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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)



'Little By Little'

MCA Records MCA-5440 (1984) LP
MCAD-22009 (1990) CD

Gene Watson's 'Little By Little' (MCA Records, 1984) was released by MCA Records in November 1983.

Gene Watson's 'Little By Little' (MCA Records, 1984) 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 'Little By Little'...

Overview
Gene Watson's 'Little By Little' (MCA Records, 1984) garnered three Top 10 hit singles for Gene Watson on the Billboard country music singles chart in 1984; 'Drinkin' My Way Back Home' (No.10, 1984), 'Forever Again' (No.10, 1984) and 'Little by Little' (No.10, 1984).

Gene Watson's 'Little By Little' (MCA Records, 1984) also has the distinction of being the third Gene Watson release to feature members of his highly acclaimed Farewell Party Band on record, thus affording listeners the opportunity to hear this authentic group of musicians for the third time, in a studio setting, recreating a concert sound.

Gene Watson's 'Little By Little' (MCA Records, 1984) was produced by Russ Reeder and Gene Watson for G-J Productions and was recorded at Pete's Place, Nashville (Recording and Mixing Engineer: Al Pachucci).

Gene Watson's 'Little By Little' (MCA Records, 1984) reached No.34 on the Billboard Top Country Albums Chart in 1984.

'Little By Little'
MCA Records MCA5440 (1984) LP
MCAD22009 (1990) CD

1 'Little By Little'
Writers: Danny Morrison (Sunday 22 April 1945 - Tuesday 14 February 2012) and Larry Keith
Publishers: BMI

2 'My Memories of You'
Writers: Daniel (Danny) T. Rainwater and Larry Booth (younger brother of Tony Booth)
Publishers: BMI



'My Memories of You' (written by Daniel (Danny) T. Rainwater and Larry Booth - younger brother of Tony Booth) was also included on Gene Watson's 'Texas Saturday Night' (MCA/Curb Records, 1985).



Tony Booth recorded 'My Memories of You' (written by Daniel (Danny) T. Rainwater and Tony Booth's younger brother Larry Booth) and included the track on 'Is This All There is to a Honky Tonk' (Heart of Texas Records, 2008).

3 'The Chesapeake Bay'
Writers: Ronny Scaife (1947 - Wednesday 3 November 2010) and Jerry Hays
Publishers: BMI

4 'Leavin's Been Comin' for a Long, Long Time'
Writers: Joe Allen, Dave Kirby (Sunday 10 July 1938 - Saturday 17 April 2004) and Sonny Throckmorton
Publishers: ASCAP

Wayne Kemp: 'Country, Past, Present, Future' (Door Knob Records, 1983)

Wayne Kemp recorded 'Leavin's Been Comin' for a Long, Long Time', which was written by Joe AllenDave Kirby (Sunday 10 July 1938 - Saturday 17 April 2004) and Sonny Throckmorton, and included the track on 'Country, Past, Present, Future' (Door Knob Records, 1983).



George Strait recorded 'Leavin's Been Comin' for a Long, Long Time', which was written by Joe Allen, Dave Kirby (Sunday 10 July 1938 - Saturday 17 April 2004) and Sonny Throckmorton, and included the track on 'Beyond The Blue Neon' (MCA Records, 1989).

5 'The Ballad of Richard Lindsey'
Writers: Billy Troy and Bob O'Donnell
Publishers: BMI

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

7 'With Any Luck at All'
Writer: Dave Lindsey
Publishers: BMI

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

9 'She Has No Memory of Me'
Writers: Billy Troy and Randy Scruggs
Publishers: BMI

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



'Drinkin' My Way Back Home', which was written by Don Scaife, Ronny Scaife (1947 - Wednesday 3 November 2010) and Phil Thomas, was also included on Gene Watson's 'Texas Saturday Night' (MCA/Curb Records, 1985).



Gene Watson re-recorded 'Drinkin' My Way Back Home', which was written by Don 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).



• Read a Country Music People review of Gene Watson's 'Little by Little' (MCA Records, 1984)

The review, which was written by Bob Powell, was published in the March 1984 issue of the United Kingdom's highly influential monthly publication Country Music People.

'Little By Little'
MCA Records MCA5440 (1984) LP
MCAD22009 (1990) CD

Musician Credits
Gene Watson's Farewell Party Band
Bass: Larry Booth (younger brother of Tony Booth)
Piano: Joe Eddie Gough (Friday 27 January 1939 - Friday 14 August 2009)
Drums: Doug Boggs
Guitar: Daniel (Danny) T. Rainwater and Norman Richard 'Norm' Kastner ('Cass') (Sunday 2 September 1945 - Wednesday 18 July 2012)
Steel Guitar: Chris 'Tiny' Olson
Tic Tac Bass: Tony Booth

Additional Musicians
Fiddle: Buddy Spicher and Lisa Silver
Background Vocals: Tennessee Express
(Al Henson, Beckie Foster, Joy Gardner and Ronnie Drake)

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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