Pick The Wildwood Flower by Gary_A

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Pick The Wildwood Flower

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Gene Watson

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I took this photo at the Buttertubs Marsh lands in Nanaimo., B.C.

This is my rendition of a song made famous by Gene Watson, an American country singer. He began his music career in the 1960s, performing in local clubs at night while working in a Houston auto body shop during the day. He recorded for only a few small, regional record labels, until 1974, when Capitol Records picked up his album Love in the Hot Afternoon and released it nationally. The title track, a mid-tempo ballad in three-quarter time, was released in June 1975, and it quickly reached Number three on the Billboard Hot Country Singles chart. Watson's national success continued throughout the late 1970s and early 1990s, as he recorded several Billboard top-40 hits, including "Where Love Begins," "Paper Rosie," "Should I Go Home (or Should I Go Crazy)," "Nothing Sure Looked Good on You," and "Farewell Party," which was released in 1979 and quickly became Watson's signature song and the namesake of his Farewell Party Band. In February 2012, Watson, celebrated his 50th year in the music business.. Watson released an eleven track CD "My Heroes Have Always Been Country," all pure, classic country music, covering hits by some of his musical heroes such as Merle Haggard, Ray Price and Lefty Frizzell. Gene Watson was inducted into the Texas Country Music Hall of Fame in 2002 and inducted into the inaugural class of the Houston Music Hall of Fame in August 2013. This is a photo of Gene Watson.

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Gary

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