Gene Watson & Rhonda Vincent’s ‘Your Money & My Good Looks’ (Upper Management Music, 2011)

‘Your Money & My Good Looks’
Upper Management Music UM 002 (2011)

Gene Watson & Rhonda Vincent‘s ‘Your Money & My Good Looks’ (Upper Management Music, 2011) was officially released by Upper Management Music on Tuesday 7 June 2011, and reached No.56 on the Billboard Top Country Albums Chart in 2011.

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Gene Watson & Rhonda Vincent, with recording engineer Joey Crawford, at Adventure Studios in Nashville, on Tuesday 8 March 2011

Gene Watson & Rhonda Vincent at Black Gold Casino in Hobbs, New Mexico on Saturday 7 May 2011

Rhonda Vincent, on location in downtown Nashville, on Monday 23 May 2011, during the shooting of a promotional video for the single, 'Gone For Good' (written by Jimmy Melton); the video was premiered at the album release party at the Ernest Tubb Record Store in Nashville on Thursday 9 June 2011

Rhonda Vincent, on location in downtown Nashville, on Monday 23 May 2011, during the shooting of a promotional video for the single, ‘Gone For Good’ (written by Jimmy Melton); the video premiered at an album release party, which took place at Ernest Tubb Record Store in Nashville on Thursday 9 June 2011

On Tuesday 24 May 2011, Gene Watson & Rhonda Vincent graced the hallowed stage of The Grand Ole Opry House in Nashville and made an appearance on ‘Tuesday Night Opry’.

At 8.16pm CST, Eddie Stubbs introduced Gene Watson onstage; Gene Watson performed ‘Got No Reason Now For Going Home’, which was written by Johnny Russell (Tuesday 23 January 1940 – Tuesday 3 July 2001) as the opening song.

Gene Watson then performed a playful rendition of Nat Stuckey’s ‘Sweet Thang’, at the beginning of which he was joined onstage by Rhonda Vincent.

Gene Watson & Rhonda Vincent then spoke adoringly about their new album project, ‘Your Money & My Good Looks’ (Upper Management Music, 2011), the official release of which took place on Tuesday 7 June 2011.

Gene Watson & Rhonda Vincent then premiered their new single, Jimmy Melton‘s ‘Gone For Good’, (according to comments made by Rhonda Vincent, Jimmy Melton was present backstage).

About Gene Watson & Rhonda Vincent‘s ‘Your Money & My Good Looks’…

Album Sleeve Notes
George Jones (Saturday 12 September 1931 – Friday 26 April 2013) says, ‘It’s The Real Deal!’

‘I love Gene Watson and Rhonda Vincent.  Together they have created something very special.  I haven’t heard country music like this in years’
George Jones (Saturday 12 September 1931 – Friday 26 April 2013)

Bill Anderson says, ‘It doesn’t get any better than this’

‘The first time I heard Gene Watson and Rhonda Vincent sing together, I knew it was a match made in country music heaven’
Bill Anderson

Official Press Release (released on Thursday  21 April 2011)
Gene Watson & Rhonda Vincent‘s ‘Your Money & My Good Looks’ (Upper Management Music)

‘Street Date: Tuesday 7 June 2011

Nashville Record Release Party – Thursday 9 June 2011

All Duet Project by Rhonda Vincent, ‘The Queen of Bluegrass’ (as crowned by The Wall Street Journal) & Gene Watson, ‘The King of Country Soul’!

A powerful package of fresh new songs, perfectly combined with familiar classics.

Two of the greatest voices in both country and bluegrass music.  Each possess an impressive list of credentials:

Gene Watson with his twenty-three Top 10 and six No.1 country hits and Rhonda Vincent, the ‘Most Awarded Artist in Bluegrass Music’ with over eighty awards, including a record breaking ten consecutive SPBGMA ‘Entertainer of The Year’ Awards and seven consecutive IBMA ‘Female Vocalist of the Year’ Awards!’

‘Your Money & My Good Looks’
Upper Management Music UM 002 (2011)

1 ‘Your Money & My Good Looks’
Writers: Terry Herd and Rhonda Vincent
Publishers: Sparkinator Publishing/Sally Mountain Publishing – BMI

Musician Credits
Piano: Dirk Johnson
Electric Bass Guitar: Michael Rhodes (Wednesday 16 September 1953 – Saturday 4 March 2023)
Drums: John Gardner
Steel Guitar: Mike Johnson
Electric Guitar: James Mitchell
Acoustic Guitar: Biff Watson
Fiddles: Stuart Duncan
Harmony Vocals: Rhonda Vincent

2 ‘Gone For Good’
Writer: Jimmy Melton
Publishers: Castle Street Music, Inc./Bughouse/Administered by Bug- ASCAP

