Wednesday, May 23, 2012

40 Year Itch : Bedroom Secrets


Kris Kristofferson met Rita Coolidge in November 1970 at an LA airport. Both were catching the same plane to Tennessee. When Rita got off in Memphis, Kris followed her. The pair would get married in 1973 and record several albums as a duet before their divorce eight years later.

 Here, from May 23, 1972 episode of The Old Grey Whistle Test is an abbreviated version of Kristofferson's classic "Help Me Make It Through The Night". The two lovers share shy and intimate glances. One of television's steamiest moments ever!

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