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"His word dichotomy is the same as poets do, only it’s not poetry, it’s songwriting. Not a lot of people can do that. Kristofferson, John Prine and Billy Joe are great at it. Like Steve Earle said to me, “Most of us are imitating Bob Dylan, Billy Joe does not."
- James McMurtry from Live Forever: The Songwriting Legacy of Billy Joe Shaver
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