Billy Joe Shaver
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Billy Joe Shaver: Long in the Tooth
13 Aug 2014 // 8:05 PM

The man warbles and slides around the words and delivers them with pizzazz. He always sounds like he’s singing right from the heart. Even when he’s joking, Shaver’s serious.

Billy Joe Shaver: Live at Billy Bob's Texas
19 Jul 2012 // 5:04 PM

To say Shaver's had a hard life is like calling the Pacific Ocean a large body of salt water. Duh.


Country music outlaw Billy Joe Shaver uses music as his therapy
15 Jun 2010 // 12:36 AM

"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."

//Mixed media

Because Blood Is Drama: Considering Carnage in Video Games and Other Media

// Moving Pixels

"It's easy to dismiss blood and violence as salacious without considering why it is there, what its context is, and what it might communicate.

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