"Loving Her Was Easier (Than Anything I'll Ever Do Again)" as written by and Kris Kristofferson....
I have seen the morning burning golden on the mountain in the skies
Achin' with the feelin' of the freedom of an eagle when she flies
Turnin' on the world the way she smiled upon my soul as I lay dying
Healin' as the colors in the sunshine and the shadows of her eyes

Wakin' in the mornin' to the feelin' of her fingers on my skin
Wipin' out the traces of the people and the places that I've been
Teachin' me that yesterday was something that I never thought of trying
Talkin' of tomorrow and the money, love and time we had to spend

Lovin' her was easier than anything I'll ever do again

Comin' close together with a feelin' that I've never known before in my time
She ain't ashamed to be a woman or afraid to be a friend
I don't know the answer to the easy way she opened every door in my mind
But dreamin' was as easy as believin' it was never gonna end

And lovin' her was easier than anything I'll ever do again

Oh, oh, aah


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"Loving Her Was Easier" as written by Kris Kristofferson

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    General CommentThis song is probably my all time favorite. In the early 70's, my husband would play his guitar and sing this song. We both loved the song. I tend to lean toward songs of lost love, and I think this is what this song is about. It is about a wonderful, short-lived, once in a lifetime kind of love. The last line,"but dreaming was as easy as believing it was never gonna end, and loving her was easier than anything I'll ever do again" gives a hint that it is over, maybe she just quit loving him or died. I don't know, but this is a great song that did not get much attention. You never hear it on any of the oldies programs, though I think it has been re-made by a couple of country music singers. Does anyone know who did remakes of this song?
    Analyzer2noon August 11, 2002   Link
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    General CommentKris may not have had the best voice in the world but I stll absolutely love the way he sings. There is just so much feeling there. This song is in my opinion about a couple who went too far too fast. But destiny brought them together and something else tore them apart.
    Analyzer, I don't know why anyone would remake this song. It's perfect the way it is.
    Crush Hiveon August 14, 2005   Link
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    General CommentI gotta agree with Crush Hive here. Kris' voice wasn't the greatest, but he was able to sing well enough to be recorded. There are still those that diss his voice, but half of those with a good voice don't have half the writing talent of Kristofferson.

    If there was ever an example of "painting a picture with words" this song is a priceless piece.
    givemebeeron December 28, 2005   Link
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    General CommentI agree with all the above. I also believe that Kris is one of the best song writers ever.

    Sly
    SLYcraftson May 11, 2006   Link
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    General CommentKris sang with so much emotion he echoed the way we felt inside
    huck7953on April 16, 2009   Link
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    General CommentAnyone can sing, but not many can write the best songs that will live forever. And the voice, it works in every song that he wrote, from Caseys last Ride to Why me Lord? There's no better version of Loving her was easier than Kristofferson's. His voice is perfect.
    benjimion December 08, 2011   Link
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    My OpinionI am NOT trying to start anything, but the Glaser Brothers have the best rendition of this song hands down. Beautiful.
    mugateaon December 08, 2015   Link
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    General CommentI have always been under the impression this was written by Roger Miller. Even Waylon on a live album said that Kris learned it from Roger
    crystal168on December 13, 2016   Link

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