Jerry Jeff Walker

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Birthday
16, 1942
Birthplace
Oneonta, NY
Birth Sign
Pisces
Birthday
16, 1942 (age 76)
Birthplace
Oneonta, NY

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Best known for writing the song Mr. Bojangles. He was an icon of Texas country music.

Before Fame

He co-founded a band called Circus Maximus in the late 1960s.

Trivia

His song Mr. Bojangles was recorded by many artists, including Garth Brooks, Frank Sinatra, Neil Diamond, Billy Joel, Robbie Williams, and Bob Dylan.

Family Life

He married Susan Streit in 1974. They had two children together.

Associated With

He was referenced in Toby Keith's song Beers Ago from 2012.

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