Gene’s Winter Wonderland in Texas

When I was growing up in Texas, we weren’t exactly living in the suburbs, so there was no Christmas caroling and we were poor as church mice so we didn’t have any store-bought sleds - but of course, we would hear some Christmas music on the radio and enjoy it.  One of...

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“Any Way You Want Me” – “Any Which Way You Can”

“Any Way You Want Me” – “Any Which Way You Can”

I recently mentioned on Facebook that it was on November 17, 1980, that Warner Brothers Records released the Clint Eastwood movie soundtrack for “Any Which Way You Can,” which has my song on it, “Any Way You Want Me.”  Here’s more of that story.   I was very honored...

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Thankful for You

Thankful for You

I want to send my heartfelt thanks to all my fans for standing by me this year as I’ve been battling a heavy dose of bronchitis these last few months. No one has wished more than me that we could get to your city and sing for you.  The good news is that I’m definitely...

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My Favorite Opry Moment

My Favorite Opry Moment

Back in 2007 I was on the Opry Live portion and almost sang a duet with Rhonda Vincent for the first time by myself! Of course, that moment ended up being a duet but I always think about how it almost didn't happen. Check out the video on my Youtube Channel and make...

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What is Scarier than Halloween?

What is Scarier than Halloween?

There’s not much scarier any time of the year than going out on stage with the amazing Rhonda Vincent. She can sing circles around most people but she’s also been known to pull some stunts on her unsuspecting friends. One Halloween we were in mid-song and she had her...

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He Is No Gene Watson  1/15/2009

He Is No Gene Watson 1/15/2009

Here’s a throwback to 2009 when Brad Paisley personally requested Gene and his band open his January 15th, Memphis, TN show at the Civic Center.   The Paisley Party show also featured Darius Rucker and Dierks Bentley.     After his soundcheck, Gene stayed to sit and...

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Another Trip Around the Sun

Another Trip Around the Sun

Birthdays are a funny thing, you may grow a year older but it seems to take you back to your childhood and fond memories of family. I found this photo of me at age 3 with my family. from left to right, it’s my Mom, Thelma, and my Dad, Elbert (Ted), and my oldest...

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Back In The Studio

Back In The Studio

The last week of August was a busy one for Gene. On August 24th and 25th, he recorded at the original Ronnie Milsap studio on Music Row -  aptly named Ronnie’s Place. Working with his longtime producer, Dirk Johnson, Gene and the musicians did what is termed...

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Who is Under that Moe Bandy Cowboy Hat?

Who is Under that Moe Bandy Cowboy Hat?

Gene and the Farewell Party Band performed at the Grand Ole Opry on Friday, August 27th.  Backstage, Gene ran into his good friend, the super talented Jamie Dailey of “Dailey & Vincent”.  Gene said it took him a moment to recognize Jamie because Jamie was wearing...

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GENE WATSON RESCHEDULES UPCOMING TENNESSEE TOUR DATES

GENE WATSON RESCHEDULES UPCOMING TENNESSEE TOUR DATES

Country music legend Gene Watson has rescheduled several tour dates due to a band member testing positive for COVID-19. Watson and his band members will be on self-imposed quarantine for the next 14 days. Watson's rescheduled tour dates as well as...

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