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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!
All of Gene Watson's Peers who were contacted during 2007 were most gracious with their time and words. It is here, within this special part of the Gene Watson Fan Site, that you have an opportunity to read a quote from Miss Leslie Lindley, which she submitted to this site on Tuesday 5 June 2007.
Sean Brady would like to take this opportunity to say 'thank you' to Miss Leslie Lindley who has made a special contribution to a unique part of this online 'celebration of a Lone Star Hero'.
Miss Leslie Lindley
This quote was submitted on Tuesday 5 June 2007.
'Gene Watson is one of the smoothest, soulful country singers of all time.
He has the ability to convey the spirit of country music in a way that few artists have been able to do.
I'm a huge fan and always will be'.
Thank you, Miss Leslie Lindley, for your support of Gene Watson.
About Miss Leslie...
Miss Leslie Lindley and her Juke-Jointers play honky tonk country music with a 1950s/1960s-style flair. Their form of music has been described as 'country music with a hardwood floor sound'.
Leslie and the group combine original material along with obscure country tunes which they have unearthed from the 1950s and the 1960s.
The Juke-Jointers include Ricky Davis (who has played with Gary P Nunn, Dale Watson, Tommy Alverson, The Derailers and Asleep At The Wheel) and Ric Ramirez (who has played with Two Tons of Steel and Wayne Hancock).
Miss Leslie Lindley and her Juke-Jointers were nominated for Houston Press Music Awards in 2004, 2005 and 2006. They were also nominated for the 'Best Original Band' in the Houston Chronicles Ultimate Houston Awards in 2005.
Important album releases from Miss Leslie Lindley and Her Juke Jointers include 'Revival' (Leslie Lindley, 2005), 'Honky Tonk Happy Hour - Live From The Continental Club' (Leslie Lindley, 2006) and 'Between The Whiskey And The Wine' (Zero Label Records, 2008).