Musician Credits
Piano: Dirk Johnson
Electric Bass Guitar: Michael Rhodes (Wednesday 16 September 1953 – Saturday 4 March 2023)
Drums: John Gardner
Steel Guitar: Mike Johnson
Electric Guitar: James Mitchell
Acoustic Guitar: Biff Watson
Fiddles: Stuart Duncan
Harmony Vocals: Rhonda Vincent

3 ‘It Ain’t Nothing New’
Writers: Betty Key, Larry Cordle and Larry Shell
Publishers: Talbot Music Publishing Inc./Universal MGB Songs/Pier Five Music Inc – BMI

Musician Credits
Piano: Dirk Johnson
Electric Bass Guitar: Michael Rhodes (Wednesday 16 September 1953 – Saturday 4 March 2023)
Drums: John Gardner
Steel Guitar: Mike Johnson
Electric Guitar: James Mitchell
Acoustic Guitar: Biff Watson
Fiddles: Stuart Duncan
Harmony Vocals: Rhonda Vincent



Rhonda Vincent
recorded ‘It Ain’t Nothing New’ (written by Betty Key, Larry Cordle and Larry Shell), and included the track on ‘Trouble Free’ (Giant Records, 1996); the track was a duet with Randy Travis.

4
‘You Could Know As Much About A Stranger’
Writer: Nadine Bryant
Publishers: B B and C Music Publishing Co/Bob Moore Music – ASCAP

Musician Credits
Piano: Dirk Johnson
Electric Bass Guitar: Michael Rhodes (Wednesday 16 September 1953 – Saturday 4 March 2023)
Drums: John Gardner
Steel Guitar: Mike Johnson
Electric Guitar: James Mitchell
Acoustic Guitar: Biff Watson
Fiddles: Stuart Duncan
Harmony Vocals: Rhonda Vincent



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).

Jeannie Bryant: 'Love In The Hot Afternoon', which was written by Kent Westberry and Vincent Wesley Matthews (1940 - Saturday 22 November 2003) (Nashville Cats Productions Records, 1975)

In 1975, Jeannie Bryant recorded ‘You Could Know As Much About A Stranger’ (written by Nadine Bryant), and saw the track released as a non-album single, on Nashville Cats Productions Records, in 1975, but the single did not chart.

Loretta Lynn & Conway Twitty: 'Dynamic Duo' (MCA Records, 1977)

Loretta Lynn (Thursday 14 April 1932 – Tuesday 4 October 2022) & Conway Twitty (Friday 1 September 1933 – Saturday 5 June 1993) recorded ‘You Could Know As Much About A Stranger’ (written by Nadine Bryant) and included the track on ‘Dynamic Duo’ (MCA Records, 1977).

Jeannie Bryant: 'What Our Feelings Have To Say' (Column One Records, 1977)

Jeannie Bryant (sister of Nadine Bryant) recorded ‘You Could Know As Much About A Stranger’ (written by Nadine Bryant) and included the track on ‘What Our Feelings Have To Say’ (Column One Records, 1977).

Billie Jo Spears (Friday 14 January 1938 – Wednesday 14 December 2011) recorded ‘You Could Know As Much About A Stranger’ (written by Nadine Bryant) and included the track on ‘Standing Tall’ (United Artists Records, 1980).



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).

5
‘Til The End’
Writers: Vern Gosdin (Sunday 5 August 1934 – Thursday 28 April 2009) and Cathy Gosdin
Publishers: by Hookit Music – BMI

Musician Credits
Piano: Dirk Johnson
Electric Bass Guitar: Michael Rhodes (Wednesday 16 September 1953 – Saturday 4 March 2023)
Drums: John Gardner
Steel Guitar: Mike Johnson
Electric Guitar: James Mitchell
Acoustic Guitar: Biff Watson
Fiddles: Stuart Duncan
Harmony Vocals: Rhonda Vincent



Vern Gosdin
 (Sunday 5 August 1934 – Thursday 28 April 2009) recorded ‘Til The End’ (written by Vern Gosdin and Cathy Gosdin), and included the track on ‘Til The End’ (Elektra Records, 1977); this track featured vocal harmonies from Janie Fricke.

Alan Jackson recorded ‘Til The End’ (written by Cathy Gosdin), and included the track on ‘Freight Train’ (Arista Records, 2010); the track was a duet with Lee Ann Womack.

