Gene Watson Mourns The Passing of Doug Supernaw: Friday 13 November 2020

On Friday 13 November 2020, Gene Watson mourned the passing of fellow Texan country music artist, Doug Supernaw.

Gene Watson

‘Very sorry to learn that fellow Texan, Doug Supernaw, has passed.

RIP, Doug’

Gene Watson on Facebook

Doug Supernaw was born Douglas Anderson Supernaw in Bryan, Texas on Monday 26 September 1960 and is an artist who was heavily influenced by Gene Watson, Keith Whitley (Thursday 1 July 1954 – Tuesday 9 May 1989) and George Jones (Saturday 12 September 1931 – Friday 26 April 2013).

Doug Supernaw

As well as having Houston, Texas connections, Gene Watson and Doug Supernaw also share some country music connections too.

Gene Watson: 'Memories to Burn & Starting New Memories' (Hux Records, 2011)

On Tuesday 24 October 1995, Doug Supernaw saw the release of ‘You Still Got Me’ (Giant Records, 1995); one of the included tracks was ‘The Note’, which was written by Buck Moore (Wednesday 3 January 1934 – Tuesday 10 September 2013) and Michelle Ray, a track, which Gene Watson included on ‘Memories to Burn‘ (Epic Records, 1985).

On Monday 9 May 2011 (United Kingdom & Ireland) and Tuesday 17 May 2011 (worldwide), Hux Records released Gene Watson’s ‘Memories to Burn‘ (Epic Records, 1985), along with Gene Watson’s ‘Starting New Memories‘ (Epic Records, 1986), as a special ‘2-on-1‘ CD set (HUX124).

Gene Watson: 'Should I Come Home & Reflections' (Hux Records, 2009)


On Tuesday 31 August 1999, Doug Supernaw saw the release of ‘Fadin’ Renegade’ (Tack Records, 1999); one of the included tracks was ‘Nothing Sure Looked Good On You’ (written by Jim Rushing); Gene Watson included the track on ‘Should I Come Home‘ (Capitol Records, 1979), and it reached No.4 on the Billboard country music singles chart in 1980.

On Monday 26 January 2009Hux Records released Gene Watson’s ‘Should I Come Home‘ (Capitol Records, 1979), along with Gene Watson’s ‘Reflections‘ (Capitol Records, 1978), as a special ‘2-on-1‘ CD set (HUX101).

On Wednesday 30 November 2005, Doug Supernaw graciously contributed a ‘Peer’s Quote’ about Gene Watson.

Doug Supernaw

Doug Supernaw
Monday 26 September 1960 – Friday 13 November 2020