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Robert Earl Keen

Robert Earl Keen

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Nanci Griffith: Other Voices, Other Rooms (Elektra); Robert Earl Keen: A Bigger Piece of the Sky (Sugar Hill)

Review by Jason Cohen, Creem, June 1993

THOSE WHO found Nanci Griffith's last two efforts for MCA to be awash in pop-lite production and overblown instrumentation should take Other Voices, Other Rooms ...

Robert Earl Keen: Gringo Honeymoon

Review by Richard Gehr, The Village Voice, 31 October 1994

ONCE OR TWICE a year I can count on a new country album to sidle up and tear apart my cement-encrusted heart. More often than ...

Robert Earl Keen: Gringo Honeymoon (Sugar Hill)

Review by Richard Gehr, Spin, November 1995

ADD COUNTRY singer Robert Earl Keen to the expanding pantheon of Texas songwriting gurus. On his fifth album, Keen excels at crisp and witty first-person ...

Robert Earl Keen: The Rose Hotel

Review by Geoffrey Himes, Paste, 14 October 2009

ROBERT EARL KEEN practices two very different kinds of Texas music. On one hand, he has a gift for the kind of understated, skeptical, literary ...

Robert Earl Keen: Ready For Confetti

Review by Holly Gleason, Paste, 30 August 2011

SOMEWHERE IN THE GULF between Guy Clark, Townes Van Zandt, Rodney Crowell and Lyle Lovett and next wave Lone Stars Pat Green, Jack Ingram, Stoney ...


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