Time and again, country songwriters have impressed fans and listeners with the timeless appeal of their pieces. From simple stories strummed over the guitar to complex narratives told in complicated melodies, these songwriters never fail to craft the lyrics and ...

Kris Kristofferson and Lisa Meyers’ children have definitely proved that they are their parents’ children, carving their own paths and making a name for themselves that was more than just their surname. And now that their legendary country musician father ...

Kris Kristofferson and Lisa Meyers’ love story may have not started off as a fairytale, but the connection and attraction they felt for each other spoke more than just magic. And it was so strong that despite the fear that ...

It’s amazing how country gospel songs can affect anyone who hears them – country fan or not. They work wonders in touching those feelings of hope that we need to be reminded of in moments of failure and change – ...

Did you know that Kris Kristofferson songs are estimated to have been recorded by more than 450 artists? Kristofferson’s success as a country singer-songwriter is truly beyond comparison. His chart-topping hits helped redefine country music and led to a lengthy ...

Isn’t it heart-warming to see and hear several country musicians gathered on stage to sing glories to God?  When Kris Kristofferson turned 80, the country music industry played host to an all-star tribute in Nashville, Tennessee.  His influence on the ...

The 1970s was the time provocative songs like ‘Help Me Make It Through The Night’ was unwelcome. Well, they were unwelcomed, but listeners secretly craved for it. And surprisingly, its success is incredible in a way no one expected it. ...

The 1970s isn’t complete without Sammi Smith’s ‘Help Me Make It Through The Night.’ It’s a phenomenal hit that’s better than the original. Sammi Smith showed how she could own a song like it’s no one’s business. It’s also notable ...

Every country fan knows her husband, Kris Kristofferson. This loving wife and mother is well-noted for being supportive to her every family. A wife to a chart-topping hit-maker, get to know the woman behind. Here are 10 facts about Lisa ...

Country music won’t be the same without the supergroup that made the greatest hits of all time. When the Highwaymen decided to make music together in 1985, they made history. Their combined talents pulled fans across the globe, making their ...

Country music legend, iconic actor and songwriter, Kris Kristofferson officially retired in 2020. It was announced in a press release on January 27, Wednesday. Kris Kristofferson decided to let go of the limelight in 2020. His son, John, now oversees ...

The American country music group the Highwaymen – composed of Johnny Cash, Willie Nelson, Waylon Jennings, and Kris Kristofferson – released “Desperados Waiting For A Train” off their debut album Highwayman in 1985. The supergroup’s version reached No. 15 on ...

Five years ago, Lady A, Jason Isbell, Amanda Shires, Brandy Clark, and surprise guest Raul Malo joined the legendary Kris Kristofferson for Nashville’s online concert series called Skyville Live. It was broadcasted live in front of an audience of less ...

“Why Me Lord” was George Jones’ one simple question that brought many to tears. In 1974, the legendary singer released his version of this beautiful hit off his album In a Gospel Way. This was actually Jones’ fifth collection of ...

Only a few people had a career anywhere close to that of Kris Kristofferson. From being a country music singer and songwriter to film actor and 1970’s sex symbol – the legendary Kristofferson, who recently turned 84 years old, is ...

Individually blazing their own trails was perhaps the main fuel to The Highwaymen‘s road of success, thereby placing them on top of the music industry in the ’80s. Why wouldn’t they be? This dream team composed by four of the ...

“Will the Wolf Survive” was Waylon Jennings’  debut album released under MCA Records after transferring from RCA. This also served as Waylon’s fresh start in his career. A New Sound for Jennings Jennings had been recording and producing music with ...

“I Hate Everything”  was written by Gary Harrison and Keith Stegall and recorded by George Strait in 2004. The song was featured in the album, 50 Number ones.  What’s in the Song Reading “I Hate Everything” as the title, it ...

Who is Kris Kristofferson? Kris Kristofferson had a slow start in his career. His big break came when in 1971, Janis Joplin’s version of his song “Me and Bobby McGee” reached the top of the charts. Before this breakthrough, country ...

Weighing only four pounds and eleven ounces at birth, who would have thought that Brenda Lee would grow up as Little Miss Dynamite when her musical career booms in her youth. Because of the early demise of her father, Lee, still ...

