I'M JUST AN OLD CHUNK OF COAL

Latest update on 28/09/2018

Artist: Bobby Bare
Author: Billy Joe Shaver
Label: RCA
Year: 1977

"But I'm gonna be a diamond someday". On VA album Honky Tonkin' ('79).

Covers:

1979:

Johnny Cash [on double gospel lp A Believer Sings The Truth, originally released on his own label (Cachet), when Columbia showed little interest; Johnny also cut Shaver's If I Give My Soul on the posthumously released box set Unearthed with outtakes produced by Rick Rubin; Tom Jones covered that one in 2010]

1981:

Billy Joe Shaver [author; title track lp; written when he quit drugs & booze and searched for God's help, like here]

1981:

John Anderson [hit C&W]

1981:

Stonewall Jackson

1998:

Roy Book Binder

2001:

Willie Nelson & Friends

2009:

Damon Fowler

2010:

Carol Channing

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