Tuesday, June 15 2010
"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."
Tuesday, July 15 2008
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.
Wednesday, October 24 2007
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.
Thursday, December 7 2006
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.
Wednesday, September 21 2005
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?"