• 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

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  • Gene Watson at The Opry in Nashville

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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)



'The Best of Gene Watson, Volume 2'

Capitol Records SN-16241 (1981)

'The Best of Gene Watson, Volume 2' was released by Capitol Records in 1981.

Gene Watson's 'The Best of Gene Watson, Volume 2' 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 'The Best of Gene Watson, Volume 2'...

Overview
'Gene Watson was very much a major league artist within the genre of country music when 'The Best of Gene Watson, Volume 2' (Capitol Records, 1981) was released'.



Gene Watson's 'The Best of Gene Watson, Volume 2' was a celebration of Gene Watson's country music career at Capitol Records betweeen 1975 and 1980, and included tracks from 'Beautiful Country' (Capitol Records, 1977) and 'Reflections' (Capitol Records, 1978).



Gene Watson's 'The Best of Gene Watson, Volume 2' was a celebration of Gene Watson's country music career at Capitol Records betweeen 1975 and 1980, and included tracks from 'Should I Come Home' (Capitol Records, 1979) and 'No One Will Ever Know' (Capitol Records, 1980).



Gene Watson's 'The Best of Gene Watson, Volume 2' also included 'Cowboys Don't Get Lucky All The Time' (written by Dallas Harms), which was included on the United Artists soundtrack album of the Sam Peckinpah-directed 'Convoy' movie in 1980'.

'The Best of Gene Watson, Volume 2'
Capitol Records SN16241 (1981)

1 '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).

2 '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).



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



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).

3 '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).



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



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).

4 '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).



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



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).

5 '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).



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



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).

6 'I Can't Help It (if I'm still in love with you)'
Writer: Hank Williams (Monday 17 September 1923 - Thursday 1 January 1953)
Publishers: Fred Rose Music Inc. / BMI



'I Can't Help It (if I'm still in love with you)', which was written by Hank Williams (Monday 17 September 1923 - Thursday 1 January 1953), was originally included on Gene Watson's 'Should I Come Home' (Capitol Records, 1979).



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

7 'Raisin' Cane in Texas'
Writer: 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).

8 '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 'Convoy' (United Artists Records, 1978); the track was included on the soundtrack album upon the recommendation of fellow country music artist Kris Kristofferson, who starred in the Sam Peckinpah-directed film, alongside Ali McGraw.



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



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).

9 '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).



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



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).

10 'That Evil Child'
Writer: Wayne Carson (Monday 31 May 1943 - Monday 20 July 2015)
Publishers: Screen Gems - EMI Music Inc/BMI



'That Evil Child', which was written by Wayne Carson (Monday 31 May 1943 - Monday 20 July 2015), was originally included on Gene Watson's 'Should I Come Home' (Capitol Records, 1979).



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

'The Best of Gene Watson, Volume 2'
Capitol Records SN16241 (1981)

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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