About this title: While Bear Family, the famous German reissue label, had issued a 25-track collection of Billy Joe Shaver in 1994 called Honky Tonk Heroes, domestic independent Razor & Tie have released an 18-cut retrospective covering virtually all of Billy Joe Shaver's career until his re-emergence in the 1990s. The Razor & Tie set is (far) less-expensive, its notes are just as comprehensive and well-written, and despite what's not here, it may indeed be a better bargain. At the very least this serves as a fine introduction to Billy Joe ...
Tracks on this album
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