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Albums: 1969 - 2016

• Gene Watson
• Love in the Hot Afternoon
• Because You Believed in Me
• Paper Rosie
• Beautiful Country
• The Best of Gene Watson
• Reflections
• Should I Come Home
• No One Will Ever Know
• The Best of Gene Watson, Volume 2
• Between This Time and The Next Time
• Old Loves Never Die
• Greatest Hits - 1982
• This Dream's On Me
• Sometimes I Get Lucky
• Heartaches, Love & Stuff
• Little by Little
• Texas Saturday Night
• Memories To Burn
• Greatest Hits - 1985
• Starting New Memories
• Honky Tonk Crazy
• Back in the Fire
• Greatest Hits - 1990
• At Last
• In Other Words
• Uncharted Mind
• Best of Gene Watson
• The Good Ole Days
• Jesus is All I Need
• A Way to Survive
• Eighteen Greatest Hits
• From The Heart
• Ultimate Collection
• Love in the Hot Afternoon & Paper Rosie
• Gene Watson Sings
• The Gospel Side of Gene Watson
• Gene Watson: Then & Now
• Because You Believed in Me & Beautiful Country
• Love in the Hot Afternoon (compilation)
• Gene Watson: At His Best
• Gene Watson: Gospel At Its Best
• In a Perfect World
• 14 Carat Mind
• Matters of the Heart
• Reflections & Should I Come Home
• A Taste of the Truth
• 22 Golden Country Greats
• 16 Super Hits
• 40 Greatest Hits
• Memories to Burn & Starting New Memories
• Gene Watson & Rhonda Vincent: Your Money & My Good Looks
• Best of the Best: 25 Greatest Hits
• My Heroes Have Always Been Country
Best of The Capitol Years
Barrooms & Bedrooms: The Capitol & MCA Years
 Real.Country.Music
• Back in the Fire & At Last
• My Gospel Roots

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Featured Album

Gene Watson: 'My Gospel Roots' (Fourteen Carat Music, 2017)

'My Gospel Roots' (Fourteen Carat Music, 2017)
(Official Release: Friday 8 December 2017)



'Should I Come Home'

Capitol Records ST-11947 (1979)

Gene Watson's 'Should I Come Home' album was released by Capitol Records in August 1979.

Gene Watson's 'Should I Come Home' discography information is presented on the Gene Watson Fan Site for educational purposes only and no infringement of copyright is intended.

About Gene Watson's 'Should I Come Home'...

Overview
'Gene Watson's 'Should I Come Home' includes a number of single releases that attained high positions on the Billboard country music singles chart.

The title track, 'Should I Come Home (or should I go crazy')' (written by Joe Allen), reached the Billboard Top 3 in 1979, while 'Nothing Sure Looked Good on You' (written by Jim Rushing) and 'Bedroom Ballad' (written by Joe Allen) reached No.4 and No.18 respectively on the Billboard country music singles chart in 1980'.

Gene Watson's 'Should I Come Home' was produced by Russ Reeder.

Gene Watson's 'Should I Come Home' was recorded and mixed at Clement Recording Studios in Nashville (Engineer: Jim Williamson).

Gene Watson's 'Should I Come Home' was mastered at Capitol Records, Hollywood, California.

Gene Watson's 'Should I Come Home' reached No.16 on the Billboard Top Country Album Chart in 1978.

'Should I Come Home'
Capitol Records ST11947 (1979)

1 'Should I Come Home (or should I go crazy)'
Writer: Joe Allen
Publishers: Tree Publishing Company Inc. / BMI
This track featured Joseph Babcock, Dolores Edgin, Jeanine Walker and Hurshel Wiginton



Joe Nichols recorded 'Should I Come Home (or should I go crazy)' (written by Joe Allen) and included the track on 'Joe Nichols III' (Universal South Records, 2005).



Gene Watson re-recorded 'Should I Come Home (or should I go crazy)' (written by Joe Allen) and included the track on 'Best of the Best: 25 Greatest Hits' (Fourteen Carat Music, 2012).

2
'I Can't Help It (if I'm still in love with you)'
Writer: Hank Williams (Monday 17 September 1923 - Thursday 1 January 1953)
Publishers: Fred Rose Music Inc. / BMI
This track featured 'The Nashville Edition' (Joseph Babcock, Dolores Edgin, Wendellyn Suits and Hurshel Wiginton)

Various Artists: 'A Tribute to Hank Williams' (EMI Records, 1992)

Gene Watson's version of Hank Williams' 'I Can't Help It (if I'm still in love with you)' was included on the various artists collection 'A Tribute to Hank Williams' (EMI Records, 1992).

