Remembering Billy Joe Shaver

Prolific Texas singer-songwriter Billy Joe Shaver, a veteran and some say originator of the outlaw country scene, passed away in Waco, Texas, after suffering a stroke. He was 81.

To read more about Shaver’s life, click here.

You can hear our interview with him here

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