Un article de Wikipédia, l'encyclopédie libre. Since he did not have a band at the time, the musicians were rounded up in a hurry, so the production and instrumental work were unsophisticated, with little attention given to virtuoso lead breaks or flourishes, but this austerity was balanced out by the diversity of the material, being a melange of country, rock, and folk. And every night she kept me from the cold. Freedom's just another word for nothin' left to lose, McGee est une déformation de McKee, en effet Kristofferson avait mal compris le nom évoqué par Foster. nécessaire], après (Sittin' On) The Dock of the Bay d'Otis Redding. Fred Foster shares the writing credit, as Kristofferson intended. In 2001, the album was re-released on CD with four bonus tracks. Waitin' for the train And I'd trade all of my tomorrows Feelin' good was easy, Lord, when Bobby sang the blues, Freedom's just another word for nothin' left to lose, I was living in a condemned apartment and had lost my family, and Sunday was a day when the bars were closed, and, uh…it was not a day to be alone.” While “Sunday Morning Comin' Down” alluded openly to smoking dope (“On a Sunday morning sidewalk, I’m wishin’ Lord that I was stoned …”), Kristofferson was equally candid about sex on “Help Me Make It Through the Night”, with lyrics speaking of a man's yearning for sexual intimacy, subject matter that pushed the boundaries of what was acceptable in the notoriously conservative Nashville establishment. Later that year, his version of the song appeared in Monte Hellman's psychedelic road movie Two-Lane Blacktop. Kris explained that he was trying to convey the despair of the last scene of Frederico Fellini’s ‘’La Strada’’ where a broken, war-torn, inebriated Anthony Quinn stares up from the beach, at the night's stars.. It became a hit upon re-release. Busted flat in Baton Rouge As AllMusic’s William Ruhlmann notes in his review of Kristofferson, “On the evidence of his first collection of songs, Kristofferson was ahead of his country music peers in realizing that, despite Nashville's conservative political tilt, there was a natural affinity between the country archetype of a hard-drinking, romantically independent loner and the rock & roll archetype of a drug-taking, romantically free hippie.” Two songs on Kristofferson display the songwriter’s growing disdain for the establishment and empathy for the counterculture, sentiments that would make him part of the Outlaw country movement in the 1970’s: first, the irony laden opener “Blame It on the Stones” uses the Rolling Stones’ position as so-called moral corrupters to highlight the generation gap; and the second, “The Law Is For the Protection of the People,” takes a sarcastic jab at redneck police harassing an innocent hippie – supposedly in the interests of the common good. The liner notes for the album were written by Johnny Cash, who introduced Kristofferson at the 1969 Newport Folk Festival and scored a hit with "Sunday Morning Comin' Down" in 1970. 11 song for 1971. Well I'd trade all my tomorrows for a single yesterday, A posthumously released version by Janis Joplin topped the U.S. singles chart in 1971, making the song the second posthumously released No.  Like his friends Waylon Jennings and Willie Nelson, Kristofferson would butt heads with record company executives over the content of his recordings, with the record company insisting he change the lyric in the verbose “The Best of All Possible Worlds” from “black and poor” to “lowdown and poor” on his debut, something he grudgingly did. ), The suggestion for the title was a cordial challenge from producer and Monument Records founder Fred Foster to Kris. I probably wouldn't record it the same way now, but at the time I felt they were making the songs sound better than they were! Due to the singer's name never being mentioned and the name "Bobby" being gender neutral, the song has been recorded by both male and female singers with only minor differences in the lyrical content. déclarent que Gordon Lightfoot a été le premier à enregistrer la chanson, Roger Miller est le premier artiste à en faire un succès en 1969. She was lookin' for the love I hope she'll find, By 1970, Kristofferson, who had turned his back on a military career to pursue songwriting much to the dismay of his family, had made a name for himself within Nashville’s artist community. Kristofferson said that he got the inspiration for the song from an Esquire magazine interview with Frank Sinatra. Kristofferson did not know she had recorded it until after her death. 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When he sang the blues 13 on the pop music chart and No. 1 single in U.S. chart history after "(Sittin' On) The Dock of the Bay" by Otis Redding. To the California sun With them windshield wipers slappin' time and And nothin' ain't worth nothin' but it's free, Elle était alors la secrétaire de Boudleaux Bryant, un ami de Fred Foster, et tous travaillaient dans le même immeuble. On comprend que Bobby est une femme dans la version de Kris Kristofferson par l'emploi de "she" et "her". "Me and Bobby McGee" is a song written by American singer-songwriter Kris Kristofferson and originally performed by Roger Miller. et devient le second succès posthume de l'histoire de la musique populaire américaine, Message to Love: The Isle of Wight Festival 1970, Album Pearl sur le site officiel de la chanteuse, https://lescharts.com/showitem.asp?interpret=Eddy+Mitchell&titel=Bobby+Mc+Gee&cat=s, http://www.encyclopedisque.fr/disque/4532.html, https://lescharts.com/showitem.asp?interpret=Johnny+Hallyday&titel=L%27histoire+de+Bobby+McGee&cat=s, https://fr.