No. 2 Live Dinner

No. 2 Live Dinner

by Robert Earl KeenRobert Earl Keen


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Robert Earl Keen, Jr. is a Texan who did not take the express lane to the radio airwaves. Instead, he spent more than a decade seasoning his talent while entertaining folks in the -- yep, you guessed it -- friendly honky tonks of Texas, where music fans tend to like individualists with plenty of personality. No. 2 Live Dinner finished off a consistently powerful string of albums recorded for Sugar Hill Records. Taped in front of rowdy, beer-swilling crowds in two Texas towns, Keen bears his good-natured raspiness into songs of desperation, danger, and raucous humor. A contemporary of Steve Earle, Lyle Lovett, and Nanci Griffith, Keen's work has been as consistent and occasionally as strong as that of his friends. It's taken him longer to gain a national profile, but it's coming at a deserving time. For those unfamiliar with him, this live album will convey how well he's loved in his home state. Listen closely, and the songs will explain why, too.

Product Details

Release Date: 08/10/2004
Label: Koch Records
UPC: 0684038980628
catalogNumber: 9806
Rank: 64147

Album Credits

Performance Credits

Robert Earl Keen   Primary Artist,Acoustic Guitar,Rhythm Guitar,Vocals
Rich Brotherton   Acoustic Guitar,Electric Guitar,Rhythm Guitar
Bryan Duckworth   Fiddle
Lloyd Maines   Pedal Steel Guitar
Bill Whitbeck   Electric Bass,Bass Guitar
Mark Thomas Patterson   Drums

Technical Credits

Allen Durham   Engineer
Robert Earl Keen   Composer
Marty Lester   Engineer
Lloyd Maines   Producer,Audio Production
Walter Morgan   Engineer
Fern Alvarez   Contributor,System Engineer
Pam Hecke   Copy Editing

Customer Reviews

No. 2 Live Dinner 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 4 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
This is the closest thing to a greatest hits album that Robert Earl Keen has come out with. While listening to the seventeen amazing tracks, you feel as if you were actually at John T. Floor's country store singing along with the rest of them. This CD sets the standard for all other Texas music.
Guest More than 1 year ago
This is the best ''Texas Country'' cd there is. It is by far the best Robert Earl cd, i suggest you SHOULD buy this!!
Guest More than 1 year ago
this is such an amazing cd. If you want to own one REK cd, GET THIS ONE!! Its such a great deal for so many songs for such a low price. i highly recommend this to anyone
Anonymous More than 1 year ago