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Kris Kristofferson

The Pilgrim, Chapter 33

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  • 1971
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The Silver Tongued Devil and I is the second album by Kris Kristofferson, released in 1971 on Monument Records. In the spoken word intro to “The Pilgrim, Chapter 33”, Kristofferson says he wrote the song about various celebrities. Two of those mentioned, Johnny Cash and Dennis Hopper later performed the song on “The Johnny Cash Show.“ “Epitaph” is about Janis Joplin. Read on...

Song lines: ♪ He's a prophet, he's a pusher ... He's a walkin' contradiction, partly truth and partly fiction ... Takin' ev'ry wrong direction on his lonely way back home

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Popular in Country (See Charts): I Walk The Line, Hurt, Ring Of Fire, You Are, Two Brothers, Always On My Mind, Take Me Home Country Roads, Coat Of Many Colors, Way Down, and I Cross My Heart.


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