Recorded Live June 23, 24 and 25, 2014 at Cedar Creek Recording in Austin, Texas
In June 2014, Kris Kristofferson hosted a three-day impromptu jam session at Cedar Creek Studios in Austin, Texas. It had been a while since Kris had recorded and here was a chance to lay down some of his favorite compositions with a live band. With Shawn Camp on lead guitar, Kevin Smith on bass, Michael Ramos on keyboard, and Mike Meadows on drums, the group ran through twenty-five of Kristofferson’s best-loved songs. On the final day, Kris’s dear friend Sheryl Crow came in to sing a duet of “The Loving Gift,” a song made famous by Johnny Cash and June Carter Cash that Kris had never recorded. Two years later, Kristofferson will release The Cedar Creek Session just days before his 80th birthday, June 22, 2016. ipsum.