R | | Comedy, Drama, Musical
Six tales of life and violence in the Old West, following a singing gunslinger, a bank robber, a traveling impresario, an elderly prospector, a wagon train, and a perverse pair of bounty hunters.
The image of the horse's backside on the back of the book is actually the logo for the Coen Brother's production company, Mike Zoss Productions.
Buster Scruggs (segment "The Ballad of Buster Scruggs"):
A song never fails to ease my mind out here in the West, where the distances are great and the scenery monotonous. Additionally, my pleasing baritone seems to inspirit ol' Dan here and keep him in good heart during the day's measure of hoof clops. ...
In the chapter ALL GOLD CANYON, which takes place in or before the year 1873, the prospector is singing the song MOTHER MACHREE, which was composed by Ernest Ball, written by Chauncey Olcott, and published in 1910.
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