Goober Buchanan

Date: 1976 February 02
Length: 185 min.
Call Number: OH25


Country music performer, comedian, and stage manager. Real name James Buchanan. Career active 1930s-1960s.

Interview Summary

1976 February 2
(3 hours, 5 minutes)
Country performer James “Goober” Buchanan recalls his career during the late 1950s. Discussion includes the story of his father’s fiddle; his experiences working in Alaska; a description of his Goober act costume; experiences as a traveling entertainer; and memories of different artists he worked with including Minnie Pearl, Ernest Tubb, Porter Wagoner, and Ray Price.