Song written by Kris Kristofferson & Fred Foster, the first recording of this song, is that of Roger Miller, recorded on May 16, 1969, and released in July 1969 for the Smash Records label, it would be included on the album, Roger Miller (Smash records 1969), the song reached the number 12 of the country charts in USA, and the number 3 in the Canadian charts. However, the best known and most successful version is that of 1971 by Janis Joplin, recorded between September 5 and the one of October 1
Song written by Kris Kristofferson, in August 1971, for the seal Monument, with the production of Fred Foster. Interestingly the song was never released on country charts, it was released on lists, U.S. Billboard Hot 100 & U.S. Billboard Hot Adult Contemporary Tracks, arriving at the position number 26 and number 4, respectively. The song was included on the album, The Silver Tongued Devil and I (Monument 1971).
Song written by Kris Kristofferson, Stephen Bruton & Mike Utley. It was recorded by Willie Nelson & Kris Kristofferson for the soundtrack , Songwriter (Columbia 1984), was released in October 1984, reached the position number 21 of the USA country charts. The soundtrack was nominated to the Oscars, but lost with Purple Rain. Two of the songs on the album are duets, five are sung by Nelson and four by Kristofferson.
"For the Good Times" is a song written by Kris Kristofferson that appeared on his debut album Kristofferson. He wrote the first verse and chorus in 1968 while driving from Nashville to the Gulf of Mexico; an early recording of the song was by Bill Nash on Smash Records.
The Highwaymen was a country music supergroup composed of four of the genre's biggest artists well known for their pioneering influence on the outlaw country subgenre: Johnny Cash, Waylon Jennings, Willie Nelson, and Kris Kristofferson. Active as a group between 1985 and 1995, these four artists recorded three major label albums as The Highwaymen: two on Columbia Records and one for Liberty Records. Their Columbia works produced three chart singles, including the number one "Highwayman" in 1985.
Johnny cash,Waylon Jennings, Kris Kristofferson, Larry Gatlin sings I Walk The Line And Ring Of Fire
"There Ain't No Good Chain Gang" is a song wPre-cursor to the Highwaymen without Willie! But Larry Gatlin more than holds his own