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Kris Kristofferson

They Killed Him

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“They Killed Him” is a song written by Kris Kristofferson for his 1985 album Repossessed. It is a tribute to his martyred personal heroes, Martin Luther King, Jr., Mohandas Gandhi, and Jesus Christ. The song was covered a year later by Bob Dylan for his 1986 album Knocked Out Loaded. Read on...

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More songs by Kris Kristofferson (See Charts): I May Smoke Too Much, Magdalene, Watch Closely Now, Who'S To Bless And Who'S To Blame, Please Don'T Tell Me How The Story Ends, 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.

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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