiful Country' (Capitol Records, 1977).



Gene Watson re-recorded 'I Don't Need a Thing at All' (written by Joe Allen) and included the track on 'Best of the Best: 25 Greatest Hits' (Fourteen Carat Music, 2012).

10
'One Sided Conversation'
Writer: Joe Allen
Publishers: Tree Publishing Company, Inc. / BMI



'One Sided Conversation' (written by Joe Allen) was originally included on Gene Watson's 'Reflections' (Capitol Records, 1978).



Gene Watson re-recorded 'One Sided Conversation' (written by Joe Allen) and included the track on 'Best of the Best: 25 Greatest Hits' (Fourteen Carat Music, 2012).

11
'Because You Believed in Me'
Writers: 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
Publishers: Unichappell Music, Inc. / BMI



'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, was originally included on Gene Watson's 'Because You Believed in Me' (Capitol Records, 1976).



Gene Watson re-recorded '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 included the track on 'Best of the Best: 25 Greatest Hits' (Fourteen Carat Music, 2012).

12
'The Old Man & His Horn'
Writer: Dallas Harms
Publishers: Doubleplay Music / BMI



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



Gene Watson re-recorded 'The Old Man & His Horn' (written by Dallas Harms) and included the track on 'Best of the Best: 25 Greatest Hits' (Fourteen Carat Music, 2012).

13
'Cowboys Don't Get Lucky All The Time'
Writer: Dallas Harms
Publishers: Doubleplay Music / BMI



'Cowboys Don't Get Lucky All The Time' (written by Dallas Harms) was originally included on Gene Watson's 'Beautiful Country' (Capitol Records, 1977).



'Cowboys Don't Get Lucky All The Time' (written by Dallas Harms) was also included on the soundtrack of the film 'Convoy' (United Artists Records, 1978).



Gene Watson re-recorded 'Cowboys Don't Get Lucky All The Time' (written by Dallas Harms) and included the track on 'Best of the Best: 25 Greatest Hits' (Fourteen Carat Music, 2012).

14
'No One Will Ever Know'
Writers: Mel Foree (Tuesday 25 July 1911 - Sunday 28 October 1990) and Fred Rose (24 August 1898 - Wednesday 1 December 1954)
Publishers: Milene Music, Inc. / ASCAP



'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), was originally included on Gene Watson's 'No One Will Ever Know' (Capitol Records, 1980).

15
'Raisin' Cane in Texas'
Writers: Joe Allen and D. Lay
Publishers: Joe Allen Music, Inc. / BMI



'Raisin' Cane in Texas' (written by Joe Allen and D. Lay) was originally included on Gene Watson's 'No One Will Ever Know' (Capitol Records, 1980).

16
'Bedroom Ballad'
Writer: Joe Allen
Publishers: Tree Publishing Company, Inc. / BMI



'Bedroom Ballad' (written by Joe Allen) was originally included on Gene Watson's 'Should I Come Home' (Capitol Records, 1979).



Gene Watson re-recorded 'Bedroom Ballad' (written by Joe Allen) and included the track on 'Best of the Best: 25 Greatest Hits' (Fourteen Carat Music, 2012).

17
'You Could Know as Much About a Stranger'
Writer: Nadine Bryant
Publishers: BBC Music



'You Could Know as Much About a Stranger' (written by Nadine Bryant)) was originally included on Gene Watson's 'Love In The Hot Afternoon' (Capitol Records, 1975).



Gene Watson re-recorded 'You Could Know as Much About a Stranger' (written by Nadine Bryant) and included the track on 'Gene Watson: Then & Now' (Koch Records Nashville, 2005).



Gene Watson & Rhonda Vincent recorded 'You Could Know as Much About a Stranger' (written by Nadine Bryant) and included the track on 'Your Money & My Good Looks' (Upper Management Music, 2011).

18
'Bad Water'
Writers: Jackie DeShannon, Holiday and Myers
Publishers: SBK Umart



'Bad Water' (written by Jackie DeShannon, Holiday and Myers) was originally included on Gene Watson's 'Love In The Hot Afternoon' (Capitol Records, 1975).

'Eighteen Greatest Hits'
Tee Vee Records TVCD-6033 (1999)

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