The Country Music Association has revealed its 2019 Willie Nelson Lifetime Achievement Award recipient – iconic country music star Kris Kristofferson. Kris Kristofferson is the Recipient The Willie Nelson Lifetime Achievement Award is for an iconic artist who has attained ...

Conway Twitty is a master when it comes to singing country music. He has made countless hits in his career such as “Hello Darlin,” “Don’t Cry Joni,” “That’s My Job,” “It’s Only Make Believe,” among many others. The country singer ...

Kris Kristofferson recorded one of the classic hits in the ’70s, “Lovin’ Her Was Easier, (Than Anything I’ll Ever Do Again).” Some people say that love is easier if both hearts collide. In reality, love is not easy, especially if ...

Donnie Fritts is one of the best musicians in the industry. He helped shaped both soul music in Alabama in the 1960s and helped the outlaw country sensibility that took Nashville by storm in the 1970s. He died on Tuesday ...

Lady Antebellum and Kris Kristofferson collaborated for a live performance at Skyville. They performed “Help Me Make It Through The Night,” a hit in the 1970s. Do you think they pulled it off? Let us know what you think. “Help ...

Kris Kristofferson has always written great songs throughout his career. His hits “Help Me Make It Through The Night” and “Sunday Morning Coming Down” are only a few of his well-written songs. However, his song “Good Christian Soldier,” was by ...

Life must go on even if we are in the middle of pain, loss, or tragedy. Even though we wanted to stop time and try to fix things, it’s never possible. Everything will pass by, whether it be sadness, happiness, ...

Willie Nelson and Kris Kristofferson are great friends. That’s why it isn’t a surprise if one covers a song of the other. With this, we present a Kristofferson song that Nelson recorded for his album Sings Kristofferson. Willie Nelson and ...

One of the most recorded songs of all time is known to be “Me and Bobby McGee.” It has been handed down from one generation of singers to another. You can listen to different versions of the song, but the ...

Kristoffer Kristofferson is a known American actor and a singer-songwriter. His talent in composing his own songs became his path in entering the music industry. In 1960, he married his long-time girlfriend, Frances Mavia Beer. In 1985, Kristofferson was one ...

Musicians tend to do a cover of songs from other musicians. This time, it’s Janis Joplin who would go  and record her version of “Me and Bobby McGee.” The song was penned by legendary songwriter, Kris Kristofferson. Thanks to Janis ...

All of us commit mistakes; some of them are intentionally done and some are accidental. Humans are also known to be weak. Most of us can’t resist temptation. That’s why a lot of people take the wrong road which can ...

Even though it has been years since Johnny Cash and June Carter Cash passed away, their love and music will always be remembered. The couple is best known for their duet of “Jackson” in 1967. They made it enter the ...

Before “Sunday Morning Comin’ Down” came into Johnny Cash’s hands, it was first recorded by Ray Stevens in 1969. His song was part of his fifth studio album Have a Little Talk with Myself. Steven’s version reached number fifty-five on ...

There will be a point in our life wherein we will face a lot of trials and sufferings. Thus, it will be exhausting for us, not just physically, but also emotionally and mentally. Also, others will face this situation alone ...

Kris Kristofferson’s “Help Me Make It Through the Night” Kris Kristofferson is best known for the song he wrote, “Help Me Make It Through the Night.” His song was covered by different artists, but it was Sammi Smith who gained ...

Another flashback from the early 1980s with Johnny Cash and his friends singing a gospel number penned by Dolly Parton. By reason of frequent use in the song, people attributed the phrase, “Don’t Let Your Left Hand Know” as the title. ...

In times of war, there’s no one thing we want to save but our dear nation. Hence, our mighty soldiers valiantly defend and fight for us during these times of infamy and catastrophe. This Veterans Day, we cannot thank them ...

Association With The King of Rock n’ Roll During his time in Memphis, Ronnie Milsap had the opportunity to work with record producer Chips Moman. Moman was the one who produced Elvis Presley’s “comeback” sessions that yielded hits like “Suspicious ...

As humans, we always explore to widen our horizons and to gain new experiences. Just like Music Artists who always want to try something new. Maybe, for better exposure or the fans. Indeed, Tina Turner is one of the biggest ...

Not only do fans sure love country artists sing their songs but also, they love to watch them act on films. Well, not all artists can do this but a handful of them are actually actors, too. Take for example ...

