Aaron Watson

Aaron Watson

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A young singer and songwriter in the Texas honky tonk tradition, Aaron Watson plays country music with a traditional feel but a young man's energy and spunk, and has earned a loyal fan following in the Lone Star State. Born in Amarillo, TX, Watson's earliest musical influences were the gospel hymns he sang in church with his family and the classic country records by George Jones, Merle Haggard, and Willie Nelson his folks played around the house. Watson began writing and singing his own songs while he was a student at Abilene Christian University, and after graduating he became a regular fixture on the Texas honky tonk circuit. In 2002 Watson released his first album, Shutupanddance, which was a major success in Texas, spawning the hit singles "Off the Record," "I Don't Want You to Go (But I Need You to Leave)," and the title tune. The album also earned him airplay and media attention nationwide, and Watson followed up his debut in 2004 with The Honky Tonk Kid, which was produced by Ray Benson of Asleep at the Wheel and featured guest vocals from Watson's hero, Willie Nelson.--more--. Watson and his band the Orphans of the Brazos captured their energetic live set on tape with their 2005 release Live at the Texas Hall of Fame, and Watson returned to the studio in 2006 for his fourth album, San Angelo. In 2008 Watson began transforming his sound -- albeit subtly and without leaving his Texas roots behind -- toward a more contemporary country radio-friendly one on the reflective Angels & Outlaws. In 2010 he released The Road & the Rodeo, returning to more uptempo material, while smoothing his edges further. The result was more airplay, higher-profile touring engagements, and charting inside Billboard's Top 200. ~ Mark Deming

Birth Name:

Aaron Watson

Years Active:

'00s, '10s

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That Look Aaron Watson $1.29 View In Itunes
July In Cheyenne (Song for Lane's Momma) Aaron Watson $1.29 View In Itunes
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Off the Record Aaron Watson $0.99 View In Itunes
Raise Your Bottle Aaron Watson $1.29 View In Itunes
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Rodeo Queen Aaron Watson $1.29 View In Itunes
Shut Up and Dance Aaron Watson $0.99 View In Itunes
Summertime Girl Aaron Watson $1.29 View In Itunes
The Prayer Aaron Watson $1.29 View In Itunes
Reckless Aaron Watson $0.99 View In Itunes
That's Gonna Leave a Mark Aaron Watson $1.29 View In Itunes
Blame It on Those Baby Blues Aaron Watson $1.29 View In Itunes
One of Your Nights Aaron Watson $1.29 View In Itunes
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Raise Your Bottle Aaron Watson $1.29 View In Itunes
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San Angelo Aaron Watson $1.29 View In Itunes
Hey Y'all - My Contribution to Ruining Country Music Country Song! Ha! Aaron Watson $1.29 View In Itunes
Cadillac Cowboy (with Justin McBride) Aaron Watson $1.29 View In Itunes
Hearts Are Breaking Across Texas Aaron Watson $0.99 View In Itunes
Turn Around Aaron Watson $1.29 View In Itunes
Fish Aaron Watson $1.29 View In Itunes
Honky Tonk Kid (with Willie Nelson) Aaron Watson $1.29 View In Itunes
Off the Record (with Charla Corn) Aaron Watson $1.29 View In Itunes
I Don't Want You to Go Aaron Watson $1.29 View In Itunes
Next to Heaven Aaron Watson $0.99 View In Itunes
Reckless Aaron Watson $1.29 View In Itunes
Nowhere Fast Aaron Watson $1.29 View In Itunes
Best For Last Aaron Watson $1.29 View In Itunes
Can't Be a Cowboy Forever Aaron Watson $0.99 View In Itunes
Rollercoaster Ride Aaron Watson $0.99 View In Itunes
Angels & Outlaws Aaron Watson $0.99 View In Itunes
Zero To Sixty Aaron Watson $1.29 View In Itunes
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 Minneapolis! We are playing @thecabooze TONIGHT! Don’t forget your tickets and we’ll see you this evening bit.ly/AWCabooze

 Good morning! TEXAS - TRUCK to PLANE to BUS - MINNESOTA! See ya tonight at the Cabooze in Minneapolis!

 WARNING: CUTENESS OVERLOAD!!! We've had a big year this year but one of the downsides of playing more shows is missing more games and family time. I know it takes its toll on the kiddos & @mrsaaronwatson & they know it takes a toll on me... so we try to make the most of the time we have together! The Watson family is so thankful for the continuous love and support that all of you show us! We love y'all right back! Have a wonderful evening & Ill see ya mañana Minneapolis Minnesota!

 We're headed to Minnesota and Kansas this week! Starting things off tomorrow at @thecabooze in Minneapolis and then wrapping it up at @countrystampedeofficial in Manhattan! See you guys out there! bit.ly/AWTour