SUNDAY MORNING COMING DOWN

Latest update on 08/09/2016

Artist: Ray Stevens
Author: Kris Kristofferson
Label: Monument
Year: 1969

On lp Have A Little Talk With Myself. Monument label boss Fred Foster (coauthor of Me And Bobby McGee) administred upcoming Nashville songwriter Kristofferson's catalogue. Ray Stevens had to choose between this and Raindrops Keep Falling On My Head.

Covers:

1970:

Kris Kristofferson [on debut album]

1970:

Johnny Cash [n°1 C&W; true story: Kris Kristofferson landing his helicopter (he was a pilot by trade then) in Johnny's backyard just to make him listen to this; Cash wasn't home but his attention was sharpened; Columbia objected against the "wishing Lord that I was stoned" line but that's how Johnny even sang it on his own TV show]

1970:

Mark Lindsay

1970:

Roy Clark

1970:

Bobby Bare

1970:

R. Dean Taylor

1970:

Hank Ballard & The Midnighters

1970:

Sammi Smith

1970:

Lynn Anderson

1970s:

Louis Neefs [as Zondagmiddag - Lilian, name of his wife; they both died in the same car crash]

1998:

Shawn Mullins

2000:

Mama's Jasje [as Zondagmiddag - Lilian on Louis Neefs 20 Jaar Later]

2002:

Handsome Family [on Kristofferson tribute Nothing Left To Lose]

2003:

Alvin Youngblood Hart [on Johnny Cash tribute]

2006:

Me First & the Gimme Gimmes

2006:

Gretchen Wilson

2010:

Jerry Lee Lewis

2014:

Rick De Leeuw [as Zondagmiddag Lilian]

2016:

Buddy Miller & Kris Kristofferson

Once the title of a VPRO sunday morning radio show hosted by Jan Donkers.

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