Why Me, Lord? [Kris Kristofferson]

In regard to this song, Dan Snyder writes, “This song saved my life, I was a horrible drunk and drug addict from the age of 15 till I turned 38, and laid on my death bed. I have been clean and sober for nearly 19 years and now work for a place that helps others get clean and take back control of their lives.”

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The Story

Here is Kris telling the story of how the song was written. Connie Smith had taken him to church at which he had what was to him a profound experience. An impromptu version follows with Willie Nelson:

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