• 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

Management


Lytle Management Group
P.O. Box 128228
Nashville, TN 37212
Contact Sarah Brosmer
Telephone 615-770-2688

Bookings



Battle Artist Agency
8887 Horton Highway,
College Grove, TN
Contact Rob Battle
office: 615-368-7433
mobile: 615-957-3444

Adkins Publicity

Exclusive PR / Publicity Representation of Gene Watson / Contact Scott Adkins at Adkins Publicity in Nashville

For exclusive PR / publicity representation of Gene Watson, contact Scott Adkins at Adkins Publicity in Nashville.

Gene Watson's Peers within the country music industry believe in the sheer talent of this unassuming man from east Texas, so much so that Gene is regarded by many of them as 'the singer's singer' - and rightly so!

All of Gene Watson's Peers, who were contacted during 2013, were most gracious with their time and words.

It is here, within this special part of The Gene Watson Fan Site, that you have an opportunity to read a quote from Bobby G. Rice, which he submitted to this site on Monday 29 July 2013.

Sean Brady would like to take this opportunity to say 'thank you' to Bobby G. Rice who made a special contribution to this unique part of this online 'celebration of a Lone Star Hero'.



Bobby G. Rice
This quote was submitted on Monday 29 July 2013.

'I have been in country music for many years now with my recording career and have worked shows with almost all of the country music artists, especially those that have been around awhile, at one time or another, including Gene Watson.

I'm proud to say he's my friend and have been a fan of his music for many years.

Gene has a great voice and, unlike many sound-a-like singers out there, he has the ability, with his own style, to sing and deliver a song like no one else can.

He has contributed so much to country music and in keeping it country!'

Thank you, Bobby G. Rice, for your support of Gene Watson.

About Bobby G. Rice...

Bobby G. Rice was born Robert Gene Rice on Tuesday 11 July 1944 in Boscobel, Wisconsin; he is a singer-songwriter, who is known professionally as Bobby G. Rice.

Between 1970 and 1988, Bobby G. Rice saw the release of nine albums and charted thirty songs on the Billboard country music singles chart. Bobby G. Rice's biggest hit, 'You Lay So Easy On My Mind', peaked at No.3 in 1973.

In 1972, Bobby G. Rice saw the release of his debut album, 'Hit After Hit' (Royal American Records, 1972), which included five tracks which were hit songs on the Billboard country music singles chart:
'Sugar Shack' (No.32, 1970)
'Hey Baby' (No.35, 1970)
'Lover Please' (No.46, 1971)
'Mountain Of Love' (No.20, 1971)
'Suspicion' (No.33, 1972)


In April 1973, Bobby G. Rice saw the release of his second album, 'You Lay So Easy On My Mind' (Metromedia Records, 1973), which included two tracks which were hit songs on the Billboard country music singles chart:
'You Lay So Easy On My Mind' (No.3, 1973)
'You Give Me You' (No.8, 1973)

In June 1974, Bobby G. Rice saw the release of his third album, 'She Sure Laid The Loneliness On Me' (GRT Records, 1974), which included one track which was a hit song on the Billboard country music singles chart:
'The Whole World's Making Love Again Tonight' (No.13, 1974)

In April 1975, Bobby G. Rice saw the release of his fourth album, 'Write Me A Letter' (GRT Records, 1975), which included three tracks which were hit songs on the Billboard country music singles chart:
'Make It Feel Like Love Again' (No.30, 1974)
'Write Me A Letter' (No.9, 1975)
'Freda Comes, Freda Goes' (No.10, 1975)

In April 1976, Bobby G. Rice saw the release of his fifth album, 'Instant Rice: The Best Of Bobby G. Rice' (GRT Records, 1976), which included two tracks which were hit songs on the Billboard country music singles chart:
'I May Never Be Your Lover (But I'll Always Be Your Friend)' (No.64, 1975)
'Pick Me Up On Your Way Down' (No.35, 1976)
In December 1976, Bobby G. Rice saw the release of his sixth album, 'With Love' (GRT Records, 1976), which included two tracks which were hit songs on the Billboard country music singles chart:
'You Are My Special Angel' (No.53, 1976)
'Woman Stealer' (No.54, 1976)
Between 1977 and 1981, Bobby G. Rice saw the release of four non-album tracks, which were hit songs on the Billboard country music singles chart:
'Just One Kiss Magdelena' (No.66, 1977)
'Whisper It To Me' (No.57, 1978)
'The Softest Touch In Town' (No.30, 1978) (the track also reached No.53 in Canada, also in 1978)
'(Oh Baby Mine) I Get So Lonely' (No.49, 1979)
'Livin' Together (Lovin' Apart)' (No.86, 1981)


In July 1982, Bobby G. Rice saw the release of 'Bobby's Back' (Audiograph Records, 1982), which included one track which was a hit song on the Billboard country music singles chart:
'Pardon My French' (No.63, 1981)
In 1985, Bobby G. Rice saw the release of 'A New Beginning' (Doorknob Records, 1985), which included one track which was a hit song on the Billboard country music singles chart:
'New Tradition' (No.95, 1985)

Between 1986 and 1988, Bobby G. Rice saw the release of six non-album tracks, which were hit songs on the Billboard country music singles chart:

'Red Neck And Over Thirty' No.70, 1986) (a duet with Wayne Kemp)
'You've Taken Over My Heart' (No.70, 1986)
'Rachel's Room' (No.85, 1987)
'You Lay So Easy On My Mind' (No.79, 1987) (this was a re-recording)
'A Night Of Love Forgotten' (No.70, 1988)
'Clean Livin' Folk' (No.76, 1988) (a duet with Perry LaPointe)


In 2012, Bobby G. Rice saw the release, on the Brady, Texas-based Heart of Texas Records, of 'Down In Texas' (Heart of Texas Records, 2012), which was produced by Jim Loessberg and featured musicians Jake Hooker, Bobby Flores, Justin Trevino, Dave Biller anf T. (Jarrod) Bonta.

Bobby G. Rice's 'Down In Texas' (Heart of Texas Records, 2012) included re-recordings of some of his greatest hit songs:

'You Lay So Easy On My Mind'
'Pick Me Up On Your Way Down'
'You Give Me You'
'Mountain Of Love'
'The Whole World's Makin' Love Again Tonight'

Connect with Bobby G. Rice at bobbygrice.com

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