Gene Watson Honoured By The Grand Ole Opry For 60 Years In Country Music: Monday 11 April 2022

Gene Watson & The Farewell Party Band at The Grand Ole Opry, 2804 Opryland Drive, Nashville, TN 37214 on Friday 25 March 2022

On Monday 11 April 2022Gene Watson reflected on his time at The Grand Ole Opry in Nashville, on the evening of Friday 8 April 2022.

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Gene Watson 'Celebrating 60 Years of Hits & 7 Decades of Real Country Music' at The Grand Ole Opry in Nashville on Friday 8 April 2022

‘The Grand Ole Opry honoured member and legendary vocalist, Gene Watson, celebrating his 60 years in the music business.

On Friday 8 April 2022, Dan Rogers, Vice President / Executive Producer, Grand Ole Opry, presented Gene Watson with a plaque, celebrating his 60 years in the country music business.

During a performance on Friday 8 April 2022, Dan Rogers, Vice President / Executive Producer, Grand Ole Opry, presented Gene Watson with the plaque, after his show-stopping rendition of his octave-jumping, ‘Farewell Party‘, which was written by Lawton Williams (Monday 24 July 1922 – Thursday 26 July 2007), to commemorate his six decades as an artist, receiving a standing ovation from the packed Opry House audience.

Celebrating 60 years in the music business hasn’t slowed down Gene Watson, who just announced his new album, ‘Outside The Box’, will is due out in the Fall of 2022.  The ‘singer’s singer’ has also added more dates to his 60th Anniversary Tour, a full list of which you can find at Gene Watson Tour Schedule.

Gene Watson’s single, ‘If It’s That Easy’ (written by Gene Watson) was released to radio in 1962, via Sun Valley Records.  Since then, Gene Watson has charted 75 titles, including 23 Top 10 hits, six No.1 country singles and five No.1 gospel records.  The Texas native continues to perform to sold-out crowds, singing in the same key as he did more than five decades ago’

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