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Billy Joe Shaver

Born: 16-Aug-1939
Birthplace: Corsicana, TX
Died: 28-Oct-2020
Location of death: Waco, TX
Cause of death: Stroke

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Country Musician

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Old Five and Dimers Like Me

Military service: US Navy

Father: Virgil Shaver
Mother: Victory Watson
Wife: Brenda Joyce Tindell (m. 1960, div. 1966)
Son: John Edwin Shaver ("Eddy", country musician, b. 20-Jun-1962, d. 31-Dec-2000)
Wife: Brenda Joyce Tindell (again, m. 1-Jul-1968, div. 30-May-1986)
Wife: Jean (m. 11-May-1990, div. 7-Jan-1991)
Wife: Brenda Joyce Tindell (still again!, m. 1997, d. 30-Jul-1999)

    AMA Lifetime Achievement Award, Songwriting 2002
    Assault 31-Mar-2007 (shot a man, Lorena, TX, acquitted)

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    The Apostle (6-Sep-1997) · Joe

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Selected albums:
Old Five and Dimers Like Me (1973)
When I Get My Wings (1976)
Gypsy Boy (1977)
I'm Just an Old Chunk of Coal (1981)
Billy Joe Shaver (1982)
Salt of the Earth (1987)
Tramp on Your Street (1993)
Unshaven: Live at Smith's Olde Bar (1995)
Highway of Life (1996)
Victory (1998)
Electric Shaver (1999)
The Earth Rolls On (2001)
Freedom's Child (2002)
Live from Down Under (2003)
Try and Try Again (2003)
Billy and the Kid (2004)
A Tribute to Billy Joe Shaver: Live (2005)
The Real Deal (2005)
Storyteller: Live at the Bluebird (2007)
Everybody's Brother (2007)

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