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18 hrs ago | Something Else! Reviews

One Track Mind: Billy Joe Shaver with Willie Nelson, "Hard To Be An Outlaw"

This pairing is, of course, more than fitting. It was Billy Joe Shaver who gave heft, who gave real words, to the outlaw-country movement of the early 1970s - even if Willie Nelson, Kris Kristofferson and Waylon Jennings personified it.

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Related Topix: Willie Nelson, Country, Waylon Jennings, Kris Kristofferson, Texas

Tue Aug 19, 2014

The Arizona Republic

Interview: Billy Joe Shaver on Bob Dylan, new country

Billy Joe Shaver weighs in on the state of modern country, being celebrated with a shout-out from Bob Dylan in a song and how Dylan almost made him give up writing.

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Related Topix: Country, Life, Self Defense, Willie Nelson, Music, Entertainment

Mon Aug 18, 2014

CultureMap

Outlaw country music legend talks about shooting a man in the face - and a Texas life well lived

"I knew that the writing was good enough - that the cream would finally come to the top.

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Related Topix: Country, Lorena, TX, Corsicana, TX, Entertainment

Sun Aug 17, 2014

Los Angeles Times

Billy Joe Shaver shines during 75th birthday party at the Satellite

Outlaw country legend Billy Joe Shaver performs on his 75th birthday at the Satellite in Los Angeles.

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Related Topix: Country, Willie Nelson, Kris Kristofferson, Music, Entertainment

Country Weekly

Billy Joe Shaver Talks Music, Bars and Women

Billy Joe Shaver, long credited as one of country's original "outlaws," has released a new album, Long in the Tooth , his first collection of original music since 2007.

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Related Topix: Country, Willie Nelson

Sat Aug 16, 2014

RollingStone

Billy Joe Shaver Remembers the King of Rock & Roll

Today marks both the 37th anniversary of the death of Elvis Presley and the 75th birthday of Billy Joe Shaver.

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Related Topix: Country, Waylon Jennings, Music, Entertainment

Navarre Press

Today is Saturday, August 16, the 228th day of 2014

In 1858, a telegraphed message from Britain's Queen Victoria to President James Buchanan was transmitted over the recently laid trans-Atlantic cable.

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Related Topix: Who Wants to Be a Millionaire, Game Show, Entertainment, Television, George Bush, Hugo Chavez, Chaska, MN, Country, R-N-B

KWTX

Good Morning

Good morning, it's Saturday, August 16, the 228th day of 2014. There are 137 days left in the year.

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Related Topix: Country, Corsicana, TX, Willie Nelson, Patty Loveless, Texas, Ricky Skaggs

The Daily Republic

Today in History: Aug. 16, 2014

In 1858 , a telegraphed message from Britain's Queen Victoria to President James Buchanan was transmitted over the recently laid trans-Atlantic cable.

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Related Topix: Who Wants to Be a Millionaire, Game Show, Entertainment, Television, George Bush, Hugo Chavez, Chaska, MN, Country, R-N-B

Fri Aug 15, 2014

The Gaston Gazette

Today in History: Elvis Presley died at his Graceland estate in Memphis, Tennessee, at age 42

In 1858, a telegraphed message from Britain's Queen Victoria to President James Buchanan was transmitted over the recently laid trans-Atlantic cable.

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Related Topix: Who Wants to Be a Millionaire, Game Show, Entertainment, Television, George Bush, Hugo Chavez, Chaska, MN, Country, R-N-B

Mon Aug 11, 2014

WNYC-AM New York

At 74, Outlaw Billy Joe Shaver Is Still An Outlier

In 1973, Waylon Jennings released an album called Honky Tonk Heroes that consisted almost entirely, with one exception, of songs written by Billie Joe Shaver , a then-unknown Texas songwriter.

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Related Topix: Country, Waylon Jennings, Willie Nelson

Sun Aug 10, 2014

The Fresno Bee

Billy Joe Shaver to bring new songs but same outlaw style to Fresno show

In his 40-plus years as a musician, Shaver has been admired by peers and largely ignored by the general public.

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Related Topix: Country, Fresno, CA, Waylon Jennings, Willie Nelson

Thu Aug 07, 2014

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Billy Joe Shaver to perform in Loomis

A songwriting outlaw till the end, settling down isn’t in the cards for Billy Joe Shaver, who turns 75 this year.

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Related Topix: Country, Willie Nelson, Waylon Jennings, Lorena, TX, Life, Self Defense

Tue Aug 05, 2014

The Austin Chronicle

The Unabridged Billy Joe Shaver

When I rang Billy Joe Shaver two weeks ago about his new album Long in the Tooth , which arrives today along with a 5pm in-store performance at Waterloo Records , the 74-year-old country music legend was running late for a gig at John T Floore's Country Store in Bandera and said he'd have to call me back from "the truck."

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Related Topix: Shaver, Country, Willie Nelson, Music, Entertainment

Mon Aug 04, 2014

USA Today

Playlist: What's Jerry Shriver listening to?

Playlist: What's Jerry Shriver listening to? USA TODAY highlights 10 intriguing tracks found in the week's listening.

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Related Topix: USA Today, Media, Publishing, Pop/Rock, Elvis Presley, Country, Willie Nelson, Music, Entertainment

Austin American Statesman

Austin Music Source: Tuesday music picks: Billy Joe Shaver, Jay Brannan

Billy Joe Shaver at Waterloo Records. "I'm still playin' checkers, while they're playing chess," Shaver philosophizes in one of the catchier tunes on his new album, "Long in the Tooth."

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Related Topix: Jay Brannan, Country, Willie Nelson

CultureMap

Texas badass Billy Joe Shaver proves he might just live forever with latest album

"I knew that the writing was good enough - that the cream would finally come to the top.

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Related Topix: Country, Lorena, TX, Corsicana, TX, Entertainment

Thu Jul 31, 2014

WSJ Media and Advertising

Exclusive: 'Chess and Checkers' from Billy Joe Shaver's New Album

Billy Joe Shaver's new album, "Long in the Tooth" , comes out Aug. 5. Listen to an exclusive track, "Checkers and Chess," from the album below.

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Related Topix: Country, Willie Nelson, Kris Kristofferson, Advertising

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Billboard

Exclusive Song Premiere: Listen to Billy Joe Shaver's 'The Git Go'

The veteran Americana singer and songwriter and Outlaw Country icon is back on the charts thanks to Willie Nelson 's version of Shaver's "Hard to Be an Outlaw" on his new Band of Brothers album which debuted at No.

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Related Topix: Country, Willie Nelson, Waylon Jennings

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