A mighty guitar pull, hoss. Filmed in Nashville for television in 1984, we find Waylon Jennings playing host to bevy of living legends in celebration of the late Sue Brewer. Decades long de facto den mother, and champion of upcoming Music City singer-songwriters, Brewer’s 18th Avenue apartment served as a makeshift clubhouse / after-hours performance space for the scene’s burgeoning community including Kris Kristofferson, Waylon Jennings, Roger Miller, Harlan Howard, and Willie Nelson. To be the fly on those walls.
For those familiar with the sentiment, Kristofferson never penned or sang a sadder song — and no version is more potent than this, found on the 2010 collection the Publishing Demos 1968-1972 . […]
Kristofferson fans: I have a deluxe vinyl, first pressing of the double-LP release, Please Don’t Tell Me How The Story Ends: The Publishing Demos 1968-72 , plus an autographed photo for an AD reader. Hand numbered and limited to only 2,000 copies. […]
Last week Aquarium Drunkard cut a session with Kris Kristofferson at a studio in Los Angeles — we also had the opportunity to interview the troubadour/actor/activist. Below, Kristofferson speaks to his new […]