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A Celebration of Kris Kristofferson

Steve Earle profiles the life and work of a prolific songwriters - in country music especially.

As well as the musical success, Kristofferson has starred in more than 30 movies, including Pat Garrett and Billy the Kid, Convoy and A Star is Born alongside Barbra Streisand.

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The Kris Kristofferson Story

Steve Earle profiles the life and work of the prolific songwriter - in country music especially.

As well as the musical success, Kristofferson has starred in more than 30 movies, including Pat Garrett and Billy the Kid, Convoy and A Star Is Born alongside Barbra Streisand.

3/4: The 1980s saw Kris Kristofferson moving forward in both his film and musical career as he toured with friends and fellow country musicians Johnny Cash and Waylon Jennings.

As the decade progressed, his songs also took on a more political stance.

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A Celebration of Kris Kristofferson

Steve Earle profiles the life and work of a prolific songwriters - in country music especially.

As well as the musical success, Kristofferson has starred in more than 30 movies, including Pat Garrett and Billy the Kid, Convoy and A Star is Born alongside Barbra Streisand.

Earle traces Kristofferson's early years up until songwriting success in Nashville.

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A look at some of the hits, particularly Janis Joplin's posthumous success with Me and Bobby McGee.

Andrew Collins talks about Kristofferson's early film career which began in earnest in 1970 with Cisco Pike.

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The 1980s saw Kris Kristofferson moving forward in both his film and musical career as he toured with friends and fellow country musicians Johnny Cash and Waylon Jennings.

As the decade progressed, his songs also took on a more political stance.