Gene Watson Celebrates Dolly Parton’s 75th Birthday: Tuesday 19 January 2021

Dolly Parton

On Tuesday 19 January 2021, Gene Watson celebrated the 75th birthday of fellow country music artist, Dolly Parton.

Gene Watson

‘Happy 75th Birthday to Dolly Parton!

What a legend.

From her work as a singer, songwriter, entertainer to managing Dollywood, Imagination Library, and so much more, she does it all well.

Dolly, I hope you continue to live a very long and happy life’

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Dolly Parton

Gene Watson and Dolly Parton share some country music connections.

Gene Watson: 'Paper Rosie' (Capitol Records, 1977)

In September 1975, Dolly Parton saw the release of ‘The Seeker / We Used To’ (RCA Victor Records, 1975); one of the included tracks was ‘Most of All Why’ (written by Dolly Parton), which Gene Watson included on ‘Paper Rosie‘ (Capitol Records, 1977).  Dolly Parton was actually in the Capitol Records studio on the day when Gene Watson recorded the track.

On Tuesday 3 December 2002, England’s Hux Records released Gene Watson‘s ‘Paper Rosie’, along with Gene Watson‘s ‘Love In The Hot Afternoon‘ (Capitol Records, 1975), as a special 2-for-1 CD set.

Holly Dunn (Thursday 22 August 1957 – Tuesday 15 November 2016) also recorded Dolly Parton’s ‘Most of All Why’ and included the track on ‘The Blue Rose of Texas’ (Warner Bros. Records, 1989).