Walking Distance

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All Music Guide - James Chrispell
Sometimes a disc comes along without any expectations and hits one right out of the ballpark. Such is the case with Robert Earl Keen's Walking Distance. Although much less of an alt-country affair than his earlier work, Walking Distance comes across warm and friendly. Keen's humor crops up on "That Bucking Song," which he says is all about riding a horse, while "Down That Dusty Trail" is full of childhood memories. "Feelin' Good Again" shows that for all the bad times, it is the good times that make us feel, and then some. Perhaps that's the message that Keen is trying to convey this time out, and if it is, then sit back and feel good about feeling good. We get the next...
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All Music Guide - James Chrispell
Sometimes a disc comes along without any expectations and hits one right out of the ballpark. Such is the case with Robert Earl Keen's Walking Distance. Although much less of an alt-country affair than his earlier work, Walking Distance comes across warm and friendly. Keen's humor crops up on "That Bucking Song," which he says is all about riding a horse, while "Down That Dusty Trail" is full of childhood memories. "Feelin' Good Again" shows that for all the bad times, it is the good times that make us feel, and then some. Perhaps that's the message that Keen is trying to convey this time out, and if it is, then sit back and feel good about feeling good. We get the next installment of Keen's twisted take on an original Christmas song in "Happy Holidays, Y'All." Once you hear it, you won't be able to help yourself from singing along to a tale that nearly everyone who's spent the holidays with the family can identify with. No matter what, Keen's Walking Distance is just around the next bend from wherever you might be.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 10/27/1998
  • Label: Rca
  • UPC: 078221887625
  • Catalog Number: 18876

Album Credits

Performance Credits
Robert Earl Keen Jr. Primary Artist, Primary Artist, Vocals
Lyle Lovett Vocals
Ponty Bone Accordion
Ian McLagan Piano, Hammond Organ
Rich Brotherton Acoustic Guitar, Electric Guitar, Vocals, Classical Guitar, national steel guitar, Tenor Banjo
Bryan Duckworth Fiddle, Mandolin, Vocals, Octave Violin
Gene Elders Violin
Lloyd Maines Pedal Steel Guitar
Gurf Morlix Acoustic Guitar, Bass, Electric Guitar, Vocals, Mandocello, Lap Steel Guitar
Tom Van Schaik Drums, Vocals, Bells, Bodhran
Bill Whitbeck Trombone, Bass Guitar, Vocals, Fretless Bass Guitar
Technical Credits
Dave & Ansel Collins Mastering
Rich Brotherton Cello Arrangement
Larry Greenhill Engineer
Robert Earl Keen Jr. Producer
Gurf Morlix Producer
Stuart Sullivan Engineer
Dave Collins Mastering
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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    Robert Earl does some thinkin'

    In this album, Robert Earl Keen shares his innermost thoughts with the fans. In ''The Road to No Return,'' Robert Earl Keen acknowledges the feeling we sometimes experience when our dreams ''unravel in the wind.'' This album is about disappointment, hope, and most of all life in general.

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