The Silver Tongued Devil and I
- The Silver Tongued Devil and I
Name = The Silver Tongued Devil and I
Type = Album
Artist = Kris Kristofferson
Released = 1971
Genre = Country
Length = 32:49
Label = Monument
Producer = Fred Foster
* Allmusic Rating|5|5 [http://www.allmusic.com/cg/amg.dll?p=amg&sql=10:gungtq9ztu42 link]
Last album = "Kristofferson"
This album = "Silver Tongued Devil and I"
Next album = "Border Lord"
"The Silver Tongued Devil and I" is the second album by Kris Kristofferson, released in 1971 on Monument Records. In the spoken word intro to "The Pilgrim, Chapter 33", Kristofferson says he wrote the song about various celebrities. Two of those mentioned, Johnny Cash and Dennis Hopper later performed the song on "The Johnny Cash Show." "Epitaph" is about Janis Joplin.
In the 1976 movie "Taxi Driver", Travis (Robert De Niro) buys this album for Betsy (Cybill Shepherd) after she describes him quoting a phrase from "The Pilgrim, Chapter 33": "He's a prophet, he's a pusher... partly truth and partly fiction... a walking contradiction").
"All songs by Kris Kristofferson except as noted"
#"The Silver Tongued Devil and I" – 4:18
#"Jody and the Kid" – 3:06
#"Billy Dee" – 2:57
#"Good Christian Soldier" (Bobby Bare/Billy Joe Shaver) – 3:22
#"Breakdown (A Long Way from Home)" – 2:44
#"Loving Her Was Easier (Than Anything I'll Ever Do Again)" – 3:47
#"The Taker" (Kristofferson/Shel Silverstein) – 3:16
#"When I Loved Her" – 3:03
#"The Pilgrim, Chapter 33" – 3:12
#"Epitaph (Black and Blue)" (Donnie Fritts/Kristofferson) – 3:23
*Kris Kristofferson – Guitar, Vocals
*Jerry Kennedy, Jerry Shook, Chris Gantry – guitar
*Norbert Putman, Bobby Dyson, Billy Swan – bass
*Jerry Carrigan – drums
*David Briggs, Donnie Fritts – keyboards
*Norman Blake – dobro
*Charlie McCoy – harmonica/vibes/trumpet
*Farrell Morris – percussion
*Billy Swan, Donnie Fritts, Rita Coolidge – vocals
*Arrangements by Bergen White
*Joan Baez sings on "The Taker", credited only as "The Lady"
*Fred Foster – Producer
*Gene Eichelberger – Engineer
*Tommy Strong – Engineer
*Mort Thomasson – Engineer
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