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Song by Song

Apr 26, 2023

It’s story time again, with Waits giving an almost-solo turn in the “All Gold Canyon” segment of The Coen Brothers’ anthology film The Ballad of Buster Scruggs. Rico Galliano of the MUBI Podcast joins Sam and Martin to consider all six of the film’s stories, its fatal themes, and Waits’s talent for shouting at owls.

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Music extracts used for illustrative/review purposes include:
Clips from The Ballad Of Buster Scruggs, dir. Coen Brothers (2018)

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