Keith Palmer (singer)

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Keith Palmer
Born (1957-06-23)June 23, 1957
Origin Hayti, Missouri, United States
Died June 13, 1996(1996-06-13) (aged 38)
White House, Tennessee
Genres Country
Occupation(s) Singer-songwriter
Instruments Vocals
Years active 1975–1992
Labels Epic
Associated acts Reba McEntire

Keith Palmer (June 23, 1957– June 13, 1996[1]) was an American country music artist. He began his music career in 1975 as pianist for the Dixie Echoes, where he remained for three years. In 1991, Palmer released an album for Epic Records which produced two singles: "Don't Throw Me in the Briarpatch" and "Forgotten but Not Gone", both of which entered the Hot Country Singles & Tracks chart (now Hot Country Songs). He also co-wrote Reba McEntire's 1991 single "For My Broken Heart".

Keith Palmer (1991)[edit]

Keith Palmer
Studio album by Keith Palmer
Released November 5, 1991 (1991-11-05)
Genre Country
Length 31:43
Label Epic No. 48611
Producer Bob Montgomery

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Memory Lane" (Lonnie Wilson, Joe Diffie) – 3:15
  2. "Forgotten but Not Gone" (Johnny MacRae, Buzz Cason) – 3:27
  3. "If You Want to Find Love" (Skip Ewing, Max D. Barnes) – 2:31
  4. "That's Enough to Keep Me Hangin' On" (Keith Palmer) – 3:51
  5. "My Arms Tonight" (Jeff Tweel, Larry Shell) – 2:47
  6. "Don't Throw Me in the Briarpatch" (Kix Brooks, Chris Waters) – 2:54
  7. "She Left Me Yesterday" (Gary Harrison, Patrick Finch, Tim Mensy) – 3:31
  8. "Livin' on What's Left of Your Love" (Sanger D. Shafer, Diffie) – 2:53
  9. "When I Close My Eyes" (Nettie Musick, Mark Alan Springer) – 3:37
  10. "I Picked a San Antonio Rose" (James Dean Hicks, Bobby P. Barker) – 2:55


As listed in liner notes.[2]


Year Single Peak chart
US Country CAN Country
1991 "Don't Throw Me in the Briarpatch" 54
1992 "Forgotten but Not Gone" 60 58
"—" denotes releases that did not chart


  1. ^ Joel Whitburn (2008). Hot Country Songs 1944 to 2008. Record Research, Inc. p. 314. ISBN 0-89820-177-2. 
  2. ^ Keith Palmer (CD insert). Keith Palmer. Epic Records. 1991. 48611.