Gene Watson Remembers Keith Whitley: Thursday 1 July 2021

Gene Watson and Keith Whitley (Thursday 1 July 1954 - Tuesday 9 May 1989)

On Thursday 1 July 2021Gene Watson remembered Keith Whitley (Thursday 1 July 1954 – Tuesday 9 May 1989), on what would have been Keith’s 67th birthday.

Keith Whitley (Thursday 1 July 1954 - Tuesday 9 May 1989)

‘Today (Thursday 1 July 2021), we remember Keith Whitley (Thursday 1 July 1954 – Tuesday 9 May 1989), who was born on this day, and sadly passed away, way too soon in 1989, of alcohol poisoning.

Keith Whitley (Thursday 1 July 1954 – Tuesday 9 May 1989) had 5 Billboard No.1 singles’

‚ÄĘ ‘Don’t Close Your Eyes’ (written by Bob McDill) / No.1 on the Billboard country music singles chart for one week in August 1988 / this track was included on Keith Whitley’s ‘Don’t Close Your Eyes’ (RCA Records, 1988)

‚ÄĘ ‘When You Say Nothing At All’ (written by Paul Overstreet and Don Schlitz) / No.1 on the Billboard country music singles chart for two weeks in December 1988 / January 1989 / this track was included on Keith Whitley’s ‘Don’t Close Your Eyes’ (RCA Records, 1988)

‚ÄĘ ‘I’m No Stranger To The Rain’ (written by Sonny Curtis and Ron Hellard) / No.1 on the Billboard country music singles chart for two weeks in April 1989 / this track was included on Keith Whitley’s ‘Don’t Close Your Eyes’ (RCA Records, 1988)

Keith Whitley: 'I Wonder Do You Think of Me' (RCA Records, 1989)

‚ÄĘ ‘I Wonder Do You Think of Me’, which was written by Sanger D. ‘Whitey Shafer (Wednesday 24 October 1934 – Saturday 12 January 2019) / No.1 on the Billboard country music singles chart for one week in September 1989 / this track was included on Keith Whitley’s ‘I Wonder Do You Think of Me’ (RCA Records, 1989)

‚ÄĘ ‘It Ain’t Nothing’ (written by Tony Haselden) / No.1 on the Billboard country music singles chart for one week in December 1989 / this track was included on Keith Whitley’s ‘I Wonder Do You Think of Me’ (RCA Records, 1989)

Source
‚ÄĘ Gene Watson on Facebook