Spriester Sessions: Robert Earl Keen talks new album, writing and whether he’s a Texas music ‘legend’

Keen sits down with Steve Spriester to talk about his music, writing and the ‘legend’ status he has been given

He’s been recognized as a Texas legend, and while he may have retired from touring, he has a new album and will be performing on Labor Day.

In this Spriester Sessions, Robert Earl Keen talks about his new album, his favorite record and how he wants to be remembered.

Keen also discusses how many of his songs are autobiographical, the songs he knows he’d better play live and how he writes the songs his audiences love.

Watch the Spriester Sessions Extra in the video player below to see Keen give a tour of his ranch near Medina while talking more about his music and songs the audience loves.

About the Authors:

Steve Spriester started at KSAT in 1995 as a general assignments reporter. Now, he anchors the station's top-rated 5, 6 and 10 p.m. newscasts.

William Caldera has been at KSAT since 2003. He covers a wide range of stories including breaking news, weather, general assignments and sports.