Kris Kristofferson - Sondz

Overview

Kristoffer Kristofferson (born June 22, 1936) is a retired American singer, songwriter and actor. Among his songwriting credits are the songs "Me and Bobby McGee", "For the Good Times", "Sunday Mornin' Comin' Down", and "Help Me Make It Through the Night", all of which were hits for other artists. Kristofferson composed his own songs and collaborated with Nashville songwriters such as Shel Silverstein.

In 1985, Kristofferson joined fellow country artists Waylon Jennings, Willie Nelson and Johnny Cash in forming the country music supergroup The Highwaymen, and formed a key creative force in the outlaw country music movement that eschewed the Nashville music machine in favor of independent songwriting and producing.

In 2004, Kristofferson was inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame. As an actor, he is known for his roles in Pat Garrett & Billy the Kid (1973), Blume in Love (1973), Alice Doesn't Live Here Any...

Facts

Also known asKristofferson
Born22 June 1936 (Age: 85), in Brownsville
AreaUnited States
Years active52
StatusActive
GenderMale
Married to

Rita Coolidge (1973-1980)

Role(s)GuestBackground VocalsLyricistComposerCopyright
Label(s)MonumentOne Way RecordsNew West RecordsA&M RecordsSony MusicColumbiaLegacyCBSSony Music Special ProductsCBS Special Products

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Collaborators

NameRole(s)
Rita Coolidge
Rita CoolidgeCreditVocalBackground vocalsPerformer
Willie Nelson
Willie NelsonCreditPerformer
David Anderle
David AnderleProducer
Lou Reed
Lou ReedCredit
Chip Young
Chip YoungEngineerGuitar
Larry Gatlin
Larry GatlinBackground vocalsCreditVocal
Fred Foster
Fred FosterProducer
Fred Mollin
Fred MollinStringsProducerAcoustic guitar12 string guitarPercussionBass drumTambourine
Barbra Streisand
Barbra StreisandVocalCreditProducer
John Willis
John WillisAcoustic guitar12 string guitarElectric guitarDobroSlide guitarMandolinNylon guitar