Gene Watson Remembers Johnny Rodriguez’ 69th Birthday: Thursday 10 December 2020

Johnny Rodriguez

On Thursday 10 December 2020, Gene Watson remembered Johnny Rodriguez on his 69th birthday.

‘Wishing Johnny Rodriguez a Happy Birthday.

Tom T. Hall

Born in Sabinal, Texas in 1951, he was in the band of Tom T. Hall (Monday 25 May 1936 – Friday 20 August 2021) before he became a star on Mercury Records, produced by Jerry Kennedy.

Gene Watson

What’s your favorite song of his?  Here’s one of mine: ‘Pass Me By (If You’re Only Passing Through)’, which was written by Hillman Hall (1938 – 1989)

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Johnny Rodriguez: 'Introducing Johnny Rodriguez' (Mercury Records, 1973)

In February 1973, Johnny Rodriguez saw the release of his debut album, ‘Introducing Johnny Rodriguez’ (Mercury Records, 1973), which was produced by Jerry Kennedy and Roy Dea; one of the included tracks was ‘Pass Me By (If You’re Only Passing Through)’, which was written by Hillman Hall (1938 – 1989), which reached No.9 on the Billboard country music singles chart in 1973, and No.7 on the Canadian RPM Country Tracks Chart in 1973.

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