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Tim Buckley : Biography

on November 14, 2010 - 12:00am

Tim Buckley is in a long line of true originals that signed to Elektra in the ‘60s. Jac Holzman signed him on the strength of a six-track demo, smitten by an exquisite voice that simply got better, expanding in its range and scale of expectation. After the introductory Tim Buckley, which glimpsed at what was to come, 1967’s Goodbye And Hello was an intricate, elaborately arranged series of poetic songs capped by the epic title track and haunting “Once I Was” and “Morning Glory.”

By Happy Sad, barely a year later, Buckley's voice had become an instrument in itself, free of convention and set