Gene Watson Praises Dolly Parton: Wednesday 18 November 2020

Dolly Parton

On Wednesday 18 November 2020, Gene Watson praised fellow country music artist, Dolly Parton.

Gene Watson

‘Thank you, Dolly Parton, for your million dollar donation to support the virus vaccine that will soon be available.

She’s a humanitarian, and she writes a pretty good country song too’

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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 ‘Paper Rosie’, along with ‘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).