Music Monday: I’m Just an Old Chunk of Coal

This rockabilly tune by Billy Joe Shaver was made famous by country singer John Anderson, whose version made it to #4 on the Billboard charts in 1981.
In between the backbeat, the lyrics remind us that everyone has the potential to be a diamond, a message that seems to fit this holiday season. You can listen to Billy Joe Shaver and John Anderson’s versions below:

Billy Joe Shaver:

John Anderson: