In 1985, Tony Klassen drove to George Gruhn...
On the Wagon
Following Paul Buskirk's long, dusty trail
Nathaniel Riverhorse Nakadate follows the singular, wild ride of late mandolin virtuoso (and Willie Nelson confidante) Paul Buskirk. In addition to unearthing a treasure trove of archive photographs (including shots of Buskirk with his legendary Bigsby mandolin), Nakadate interviews Buskirk’s old friends such as Herb Remington, Freddy Powers and Clyde Brewer (and fanatics such as Deke Dickerson) about what made the Texan such a potent player. David Grisman even declares, “Paul Buskirk is one of the unsung heroes of the mandolin.”
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