Gene Watson Was And Still One Of The Biggest Country Stars

Other notable albums from Watson ware Paper Rosie (1977), Should I Come Home (1979), Sometimes I Get Lucky (1983), and his last album, My Heroes Have Always Been Country (2014).Watson also had a string of hits throughout his country singing career. In the 1970’s, Watson had nine Top 10 songs on the U.S. Hot Country Songs chart, which include: “Love in the Hot Afternoon” at No. 3 and “Where Love Begins” at No. 5 (1975); “You Could Know as Much About a Stranger” at No. 10 (1976); “Paper Rosie” at No. 3 (1973); “I Don’t Need a Thing at All” at No. 8 and “One Sided Conversation” at No. 8 (1978); “Farewell Party” at No. 5; “Pick the Wildwood Flower” at No. 5, and “Should I Come Home (Or Should I Go Crazy)” at No. 3 (1979).

In the 1980’s, Watson had 12 songs hit the Top 10 on the U.S. Hot Country Songs chart. Some of those songs included “Fourteen Carat Mind” reaching No. 1 in 1981, “You’re Out Doing What I’m Here Doing Without” hitting No. 2 in 1983, and “Memories to Burn” reaching No. 5 in 1985.

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