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Listen Now: Kris Kristofferson In Concert

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Bonnaroo 2010: Kris Kristofferson In Concert

Bonnaroo 2010: Kris Kristofferson In Concert

Listen Now: Kris Kristofferson In Concert

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Kris Kristofferson performs in the "That" tent on Sunday, June 13, 2010, at the Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival in Manchester, Tenn. Laura Fedele hide caption

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Kris Kristofferson performs in the "That" tent on Sunday, June 13, 2010, at the Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival in Manchester, Tenn.

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A singer, actor and all-around icon, Kris Kristofferson began as a military captain. But in between his life as the latter and his career as the former, he was a go-to songwriter for Janis Joplin (who sang his "Me and Bobby McGee") and many others. Kristofferson continues to crank out new solo albums, but he's seen extra attention this year thanks to Please Don't Tell Me How the Story Ends, which compiles the simple, stripped-down demos he used to sell some of his best-known songs in the late '60s and early '70s. Expect him to mix old favorites and new gems at this appearance.

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Album
Please Don't Tell Me How the Story Ends: The Publishing Demos 1968-1972
Artist
Kris Kristofferson
Label
Light in the Attic
Released
2010

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