Photo Credit: www.billboard.com On the previous episode of “The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon,” Ethan Hawke and Jimmy Fallon channeled their inner Willie Nelson and Johnny Cash. Ethan Hawke mimics Willie Nelson, while Jimmy Fallon disguised as Johnny Cash. The two ...

Recently, country music has been losing many of its greatest icons — legends to say. The past three years alone reported us the unfortunate passing of some of the most loved legends. Early in 2015, the death of Little Jimmy ...

They Killed Him – Johnny Cash Indeed! There will never be another Johnny Cash, and Kris Kristofferson’s songwriting was influential. Without hypocrisy, both men really have social consciences. Kris Kristofferson and His Holy Men Kristofferson’s They Killed Him honors the ...

Consistent to his outlaw image, Kris Kristofferson was no wimp in reality. He’s a man with backbones and with solid convictions. Coming from a lineage of military men, he dared defy expectations. Even knowing that leaving the army would surely incur ...

Darius Rucker & Kris Kristofferson / Youtube “Pancho and Lefty” was a smash hit record for country outlaws Willie Nelson and Merle Haggard in the 1980s. And this time, the 21st century, songwriting legend Kris Kristofferson and country crossover Darius ...

Kris Kristofferson |Photo Credits: pdxretro.com Song Background A break-up song recorded by numerous artists, “For the Good Times” was conceived and penned by American singer-songwriter Kris Kristofferson in 1968. In the same year, while traveling to Nashville to the Gulf of ...

Bobby Bare and the Song that Got a Way Like Johnny Cash, Bobby Bare was one of the people who truly believed in Kris Kristofferson. As a proof, in 1971, Bobby made two of the songs written by Kristofferson into the ...

Willie Nelson, Kris Kristofferson & Chris Stapleton at John Lennon’s 75th Birthday Concert 12-5-15 (image from Youtube) Country music was well represented at John Lennon’s 75th birthday concert on December 5, 2015. Kris Kristofferson, Willie Nelson, and Chris Stapleton brought ...

He is known to have written some of the finest songs in country music. Aside from that, he is among the line-up of the greatest singers of all time. He is a singer-songwriter. Thus, he is original. Imagine, his career ...

About the Song A 1974 hit song, “Please Don’t Tell Me How the Story Ends” was originally recorded and performed by American country music singer and pianist Ronnie Milsap. Actually, the song was penned by American singer-songwriter and one of the ...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uigPxnWOhdE Are there times you feel weak and losing hope? Have you been in a situation wherein you almost gave up? Yes, we all, at some point in our lives, felt so down, and we need someone to lean on. ...

It would definitely be an amazing and perfect time if a great singer performs a classic piece of a great songwriter. Most of the time, this happens in the country music industry. One of the best examples of this is ...

Kris Kristofferson. Photo Credits: lutherburbankcenter.org One of the most loved and admired country music artists of all-time is the great Kris Kristofferson. He is certainly a living legend whose influence in country music is invariably massive. His hits are mostly ...

If I were to ask you to enumerate the songs of the great Kris Kristofferson, what would be the first song that would come into your mind? “Why Me, Lord” would probably be on the top list of most of ...

Beginning from the pioneers of Country music, The Carter Family and Jimmie Rodgers, songs about family and faith were an integral part of the genre’s development. Again, for evidence’ sake, here’s a summary of the gospel chart-toppers throughout country music’s ...

                    Larry Gatlin / (Photo credits: Rick Diamond / Getty Images) Larry Gatlin became widely known particularly in the ‘80s because of his hits that appealed a lot to his fans. ...

Kris Kristofferson (charlie-p-2ac84d7056ca7f9d.s3.amazonaws.com) Dear God, I know that I’m not perfect, I know sometimes I forget to pray.  I know I have questioned my faith, I know sometimes I lose my temper but thank you for loving me unconditionally and ...

Kris Kristofferson (lutherburbankcenter.org) Kris Kristofferson has led one of the most interesting lives of a songwriter in country music, and it shows on the richly textured and subtly nuanced songs he writes. Kristofferson’s varied life experiences literally bent and shaped ...

“I started writing this song about Chris Gantry, ended up writing about Dennis Hopper and Johnny Cash… Norman Norbert, Funky Donnie Fritts, Billy Swan, Bobby Neuwirth, Jerry Jeff Walker, Paul Siebel… Ramblin’ Jack Elliot had a lot to do with ...