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Billy Joe Shaver (born August 16, 1939) is a Texas country music singer and songwriter. Shaver's 1973 album Old Five and Dimers Like Me is a classic in the outlaw country genre. Shaver was born in Corsicana, Texas, and raised by his mother, Victory Watson Shaver, his father Virgil having left the family before Billy Joe was born. Until he was 12, he spent a great deal of time with his grandmother in Corsicana so that his mother could work in Waco
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Dan MacIntosh (Songfacts): Hi, Billy Joe. How are you? Billy Joe Shaver: Real happy. I'm wore out, but I'm happy. Songfacts: What's got you worn out? Billy Joe: Well, just doing a lot of traveling, a lot of stress. I had a heart thing happen. I had it checked out. I had chest pains, I had a four-way bypass about, oh, 2001 or something. Songfacts: (laughing) Yes. Good point. I've loved your music for years, and I was amazed that Waylon Jennings' Honky Tonk Heroes album, you pretty much wrote all the songs. Billy Joe: I did. Actually, I had all of them, but Chet Atkins didn't want me to have the whole album, so he pulled a song that had already been out and put it on there. I don't know why. Songfacts: How gratifying was it to have Waylon Jennings record your songs? Billy Joe: Oh, it was great, because the songs were bigger than me. And I couldn't possibly sing as good as Waylon.
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Billy Joe Shaver is a Texas singer-songwriter and an outlaw country icon. His 1973 album Old Five and Dimers Like Me remains a classic, and Waylon Jennings' career-defining Honky Tonk Heroes released the same year includes many of the same songs as Shaver wrote or co-wrote 11 of the 12 tracks on the album. Shaver’s biography is full of legend and heartbreak
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