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19 hrs ago | 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.


Related Topix: Country, Willie Nelson, Waylon Jennings

Fri Jul 18, 2014


5 Can't miss legends at the 2014 Americana Music Festival

The Americana Music Festival , being held Sept. 17-21 in venues throughout Nashville, has always been an event with a deep respect for the legends who helped make the genre what it has grown into.


Related Topix: Nashville, TN, Country, Willie Nelson, Pop/Rock

Marin Independent Journal

Lib at Large: Billy Joe Shaver triumphs over age with 'Long in the Tooth'

Of all the musicians I've interviewed over the years, there are a few special ones I won't forget any time soon.


Related Topix: Country, Waylon Jennings, Willie Nelson, Waco, TX

Tue Jul 15, 2014


Events, Festivals, Concert Reviews, Shows

Guitarist Eddy Shaver, 38, who was partnered with his father, country singer-songwriter Billy Joe Shaver, in the group Shaver, died of undetermined causes Sunday in Waco, Texas.


Related Topix: Shaver, Country, Waco, TX, World News, Germany, Startups, Napster

Wed Jul 02, 2014


Billy Joe Shaver, on the cusp of his first studio album in 6 years, hits Beachland on Sunday

Billy Joe Shaver, pictured in 1993 with his guitar-playing son Eddy, who died of a heroin overdose seven years later, plays Beachland Ballroom on Sunday, July 6. Now 75, Shaver releases his first studio album in six years in August.


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


Billy Joe Shaver, the original honky-tonk hero

Billy Joe Shaver bounced around Nashville in the late '60s and early '70s as a songwriter before helping to invent the style and sound that came to be called "outlaw country."


Related Topix: Country, Waylon, Music!, Waylon Jennings, Johnny Cash