Another sneak peak preview will be available from the upcoming concert film and CD/DVD release, ‘The Life & Songs of Kris Kristofferson’ presented by Blackbird Presents Records. Together Kris Kristofferson and Willlie Nelson will perform the Kristofferson-penned No. 1 country hit ‘Sunday Mornin’ Comin’ Down’ for their fellow Highwayman, Johnny Cash. View the performance on Taste Of Country. The song was also performed last week for the Nashville Songwriters Association International’s 50th anniversary celebration at Nashville’s historic Ryman Auditorium, to honor each of the 50 Song of the Year winners in its history.
Kristofferson is only one of two songwriters ever to write three NSAI Song of the Year Winners, ‘Sunday Mornin’ Coming Down’ being one of them. The song can be streamed and downloaded at most online outlets here.
The 90-minute broadcast will premiere on CMT Friday, October 27th at 10 PM ET and Blackbird Presents Records will release the full length concert film as a CD/DVD combo on the same day. ‘The Life & Songs of Kris Krisofferson’ CD/DVD and official merchandise is available for immediate pre-order via Blackbird Presents here.
Fans can also get exclusive merchandise, including a limited edition framed gig poster from the night of the show, color photo, and an Epiphone Ltd. Ed. 1963 J-45 guitar, all signed by Kris Krisofferson from PledgeMusic.
‘The Life & Songs Of Kris Kristofferson’ includes performances, interviews, and behind-the-scenes footage with Kris Krisofferson, Jessi Alexander, Lady Antebellum, Dierks Bentley, Ryan Bingham, Rosanne Cash, Eric Church, Jessi Colter, Rodney Crowell, Larry Gatlin, Emmylou Harris, Jack Ingram, Shooter Jennings, Jamey Johnson, Alison Krauss, Martina McBride, The Travlin’ McCourys, Reba McEntire, Buddy Miller, Willie Nelson, Jennifer Nettles, Jon Randall, Darius Rucker, Hank Williams Jr. and Lee Ann Womack. Performances include a variety of Kristofferson classics like ‘Me And Bobby McGee’ (performed by Reba McEntire), ‘Help Me Make It Through The Night’ (Performed by Lady Antebellum), ‘To Beat The Devil’ (performed by Eric Church), and the special performance of ‘Sunday Mornin’ Comin’ Down’ (performed by Willie Nelson and Kris Kristofferson,) and a final grand performance of ‘Why Me.’
For complete details, visit www.songsofkristofferson.com.