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Tuesday, June 15 2010

Country music outlaw Billy Joe Shaver uses music as his therapy

"To me [music] is the cheapest psychiatrist there is," Shaver said. "Most of my songs are written trying to get back in the house, or trying to stay alive — one or the other."


Monday, July 14 2008

The Mother Truckers: Let’s All Go to Bed

Let's All Go to Bed is The Mother Truckers' third album, and it plays to the band's strengths: Teal Collins' big, brassy vocals and Josh Zee's red-hot guitar playing.


Tuesday, October 23 2007

Billy Joe Shaver: Everybodys Brother

He spits and he hollers and testifies and challenges listeners to watch out for his "Holy Ghost power" if they try to kick his ass.


Wednesday, December 6 2006

Misc. Artists: Outlaw Country: Live From Austin, TX [DVD]

The effort to share music with fellow travelers and the appreciative Austin audience is a key part of that painful, uncertain effort to reach insight and express meaning through the music.


Tuesday, September 20 2005

Billy Joe Shaver: The Real Deal

Having survived unthinkable loss and near death, Billy Joe Shaver sounds wise, confident, and doggedly upbeat -- even when he's singing a heartbreaking tune. Who else could title his album The Real Deal?"


Wednesday, August 25 2004

Billy Joe Shaver: Billy and the Kid


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