Billy Joe Shaver Concludes Opry Plaza Parties

Billy Joe Shaver played the last show of the Opry Plaza Party weekly series on Saturday night (Aug. 12) in Nashville, concluding a summer of free music outside the Grand Ole Opry House. Shaver, who had just returned that day from touring the United Kingdom, played several of his best-known hits as a songwriter, including “Honky Tonk Heroes,” “I’m Just an Old Chunk of Coal,” “Live Forever” and “Ride Me Down Easy.”