6
‘Alone Together Tonight’
Writers: Billy Yates, Ashley Monroe and Terry Clayton
Publishers: Music of Cal IV/Pick Them Maters Music/Reynsong Publishing Corp-Ayden Publishing (all rights o/b/o Ayden Publishing admin. by Reynsong Publishing Corp.)/Hit Haven Music – BMI

Musician Credits
Piano: Dirk Johnson
Electric Bass Guitar: Michael Rhodes (Wednesday 16 September 1953 – Saturday 4 March 2023)
Drums: John Gardner
Steel Guitar: Mike Johnson
Electric Guitar: James Mitchell
Acoustic Guitar: Biff Watson
Fiddles: Stuart Duncan
Harmony Vocals: Rhonda Vincent

7 ‘Out of Hand’
Writers: Jeff Barry and Thomas Jans (Monday 9 February 1948 – Sunday 25 March 1984)
Publishers: Irving Music Inc – BMI/Alamo Music Corp – ASCAP

Musician Credits
Piano: Dirk Johnson
Electric Bass Guitar: Michael Rhodes (Wednesday 16 September 1953 – Saturday 4 March 2023)
Drums: John Gardner
Steel Guitar: Mike Johnson
Electric Guitar: James Mitchell
Acoustic Guitar: Biff Watson
Fiddles: Stuart Duncan
Harmony Vocals: Rhonda Vincent

Tom Jans (Monday 9 February 1948 – Sunday 25 March 1984) recorded ‘Out of Hand’ (written by Jeff Barry and Thomas Jans) and included the track on ‘The Eyes of An Only Child’ (CBS Records, 1975).

Gary Stewart (Sunday 28 May 1944 – Tuesday 16 December 2003) recorded ‘Out of Hand’, which was written by Jeff Barry and Thomas Jans (Monday 9 February 1948 – Sunday 25 March 1984), and included the track on ‘Out of Hand’ (RCA Records, 1975); the track reached No.4 on the Billboard country music singles chart in 1975.

Gary Stewart’s ‘Out of Hand’ (RCA Records, 1975), which reached No.6 on the Billboard Top Country Albums Chart in 1975, is considered one of the most critically lauded country albums of the 1970s.

8
‘This Wanting You’
Writers: Bruce Bouton (ASCAP), T. Graham Brown (BMI) and Bruce Burch (Friday 30 January 1953 – Saturday 12 March 2022) (SESAC)
Publishers: EMI April Music Inc/Sony-ATV Melody

Musician Credits
Piano: Dirk Johnson
Electric Bass Guitar: Michael Rhodes (Wednesday 16 September 1953 – Saturday 4 March 2023)
Drums: John Gardner
Steel Guitar: Mike Johnson
Electric Guitar: James Mitchell
Acoustic Guitar: Biff Watson
Fiddles: Stuart Duncan
Harmony Vocals: Rhonda Vincent

T. Graham Brown recorded ‘This Wanting You’, which was written by Bruce Bouton, T. Graham Brown and Bruce Burch (Friday 30 January 1953 – Saturday 12 March 2022), and included the track on ‘Come As You Were’ (Capitol Records, 1988).



George Jones
 (Saturday 12 September 1931 – Friday 26 April 2013) recorded ‘This Wanting You’, which was written by Bruce Bouton, T. Graham Brown and Bruce Burch (Friday 30 January 1953 – Saturday 12 March 2022), and included the track on ‘Cold Hard Truth’ (Asylum Records, 1999).

9
‘Making Everything Perfect Tonight’
Writer: Rhonda Vincent
Publishers: Sally Mountain Publishing – BMI

Musician Credits
Piano: Dirk Johnson
Electric Bass Guitar: Michael Rhodes (Wednesday 16 September 1953 – Saturday 4 March 2023)
Drums: John Gardner
Steel Guitar: Mike Johnson
Electric Guitar: James Mitchell
Acoustic Guitar: Biff Watson
Fiddles: Stuart Duncan
Harmony Vocals: Rhonda Vincent

10 ‘Sweet Thang’
Writer: Nat Stuckey (Sunday 17 December 1933 – Wednesday 24 August 1988)
Publishers: Sony/ATV Tree Publishing – Su Ma Publishing – BMI

Musician Credits
Piano: Dirk Johnson
Electric Bass Guitar: Michael Rhodes (Wednesday 16 September 1953 – Saturday 4 March 2023)
Drums: John Gardner
Steel Guitar: Mike Johnson
Electric Guitar: James Mitchell
Acoustic Guitar: Biff Watson
Fiddles: Stuart Duncan
Harmony Vocals: Rhonda Vincent

Nat Stuckey (Sunday 17 December 1933 – Wednesday 24 August 1988) recorded ‘Sweet Thang’ (written by Nat Stuckey), and included the track on ‘Nat Stuckey Really Sings’ (Paula Records, 1966); the track reached No.4 on the Billboard country music singles chart in 1966.

Texas Country Music Hall of Fame

On Saturday 17 August 2002, Gene Watson, along with fellow country music artists Tanya Tucker and Nat Stuckey (Sunday 17 December 1933 – Wednesday 24 August 1988), was inducted into Texas Country Music Hall of Fame.



