Thursday, October 26, 2006

"If At First You Don't Succeed -- Try and Try and Try Again"

Congrats to Mr. and Mrs. Billy Joe Shaver.

From the Associated Press:
Billy Joe Shaver has tied the knot - again.

Shaver, who wrote "Georgia on a Fast Train" and "I'm Just an Old Chunk of Coal (But I'm Gonna Be a Diamond Someday)," married Wanda Lynn Canady in Las Vegas on Friday, according to a statement from Compadre Records, his Houston-based independent label.

Billy Gibbons, the bearded frontman for ZZ Top, presided over the ceremony. It was Shaver's second marriage to Canady, said Compadre spokesman Logan Rogers. The first marriage was annulled.

The 67-year-old country singer was married three times to his wife Brenda, who died in 1999. Their first two marriages ended in divorce.

Shortly after the latest wedding, Shaver cracked a vertebra while wrestling with a friend, Rogers told The Associated Press on Tuesday. He was expected to recover.

"He has had to cancel a few shows," Rogers said.

And if that ain't country, I'll kiss your ass.

2 comments:

Kankakee Voice said...

Well as someone else once said, it don't say nothin bout trains, or prison, or mama.... ?" ;)

Bridget said...

No, get it right. It's kuntry.

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