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Robert Earl Keen, Picnic

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Robert Earl Keen, Picnic

Audio CD

Disk ID: 1544429

Disk length: 44m 30s (10 Tracks)

Original Release Date: 1997

Label: Unknown

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“Picnic” Tracks & Durations

1. Undone 3:49
2. Over the Watefall 4:32
3. Levelland 5:12
4. I Wonder Where My Baby Is Tonight 4:09
5. Oh Rosie 5:24
6. Runnin' with ihe Night 4:16
7. The Coming Home of the Son and Brother 3:55
8. Shades of Gray 5:07
9. Fourth of July 4:00
10. Then Came Lo Mein 3:58

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Review

Compared to Willie Nelson or Butch Hancock, Keen fits squarely in the second rank of Texas songwriters, but even a relatively slick work like Picnic is better than the bulk of what's produced these days in Nashville. Nothing here approaches the knockout wit of Keen's "Merry Christmas from the Family," but "Shades of Gray," the story of small-town criminals almost arrested for a robbery they didn't commit, and "Then Came Lo Mein," about a guy uncorking a lifetime of frustration during a cheap Chinese dinner, are both examples of Lone Star storytelling at its best. --Keith Moerer

Other Versions

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Robert Earl Keen - Picnic

Tracks: 10, Disk length: 44m 35s (+0m 5s)

Robert Earl Keen - Picnic

Tracks: 11 (+1 tracks), Disk length: 47m 31s (+3m 1s)

Robert Earl Keen - Picnic

Tracks: 11 (+1 tracks), Disk length: 48m 12s (+3m 42s)