 In the March 1993 issue of Country Music People, Craig Baguley reviewed 'A Tribute to Hank Williams' (EMI Records, 1992).

Hank Williams' version of 'I Can't Help It (if I'm still in love with you)' reached No.2 on the Billboard country music singles chart in 1951.

3
'Nothing Sure Looked Good on You'
Writer: Jim Rushing
Publishers: Coal Miners Music, Inc. / BMI
This track featured Joseph Babcock, Dolores Edgin, Jeanine Walker and Hurshel Wiginton



Doug Supernaw
 recorded 'Nothing Sure Looked Good on You' (written by Jim Rushing) and included the track on 'Fadin' Renegade' (Tack Records, 1999).



Alan Jackson recorded 'Nothing Sure Looked Good on You' (written by Jim Rushing) and included the track on 'Songs of Love & Heartache' (Cracker Barrel, 2009).



Gene Watson re-recorded 'Nothing Sure Looked Good on You' (written by Jim Rushing) and included the track on 'Best of the Best: 25 Greatest Hits' (Fourteen Carat Music, 2012).

Jeff Woolsey & The Dancehall Kings: 'Jeff Woolsey & The Dancehall Kings: Double Live at The Western Club' (Jeff Woolsey Music / Shuffle One Records, 2017)

Jeff Woolsey & The Dancehall Kings recorded 'Nothing Sure Looked Good on You' (written by Jim Rushing) and included the track on 'Jeff Woolsey & The Dancehall Kings: Double Live at The Western Club' (Jeff Woolsey Music / Shuffle One Records, 2017).

4 'That Evil Child'
Writer: Wayne Carson (Monday 31 May 1943 - Monday 20 July 2015)
Publishers: Screen Gems - EMI Music Inc. / BMI
This track featured The Sound 70 Singers (Ronald Drake, Beckie Foster, Allen Henson and Laverna Moore)

5
'Circle Driveway'
Writer: Joe Allen
Publishers: Joe Allen Music / BMI
This track featured 'The Nashville Edition' (Joseph Babcock, Dolores Edgin, Wendellyn Suits and Hurshel Wiginton)



Don Williams
 recorded 'Circle Driveway' (written by Joe Allen) and included the track on 'Portrait' (MCA Records, 1979).



Ray Price (Tuesday 12 January 1926 - Monday 16 December 2013) recorded 'Circle Driveway' (written by Joe Allen) and included the track on 'Town & Country' (Dimension Records, 1981).

6
'The Heart of a Clown'
Writers: Steve Nelson, Jack Rollins and Francis Kane
Publishers: Rightsong Music, Inc. / BMI
This track featured 'The Nashville Edition' (Joseph Babcock, Dolores Edgin, Wendellyn Suits and Hurshel Wiginton)



Wade Ray (Thursday 6 April 1916 - Wednesday 11 November 1998) & The Ozark Mountain Boys recorded 'The Heart of a Clown' (written by Steve Nelson, Jack Rollins and Francis Kane) and included the track on 'Walk Softly...& Other Country Songs' (RCA Camden Records, 1966).



Wade Ray (Thursday 6 April 1916 - Wednesday 11 November 1998) & The Ozark Mountain Boys recorded 'The Heart of a Clown' (written by Steve Nelson, Jack Rollins and Francis Kane) and included the track on 'A Ray of Country Sun' (RCA Camden Records, 1966).



Sammi Smith (Thursday 5 August 1943 - Saturday 12 February 2005) recorded 'The Heart of a Clown' (written by Steve Nelson, Jack Rollins and Francis Kane) and included the track on 'Today I Started Loving You Again' (Mega Records, 1975).

Curtis Potter: 'Down in Texas Today' (Step One Records, 1984 / Heart of Texas Records, 2006)

Curtis Potter (Thursday 18 April 1940 - Saturday 23 January 2016) recorded 'The Heart of a Clown' (written by Steve Nelson, Jack Rollins and Francis Kane) and included the track on 'Down in Texas Today' (Step One Records, 1984); this album was re-issued by Heart of Texas Records in 2006.



Willie Nelson recorded 'The Heart of a Clown' (written by Steve Nelson, Jack Rollins and Francis Kane) and included the track on 'Moonlight Becomes You' (Justice Records, 1993).

