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Jason Isbell, Amanda Shires ‘return’ CMA memberships over award show’s lack of tributes to John Prine, others

Jason Isbell and Amanda Shires say they are giving up their memberships to the Country Music Association after the organization’s 2020 awards show did not pay tribute to late stars John Prine, Jerry.. - Published

The Ballad Of Billy Joe Shaver And Jerry Jeff Walker, Country Outlaws

The deaths of Walker and Shaver this month prompted critic Charles Aaron to consider the impact of their work on the wider sound of American music.
NPR - Published

Remembering Billy Joe Shaver, Songwriter Of Country's Outlaw Movement

Shaver, who died Oct. 28, wrote songs for Johnny Cash, Kris Kristofferson, Waylon Jennings, Willie Nelson, Bob Dylan and Elvis Presley, among others. Originally broadcast in 1994 and 2005.
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Billy Joe Shaver, Outlaw Singer and Songwriter, Dies at 81

Waylon Jennings put him on the musical map. Elvis Presley and Johnny Cash recorded his material. Bob Dylan sang admiringly of listening to his music. - Published Also reported by •Chicago S-TUpworthy

Nobody wrote songs like Billy Joe Shaver

Washington Post - Published

Country Legend Billy Joe Shaver Dies at 81 Following Stroke

The country songwriter who received the Academy of Country Music's Poets Award last year has passed away at the age of 81 in Waco, Texas after suffering from a stroke.
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Country artist Billy Joe Shaver dies aged 81

Country singer-songwriter Billy Joe Shaver, who wrote songs such as I Been To Georgia On A Fast Train and Old Five And Dimers Like Me has died at the age of 81.
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Billy Joe Shaver, singer-songwriter and hero of 'outlaw' country, dies at 81

His songs were recorded by Elvis Presley, Willie Nelson, Waylon Jennings, David Allan Coe, Patty Loveless, Tom T. Hall, Jerry Lee Lewis,...
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Billy Joe Shaver: 10 Essential Songs

From ‘Honky Tonk Heroes’ to ‘Live Forever,’ the songs that define the late Texas outlaw songwriter
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