Gene Watson’s ‘Best of The Capitol Years’ (EMI Music Nashville / Capitol Records Nashville, 2015)

Gene Watson: 'Best of The Capitol Years' (EMI Music Nashville / Capitol Records, 2015)

Gene Watson’s ‘Best of The Capitol Years’
EMI Music Nashville / Capitol Records Nashville (2015)

Gene Watson’s ‘Best of The Capitol Years’ (EMI Music Nashville / Capitol Records Nashville, 2015) was officially released by Capitol Records on Friday 20 November 2015.

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Gene Watson’s ‘Best of The Capitol Years’
EMI Music Nashville / Capitol Records Nashville (2015)

1 ‘Love In The Hot Afternoon’, which was written by Vincent Wesley Matthews (1940 – Saturday 22 November 2003) and Kent Westberry



Gene Watson recorded ‘Love In The Hot Afternoon’, which was written by Vincent Wesley Matthews (1940 – Saturday 22 November 2003) and Kent Westberry, and included the track on ‘Love in the Hot Afternoon‘ (Capitol Records, 1975); the track reached No.3 on the Billboard country music singles chart in 1975, and No.3 on the Canadian RPM Country Tracks Chart in 1975.



Gene Watson re-recorded ‘Love In The Hot Afternoon’, which was written by Vincent Wesley Matthews (1940 – Saturday 22 November 2003) and Kent Westberry, and included the track on ‘The Good Ole Days‘ (Step One Records, 1996).



Gene Watson re-recorded ‘Love In The Hot Afternoon’, which was written by Vincent Wesley Matthews (1940 – Saturday 22 November 2003) and Kent Westberry, and included the track on ‘Gene Watson: Best of The Best: 25 Greatest Hits‘ (Fourteen Carat Music, 2012).

2
‘Where Love Begins’, which was written by Ray Griff (Monday 22 April 1940 – Wednesday 9 March 2016)



Gene Watson recorded ‘Where Love Begins’, which was written by Ray Griff (Monday 22 April 1940 – Wednesday 9 March 2016), and included the track on ‘Love in the Hot Afternoon‘ (Capitol Records, 1975); the track reached No.5 on the Billboard country music singles chart in 1975, and No.4 on the Canadian RPM Country Tracks Chart in 1975.



Gene Watson re-recorded ‘Where Love Begins’, which was written by Ray Griff (Monday 22 April 1940 – Wednesday 9 March 2016), and included the track on ‘Gene Watson: Best of The Best: 25 Greatest Hits‘ (Fourteen Carat Music, 2012).

3
‘You Could Know As Much About A Stranger’ (written by Nadine Bryant)



Gene Watson recorded ‘You Could Know As Much About A Stranger’ (written by Nadine Bryant) and included the track on ‘Love in the Hot Afternoon‘ (Capitol Records, 1975); the track reached No.10 on the Billboard country music singles chart in 1976, and No.42 on the Canadian RPM Country Tracks Chart in 1976.



Gene Watson re-recorded ‘You Could Know As Much About A Stranger’ (written by Nadine Bryant) and included the track on ‘Gene Watson: Then & Now‘ (Koch Records Nashville, 2005).



Gene Watson & Rhonda Vincent recorded ‘You Could Know As Much About A Stranger’ (written by Nadine Bryant) and included the track on ‘Your Money & My Good Looks‘ (Upper Management Music, 2011).



Gene Watson re-recorded ‘You Could Know As Much About A Stranger’ (written by Nadine Bryant) and included the track on ‘Gene Watson: Best of The Best: 25 Greatest Hits‘ (Fourteen Carat Music, 2012).

4
‘Because You Believed In Me’, which was written by Arthur Leo ‘Doodle’ Owens (Friday 28 November 1930 – Monday 4 October 1999), Shorty Hall and Gene Vowell



Gene Watson recorded ‘Because You Believed In Me’, which was written by Arthur Leo ‘Doodle’ Owens (Friday 28 November 1930 – Monday 4 October 1999), Shorty Hall and Gene Vowell, and included the track on ‘Because You Believed in Me‘ (Capitol Records, 1976); the track reached No.20 on the Billboard country music singles chart in 1976.



Gene Watson re-recorded ‘Because You Believed In Me’, which was written by Arthur Leo ‘Doodle’ Owens (Friday 28 November 1930 – Monday 4 October 1999), Shorty Hall and Gene Vowell, and included the track on ‘Gene Watson: Best of The Best: 25 Greatest Hits‘ (Fourteen Carat Music, 2012).

