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Billy Joe Shaver is an American country music singer/songwriter. He was born August 16, 1939 in Corsicana, Texas. Shaver's 1973 album Old Five and Dimers Like Me is a classic in the outlaw country genre.

Shaver was raised by his mother, Victory Watson Shaver, after his father Virgil left the family before he was born. Until he was 12, he spent a great deal of time with his grandmother in Waco, Texas so that his mother…

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  • if you don't like billy joe shaver, you can kiss my ass
  • Billy Joe Shaver Says His Best Work Is Still To Come “I’ve screws in my shoulders, and a new knee – it’s been there about two years,” Shaver tells the Nashville Scene. “The other one is going out. I got a four-way bypass, had a heart attack onstage, broke my neck three times. I got stents in me all up and down. If you was to junk me, you’d get more than I’m worth. I’m beat-up, but I still got a lot of fight left in me.” ---- In fact, the new material is so strong that Shaver is loathe to jinx the project by revealing too many details. “It’s so descriptive that I hesitate to tell you the titles of any songs because that’ll be the end of it,’ he states. “Somebody in town will write it. The big stars, if they hear it, they write around it or get influenced by it and don’t even realize it. Then they play it and it looks like I’m sucking hind-tit every time.”
  • What a songwriter!
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  • A Texas treasure.
  • Classic.
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  • He's Fucking Amazing!!! if you havn't seen this http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OBn5BZgTZu4 u gotta check it out
  • Free in Auburn CA June 18th wooo hoo!

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