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Kris Kristofferson

Help Me Make It Through The Night

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“Help Me Make It Through the Night” is a country music ballad composed by Kris Kristofferson and released on his 1970 album Kristofferson. Kristofferson said that he got the inspiration for the song from an Esquire magazine interview with Frank Sinatra. When asked what he believed in, Frank replied, “Booze, broads, or a bible...whatever helps me make it through the night.“ Though it was also recorded in 1971 by Elvis Presley, three others recorded it in 1971 — Engelbert Humperdinck for his album, Another Time, Another Place (October 1971), Jerry Lee Lewis who did a bluesy version for his album “Touching Home” and country singer Sammi Smith, whose recording of the song is the most commercially successful and most well-known version. Smith’s recording ranks among the most... Read on...

Song lines: ♪ Help me make it through the night ... Lord it's sad to be alone

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More songs by Kris Kristofferson (See Charts): I May Smoke Too Much, Magdalene, Watch Closely Now, Please Don'T Tell Me How The Story Ends, Who'S To Bless And Who'S To Blame, Loving Her Was Easier (Than Anything I'Ll Ever Do Again), To Beat The Devil, Don'T Cuss The Fiddle, The Silver Tongued Devil And I, and Nobody Wins.

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