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Kris Kristofferson

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Kris Kristofferson: The Road From Rhodes

Profile and Interview by Jacoba Atlas, Circus, October 1970

KRIS KRISTOFFERSON looks his songs. He looks as if he's been where he sings about and not surprisingly, he has. Now thirty-four, the singer has ...

Kris Kristofferson and Rita Coolidge: Kris and the Delta lady

Interview by Rosalind Russell, Disc, 13 May 1972

KRIS KRISTOFFERSON and the Delta Lady — Rita Coolidge — arrived in London last week to a hero's welcome. Could it be that people are ...

Kris Kristofferson, Rita Coolidge: Royal Albert Hall, London

Live Review by Andrew Means, Melody Maker, 20 May 1972

Kris the casual pro ...

Kris Kristofferson: White Man’s Soul Singer

Profile and Interview by Steve Turner, Beat Instrumental, November 1972

KRIS KRISTOFFERSON, I'd heard it said before, manages to combine the seemingly opposing qualities of little boy lost and man of the world. Indeed, it's ...

Duel to the Death: Pat Garrett and Billy the Kid

Report and Interview by Dave Marsh, Creem, July 1973

I DON'T KNOW whether Pat Garrett and Billy the Kid will be a great rock'n'roll western or merely a machismo wetdream. Three days on the ...

Pat Garrett and Billy the Kid (Dir. Sam Peckinpah)

Film/DVD/TV Review by Jonathon Green, International Times, 12 July 1973

Real Blood and Jizzum, Sam... ...

Bill Graham Staged a Concert And Barbra Streisand Sang

Report by Joel Selvin, San Francisco Chronicle, 11 April 1976

TEMPE, ARIZ. – Phil Ramone, one of the country's top recording engineers, is rather unused to working in the mid-day sun, since recording studios, like ...

Kris Kristofferson: Surreal Thing

Review by John Tobler, New Musical Express, 2 October 1976

THERE APPEARS to be a ridiculously large number of "established" artists making records which, were they by an unfamiliar name, would not only sell zero ...

Rita Coolidge, Kris Kristofferson: Radio City Music Hall, New York

Live Review by Barbara Charone, Sounds, 27 August 1977

Rita: sleek, sultry, sexy… ...

Kris Kristofferson: Young Blue Eyes is Back

Interview by Colin Irwin, Melody Maker, 8 April 1978

Kris Kristofferson was a hell-raiser. He also grabbed country music by the scruff of its neck and dragged it into the Seventies. Now he's to ...

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

Interview by 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'), ...

Kris Kristofferson

Interview by Rob Hughes, Uncut, May 2006

KRIS KRISTOFFERSON is tough to nail. Uncut first catches him, fleetingly, en route to the airport at his home in Maui. ...

School of Rock Study Guide: Singer-Songwriters

Guide by Barney Hoskyns, iTunes, October 2008

"WHERE DO YOU have left to go but in?" It was a question posed by Joni Mitchell, the brilliant Canadian blonde who specialized in intensely ...

Kris Kristofferson: A Nashville Rebel Reminisces

Retrospective and Interview by Graeme Thomson, The Guardian, 6 May 2010

THERE'S SOME wonderful YouTube footage of Kris Kristofferson receiving a gong at the 1970 Country Music Association awards. He lopes on stage with his hair ...

Kris Kristofferson looks back on his early years

Retrospective and Interview by Rob Hughes, Record Collector, September 2010

THERE WERE two crucial moments in Kris Kristofferson's early career. The first came on the night of 8 April 1970, in a converted old church ...

Kris Kristofferson: Troubadour writing on into the sunset

Interview by Rob Hughes, Daily Telegraph, 4 December 2012

Country singer Kris Kristofferson reflects on a long and "lucky" career on his new album, Feeling Mortal. He talks to Rob Hughes about why. ...

Kris Kristofferson: Feeling Mortal

Review by Holly Gleason, Paste, 12 February 2013

AT 76, KRIS KRISTOFFERSON is one of Americana's true icons. A witness to old-school hillbilly music, rock's excess, punk's rebellion and modern country, the Rhodes ...

Kris Kristofferson

Interview by David Burke, R2/Rock'n'Reel, September 2013

HUMILITY can be a deceptive character trait. Those who profess it are not always quite as humble as they seem. Like Friedrich Nietzsche wrote, "He ...


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