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!
On Saturday 18 April 2020, I received a very important, and welcome, message from Mary Davis Travis, along with a ‘Peer’s Quote’ from Randy Travis, who was very gracious with his time and words.
I’m presently working on Randy Travis‘ dedicated page, which will include an overview of his extraordinary country music career, along with a detailed discography of the great man’s extraordinary contribution to the genre of country music.
Randy Travis is one of the very few figures in country music who stand out as signposts along the way, the trendsetters who fearlessly predict and influence the future of the genre.
Randy Travis is one of these performers and his impact still reverberates in the modern versus traditional ebb and flow of popular trends.
Blessed with a voice straight from the church altar, Randy Travis immediately reminded fans of country music’s roots when his songs came to popular attention for the first time in the mid-1980s.
Randy Travis‘ voice helped launch the corrective Neo-traditionalist movement with heartfelt country music and gospel songs which sounded so earnest and honest.