Muschamp Rd

One of my Favourite Quotations

Billy Joe Shaver

Billy Joe Shaver:

Three fingers whiskey,
Pleasures the drinker.
And movin' does more,
Than the same thing to me.
Willie he tells me,
That do'ers and thinkers,
Say 'moving's the closest thing to being free.'

Billy Joe Shaver (born in Corsicana, TX, on 16 August 1939; died 28 October 2020) was an American Texas country music singer and songwriter. Shaver's 1973 album 'Old Five and Dimers Like Me' is a classic in the outlaw country genre. Shaver was raised by his mother, Victory Watson Shaver, his father Virgil having left the family before Shaver was born. Until he was 12, he spent a great deal of time with his grandmother in Corsicana so that his mother could work in Waco. Read more on