Gene Watson Remembers Hank Cochran: Monday 2 August 2021

On Monday 2 August 2021Gene Watson remembered legendary country music songwriter, Hank Cochran (Friday 2 August 1935 – Thursday 15 July 2010), who was born on this day (Friday 2 August) in 1935.

Hank Cochran (Friday 2 August 1935 – Thursday 15 July 2010) (photo credit: Tim Campbell, photographer)

‘Thinking about the late, great songwriter, Hank Cochran (Friday 2 August 1935 – Thursday 15 July 2010), who was born on this date (Friday 2 August) in 1935, and passed too soon at age 74.

I recorded some of his songs over the years, but I remember after I recorded this one, ‘Don’t You Ever Get Tired of Hurting Me’, he called when I was over in Ireland, to tell me how much he loved my version, which meant so much to me’

 

Gene Watson recorded Hank Cochran’s ‘I Fell Apart’ and included the track on ‘Because You Believed in Me‘ (Capitol Records, 1976).

On Monday 26 September 2005, England’s Hux Records released Gene Watson‘s ‘Because You Believed in Me‘ (Capitol Records, 1976), along with Gene Watson‘s ‘Beautiful Country‘ (Capitol Records, 1978), as a special 2-for-1 CD set.

 

Gene Watson recorded Hank Cochran’s ‘He Little Thinged Her Out of My Arms’ and included the track on ‘Beautiful Country‘ (Capitol Records, 1977).

On Monday 26 September 2005, England’s Hux Records released Gene Watson‘s ‘Beautiful Country‘ (Capitol Records, 1978), along with Gene Watson‘s ‘Because You Believed in Me‘ (Capitol Records, 1976), as a special 2-for-1 CD set.

 

Gene Watson recorded Hank Cochran’s ‘Speak Well of Me (To The Kids)’ and included the track on ‘Sometimes I Get Lucky‘ (MCA Records, 1983).

Hank Cochran also recorded ‘Speak Well of Me (To The Kids)’ and included the track on ‘The Heart of Hank’ (Monument Records, 1968), an album which was re-issued by Koch Records as ‘The Heart of Hank: The Monument Sessions’ (Koch Records, 2005) in 2005.



Gene Watson recorded Hank Cochran’s ‘A Way To Survive’ (co-written with Moneen Carpenter) and included the track on ‘A Way to Survive‘ (Step One Records, 1997).



Gene Watson recorded Hank Cochran’s ‘Don’t You Ever Get Tired (of Hurting Me)’ and included the track on ‘In a Perfect World‘ (Shanachie Records, 2007).



Gene Watson recorded Hank Cochran’s ‘I Know An Ending’ and included the track on ‘A Taste of the Truth‘ (Shanachie Records, 2009).



Gene Watson recorded Hank Cochran’s ‘Make The World Go Away’ and included the track on ‘My Heroes Have Always Been Country‘ (Fourteen Carat Music, 2014).



Gene Watson recorded Hank Cochran’s ‘It’s Not Love (But It’s Not Bad)’, which was co-written with Glenn W. Martin (Thursday 30 June 1932 – Sunday 12 May 2019), and included the track on ‘My Heroes Have Always Been Country‘ (Fourteen Carat Music, 2014).

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