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Billy Joe Shaver

Billy Joe Shaver was born on August 16, 1939 in Corsicana, Texas, USA. He has been married to Wanda Lynn Canady since September 26, 2005. He was previously married to Jean and Brenda Tindell. See full bio »

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Hell or High Water
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Crazy Heart
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Serving Sara
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 2016/II Hell or High Water (performer: "You Just Can't Beat Jesus Christ") / (writer: "You Ask Me To", "You Just Can't Beat Jesus Christ")
 2015 Wild Horses (performer: "When Fallen Angels Fly") / (writer: "When Fallen Angels Fly")
  Late Show with David Letterman (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2014) (writer - 1 episode, 2014)
- Tom Brokaw/Willie Nelson & Billy Joe Shaver (2014) ... (performer: "Hard to Be an Outlaw") / (writer: "Hard to Be an Outlaw")
 2005-2014 Squidbillies (TV Series) (performer - 91 episodes)
- Jose, Can You? Si! (2014) ... (performer: "Squidbilles Theme")
- Sheriff-in-law (2014) ... (performer: "Squidbilles Theme")
- Granny Hotfoot (2014) ... (performer: "Squidbilles Theme")
- A Walk to Dignity (2014) ... (performer: "Squidbilles Theme")
- Bunker Down, You Hairy Dawg! (2014) ... (performer: "Squidbilles Theme")
 2014 The Following (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- For Joe (2014) ... (writer: "Black Rose" - uncredited)
 2012 GCB (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Hell Hath No Fury (2012) ... (performer: "If You Don't Love Jesus (Go to Hell)")
 2011 Norm Macdonald: Me Doing Standup (TV Special) (performer: "People and Their Problems") / (writer: "People and Their Problems")
 2009 Crazy Heart (writer: "Live Forever", "Live Forever" (1993))
 2006 Come Early Morning (performer: "OLD CHUNK OF COAL") / (writer: "OLD CHUNK OF COAL")
 2005 The Wendell Baker Story (performer: "Live Forever") / (writer: "Live Forever")
 2005/I Man of the House (writer: "Old Five and Dimers Like Me")
 2002 Serving Sara (performer: "Way Down Texas Way", "You Can't Beat Jesus Christ") / (writer: "Way Down Texas Way", "You Can't Beat Jesus Christ")
 2001 Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius ("I'm Just an Old Chunk of Coal (But I'm Going to Be a Diamond Someday)")
 1985 Fool for Love (writer: "Honky Tonk Heroes", "Black Rose")
 1981 They All Laughed (writer: "OMAHA")
 1981 The Pride of Jesse Hallam (TV Movie) (writer: "I'm Just An Old Chunk Of Coal")
 1979 WKRP in Cincinnati (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Mike Fright (1979) ... (writer: "Honky Tonk Heroes")
 1975 Moonrunners ("Slow Rollin' Low")
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Married his wife Brenda three times.

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