Billy Joe Shaver’s Wife Dies

Brenda Shaver, wife of country songwriting legend Billy Joe Shaver and mother of guitarist Eddy Shaver, died on Friday, July 31st, at an Austin, Texas, hospital after a lengthy battle with cancer. Funeral services were to be held on Monday (Aug. 2) in Waco, Texas. Shaver’s cancelled U.S. tour dates will be rescheduled in the fall.