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Saturday Music Interlude -- Shaver performing "Old Lump of Coal"

Billy Joe Shaver is one of those stories of a common man who overcomes many obstacles to achieve his potential. He was a working man who became a little known, but much respected, songwriter, and–after a few false starts–has since become a successful singer-songwriter in his own right. 61 more words


Good to My Earhole, February 5 - February 14:Walking the Negro Streets at Dawn

Highlights of my last week’s listenin’, in the truck cab and elsewhere, rated on a spin-the-bottle 10-point scale (w/a special touch). Also, I am deliberately diggin’ out dustbin doozies; please recall the Roger Price maxim, “If everyone doesn’t want it, nobody gets it!”: 444 more words

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Five Cool Ones: Five Cool Living Country Icons

The Mighty Merle is one of the last standing Country Music legends. Merle, Willie, Kris, Billy Joe Shaver, Guy Clark, there are not too many of the old guard left. 45 more words

Five Cool Ones

Album Review: Waylon Jennings - 'This Time'

This Time marked a turning of the tide for Waylon Jennings. He had grown annoyed with the executives at RCA who continued to police his recording sessions although he supposedly had full creative control. 490 more words

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Album Review: Waylon Jennings - 'Honky Tonk Heroes'

Waylon’s 1973 album Honky Tonk Heroes was his tribute to the songs of hellraising singer-songwriter Billy Joe Shaver, who was new to Nashville and wrote every song but one. 507 more words

Spotlight Artist

Notes from New York - Dec 16, 2014

It’s been a busy week in NYC. Hill Country LIVE is taking shape. Booking bands to play music for people in a bar seems pretty straight forward. 1,031 more words

New York

Outlaw country’s Billy Joe Shaver rides into Dosey Doe

Billy Joe Shaver, one of the kings of outlaw country music, will perform at Dosey Doe’s Big Barn July 11. Shaver’s songs have been recorded by Waylon Jennings, Elvis Presley and Kris Kristofferson, and he’s performed with Willie Nelson, Nanci Griffith and Charlie Daniels. 32 more words