Please try again. After viewing product detail pages, look here to find an easy way to navigate back to pages you are interested in. Some user-contributed text on this page is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License; additional terms may apply. There was that one concert at The Universal Amphitheater where he was only able to perform a few songs before cutting the performance short. The album is so intimate it makes the listener feel as if they are sitting in Kristofferson's living room while he picks and sings just for them. Others are a down-to-earth take on issues and lifestyles that everyone can identify with.

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"This is one of the greatest records I've ever heard. There's a problem loading this menu right now. So it was with great pleasure to find that on one particular song of this CD, "Thank You For A Life" the penultimate cut, he admits to being so happy. "Wild Americans" offers a roll call of outspoken heroes--from American Indian activist John Trudell to country maverick Steve Earle--while "In the News" lambastes the very concept of a holy war. Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License. The Essential Kris Kristofferson 2004 The Silver Tongued Devil and I 1970 Closer to the Bone 2009 The Austin Sessions 1999 60 million songs. Kris Kristofferson originally did From the Bottle to the Bottom, Billy Dee, The Far Side Banks of Jordan, I've Got to Have You and other songs. Connect your Spotify account to your account and scrobble everything you listen to, from any Spotify app on any device or platform. Kris Kristofferson covered From the Bottle to the Bottom, The Best of All Possible Worlds, The Far Side Banks of Jordan, I've Got to Have You and other songs. Kris's performances are so powerful and direct!!". This beautifully sparse recording, produced by Don Was (Bob Dylan, The Rolling Stones), puts an emphasis on his fine lyrics and distinctive voice by featuring Kristofferson, his guitar, and harmonica. Let us know what you think of the website. Subtle accompaniment is added by Was (bass, piano, backing vocals), longtime sidekick Stephen Bruton (guitar, mandolin, backing vocals) and Jim Keltner (drums).

The spare production by bassist Don Was captures Kristofferson in all his rough-edged, plain-spoken, and big-hearted glory, with occasional support from guitarist (and longtime Kristofferson compatriot) Stephen Bruton and drummer Jim Keltner putting the focus on songs that combine the poetic grace of Kristofferson's early classics with a conviction that has grown stronger with the passing years. Do you know any background info about this album? Three months on us. In this album Kris Kristofferson acknowledges the milestone he is fast approaching, and gives us a set of tunes that looks back over his life and assesses its worthiness, and his place in the universe. This CD is a shinning example of why Kristofferson is one of the best songwriters this country has ever produced. It's been a long time coming and he's worked for every minute of it. 11 tracks (36:42). Some songs are so introspective and mournful, you can see that he was contemplating his life and coming to the end of it. With the title cut, "The Last Thing to Go," "The Show Goes On," and "Final Attraction," he takes a look back at the life of a troubadour and decides that, for all the bumps, this road has been one of incomparable rewards.

Start the wiki, Look at that old photographIs it really youSmiling like a baby full of dreamsSmiling ain't so easy nowSome are coming trueNothing's simple as…. Just a great great sound to this CD. To calculate the overall star rating and percentage breakdown by star, we don’t use a simple average. The listener shares the riches. Audio CD, Import, Limited Edition, April 23, 2007. Do you know any background info about this track? This Old Road, Kris Kristofferson - An intimate update of the Pilgrim's progress as he reaches 70. This shopping feature will continue to load items when the Enter key is pressed. --Don McLeese, From Don Was, producer of This Old Road. I keep finding new layers of nuance in each song we worked on. These days more as a character actor than the leading man/matinee idol from such films as Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore and A Star is Born. Unable to add item to List. Top subscription boxes – right to your door, © 1996-2020,, Inc. or its affiliates. These songs will touch you and make you think. Not only amazing lyrics, but a great ability to marry lyrics and music to tell some profound American stories. A songwriter who sang. One of the most beautiful CD's I've bought in a while and one I can listen to from beginning to end without skipping a single song. Listen free to Kris Kristofferson – This Old Road (This Old Road, Pilgrim's Progress and more).

Upon the recent death of Johnny Cash, in my opinion, a certain void formed in Country music. With Cash the gravity and tone of this traditional form remained central-even, arguably, in his last four albums-produced and encouraged by Rick Rubin-yet now, withouth him, Country could suffer from terminal commercialism. Song information for This Old Road - Kris Kristofferson on AllMusic So, with his passing I asked myself whether anyone would be fit to take on the elder's place, and guide Country away from top-40 cookie cutters and American Idol's cable wanna-be shows. Reviewed in the United States on March 13, 2006. Well done, Kris. Instead, our system considers things like how recent a review is and if the reviewer bought the item on Amazon. Please try again. 2006. Kris himself finally seems comfortable in his skin, and a couple of these songs reflect that. Vintage Kristofferson, to say the least. ... Kristofferson composed his own songs and collaborated with Nashville songwriters such as Shel Silverstein. Prime members enjoy FREE Delivery and exclusive access to music, movies, TV shows, original audio series, and Kindle books.

Yet all these years I have been a fan, never a fanatic, respecting the man and his music - but rather personally and silently except even my husband and children know that Kris holds a special place in my heart. Complete your Kris Kristofferson collection. And the respecting, is for the most part. Actually, if truth be known, more even as a poet than a songwriter as his words always have packed such a powerful punch. It also analyzes reviews to verify trustworthiness. Watch the video for This Old Road from Kris Kristofferson's This Old Road for free, and see the artwork, lyrics and similar artists. Don Was is a genius producer who took what was already a very simple, straightforward man and his music and brought even more clarity and definition to his work. Leave feedback, Kristoffer Kristofferson (born June 22, 1936) is an American. Reviewed in the United States on April 17, 2006. Let us know what you think of the website.