Few people alive have the amazing life that Billy Joe Shaver has had. With staggering highs and bleakest of lows it reads like a passage from the Old Testament.Along with doling out some near smiting outside a bar in Lorena, TX
Billy Joe Took some time a few years ago recall some of it for me.
In celebration of Mr. Shaverplaying the beautiful Great American Music Hall tonight I’ve put together videos of what I consider his top 5 songs.
One or two featuring his talented son Eddie, who left us too soon, on guitar.
These are in no certain order and hardly close to being complete list of this legendary man’s best. Please share your favorites in the comments section.
Honky Tonk Heroes
Old Five And Dimers Like Me
Georgia on a Fast Train
I’m Gonna Live Forever
I’m Just an Old Chunk of Coal