I’m A Rascal: A Q&A with Billy Joe Shaver

Jonny Fritz (the recording artist formerly known as Jonny Corndawg) spoke with 73-year old country music icon Billy Joe Shaver, who just released his 21st album Live At Billy Bob’s. No one was harmed in the making of this interview. Click here to listen to the audio version of this interview I was over at Shooter Jenning’s house last night and I told him I had to go home and get up to interview Billy Joe. And he said, “Ask him about that hundred dollar bill he gave Waylon.” I ran into Waylon down here at the Dripping Springs Reunion, Fourth of July, the first one they had. I was in a trailer, and they were passing guitars around. They get around to me so I started playing “Willy The Wandering Gypsy And Me.” So Waylon comes out of the back of the trailer, where he was doing God-knows-what, and says, “Who’s song is that?” I said, “It’s mine.” He said, “I’m gonna record that.” I said, “You sure can.” And he said, “You got anymore of them cowboy songs?” I said, “Yeah, I got a sack full of ‘em.” He said, “Well, come on up to Nashville and I’ll…

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