Gene Watson Honoured by Acclaimed Songwriter Rafe Van Hoy: January 2020

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, in the years between 2004 and 2020, were most gracious with their time and words.

Rafe Van Hoy

The Gene Watson Fan Site is proud of all the quotes which have been received.

Rafe Van Hoy graciously submitted a quote to this site on Wednesday 22 January 2020.

Rafe Van Hoy

Rafe Van Hoy is an acclaimed songwriter, session musician and producer, but songwriting was always his first passion.

Rafe Van Hoy has been active and successful, as both a songwriter and producer, over four decades, with credits in several categories and genres of music, including a Grammy nomination, 11 BMI One Million Airplay Awards, and 3 BMI Two Million Airplay Awards.

Rafe Van Hoy‘s songs have been recorded by a distinguished number of artists, including George Jones (Saturday 12 September 1931 – Friday 26 April 2013) & Tammy Wynette (Tuesday 5 May 1942 – Monday 6 April 1998), The Oak Ridge Boys, Michael Martin Murphy, John Conlee, Patti Loveless, Brooks & Dunn (Kix Brooks & Ronnie Dunn), Reba McEntire and Leann Rimes.