75 Year Old Billy Joe Shaver Will Make His Network TV Debut On Letterman
Billy Joe Shaver, at the ripe old age of 75, will be coming to a Network Television near you.
This respected singer and songwriter will be appearing on the Late Show with David Letterman on December 17th.
He'll perform 'Hard to Be an Outlaw' alongside Willie Nelson, who also sings the song with him in the above video. Give it a whirl.
Just in case you aren't so familiar with him, these are all the facts and references you need to know about Billy Joe Shaver and his place in American music,
Shaver is truly one of the most respected living figures in American music. Bob Dylan, who rarely covers other writers, has often played Billy Joe‘s “Old Five And Dimers Like Me” in concert. Johnny Cash called him “my favorite songwriter.” TheWashington Post noted, “when the country outlaws were collecting their holy writings, Billy Joe Shaver was carving out Exodus.”