That banjo pickin' man

SHELLEY MARSDEN catches up with Tom Cussen to talk Shaskeen, bajos, and the bloom of ‘second youth'… - 26/10/11

That banjo pickin' man

When I speak to Tom Cussen of legendary traditional band Shaskeen, he’s just finished working on a banjo in his workshop. He’s in a nostalgic vein, having come across an old scrapbook of cuttings which he started when his music career began, over forty years ago now.