Jeff Buckley

Genres: Christian & Gospel Drama Movies Pop / Rock
Tags: singer-songwriter rock alternative indie folk alternative rock acoustic Powered by AudioScrobbler
Decades: 1990s 2000s
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Jeffrey Scott Buckley, 17 November 1966, Orange County, California, USA, d. 29 May 1997, Memphis, Tennessee, USA. The son of respected singer-songwriter Tim Buckley, Jeff Buckley not unnaturally took exception to comparisons with his father, and cited his mother Mary Guibert as a greater influence. Having studied at the Los Angeles Musicians’ Institute, Jeff moved to New York, where he first garnered attention at a 1991 Tim Buckley tribute performing ‘Once I Was’. He made numerous appearances at several of the city’s clubs, including the Fez and Bang On, recording his debut mini-album at the Sin-é coffee house. This tentative four-song set included two original compositions, alongside versions of Van Morrison’s ‘The Way Young Lovers Do’ and Edith Piaf’s ‘Je N’En Connais Pas Le Fin’. Having secured a major contract with Sony Records, Buckley completed the critically acclaimed Grace with his regular band:...

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