Kris Kristofferson

Kris Kristofferson

 

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Kristoffer Kristofferson (born June 22, 1936) is an American singer-songwriter, musician, and actor. He wrote and recorded the songs "Me and Bobby McGee", "For the Good Times", "Sunday Mornin' Comin' Down", and "Help Me Make It Through the Night". Kristofferson composed his own songs and collaborated with Nashville songwriters such as Shel Silverstein.[1] In 1985, Kristofferson joined fellow country artists Waylon Jennings, Willie Nelson, and Johnny Cash in forming the country music supergroup The Highwaymen. In 2004, Kristofferson was inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame. He is also known for his starring roles in Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore, Heaven's Gate, and A Star Is Born, the latter of which earned him a Golden Globe Award for Best Actor.

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The Pilgrim: Chapter 33
Song
The Pilgrim: Chapter 33 is a song by musical artist Kris Kristofferson, released on October 13, 2017.
Sunday Mornin' Comin' Down
Song
Sunday Mornin' Comin' Down is a song by musical artist Kris Kristofferson, released on September 29, 2017.
Heaven's Gate
 
Heaven's Gate is a 1980 American epic Western film written and directed by Michael Cimino.
Amerika
 
Amerika is an American television miniseries that was broadcast in 1987 on ABC. The miniseries inspired a novelization entitled Amerika: The Triumph of the American Spirit.

