Gringo honeymoon
(Music Recording)

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Published:
Durham, N.C. : Sugar Hill, p1994.
Format:
Music Recording
Physical Desc:
1 sound disc : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Status:
Lafayette Music Collection
Country - K
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Lafayette Music Collection
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Apr 29, 2019
Description
Framed by smooth production and tasteful instrumentation, Robert Earl Keen, Jr. hands over ten more tunes on this 1994 release. Gringo Honeymoon is more lively and immediately likeable than previous efforts and includes all Keen originals, save Steve Earle's "Tom Ames' Prayer." Keen transports the listener to Texas with his stories and the overall tone of the record. But it's not big-hair Dallas that calls, it's the back roads and small towns that form the landscape. From the toe-tapping shuffle of "Think It Over One Time" to the sweeping grandeur of "Lonely Feeling" to the eye-winking swing of "Barbeque," Keen paints the scenes one by one. With the sly humor of "Merry Christmas From the Family," he sketches, in great detail, a dysfunctional family that many may recognize. (Not unsurprisingly, Jill Sobule covered this spirited number for a holiday sampler disc.) Gillian Welch adds her lovely voice to "Lynnville Train" and "The Raven and the Coyote." Both are tales of aching hearts that do well with her gentle harmonies. Overall, Gringo Honeymoon is pretty closely in step with Lyle Lovett and Nanci Griffith. If you like either of them, give this one a try. ~ Kelly McCartney
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APA Citation (style guide)

Keen, R. E. (1994). Gringo honeymoon. Durham, N.C.: Sugar Hill.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Keen, Robert Earl. 1994. Gringo Honeymoon. Durham, N.C.: Sugar Hill.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Keen, Robert Earl, Gringo Honeymoon. Durham, N.C.: Sugar Hill, 1994.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Keen, Robert Earl. Gringo Honeymoon. Durham, N.C.: Sugar Hill, 1994.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of July 2010. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.
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Language:
English
UPC:
015891104423

Notes

General Note
Compact disc.
General Note
Lyrics in container.
Participants/Performers
Robert Earl Keen, vocals; with accompanying musicians.
Date/Time and Place of Event
Recorded at Alex the Great, Nashville, Apr. 1994.