Related Information for Gene Watson Gene Watson (born October 11, 1943) is an American country singer He is most famous for his 1975 hit "Love in the Hot Afternoon" and his 1982 hit "Fourteen Carat Mind" BiographyWatson was born in Palestine, Texas, in 1943 and began his music career in the early 1970s, performing in local clubs at night while working in a Houston auto body shop during the day He only recorded for a few small, regional record labels until 1974, when Capitol Records picked up his album Lo.. read more