Gene Watson’s ‘The Gospel Side of Gene Watson’ (Intersound Records, 2004)

‘The Gospel Side of Gene Watson’
Intersound Records 5668 (2004)

Gene Watson’s ‘The Gospel Side of Gene Watson’ (Intersound Records, 2004) was released by Intersound Records on Tuesday 20 January 2004.

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About Gene Watson’s ‘The Gospel Side of Gene Watson’…

Overview
Gene Watson’s ‘The Gospel Side of Gene Watson’ (Intersound Records, 2004) was released on Intersound Records and was an album project that Gene had been wishing to undertake for some time – a country music collection made up entirely of religious material.

The recording of the album was very much a family affair; six of the ten featured tracks were written by Gene Watson’s cousin Bobbie Joyce Harris Bost (Saturday 10 February 1940 РSaturday 6 April 2002), while his sisters Virginia Ruth Watson Thompson and Mary Lois Watson Templeton (Friday 28 October 1932 РFriday 9 April 2004), provided wonderful harmony vocals.

Gene Watson’s ‘The Gospel Side of Gene Watson’ (Intersound Records, 2004) was produced by Ray Pennington (Friday 22 December 1933 – Wednesday 7 October 2020) and the A&R was undertaken by Todd Mooring.

The Recording Engineer was Kevin McManus.

Gene Watson’s ‘The Gospel Side of Gene Watson’ (Intersound Records, 2004) was recorded at Oak Valley Sound Studio in Nashville and was mastered by John Eberle, NRP.

Photography: Dennis Carney Photography
Art Direction/Design: Tracy Wallner

At the time of the release of Gene Watson’s ‘The Gospel Side of Gene Watson’ (Intersound Records, 2004), Gene Watson’s bookings were handled by Bobby Roberts, Gene Watson’s management was Serenity Career Direction and the Official Gene Watson Fan Club was run by Leslie Ann Elliott in Madison, Tennessee.

‘The Gospel Side of Gene Watson’
Intersound Records 5668 (2004)

1 ‘Jesus Is All I Need’
Writer: Bobbie Joyce Harris Bost (Saturday 10 February 1940 – Saturday 6 April 2002)
Publishers: Little Ann Music (BMI)

2
‘Over There’
Writer: Ray Pennington (Friday 22 December 1933 – Wednesday 7 October 2020)
Publishers: Almarie Music (BMI)

3
‘The City’
Writer: Bobbie Joyce Harris Bost (Saturday 10 February 1940 – Saturday 6 April 2002)
Publishers: Little Ann Music (BMI)

4
‘Amazing Grace’
Writers: John Newton (24 July 1725 – 21 December 1807) and Bill Walker
Publishers: Public Domain

5
‘Before The Hammer Could Ring’
Writer: Bobbie Joyce Harris Bost (Saturday 10 February 1940 – Saturday 6 April 2002)
Publishers: Little Ann Music (BMI)

Nathan Stanley: 'Controversial Man' (Nathan Stanley Entertainment, 2017)

Nathan Stanley recorded ‘Before The Hammer Could Ring’, which was written by Bobbie Joyce Harris Bost (Saturday 10 February 1940 – Saturday 6 April 2002) and included the track on ‘Controversial Man’ (Nathan Stanley Entertainment, 2017).

6 ‘Precious Memories’
Writer: John Braselton Fillmore Wright (21 February 1877 ‚Äď Tuesday 13 October 1959)
Published by Public Domain

Jim Reeves (Monday 20 August 1923 ‚Äď Friday 31 July 1964) recorded ‘Precious Memories’, which was written by John Braselton Fillmore Wright (21 February 1877 – Tuesday 13 October 1959), and included the track on ‘God Be With You’ (RCA Records, 1959).

BJ Thomas: 'Precious Memories' (Warner Bros. Records, 1995)

BJ Thomas (Friday 7 August 1942 – Saturday 29 May 2021) recorded ‘Precious Memories’, which was written by John Braselton Fillmore Wright (21 February 1877 – Tuesday 13 October 1959), and included the track on ‘Precious Memories’ (Warner Bros. Records, 1995).

7
‘Climb Higher’
Writer: Bobbie Joyce Harris Bost (Saturday 10 February 1940 – Saturday 6 April 2002)
Publishers: Little Ann Music (BMI)

8
‘Shine From The Mountain’
Writer: Bobbie Joyce Harris Bost (Saturday 10 February 1940 – Saturday 6 April 2002)
Publishers: Little Ann Music (BMI)

9
‘My Eyes Are On The Prize’
Writer: Bobbie Joyce Harris Bost (Saturday 10 February 1940 – Saturday 6 April 2002)
Publishers: Little Ann Music (BMI)

10
‘Will The Circle Be Unbroken’
Writer: Alvin Pleasant (A.P.) Carter (15 December 1891 – Monday 7 November 1960)
Publishers: Peer International Corporation (BMI)

BJ Thomas: 'I Believe' (Warner Resound, 1995)

BJ Thomas (Friday 7 August 1942 – Saturday 29 May 2021) recorded ‘Will The Circle Be Unbroken’, which was written by Alvin Pleasant (A.P.) Carter (15 December 1891 – Monday 7 November 1960), and included the track on ‘I Believe’ (Warner Resound, 1995).



Gene Watson’s ‘The Gospel Side of Gene Watson’ (Intersound Records / Compendia Music, 2004) was originally released as ‘Jesus is All I Need‘ (Step One Records, 1997) in 1997, and was subsequently re-issued as ‘Gene Watson: Gospel at Its Best‘ (Gusto Records, 2006) in 2006.

‚ÄĘ Read a Country Music People review of Gene Watson’s ‘The Gospel Side of Gene Watson‘ (Intersound Records, 2004)

The review, which was written by Craig Baguley, was published in the March 2004 issue of the United Kingdom monthly publication Country Music People.

‘The Gospel Side of Gene Watson’
Intersound Records 5668 (2004)

Musician Credits
Lead Guitar: Kelly Back
Acoustic Guitar: Bobby All (passed away on Thursday 19 March 2009)
Piano and Keyboards: Dirk Johnson
Steel Guitar: Buddy Emmons (Wednesday 27 January 1937 – Wednesday 29 July 2015)
Bass Guitar: David Smith
Fiddle: Aubrey Haynie and Hoot Hester (Monday 13 August 1931 – Tuesday 30 August 2016)
Drums: Jerry Kroon
Harmony Vocals: Virginia Ruth Watson Thompson, Mary Lois Watson Templeton (Friday 28 October 1932 – Friday 9 April 2004) and Margie Cates Trio