No Kinda Dancer

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No Kinda Dancer
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Studio album by Robert Earl Keen
Released October 1, 1984
Genre Folk
Length 37:47 (49:39 - Re-Release)
Label Workshop Records (Original)
Philo Records (Re-release)
KOCH (Re-release)
Producer Robert Earl Keen
Robert Earl Keen chronology
No Kinda Dancer
(1984)
The Live Album
(1988)The Live Album1988
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No Kinda Dancer is the first album by Texas-based Folk singer-songwriter Robert Earl Keen, originally released in the United States on the Austin, TX based Workshop Records label in 1984. A few months later, the album was issued by Philo Records and re-released in 2004 by KOCH Records with additional tracks. Notable for "The Front Porch Song" co-written by Lyle Lovett. The horn section arrangement for the title track was done by Austin-based tubist Dan Augustine, who also played on the original recorded version.

Track listing[edit]

All tracks written by Robert Earl Keen, except where noted.

  1. "No Kinda Dancer" – 3:04
  2. "The Front Porch Song" (Robert Earl Keen, Lyle Lovett) – 3:38
  3. "Between Hello & Goodbye" – 2:33
  4. "Swervin' In My Lane" (descant written by Nanci Griffith) – 4:03
  5. "Christabel" – 4:03
  6. "Willie" – 2:34
  7. "Young Lovers Waltz" – 3:38
  8. "Death Of Tail Fitzsimmons" (instrumental) – 4:00
  9. "Rolling By" – 3:47
  10. "The Armadillo Jackal" – 3:25
  11. "Song For Kathy" (previously unreleased) – 3:02
  12. "Luann" – 2:58 †
  13. "The Coldest Day Of Winter" – 3:23 †
  14. "The Vacuum Cleaner Song" – 2:31 †

† Bonus Tracks on 2004 Re-Release