TIM BUCKLEY - LOS ANGELES 1975

November 16, 2015 – 4:48 am

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TIM BUCKLEY
Los Angeles 1975 [no label, 1CD]

Live at Starwood, Los Angeles, CA; January 1975. Slight hiss. As a bonus, BBC interview with Tim Buckley.

Tim Buckley was an American singer-songwriter and guitarist. His music and style changed considerably through the years; his first album (1966) was mostly folk, but his subsequent albums incorporated jazz, psychedelia, funk, soul, avant-garde and an evolving “voice as instrument” sound. Though he did not find commercial success during his lifetime, Buckley is admired by later generations for his innovation as a musician and vocal ability. He died in June 1975 at the age of 28 from a heroin overdose, leaving behind his sons Taylor and Jeff, the latter of whom later went on to become a musician as well. Unfortunately, Jeff drowned in 1997 at the age of 30. - wikipedia

Tim Buckley soundboards are hard to come by and this Starwood show is certainly worth a listen though the BBC interview is a real filler.

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Thanks to the person who shared this show on the net in 2006.

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Track 01. intro/Buzzin’ Fly 7:23 (12.4MB)
Track 02. Get On Top/Devil Eyes 15:18 (25.7MB)
Track 03. end of set 2:11 (3.7MB)
Track 04. intro/Night Hawkin’ 9:31 (16.0MB)
Track 05. end vamp 0:32 (906k)
Track 06. Dolphins 6:19 (10.6MB)
Track 07. Sally Go Round The Roses 7:33 (12.7MB)
Track 08. intros 3:44 (6.3MB)

Bonus
Track 09. BBC interview - A 3:04 (5.1MB)
Track 10. BBC interview - B 3:05 (5.2MB)
Track 11. BBC interview - C 0:43 (1.2MB)
Track 12. BBC interview - D 1:51 (3.1MB)
Track 13. BBC interview - E 1:11 (2.0MB)
63 mins

Lineup:
Tim Buckley - vocals, guitar
Joe Falsia - guitar
Buddy Helm - drums
Jeff Eyrich - bass
John Herren - keyboards

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  1. 6 Responses to “TIM BUCKLEY - LOS ANGELES 1975”

  2. To say that Jeff Buckley “went on to be a musician as well” is an understatement at best.

    By Tom L on Nov 16, 2015

  3. The “Blue Obsession” bootleg, not easy to find in the old vinyl hunting days. Thanks for this digitalized Obsession! The interview is a nice addition.

    By F maj7 on Nov 16, 2015

  4. I love Fred Neil`s song Dolphins..any chance you guys might have a Fred Neil show?

    By sluggo on Nov 16, 2015

  5. Hey this sounds great. I love Tim. Hate to break the news but I think the date on this share is wrong. I saw Tim and his band 3 different times between Dec 74 and Jan 75. The set in this show is more likely a couple of years older. Tim had released the super funky and soulful “Look At The Fool” in late December of 74. I remember when he came into Vancouver and played The Commodore. I was selling vinyl for Kellys Stereo Marts. Tim was interviewed on CFOX and we listened to it in the shop. I went to his show that night and was blown away. He returned two more times by the end of January by popular demand and I kept getting blown away. None of the songs from Look At The Fool are in this show and he definitely played most of them every time I saw him. He wasn’t a living in the past kind of guy. In the radio interview he claimed to not own a record collection believing that it would pollute his own muse. Still this sounds cool. I was devastated when he died 6 months later.

    By Chis on Nov 17, 2015

  6. Meant to say he release Look At the Fool in late 74. I may be wrong about December but my memory says that was when the record came in.

    By Chis on Nov 17, 2015

  7. Thanks for this show. I am only familiar with Tim Buckley from his astonishing “Greetings from LA” album, a highly creative musical effort released in 1972 featuring his multi-octave voice. Tracks 2 and 4 are from that album.

    By Jania on Nov 26, 2015

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