• 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

Webster PR



Webster Public Relations
, PO Box 23015, Nashville, TN 37202

Contact Scott Adkins
Telephone 615-777-6995



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 by The Gene Watson Fan Site, during 2017, 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 Celinda Pink, which she submitted to this site on Wednesday 8 February 2017.

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

Celinda Pink

Celinda Pink
This quote was submitted on Wednesday 8 February 2017.

'Gene Watson is one of the greats!

Gene is very smooth!'

Thank you, Celinda Pink, for your support of Gene Watson.

About Celinda Pink...
Celinda Pink

Celinda Pink was born Celinda Cosby in 1957 in Tuscaloosa, Alabama.

The 1990s country music singer Celinda Pink once recorded 'I’ve Earned The Right to Sing The Blues', which could not be more appropriate.

Celinda Pink's father was in the Alabama State Prison; her mother abandoned her children when Celinda was only five years old.  Celinda Pink absconded from foster homes and children's homes and was sent to a reform school.

A quick learner, Celinda Pink graduated when she was sixteen years old and then went to Nashville to trace her mother.

Celinda Pink married a local musician, Hal Brock, but their relationship was short-lived and she became a heroin addict.

After a number of relationships, Celinda Pink teamed up with Pete Mitchell (Saturday 14 March 1942 - Sunday 24 July 2016), one of Ernest Tubb’s Texas Troubadours, who encouraged her to sing the blues, as well as country music.

Step One Records

However, Pete Mitchell (Saturday 14 March 1942 - Sunday 24 July 2016) left Celinda Pink on the day she was to record the album 'Victimized' (Step One Records, 1993).  'I felt he did that on purpose to upset me', reflected Celinda Pink at the time.  'When I went in there, I sung those songs with pain and feeling'.

The dedication on Celinda Pink's debut album, 'Victimized' (Step One Records, 1993), read 'Special thanks to Pete for breaking my heart'.  Celinda Pink's albums featured the throatiest blues in Nashville and yet included enough country music to appeal to that market as well.  Indeed, Celinda Pink recorded for one of the most traditional country music record labels in Nashville, Step One Records.

Celinda Pink: 'Victimized' (Step One Records, 1993)

In 1993, Celinda Pink saw the release of her debut album, 'Victimized' (Step One Records, 1993), which included the following tracks:

'Victimized' (written by Celinda Pink)
'You Ain't Leavin' Me Without You' (written by Celinda Pink)
'Love You Till The Cows Come Home' (written by Celinda Pink)
'How Do You Like Me Now' (written by Celinda Pink)
'Taking My Freedom' (written by Celinda Pink)
'Pack Your Lies & Go' (written by Celinda Pink)
'I Don't Need No Lover Boy' (written by Celinda Pink)
'Love Her Right Off of Your Mind' (written by Celinda Pink)
'Please, Please' (written by Celinda Pink)
'I've Earned The Right to Sing The Blues' (written by Celinda Pink)

Celinda Pink: 'Unchained' (Step One Records, 1995)

On Tuesday 7 November 1995, Celinda Pink saw the release of 'Unchained' (Step One Records, 1995), which included the following tracks:

'I've Changed (Since I've Been Unchained)' (written by Ray Pennington)
'Oh, No' (written by Jonathan Brock and Celinda Pink)
'You Better Quit It' (written by Jonathan Brock and Celinda Pink)

'Don't Deceive Me' (written by Chuck Willis)
'It's a Man Thang' (written by Jonathan Brock and Celinda Pink)
'Sneakin' Up Your Backdoor' (written by Celinda Pink)
'Would You Consider' (written by Jonathan Brock and Celinda Pink)
'Me & Bobby McGee' (written by Fred Foster and Kris Kristofferson)
'Hound Dog', which was written by Jerry Leiber (Tuesday 25 April 1933 - Monday 22 August 2011) and Mike Stoller
'Hurt Attack' (written by Celinda Pink)
'Found Me a Backdoor Man' (written by Celinda Pink)


Celinda Pink

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