5
‘Her Body Couldn’t Keep You (Off My Mind)’, which was written by Ray Griff (Monday 22 April 1940 – Wednesday 9 March 2016)



Gene Watson recorded ‘Her Body Couldn’t Keep You (Off My Mind)’, which was written by Ray Griff) (Monday 22 April 1940 – Wednesday 9 March 2016), and included the track on ‘Because You Believed in Me‘ (Capitol Records, 1976); the track reached No.52 on the Billboard country music singles chart in 1976.



Gene Watson re-recorded ‘Her Body Couldn’t Keep You (Off My Mind)’, which was written by Ray Griff (Monday 22 April 1940 – Wednesday 9 March 2016), and included the track on ‘Gene Watson: Best of The Best: 25 Greatest Hits‘ (Fourteen Carat Music, 2012).

6
‘Paper Rosie’, which was written by Dallas Harms (Thursday 18 July 1935 – Saturday 12 October 2019)



Gene Watson recorded ‘Paper Rosie’, which was written by Dallas Harms (Thursday 18 July 1935 – Saturday 12 October 2019), and included the track on ‘Paper Rosie‘ (Capitol Records, 1977); the track reached No.3 on the Billboard country music singles chart in 1977, and No.1 on the Canadian RPM Country Tracks Chart in 1977.



Gene Watson re-recorded ‘Paper Rosie’, which was written by Dallas Harms (Thursday 18 July 1935 – Saturday 12 October 2019), and included the track on ‘Gene Watson: Best of The Best: 25 Greatest Hits‘ (Fourteen Carat Music, 2012).

7
‘The Old Man & His Horn’, which was written by Dallas Harms (Thursday 18 July 1935 – Saturday 12 October 2019)



Gene Watson recorded ‘The Old Man & His Horn’, which was written by Dallas Harms (Thursday 18 July 1935 – Saturday 12 October 2019), and included the track on ‘Beautiful Country‘ (Capitol Records, 1977); the track reached No.11 on the Billboard country music singles chart in 1977, and No.9 on the Canadian RPM Country Tracks Chart in 1977.



Gene Watson re-recorded ‘The Old Man & His Horn’, which was written by Dallas Harms (Thursday 18 July 1935 – Saturday 12 October 2019), and included the track on ‘Gene Watson: Best of The Best: 25 Greatest Hits‘ (Fourteen Carat Music, 2012).

8
‘I Don’t Need A Thing At All’ (written by Joe Allen)



Gene Watson recorded ‘I Don’t Need A Thing At All’ (written by Joe Allen) and included the track on ‘Beautiful Country‘ (Capitol Records, 1977); the track reached No.8 on the Billboard country music singles chart in 1978, and No.4 on the Canadian RPM Country Tracks Chart in 1978.



Gene Watson re-recorded ‘I Don’t Need A Thing At All’ (written by Joe Allen) and included the track on ‘The Good Ole Days‘ (Step One Records, 1996).



Gene Watson re-recorded ‘I Don’t Need A Thing At All’ (written by Joe Allen) and included the track on ‘Gene Watson: Best of The Best: 25 Greatest Hits‘ (Fourteen Carat Music, 2012).

9
‘Cowboys Don’t Get Lucky All the Time’, which was written by Dallas Harms (Thursday 18 July 1935 – Saturday 12 October 2019)



Gene Watson recorded ‘Cowboys Don’t Get Lucky All the Time’, which was written by Dallas Harms (Thursday 18 July 1935 – Saturday 12 October 2019), and included the track on ‘Beautiful Country‘ (Capitol Records, 1977); the track reached No.11 on the Billboard country music singles chart in 1978, and No.14 on the Canadian RPM Country Tracks Chart in 1978.



Gene Watson re-recorded ‘Cowboys Don’t Get Lucky All The Time’, which was written by Dallas Harms (Thursday 18 July 1935 – Saturday 12 October 2019), and included the track on ‘Gene Watson: Best of The Best: 25 Greatest Hits‘ (Fourteen Carat Music, 2012).

10
‘One Sided Conversation’ (written by Joe Allen)



Gene Watson recorded ‘One Sided Conversation’ (written by Joe Allen) and included the track on ‘Reflections‘ (Capitol Records, 1978); the track reached No.8 on the Billboard country music singles chart in 1978, and No.6 on the Canadian RPM Country Tracks Chart in 1978.



Gene Watson re-recorded ‘One Sided Conversation’ (written by Joe Allen) and included the track on ‘Gene Watson: Best of The Best: 25 Greatest Hits‘ (Fourteen Carat Music, 2012).