Mel Tillis
 (Monday 8 August 1932 – Sunday 19 November 2017) recorded ‘Sweet Thang’, which was written by Nat Stuckey (Sunday 17 December 1933 – Wednesday 24 August 1988), and included the track on ‘Life Turned Her That Way’ (Kapp Records, 1967).

Ernest Tubb (Monday 9 February 1914 – Thursday 6 September 1984) & Loretta Lynn (Thursday 14 April 1932 – Tuesday 4 October 2022) recorded ‘Sweet Thang’, which was written by Nat Stuckey (Sunday 17 December 1933 – Wednesday 24 August 1988), and included the track on ‘Singin’ Again’ (Decca Records, 1967); the track reached No.45 on the Billboard country music singles chart in 1967.



Johnny Duncan
(Wednesday 5 October 1938 – Monday 14 August 2006) & June Stearns recorded ‘Sweet Thang’, which was written by Nat Stuckey (Sunday 17 December 1933 – Wednesday 24 August 1988), and included the track on ‘Back To Back’ (Columbia Records, 1969).

Dottie West (Tuesday 11 October 1932 – Wednesday 4 September 1991) & Jimmy Dean (Friday 10 August 1928 – Sunday 13 June 2010) recorded ‘Sweet Thang’, which was written by Nat Stuckey (Sunday 17 December 1933 – Wednesday 24 August 1988), and included the track on ‘Country Boy & Country Girl’ (RCA Records, 1970).

• Ann M. Stuckey
submitted a ‘Peer’s Quote’ about Gene Watson on Saturday 25 January 2014

11 ‘My Sweet Love Ain’t Around’
Writer: Hank Williams (Monday 17 September 1923 – Thursday 1 January 1953)
Publishers: Sony/ATV Rose Music – BMI

Musician Credits
Piano: Dirk Johnson
Electric Bass Guitar: Michael Rhodes (Wednesday 16 September 1953 – Saturday 4 March 2023)
Drums: John Gardner
Steel Guitar: Mike Johnson
Electric Guitar: James Mitchell
Acoustic Guitar: Biff Watson
Fiddles: Stuart Duncan
Harmony Vocals: Rhonda Vincent

Hank Williams: 'Moanin' The Blues' (MGM Records, 1952)
Hank Williams: 'Moanin' The Blues' (MGM Records, 1956)

 

Hank Williams (Monday 17 September 1923 – Thursday 1 January 1953) recorded ‘My Sweet Love Ain’t Around’ (written by Hank Williams), and included the track on ‘Moanin’ The Blues’ (MGM Records, 1952); the track, which was released as a single in 1947, and did not chart, was subsequently included on Hank Williams’ ‘Moanin’ The Blues’ (MGM Records, 1956).

Suzy Bogguss recorded ‘My Sweet Love Ain’t Around’, which was written by Hank Williams (Monday 17 September 1923 – Thursday 1 January 1953), and included the track on ‘Somewhere Between’ (Liberty Records, 1989).

Karen Tobin: 'Carolina Smokey Moon' (Atlantic Records, 1991)

Karen Tobin recorded ‘My Sweet Love Ain’t Around’, which was written by Hank Williams (Monday 17 September 1923 – Thursday 1 January 1953) and included the track on ‘Carolina Smokey Moon’ (Atlantic Records, 1991), which was produced by Keith Stegall.



Rhonda Vincent
recorded ‘My Sweet Love Ain’t Around’, which was written by Hank Williams (Monday 17 September 1923 – Thursday 1 January 1953), and included the track on ‘The Storm Still Rages’ (Rounder Records, 2001).

Robin & Linda Williams: 'Back 40' (Red House Records, 2013)

Robin & Linda Williams recorded ‘My Sweet Love Ain’t Around’, which was written by Hank Williams (Monday 17 September 1923 – Thursday 1 January 1953) and included the track on ‘Back 40’ (Red House Records, 2013).

12
‘Ashes of Mt. Augustine’ (a bonus instrumental track)
Writer: Rhonda Vincent
Publishers: Sally Mountain Publishing – BMI

Musician Credits
ACM Musicians of The Year

Piano: Michael Rojas
Fiddle: Stuart Duncan
Steel Guitar: Mike Johnson
Electric Bass Guitar: Michael Rhodes (Wednesday 16 September 1953 – Saturday 4 March 2023)
Electric Guitar: James Mitchell (Nashville’s Hottest New Guitar Player!)



Rhonda Vincent
recorded ‘Ashes of Mt. Augustine’ (written by Rhonda Vincent) and included the track on ‘All American Bluegrass Girl’ (Rounder Records, 2006).

‘Your Money & My Good Looks’
Upper Management Music UM 002 (2011)

• Read a Country Music People review of Gene Watson & Rhonda Vincent‘s ‘Your Money & My Good Looks‘ (Upper Management Music, 2011)

The review, which was written by Jon Philibert, was published in the July 2011 issue of the United Kingdom monthly publication Country Music People.