Peer’s Quote about Gene Watson from Fellow Country Music Artist, James House: Friday 16 October 2020


Gene Watson’s Peers within the country music industry believe in the sheer talent of this unassuming man from east Texas, so much so that Gene is regarded by many of them as ‘the singer’s singer’ – and rightly so!

James House

Acclaimed country music artist, James House, who is an essential go-to songwriter, was most gracious with his time and words about Gene Watson, when he submitted a quote on Friday 16 October 2020.

James House

James House has sung radio hits, written successful songs for others, built a studio and been a session musician and a record producer.

James House’s radio hits have included the following cuts:

‘Don’t Quit Me Now’ (written by James House and Wendy Waldman) (No.25, 1989)
• ‘That’ll Be The Last Thing’ (written by James House, Craig Karp and Dave Gibson) (No.52, 1989)
• ‘Hard Times For An Honest Man’ (written by James House and Rick Seratte) (No.48, 1989)
• ‘You Just Get Better All The Time’, which was written by Tony Joe White (Friday 23 July 1943 – Wednesday 24 October 2018) and John Christopher (No.60, 1990)
• ‘A Real Good Way To Wind Up Lonesome’, which was written by James House, Dale Dodson and John Jarrard (Thursday 7 May 1953 – Thursday 1 February 2001) (No.52, 1994)
• ‘Little By Little’ (written by James House and Rick Bowles) (No.25, 1995)
• ‘This Is Me Missing You’ (written by James House, Monty Powell and Debi Cochran) (No.6, 1995) / this track became James House’s highest-charting single of his career
• ‘Anything For Love’, which was written by James House, Phil Barnhart and Sam Hogin (1950 – Monday 9 August 2004) (No.49, 1995)

James House’s compositions have been recorded by a number of acclaimed artists, including Rita Coolidge, Diamond Rio, Dwight Yoakam, Ricky Van SheltonMark Collie, The Mavericks, Martina McBride, Sara Evans, David Ball, Steve Holy, Olivia Newton-John, Lorrie Morgan, Steve Azar and Tayla Lynn.