Billy Joe Shaver

Happy Birthday, Billy!
Billy Joe Shaver was born August 16th, 1939 in Corsicana, TX. Shaver joined the U.S. Navy on his seventeenth birthday. After being discharged, he was employed at a lumber mill. This was where his right hand got caught in the machinery, and he lost parts of two fingers.
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Billy Joe Shaver was born August 16th, in Corsicana, way back in 1939. Shaver joined the U.S. Navy on his seventeenth birthday. After being discharged, he gained employment at a lumber mill. This was where his right hand (his dominant hand) became caught in the machinery, and he lost the better part…

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