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Me_and_Bobby_McGee&oldid=175967299, Single numéro un dans le Billboard Hot 100, Chanson interprétée par Kris Kristofferson, Single numéro un dans le Top Country Tracks de RPM, Article avec une section vide ou incomplète, licence Creative Commons attribution, partage dans les mêmes conditions, comment citer les auteurs et mentionner la licence.  Village Voice critic Robert Christgau was less enthusiastic, finding Kristofferson "deft and common" as a songwriter but "the worst singer" he had ever heard. Then somewhere near Salinas, Lord, I let her slip away, Au lycée Thomas Jefferson de Port Arthur, elle s'absente souvent des cours. Rode us all the way to New Orleans Good enough for me and my Bobby McGee. The titular character was named for a studio secretary, Roberta McKee, whom all called "Bobbie", but Kristofferson had misheard her surname.  Commenting on the song's famous chorus “Freedom’s just another word for nothing left to lose…” Kristofferson later observed, “It definitely expressed the double-edged sword that freedom is. Kristofferson also appears briefly singing the song in the 1971 Dennis Hopper film The Last Movie. The first time he heard her recording of it was the day after she died. Good enough for me and Bobby McGee Bobby shared the secrets of my soul Kristofferson had sung the song for her, and singer Bob Neuwirth taught it to her. Standin' right beside me through everythin' I done, Bobby shared the secrets of my soul, La dernière modification de cette page a été faite le 27 octobre 2020 à 11:43. They visit California and then part ways, with the song's narrator expressing sadness afterwards. In Stephen Miller's 2008 book Kristofferson: The Wild American, Foster recalls: He was real nervous; he didn’t fancy himself as much of a singer. 1, Sings the Country Music Hall of Fame Hits, Vol. The latter song, where the narrator strikes up a conversation with the devil and rejects his negative message, was written before his success was assured and betrays the underlying combination of determination and optimism Kristofferson had at the time.. D'ailleurs, le vers "I was holding Bobby's hand in mine" de Kritofferson indique d'emblée qu'il s'agit d'une femme. In his book Outlaw: Waylon, Willie, Kris, and the Renegades of Nashville, Michael Striessguth writes of the album, “Produced with session musicians outside A-class circles, it communicated eclecticism and spontaneity: talking blues appeared next to tender ballads next to unhinged jams.”, The title for “Me and Bobby McGee” was suggested to Kristofferson by Foster, who received a co-writing credit from the singer as a thank you, and was partly inspired by the Fellini film La Strada. The song is the story of two drifters, the narrator and Bobby McGee. For one single yesterday Through all kinds of weather, Lord Elle a un petit frère, Michael, et une petite sœur, Laura. Selon un fait révélé en 2008 dans Songwriter Magazine et désormais confirmé en 2016, la chanson parle d'une femme. I think he basically knew he was a great writer, but he hadn’t proven it yet. Et pourquoi deux hommes ou deux femmes ne pourraient pas se tenir la main. Other recordings of the song include those by Waylon Jennings, Grateful Dead, Loretta Lynn, Kenny Rogers and The First Edition, Gordon Lightfoot, Dolly Parton, Olivia Newton-John, Johnny Cash, and Kristofferson himself. Feelin' good was easy, Lord, Get It While You Can, composé par Jerry Ragovoy et Mort Shuman, est une reprise d' Howard Tate (1967). Roger Miller was the first artist to record the song and it appeared at No.  A posthumously released version by Janis Joplin topped the U.S. singles chart in 1971, making the song the second posthumously released No. Si certaines sources[Lesquelles ?] Bobby thumbed a diesel down just before it rained, Feelin' nearly faded as my jeans. Et vice-versa chez Janis Joplin avec "he" "him" et my man" "When he sang the blues" " I let him slip away, He's looking for that home and I hope he finds it" "When he sang the blues" "Calling my man". On the Canadian charts, Gordon Lightfoot's version hit No. Lookin' for the home I hope he'll find it Elle est enregistrée la veille de sa mort en octobre 1970. Took my harpoon out of my dirty red bandana Feelin' nearly faded as my jeans In Don McClean's song "American Pie", he met a girl who sang the blues, referring to the Janis Joplin version of the song, where she and Bobbie sang the blues. et devient le second succès posthume de l'histoire de la musique populaire américaine[réf. Took us all the way to New Orleans. Nothin' left is all that Bobby left me La chanson est sortie sur l'album Roger Miller 1970. From the coalmines of Kentucky to the California sun, La version la plus connue est celle enregistrée par Janis Joplinla veille de sa mort et sortie en 1971. Cash would also record "To Beat the Devil", "Casey's Last Ride", and "Just the Other Side of Nowhere". Elle grandit en écoutant des musiciens de blues comme Bessie Smith, Odetta et Big Mama Thornton, et chante à la chorale locale. Kristofferson is the first album by Kris Kristofferson, released in April 1970 on Monument Records. Kristofferson had released a single in 1967 on Epic Records called "Golden Idol/Killing Time", which was unsuccessful, and it was not until he played several of his best songs to producer Fred Foster that the idea for an LP came about.
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