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Kris Kristofferson Meets The Cowboy Junkies: Country Music On The Morning After

Fred Schruers, Musician, June 1990

KRIS KRISTOFFERSON occupies an unusual place among American songwriters. His songs have been covered by such legends as his inspiration Bob Dylan ('They Killed Him'), his girlfriend Janis Joplin ('Me and Bobby McGee') and most of Nashville's finest. But anyone around for his turn-of-the-'70s successes has a soft spot for the songwriter's own determined croak on the likes of 'Sunday Morning Coming Down', 'Help Me Make It Through the Night', 'For the Good Times', 'Loving Her Was Easier (Than Anything I'll Ever Do Again)' and his biggest crossover hit 'Why Me'.

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