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Elizabeth Cook

"I didn’t grow up in most literate of cultures coming from the Deep South, so Billy Joe was someone to aspire to be. My mother, who was a singer-songwriter, used to [perform] “Old Five and Dimers (Like Me).” He must have been struck by lightning. He writes poetry in a way that only he can."
Elizabeth Cook from Live Forever: The Songwriting Legacy of Billy Joe Shaver  |  fb

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