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Asleep at the Wheel (music group)
Billy Joe Shaver touring with new songs but same outlaw style

Billy Joe Shaver never cared to be famous. He's looking for immortality. "I wrote songs so that I could hopefully live forever," says the 75-year-old country singer, in a slow drawl that reveals his Texas roots. Shaver best known for penning the bulk of Waylon Jennings' "Honky Tonk Heroes" is out on the road supporting a new album, "Long in the Tooth," which was released last week. In his 40-plus years as a musician, Shaver has been admired by peers and largely ignored by the general public. He's your favorite county singer's favorite county singer the guy the cool kids have been rediscovering for decades. Though he did win the...