Farewell Party

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"Farewell Party"
Single by Gene Watson
from the album Reflections
B-side "I Don't Know How to Tell Her (She Don't Love Me Anymore)"
Released February 17, 1979
Genre Country
Length 4:05
Label Capitol
Writer(s) Lawton Williams
Producer(s) Russ Reeder
Gene Watson singles chronology
"One Sided Conversation"
"Farewell Party"
"Pick the Wildwood Flower"

"Farewell Party" is a song written by Lawton Williams. Lawton also had the original recording in 1960. Little Jimmy Dickens recorded the song in 1961. It was also recorded by American country music artist Gene Watson. His cover was released in February 1979 as the second single from the album Reflections. The song reached #5 on the Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks chart.[1]

Cover versions[edit]

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (1979) Peak
US Hot Country Songs (Billboard)[2] 5
Canadian RPM Country Tracks 9


  1. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2004). The Billboard Book Of Top 40 Country Hits: 1944-2006, Second edition. Record Research. p. 374. 
  2. ^ "Gene Watson – Chart history" Billboard Hot Country Songs for Gene Watson.