Born June 22, 1936, Kris Kristofferson isn’t just an actor–he’s the creator of some truly excellent songs. And we’ll celebrate his birthday with covers of them!
Casey’s Last Ride by Calexico
Help Me by Elvis
Help Me Make It Through the Night by Olivia Newton John, Elvis
Lovin’ Arms by Knight Rider!
Me and Bobby McGee. So, we all know that Janis did the definitive version, and The Grateful Dead kept the song alive through the 1990s. But did you know Roger Miller was the first person to record it?
And of course there’s been many, many versions since then.
Sunday Morning Coming Down by Kris with The Foo Fighters, and a few other cool versions too.
Why Me? by Ray Charles and Johnny Cash.