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COUNTRY SONGWRITER
FIRST FINDING FAME
ACTIVE
BASS GUITAR
RECORDING ARTIST
SONGWRITING
OPERA SINGERS
SELF-TITLED ALBUM
RECORDING CONTRACT
SONG WRITTEN
SONGS
SINGER-SONGWRITERS
TOWNES VAN ZANDT
SINGERS
HEARTFELT
SONG
COUNTRY MUSICIANS
HANK WILLIAMS
RECORDING INDUSTRY
GOOD TIMES
WILLIE NELSON
KRIS KRISTOFFERSON
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Definitions

  1. Kris Kristofferson (born June 22, 1936) is an American writer, singer - songwriter, actor, and musician.
  2. Kris Kristofferson (born June 22, 1936 in in Brownsville, Texas) is an influential country music songwriter, singer and actor. (Web site)
  3. Kris Kristofferson is a recent influence on me; considering I'm only seventeen, I wasn't around when he had his heyday. (Web site)
  4. Kris Kristofferson (CA & Merton '58) is the ultimate Mr. Cool, down to his lucky boots. (Web site)
  5. Kris Kristofferson was inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame and in 1977 to the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame. (Web site)

Country Songwriter

  1. After a lengthy period of struggle, Kris Kristofferson achieved remarkable success as a country songwriter at the start of the 1970s.

First Finding Fame

  1. Like so many others before him, Kris Kristofferson pursued Hollywood success after first finding fame in the pop-music arena.

Active

  1. He and friend Steve Goodman had each been active in the Chicago folk scene before being "discovered" by Kris Kristofferson.

Bass Guitar

  1. Swan played bass guitar for Kris Kristofferson, and signed a deal with Monument Records. (Web site)

Recording Artist

  1. In some ways, Kris Kristofferson was an unlikely candidate for a career as a country songwriter and recording artist.

Songwriting

  1. Nobody -- but nobody -- changed songwriting like Kris Kristofferson. (Web site)

Opera Singers

  1. KRIS KRISTOFFERSON: I consider Jerry Lee Lewis one of the great singers of all time.Put him up there with opera singers.

Self-Titled Album

  1. Gavin DeGraw, whose self-titled album breaks the Top 10, would rather be more Kris Kristofferson than sensitive pretty boy. (Web site)

Recording Contract

  1. Prine's compositions caught the ear of Kris Kristofferson, who was instrumental in helping him win a recording contract. (Web site)

Song Written

  1. She won a Grammy award for her rendition of the song written by Kris Kristofferson, establishing him as a leading Nashville songwriter.

Songs

  1. He wrote much of his own material, and was among the first to record the songs of Bob Dylan and Kris Kristofferson.

Singer-Songwriters

  1. She was later influenced by singer-songwriters including James Taylor, Dan Fogelberg and Kris Kristofferson.

Townes Van Zandt

  1. His song writing is heavily influenced by Kris Kristofferson, Townes Van Zandt, and Billy Joe Shaver while maintaining its own identity.

Singers

  1. During the next several years, he became friends with such singers as Roy Orbison, Roger Miller, Kris Kristofferson, and Townes Van Zandt.

Heartfelt

  1. Kris Kristofferson sang "I Do Believe" at Waylon's funeral; his version here is heartfelt with a great slow build.

Song

  1. Having been discovered by Kris Kristofferson, who introduced him to Paul Anka, Goodman recorded the song in 1971. (Web site)
  2. Stevens also recorded "Sunday Mornin' Comin' Down," a song by a young up-and-comer named Kris Kristofferson.
  3. Cash went on to record the song A young Kris Kristofferson can be seen on one of of his album covers in Martin Scorsese's "Taxi Driver". (Web site)

Country Musicians

  1. However, his most significant and enduring influences are rock singer-songwriters like James Taylor and country musicians such as Kris Kristofferson.

Hank Williams

  1. His long-time friend, Kris Kristofferson, presented his award and termed Ray, "A living link between Hank Williams and the country singers of today.

Recording Industry

  1. He continued to be active in the recording industry, forming the group The Highwaymen with fellow "Outlaws" Nelson, Cash, and Kris Kristofferson.

Good Times

  1. His lush 1967 version of "Danny Boy" and his 1970 take on Kris Kristofferson 's "For the Good Times" were, in their crossover way, landmark records. (Web site)

Willie Nelson

  1. But with his old friends Waylon Jennings, Willie Nelson, and Kris Kristofferson, Cash had a #1 hit with the title cut of the Highwayman album in 1985.

Kris Kristofferson

  1. In the mid 1980s, he recorded and toured with Waylon Jennings, Willie Nelson, and Kris Kristofferson as The Highwaymen, making two hit albums. (Web site)
  2. He continued to be active in the recording industry, forming the group The Highwaymen with Nelson, Johnny Cash, and Kris Kristofferson.
  3. In the 1980s, he teamed up with Willie Nelson, Waylon Jennings and Kris Kristofferson to record an album.

Categories

  1. Music > Singers > Country Singers > Willie Nelson
  2. Arts > Music > Country Music > Waylon Jennings
  3. Culture > Entertainment > Humor > Good Times
  4. Recording Industry
  5. Music > Composers > Songwriters > James Taylor
  6. Books about "Kris Kristofferson" in Amazon.com

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