Tim Buckley was a spectacularly accomplished vocalist and arguably the most innovative, multi-dimensional songwriter of his generation. He attained popular stardom in the '60s, tumbled to obscurity in the early '70s and was successfully climbing the comeback ladder when he tragically died of an overdose of alcohol and heroin in 1975, at age 28.
Now for the first time ever, a close personal and professional friend reveals the untold story of this exceptionally gifted and charismatic singer-songwriter rebel. A combination of fond memoir and incisive biography, Blue Melody is a remembrance of concerts, tours, recording sessions, friends, family, and fellow musicians - and the tumultuous times in which they lived. It is also an informed appraisal of Buckley's creative odyssey, offering in-depth insight into his complex and sometimes self-destructive personality.