Gene Watson – Paper Rosie, is a song written and originally recorded by Canadian country music artist Dallas Harms. Harms’ version peaked at number 21 on the RPM Country Tracks chart in 1975.
The song was later covered by American country music artist Gene Watson. Watson’s version released in January 1977 as the first single and title track from his album Paper Rosie. Watson’s version peaked at No. 3 on the Billboard Hot Country Singles chart in the spring of 1977. It also reached number 1 on the RPM Country Tracks chart in Canada.
Gene Watson – Paper Rosie
From the album Paper Rosie
B-side “Don’t Look at Me (In That Tone of Voice)”
Released January 1977
Recorded November 18, 1976
Songwriter(s) Dallas Harms
Producer(s) Russ Reeder