The Pilgrim: A Celebration Of Kris Kristofferson CD (2006)

Artist: Various Artists

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Product Overview

Kris Kristofferson changed the songwriting landscape in Nashville when he arrived in the late sixties. In recent years the Rhodes Scholar has been known more for his acting roles than songwriting. The release of this collection aims to remind the world that Kristofferson is one of America's greatest songwriters. Kristofferson friends Willie Nelson, Rosanne Cash, Jessi Colter, Shooter Jennings, Emmylou Harris and Rodney Crowell revive Kristofferson favorites here, along with surprise performances by country star Gretchen Wilson, R&B soulmaker Brian McKnight, Latino beauty Marta Gomez, and Oscar-winning actor Russell Crowe.


Label Emergent / 92e
SKU 202703867
UPC 827912038934
UPC 14 00827912038934
Format CD
Release Date 7/11/2006
Author Various Artists
Compilation Appearance Rare Live & Classic
Compilation Appearance Best Of Rita Coolidge-Millenni
Compilation Appearance Essential Johnny Cash
Compilation Appearance Ultimate Country Super Hits
Compilation Appearance Duets (Bonus Tracks)
Compilation Appearance Essential Willie Nelson
Compilation Appearance Ultimate Waylon Jennings
Compilation Appearance Delta Lady: The Anthology
Compilation Appearance The Legend
Compilation Appearance Road Goes On Forever (w/ Bonus DVD) (Limited Edition)
Compilation Appearance Road Goes On Forever
Compilation Appearance The Legend Of Johnny Cash
Compilation Appearance Last Man Standing
Compilation Appearance Nashville Rebel
Compilation Appearance All Amrcn Cntry Roadt(3cd
Compilation Appearance Anchored In Love:tribute To June Cart
Compilation Appearance Tbd
Compilation Appearance Definitive Collection (1985 To 1993)
Compilation Appearance Taste Of Texas
Compilation Appearance Essential 3.0(Limited Edition)
Compilation Appearance What Love Can Do
Compilation Appearance Joyful Noise (Ost)
Compilation Appearance Chimes Of Freedom:songs Of Bob Dylan
Compilation Appearance Country Gospel Favorites
Compilation Appearance Heroes
Compilation Appearance Kin:songs By Mary Karr Rodney Crowe
Compilation Appearance Johnny Cash Music Festival:2011
Compilation Appearance Greatest:number Ones
Compilation Appearance We Walk the Line-Celebration of Johnny Cash
Compilation Appearance Ghost Brothers Of Darkland County
Compilation Appearance Ghost Brothers Of Darkland County: Deluxe Edition CD + DVD
Compilation Appearance Still Within The Sound Of My Voice
Compilation Appearance Box Set Series:johnny Cash
Compilation Appearance Box Set Series:willie Nelson
Compilation Appearance 30th Anniversary Concert Celebration
Compilation Appearance Box Set Series:country Hits Of '60s &
Compilation Appearance Playlist:very Best Of Johnny Cash Due
Compilation Appearance Look Again To The Wind:johnny Cash's
Compilation Appearance Dylan, Cash and the Nashville Cats: A New Music City
Compilation Appearance Roots Of Johnny Cash
Compilation Appearance 16 Biggest Hits Vol 2
Compilation Appearance Vol. 2-16 Biggest Hits
Compilation Appearance 1991-92-Best Of The Sandia: Wa
Associated Artist/Work Cash, Johnny
Associated Artist/Work Mcgregor, Ewan
Associated Artist/Work Nelson, Willie
Associated Artist/Work Original Radio Broadcast
Technical Info
CatalogID 12038932
Lable Name American Roots Publishing Inc.
Released 06/27/2006
Original Release 2006
Number of Discs 1
SPARE Code n/a
Mono/Stereo Stereo
Studio/Live Studio
UPC 00827912038934
Album Notes and Credits
Since his first appearances in the late 1960s, Kris Kristofferson has been quietly achieving legendary status as a songwriter and performer, earning the admiration of the listening public and fellow musicians alike. PILGRIM: A CELEBRATION OF KRIS KRISTOFFERSON gives that admiration a formal public showing in the form of a tribute album featuring the likes of Willie Nelson, Emmylou Harris, Gretchen Wilson, Randy Scruggs, and others.
As the author of "For the Good Times," "Sunday Morning Coming Down," and "Me and Bobby McGee," Kristofferson has a fair number of iconic classics to his name, but the real surprise of PILGRIM is how the guest artists breathe new life into the tunes. Rosanne Cash's plaintive version of "Lovin' Him Was Easier (Than Anything I'll Ever Do Again)" and Willie Nelson's breezy take on "The Legend" are only two of the album's many lovely standouts.
Professional Reviews
Dirty Linen (p.47) - "[T]he breadth of Kristofferson's body of work is emphasized. It also illustrates that a good song with a well-told story and a solid melody transcends genre."
No Depression (p.105) - "[T]he man's writings -- lyrics and tunes -- are as subtle and packed and potentially tricky as he is."
Mojo (Publisher) (p.106) - 3 stars out of 5 -- "Great songs, great packaging and some big names....[With] faithful covers..."
Artist Bio
Kris KristoffersonKris Kristofferson (born June 22, 1936) is an influential country music songwriter, singer and actor. He is best known for hits like "Me and Bobby McGee", "Sunday Mornin' Comin' Down", and "Help Me Make It Through the Night". Kristofferson is the sole author of most of his songs, but he has collaborated with various other figures of the Nashville scene.
Disc 1
1 Pilgrim: Chapter 33, The
2 Maybe You Heard
3 Circle, The
4 Lovin' Him Was Easier Than Anything I'll Ever Do Again
5 Come Sundown
6 For the Good Times
7 Jesus Was a Capricorn
8 Silver Tongued Devil & I, The
9 Sunday Mornin' Comin' Down
10 Sandinista
11 Darby's Castle
12 Me & Bobby McGee
13 Smile at Me Again
14 Captive, The
15 Help Me Make It Through the Night
16 Why Me
17 Legend, The
18 Please Don't Tell Me How the Story Ends
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