7
'After The Party'
Writer: Joe Eddie Gough (Friday 27 January 1939 - Friday 14 August 2009)
Publishers: Little Ann Music / BMI
This track featured 'The Nashville Edition' (Joseph Babcock, Dolores Edgin, Wendellyn Suits and Hurshel Wiginton)

8
'The Beer at Dorsey's Bar'
Writers: Danny Morrison (Sunday 22 April 1945 - Tuesday 14 February 2012) and Red Lane (Thursday 2 February 1939 - Wednesday 1 July 2015)
Publishers: Tree Publishing Company Inc. / BMI
This track featured The Sound 70 Singers (Ronald Drake, Beckie Foster, Allen Henson and Laverna Moore)

9
'Bedroom Ballad'
Writer: Joe Allen
Publishers: Tree Publishing Company Inc. / BMI
This track featured Joseph Babcock, Dolores Edgin, Jeanine Walker and Hurshel Wiginton



Gene Watson re-recorded 'Bedroom Ballad' (written by Joe Allen) and included the track on 'Best of the Best: 25 Greatest Hits' (Fourteen Carat Music, 2012).

10
'Beautiful You'
Writer: Joe Eddie Gough (Friday 27 January 1939 - Friday 14 August 2009)
Publishers: Little Ann Music / BMI



On Tuesday 27 January 2009, England's Hux Records released 'Should I Come Home' (Capitol Records, 1979), along with 'Reflections' (Capitol Records, 1978), as a special 2-for-1 CD set.



'Should I Come Home'
Capitol Records ST11947 (1979)

Musician Credits
Rhythm Guitar and Lead Guitar: Harold Bradley
Fiddle: Buddy Spicher
Piano: Hargus 'Pig' Robbins
Drums: Buddy Harman (Sunday 23 December 1928 - Thursday 21 August 2008)
Rhythm and Acoustic Guitar: Dave Kirby (Sunday 10 July 1938 - Saturday 17 April 2004)
Steel Guitar: Sonny Garrish
Bass: Joe Allen
Electric Guitar: Dale Sellers
Steel Guitar on 'Beautiful You': Lloyd Green
Fiddle on 'Beautiful You': Tommy Williams
Drums on 'Beautiful You': Kenneth Malone

Album Chart Positions



'Love In The Hot Afternoon'
(Capitol Records, 1975)
Billboard (USA): No.5, 1975




'Because You Believed In Me'
(Capitol Records, 1976)
Billboard (USA): No.24, 1976




'Paper Rosie'
(Capitol Records, 1977)
Billboard (USA): No.22, 1977




'Beautiful Country'
(Capitol Records, 1977)
Billboard (USA): No.32, 1977




'The Best of Gene Watson'
(Capitol Records, 1978)
Billboard (USA): No.29, 1978
Canada: No.12, 1978




'Reflections'
(Capitol Records, 1978)
Billboard (USA): No.23, 1978
Canada: No.14, 1978




'Should I Come Home'
(Capitol Records, 1979)
Billboard (USA): No.16, 1979




'No One Will Ever Know'
(Capitol Records, 1980)
Billboard (USA): No.45, 1980




'Between This Time & The Next Time'
(MCA Records, 1981)
Billboard (USA): No.38, 1981




'Old Loves Never Die'
(MCA Records, 1981)
Billboard (USA): No.57, 1981




'This Dream's On Me'
(MCA Records, 1982)
Billboard (USA): No.27, 1982




'Sometimes I Get Lucky'
(MCA Records, 1983)
Billboard (USA): No.16, 1983




'Little By Little'
(MCA Records, 1984)
Billboard (USA): No.34, 1984




'Heartaches, Love & Stuff'
(MCA Records, 1984)
Billboard (USA): No.21, 1984




'Memories To Burn'
(Epic Records, 1985)
Billboard (USA): No.35, 1985




'Starting New Memories'
(Epic Records, 1986)
Billboard (USA): No.49, 1986




'Honky Tonk Crazy'
(Epic Records, 1987)
Billboard (USA): No.54, 1987




'Back In The Fire'
(Warner Bros. Records, 1988)
Billboard (USA): No.42, 1988




'At Last'
(Warner Bros. Records, 1991)
Billboard (USA): No.74, 1991




'Your Money & My Good Looks'
(with Rhonda Vincent)
(Upper Management Music, 2011)
Billboard (USA): No.56, 2011




'Best of the Best: 25 Greatest Hits' (Fourteen Carat Music, 2012)
Billboard (USA): No.64, 2012




'My Heroes Have Always Been Country' (Fourteen Carat Music, 2014)
Billboard (USA): No.48, 2014




'Real.Country.Music' (Fourteen Carat Music, 2016)
Billboard (USA): No.

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