Keen, Robert Earl


  • From Houston, Texas.
  • He is one of the founding fathers of the Americana music movement. He is best known as a singer-songwriter who performs a mix of folk, country, bluegrass and rock.
  • His songs have been recorded by George Strait, Joe Ely, Lyle Lovett, The Highwaymen, Nanci Griffith, and the Dixie Chicks, to name a few.
  • 1984, released first album “No Kinda Dancer” (Sugar Hill Records).
  • 2012, was inducted into the Texas Heritage Songwriters Hall of Fame along with Lyle Lovett and the late Townes Van Zandt.
  • 2015, released his first bluegrass album Happy Prisoner: The Bluegrass Sessions (Dualtone).