• 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

Featured Album



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



'Greatest Hits'

MCA Records MCA-5572 (1985) / re-issued as MCA-27145 and MCAD-31128

Gene Watson's 'Greatest Hits' (MCA Records, 1985) was released by MCA Records in 1985.

Gene Watson's 'Greatest Hits' (MCA Records, 1985) discography information is presented on the Gene Watson Fan Site for educational purposes only and no infringement of copyright is intended.

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

Overview
Gene Watson was very much a major league artist within the genre of country music at the time when 'Greatest Hits' (MCA Records, 1985) was released.

Gene Watson had seen the release of six albums for MCA Records between 1981 and 1985; this compilation of material celebrates Gene Watson's time at the label.



Gene Watson's 'Greatest Hits' (MCA Records, 1985) features a total of ten tracks from the Gene Watson (MCA Records) albums: 'Between This Time & The Next Time' (MCA Records, 1981), 'Old Loves Never Die' (MCA Records, 1981), 'This Dream's on Me' (MCA Records, 1982), 'Sometimes I Get Lucky' (MCA Records, 1983) and 'Little by Little' (MCA Records, 1984)'.

As a footnote, MCA Records also released Gene Watson's 'Little by Little' (MCA Records, 1984) on CD (catalogue number: MCAD 22009) in 1990.

'Greatest Hits'
MCA Records MCA 5572 (1985)
MCA Records MCAD 31128 (1985)

1 'Between This Time & The Next Time'
Writer: Ray Griff (Monday 22 April 1940 - Wednesday 9 March 2016)
Publishers: ASCAP



'Between This Time & The Next Time', which was written by Ray Griff (Monday 22 April 1940 - Wednesday 9 March 2016), was originally included on Gene Watson's 'Between This Time & The Next Time' (MCA Records, 1981).



Gene Watson re-recorded 'Between This Time & The Next Time', 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).

2 'Maybe I Should Have Been Listening'
Writer: Buzz Rabin
Publishers: BMI



'Maybe I Should Have Been Listening' (written by Buzz Rabin) was originally included on Gene Watson's 'Between This Time & The Next Time' (MCA Records, 1981).

3 'Fourteen Carat Mind'
Writers: Dallas Frazier and Larry Lee Favorite (Saturday 6 January 1940 - Saturday 26 May 2001)
Publishers: BMI



'Fourteen Carat Mind', which was written by Dallas Frazier and Larry Lee Favorite (Saturday 6 January 1940 - Saturday 26 May 2001), was originally included on Gene Watson's 'Old Loves Never Die' (MCA Records, 1981).



Gene Watson re-recorded 'Fourteen Carat Mind', which was written by Dallas Frazier and Larry Lee Favorite (Saturday 6 January 1940 - Saturday 26 May 2001), and included the track on 'Best of the Best: 25 Greatest Hits' (Fourteen Carat Music, 2012).

4 'Speak Softly (You're Talking to My Heart)'
Writers: Steve Spurgin and J.D. Mendenhall
Publishers: BMI



'Speak Softly (You're Talking to My Heart)' (written by Steve Spurgin and J.D. Mendenhall) was originally included on Gene Watson's 'Old Loves Never Die' (MCA Records, 1981).



Gene Watson re-recorded 'Speak Softly (You're Talking to My Heart)' (written by Steve Spurgin and J.D. Mendenhall) and included the track on 'Best of the Best: 25 Greatest Hits' (Fourteen Carat Music, 2012).

5 'This Dream's on Me'
Writer: Fred Koller
Publishers: BMI



Gene Watson recorded the original version of 'This Dream's on Me' (written by Fred Koller) and included the track on 'This Dream's on Me' (MCA Records, 1982).

Gene Watson re-recorded 'This Dream's on Me' (written by Fred Koller) and included the track on 'Best of the Best: 25 Greatest Hits' (Fourteen Carat Music, 2012).

6 'What She Don't Know Won't Hurt Her'
Writers: Dave Lindsey and Ernie Rowell
Publishers: BMI



'What She Don't Know Won't Hurt Her' (written by Dave Lindsey and Ernie Rowell) was originally included on Gene Watson's 'This Dream's on Me' (MCA Records, 1982).



Gene Watson re-recorded 'What She Don't Know Won't Hurt Her' (written by Dave Lindsey and Ernie Rowell) and included the track on 'Best of the Best: 25 Greatest Hits' (Fourteen Carat Music, 2012).

7 'You're Out Doing What I'm Here Doing Without'
Writers: Bo Roberts and Allen Frizzell
Publishers: BMI



'You're Out Doing What I'm Here Doing Without' (written by Bo Roberts and Allen Frizzell) was originally included on Gene Watson's 'Sometimes I Get Lucky' (MCA Records, 1983).

Gene Watson re-recorded 'You're Out Doing What I'm Here Doing Without' (written by Bo Roberts and Allen Frizzell) and included the track on 'Best of the Best: 25 Greatest Hits' (Fourteen Carat Music, 2012).

8 'Sometimes I Get Lucky & Forget'
Writers: Ernie Rowell and Bobby Lee House (Friday 11 February 1949 - Thursday 25 November 2004)
Publishers: BMI



'Sometimes I Get Lucky & Forget', which was written by Ernie Rowell and Bobby Lee House (Friday 11 February 1949 - Thursday 25 November 2004), was originally included on Gene Watson's 'Sometimes I Get Lucky' (MCA Records, 1983).



Gene Watson re-recorded 'Sometimes I Get Lucky & Forget', which was written by Ernie Rowell and Bobby Lee House (Friday 11 February 1949 - Thursday 25 November 2004), and included the track on 'Best of the Best: 25 Greatest Hits' (Fourteen Carat Music, 2012).

9 'Drinkin' My Way Back Home'
Writers: D. Scaife, Ronny Scaife (1947 - Wednesday 3 November 2010) and Phil Thomas
Publishers: BMI



'Drinkin' My Way Back Home', which was written by D. Scaife, Ronny Scaife (1947 - Wednesday 3 November 2010) and Phil Thomas, was originally included on Gene Watson's 'Little by Little' (MCA Records, 1984).



Gene Watson re-recorded 'Drinkin' My Way Back Home', which was written by D. Scaife, Ronny Scaife (1947 - Wednesday 3 November 2010) and Phil Thomas, and included the track on 'Best of the Best: 25 Greatest Hits' (Fourteen Carat Music, 2012).

10 'Forever Again'
Writers: Warren D. Robb and Dave Kirby (Sunday 10 July 1938 - Saturday 17 April 2004)
Publishers: BMI / ASCAP



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

'Greatest Hits'
MCA Records MCA 5572 (1985)
MCA Records MCAD 31128 (1985)

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