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1970s

Kristofferson, Songwriter of the Year 1971

Mary Beth Pruett found this in a Nashville newspaper from 1971 as reported by Bill Preston Jnr. about the annual NSAI Awards. If you want to contribute to keep our project growing, that’s awesome. You can do it safely and easily by clicking here Newspaper Clip Kris’ Wins Kris Kristofferson’s 1971 win was for “Sunday

2020

Dolly Holly : Country Christmas

Kris Kristofferson and Dolly Parton have a lot in common. They write, sing, act and are passionate about helping others. They’ve worked together on many projects over the years, and both write lyrics about their lives – Mostly. Jerry Lee Lewis’ 85th birthday bash (streamed live earlier this week) reminded me of just how fortunate

News

Kris Kristofferson Live 27 October 2020 by Videolink

Kris Kristofferson is joining many other famous artists in celebrating Jerry Lee Lewis’ 85 years. You can join in to. 27 October, 2020, 7pm to 9pm CST. Free to RSVP. Link below. Hope to see you there 🙂 Featured pic is a poster from May 9th 1982 when the friends and legends gathered at Tennessee

Concert

Ram’s Head Tavern

Set list included Here Comes That Rainbow Again, Best of all Possible Worlds, Feeling Mortal, From Here to Forever and Sing Me Back home

1950s

Gone Are The Days

“I was writing short stories, and I remember that the biggest thing you could do in school then was they had an Atlantic Monthly short story contest, and I won it. I got first and third and a lot of honorable mentions……………………… I hope someday—and it’d better be fast—that I’ll start writing longer fiction.” Kris Kristofferson, from

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1950s

The Rock

From the Rock, by Kris Kristofferson :

I said, “It’s at least forty feet high, and it’s a rock that looks just like a naked lady.”

“Do you mean…all over?” she said, with a worried look.

“Yes,” I said, and I was going to go on when my father motioned for us to be quiet.

News

Gone Are The Days

by Kris Kristofferson The man in the white shirt stopped talking and ground a cigarette into an ash tray. The other ten men that filled up the dimly lit living room sat in silence. Then one of them spoke up. “How come you picked Willis, Dad?” He was younger than the rest of the men

discussion

Heaven’s Gate Discussion

Heaven’s Gate Review : The excesses are excesses. Effective excesses. Memorable, very memorable, for the color, the character they lend to the film & although they are indeed self indulgent of Mr. Cimino they are so in the way that makes this an artist work, an artist canvas, & not an artist assignment.

Chris Gantry

The Silver Tongued Devils

The Silver Tongued Devil and I is probably one of Kristofferson’s most loved albums of all time. Chris Gantry shared this pic and post from around 1966. I am guessing that some of the songs that made it onto the album were already being born. Pilgrim, Chapter 33 “The Pilgrim, Chapter 33” describes a man

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Chris Gantry

The Narrow Path

The Narrow Path is a new song by Chris Gantry written as a tribute to his friend, Kris Kristofferson.

Lyrics

CASEY’S LAST RIDE

THE WORDS AND ALL THOSE METAPHORS – I REALISED WHO EVER WROTE THAT SONG WAS A GENUIS.

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Sweet Temptation

Sweet Temptation – Many Kristofferson fans might have never heard it. Anita watched a performance on YouTube and got Fans chatting about it in our Facebook Fan Group. The song is not well known, so these extracts might help others. The Question I have a question, after listening to Kris and Lorrie Morgan sing “Sweet

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