Billy Joe Shaver

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Birthday
16, 1939
Birthplace
Corsicana, TX
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Birthday
16, 1939 (age 79)
Birthplace
Corsicana, TX

About

American country singer who is known best for his 1973 album, Old Five and Dimers Like Me, and for his outlaw country sound.

Before Fame

He worked for his uncles picking cotton after leaving eighth grade. He joiend the U.S. Navy when he was seventeen and later had jobs at a lumber mill and as a rodeo cowboy.

Trivia

He has acted in some films, including Robert Duvall's The Apostle in 1996.

Family Life

He married and divorced Brenda Joyce Tindell several times and they had a son, John Edwin, in 1962.

Associated With

He has worked with Willie Nelson on some recordings.