Photos - Kris Kristofferson619

People Recently Photographed with Kris Kristofferson9

Popular Albums38

Album Appearances & References46

Popular Songs6

Song Appearances & References5

Musical Groups1

Films51

Soundtrack Film Appearances1

Minor Film Appearances & References15

TV Shows1

Book References & Influences1

Video Game References1

Collaborators & Influencers30

Other Music-Related Relationships25

Personal & Professional Relationships1

Commercial & Non-Profit Relationships1

Awards & Nominations8

Famous Relatives1

Events2

You May Also Be Interested In27

Videos8

Spotify - Albums & Singles120

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Spotify - Appears On39

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Spotify - Top Tracks10

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Upcoming Concerts8

News Articles24

Kris Kristofferson, Ben Haggard Announce Joint Nashville Shows
  –  March 7, 2018
One of the most respected singer-songwriters in country music history is teaming up with one of the most promising young artists of this generation. Kris Kristofferson will share the stage with Ben Haggard and the Strangers for two intimate shows in ...
Kris Kristofferson, Ben Haggard to Share the Stage at Nashville Club Shows
  –  March 6, 2018
But for two intimate club shows in May, he'll share the stage with one of country music's most famous bands: the Strangers, along with Merle Haggard's son Ben. Billed as "Kris Kristofferson and Ben Haggard with the Strangers," the concerts are set for May ...
Buick's TourX isn't really a crossover; it's a sporty wagon that has just as much space as an SUV
  –  March 9, 2018
You just know somebody at GM headquarters was humming Kris Kristofferson's lyric, "Freedom's just another word for nothing left to lose," when Buick responded to sport sedans' slide toward oblivion with the TourX wagon. It's a good car and a welcome ...
The Dean Ween Group give a Track by Track breakdown of their new album, rock2: Stream
  –  March 9, 2018
“Pussy On My Pillow”: This song was inspired by the movie Taxi Driver. She compares Travis Bickle to a Kris Kristofferson song. “He’s a walking contradiction.” It was kinda ripping off that idea, and I had a blast doing it. “He’s a lover and ...
‘Beautiful: The Carole King Musical’ and ‘The Show Goes On’
  –  March 9, 2018
Joplin, of course, in some of her greatest work was singing songs by everyone from Gershwin to Kris Kristofferson, but she represented something about the ’60s that was indelibly distinctive and defiant. In a different way – wry, tristful and with ...
Atlanta Concert Tickets on sale this week: Tony Bennett, Pentatonix, Slayer
  –  March 9, 2018
Masquerade. $18. TM. Rising Appalachia. 8 p.m. May 6. Variety Playhouse. $26-$41. http://www.variety-playhouse.com. Kris Kristofferson. 8 p.m. May 7-8. City Winery. $100-$115. http://www.citywinery.com/atlanta. Radiotopia Live: East Coast Tour.
Rita Coolidge Reminds Us That 'Love Is Everywhere' in New Music Video for 'Walking on Water'
  –  March 9, 2018
RELATED: Coolidge on Her Former Husband Kris Kristofferson: We Still ‘Have a Bond That Is Beyond Any Kind of Understanding’ The album — which also features collaborations with Chris Stapleton, former Tom Petty drummer Stan Lynch and her one-time ...
Hot Press Track(s) of the Day: One song from each of tonight's Choice Prize-nominated albums
  –  March 8, 2018
Kris Kristofferson has today announced that he will perform a third concert at The Olympia Theatre on Saturday 30 June, and that the profits will be donated to charity. Recently signed to Warner Music record label, Cavan native Aine Cahill has announced ...
Happy Birthday, Townes Van Zandt!
  –  March 7, 2018
Texas outlaw country pioneer Townes Van Zandt (1944-1997) would have been 74 years old today. Dubbed a “songwriter’s songwriter” by Kris Kristofferson, Van Zandt’s tunes expertly draw on themes from his troubled existence, and have been covered by ...
Kris Kristofferson, Ben Haggard Announce Joint Nashville Shows
  –  March 7, 2018
One of the most respected singer-songwriters in country music history is teaming up with one of the most promising young artists of this generation. Kris Kristofferson will share the stage with Ben Haggard and the Strangers for two intimate shows in ...
The Boot News Roundup: Charles Kelley, Dave Haywood Are Headed Back to UGA + More
  –  March 7, 2018
Pasquale is a native of Toronto, Ontario, Canada, and a country music fan. Rick Diamond, Getty Images Kris Kristofferson and Ben Haggard will team up for two shows in Nashville in mid-May. Billed as Kris Kristofferson and Ben Haggard and the Strangers ...
Kris Kristofferson, Ben Haggard to Share the Stage at Nashville Club Shows
  –  March 6, 2018
Songwriting legend and son of Merle Haggard will collaborate at Nashville's Basement East in May Kris Kristofferson will join Ben Haggard and the Strangers for two intimate club shows in Nashville in May. Credit: Rick Diamond/GettyImages Willie Nelson ...
Country Music Executives Slammed The NRA In Push To Oust Huckabee
  –  March 5, 2018
Indeed, Johnny Cash, Willie Nelson, Kris Kristofferson, and George Jones are just a few of the country legends who were also veterans. Country music, however, was not always a voice of political conservatism. After all, country music was often the ...
Preservation Hall Jazz Band, Rita Coolidge among veterans at SXSW
  –  March 5, 2018
Rita Coolidge. A star since the 1970s when she made three albums with then-husband Kris Kristofferson and scored two top-10 pop hits on her own, Coolidge published her memoir, “Delta Lady,” two years ago. At 72, she’s returning with a new album ...
Whiting's Writings: Newberry Opera House fulfilling vision from long ago
  –  March 4, 2018
Mel Tillis, Pam Tillis, Tony Randall, Arlo Guthrie, Willie Nelson, Loretta Lynn, Roberta Flack, Michael Bolton, Rita Coolidge, Brenda Lee, Tanya Tucker, Juice Newton, Porter Wagoner, Don McLean, Kris Kristofferson, Marty Stuart, Janis Ian, The Beach Boys ...
Photos: Jerry Lee Lewis brings rock’s early days to life at the Florida Strawberry Festival in Plant City
  –  March 3, 2018
The Florida Strawberry Festival is known for drawing some of the all-time greats to Plant City. Willie Nelson, Loretta Lynn and Kris Kristofferson have all played there in recent years, and Merle Haggard almost did before he died. On Friday, it was another ...
DENIM SPIRIT: Search for unvarnished voices
  –  February 28, 2018
It included famous troubadours such as Kris Kristofferson, Don McClean and Arlo Guthrie. But the independent nature and economics of the music scene supported less mainstream musicians such as Rambling Jack Elliot and Utah Phillips, and those with an even ...
Chris Cornell Cover Of Johnny Cash Classic Streaming Online
  –  February 27, 2018
Other artists featured on the album include Ruston Kelly & Kacey Musgraves, Rosanne Cash, Alison Krauss & Union Station, Kris Kristofferson & Willie Nelson, Brad Paisley, John Mellencamp, Carlene Carter, Elvis Costello, The Jayhawks and more. Johnny Cash ...
Hear Chris Cornell's Previously Unreleased Take on Johnny Cash's "You Never Knew My Mind"
  –  February 26, 2018
In addition to Cornell's "You Never Knew My Mind," Johnny Cash: Forever Words features adaptations from Elvis Costello, Brad Paisley, Willie Nelson and Kris Kristofferson, the Jayhawks and more. You can pre-order it here. Video of Chris Cornell - You ...
Chris Cornell’s ‘Johnny Cash: Forever Words’ Song ‘You Never Knew My Mind’ Released
  –  February 26, 2018
The set includes newly recorded music from Chris Cornell, Brad Paisley, Kris Kristofferson, John Mellencamp, Jewel, Elvis Costello and more. Hear John Carter Cash's full interview below.
Listen to Chris Cornell Sing Johnny Cash’s 'You Never Knew My Mind'
  –  February 26, 2018
Kacey Musgraves, Elvis Costello, Willie Nelson, the Jayhawks, Rosanne Cash, Kris Kristofferson, Jamey Johnson, and more are also contributed to the record. In 1996, Johnny Cash covered one of Chris Cornell’s songs for his album Unchained: He sang ...
Chris Cornell’s Posthumous Johnny Cash Tribute ‘You Never Knew My Mind’ Will Wreck Your Soul
  –  February 26, 2018
Along with Cornell, the album features contributions from the likes of Kacey Musgraves, Elvis Costello, Willie Nelson, the Jayhawks, Rosanne Cash, Kris Kristofferson, Jamey Johnson to name a few.
Johnny Cash
  –  February 26, 2018
He was also something of a holy terror, like Abraham Lincoln with a wild side,'' said his friend, fellow singer and songwriter Kris Kristofferson, at Cash's 2003 funeral. ''He represented the best of America.'' Cash's foundation influences included the ...
The Birth of Lagunitas Brewing Co.
  –  February 25, 2018
When you’ve achieved a couple of things, and it’s all taken away, those can be mystical junctures in life. As Kris Kristofferson wrote, “Freedom is just another word for nothing left to lose.” For Christmas 1992 my brother—who worked for a ...

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