11
‘Farewell Party’, which was written by Lawton Williams (Monday 24 July 1922 – Thursday 26 July 2007)



Gene Watson recorded ‘Farewell Party’, which was written by Lawton Williams (Monday 24 July 1922 – Thursday 26 July 2007), and included the track on ‘Reflections‘ (Capitol Records, 1978); the track reached No.5 on the Billboard country music singles chart in 1979, and No.9 on the Canadian RPM Country Tracks Chart in 1979.



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 ‘Gene Watson: Best of The Best: 25 Greatest Hits‘ (Fourteen Carat Music, 2012).

12
‘Pick The Wildwood Flower’ (written by Joe Allen)



Gene Watson recorded ‘Pick The Wildwood Flower’ (written by Joe Allen) and included the track on ‘Reflections‘ (Capitol Records, 1978); the track reached No.5 on the Billboard country music singles chart in 1979, and No.2 on the Canadian RPM Country Tracks Chart in 1979.



Gene Watson re-recorded ‘Pick The Wildwood Flower’ (written by Joe Allen) and included the track on ‘Gene Watson: Best of The Best: 25 Greatest Hits‘ (Fourteen Carat Music, 2012).

13
‘Should I Come Home (Or Should I Go Crazy) (written by Joe Allen)



Gene Watson recorded ‘Should I Come Home (Or Should I Go Crazy) (written by Joe Allen) and included the track on ‘Should I Come Home‘ (Capitol Records, 1979); the track reached No.3 on the Billboard country music singles chart in 1979, and No.9 on the Canadian RPM Country Tracks Chart in 1979.



Gene Watson re-recorded ‘Should I Come Home (Or Should I Go Crazy) (written by Joe Allen) and included the track on ‘Gene Watson: Best of The Best: 25 Greatest Hits‘ (Fourteen Carat Music, 2012).

14
‘Nothing Sure Looked Good On You’ (written by Jim Rushing)



Gene Watson recorded ‘Nothing Sure Looked Good On You’ (written by Jim Rushing) and included the track on ‘Should I Come Home‘ (Capitol Records, 1979); the track reached No.4 on the Billboard country music singles chart in 1980, and No.3 on the Canadian RPM Country Tracks Chart in 1980.



Gene Watson re-recorded ‘Nothing Sure Looked Good On You’ (written by Jim Rushing) and included the track on ‘Gene Watson: Best of The Best: 25 Greatest Hits‘ (Fourteen Carat Music, 2012).

15
‘Bedroom Ballad’ (written by Joe Allen)



Gene Watson recorded ‘Bedroom Ballad’ (written by Joe Allen) and included the track on ‘Should I Come Home‘ (Capitol Records, 1979); the track reached No.18 on the Billboard country music singles chart in 1980, and No.43 on the Canadian RPM Country Tracks Chart in 1980.



Gene Watson re-recorded ‘Bedroom Ballad’ (written by Joe Allen) and included the track on ‘Gene Watson: Best of The Best: 25 Greatest Hits‘ (Fourteen Carat Music, 2012).

16
‘Raisin’ Cane In Texas’ (written by Joe Allen and D. Lay)



Gene Watson recorded ‘Raisin’ Cane In Texas’ (written by Joe Allen and D. Lay) and included the track on ‘No One Will Ever Know‘ (Capitol Records, 1980); the track reached No.15 on the Billboard country music singles chart in 1980, and No.53 on the Canadian RPM Country Tracks Chart in 1980.



Gene Watson re-recorded ‘Raisin’ Cane In Texas’ (written by Joe Allen and D. Lay) and included the track on ‘Gene Watson: Best of The Best: 25 Greatest Hits‘ (Fourteen Carat Music, 2012).

17
‘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)



Gene Watson recorded ‘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) and included the track on ‘No One Will Ever Know‘ (Capitol Records, 1980); the track reached No.13 on the Billboard country music singles chart in 1980, and No.22 on the Canadian RPM Country Tracks Chart in 1980.

18
‘Bad Water’, which was written by Jackie DeShannon, Jimmy Holiday (Tuesday 24 July 1934 – Sunday 15 February 1987) and Randy Myers



Gene Watson recorded ‘Bad Water’, which was written by Jackie DeShannon, Jimmy Holiday (Tuesday 24 July 1934 – Sunday 15 February 1987) and Randy Myers, and included the track on ‘Love in the Hot Afternoon‘ (Capitol Records, 1975); the track reached No.87 on the Billboard country music singles chart in 1975.

Gene Watson’s ‘Best of The Capitol Years’
EMI Music Nashville / Capitol Records Nashville (2015)