Jeff Buckley
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1966-11-17
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Jeff Buckley Biography (Wikipedia)

Jeffrey Scott "Jeff" Buckley (November 17, 1966 – May 29, 1997), raised as Scott "Scottie" Moorhead, was an American singer-songwriter and guitarist. After a decade as a session guitarist in Los Angeles, Buckley amassed a following in the early 1990s by playing cover songs at venues in Manhattan's East Village, such as Sin-é, gradually focusing more on his own material. After rebuffing much interest from record labels and his father Tim Buckley's manager Herb Cohen, he signed with Columbia, recruited a band, and recorded what would be his only studio album, Grace, in 1994. In 2004, Rolling Stone listed him at number 39 on their list of greatest singers of all time.

Over the following three years, the band toured widely to promote the album, including concerts in the US, Europe, Japan, and Australia. In 1996, they stopped touring and made sporadic attempts to record Buckley's second album in New York City with Tom Verlaine as producer. In 1997, Buckley moved to Memphis, Tennessee, to resume work on the album, to be titled My Sweetheart the Drunk, recording many four-track demos while also playing weekly solo shows at a local venue. On May 29, 1997, while awaiting the arrival of his band from New York, he drowned during a spontaneous evening swim, fully clothed, in the Mississippi River when he was caught in the wake of a passing boat; his body was found on June 4.

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Lilac Wine
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Lilac Wine
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Hallelujah
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Hallelujah
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Hallelujah (Live)
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Hallelujah (Live)
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Lover You Should Have Come Over (Radio 1 Session 22/08/1994)
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Lover You Should Have Come Over (Radio 1 Session 22/08/1994)
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Lover, You Should've Come Over
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Lover, You Should've Come Over
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Everybody Here Wants You
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Everybody Here Wants You
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Kick Out The Jams (Glastonbury 1995)
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Kick Out The Jams (Glastonbury 1995)
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What Will You Say (Glastonbury 1995)
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What Will You Say (Glastonbury 1995)
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Lover You Should've Come Over (Glastonbury 1995)
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Lover You Should've Come Over (Glastonbury 1995)
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Dream Brother (Glastonbury 1995)
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Dream Brother (Glastonbury 1995)
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Glastonbury: 1995
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Worthy Farm, Pilton
1995-06-23T02:45:43
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1995

Glastonbury: 1995

Worthy Farm, Pilton

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