Come and lay down by my side till the early morning light All I'm takin' is your time. Take the ribbon from my hair Shake it loose and let it fall Lyin' soft against your skin Like the shadow on the wall Smith was already signed to Columbia Records for a couple of years during that time. Help me make it through the night. The “real potential” that Sammi Smith felt “Help Me Make It Through The Night” had, turned out to be one of the great understatements, as it became 1971’s biggest crossover hit, reaching #1 for three weeks on Billboard’s Hot Country Singles chart beginning February 13, 1971, and finishing at #8 on the Billboard Hot 100 pop chart, a huge tally for a country release. Like the shadows on the wall. Smith died on February 12, 2005 at the age of 61. Take the ribbon from your hair, Shake it loose and let it fall, Layin' soft upon my skin. Watch the video for Help Me Make It Through The Night from Kris Kristofferson's SONGS OF KRISTOFFERSON for free, and see the artwork, lyrics and similar artists. Lyrics to 'Help Me Make It Through The Night' by Kris Kristofferson. Lyrics to 'Help Me Make It Through The Night' by Tammy Wynette. Lyrics to 'Help Me Make It Through The Night' by Kris Kristofferson. Cure lead singer Robert Smith originally wrote "Lovesong" as a wedding present for his fiancée, Mary, shortly before their marriage. Other articles where Help Me Make It Through the Night is discussed: Kris Kristofferson: Music career success: …1971’s best country song: “Help Me Make It Through the Night.” He recorded about a dozen of his own albums during the 1970s, three of which were collaborations with country singer Rita Coolidge, who was his wife from 1973 to 1979. New album ️ available now: http://michaelbuble.lnk.to/love Michael Bublé - Help Me Make It Through The Night (feat.