Blue Melody: Tim Buckley Remembered

Blue Melody: Tim Buckley Remembered

by Lee Underwood, Tim Buckley

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Blue Melody: Tim Buckley Remembered by Lee Underwood, Tim Buckley

(Book). Celebrating the personal and musical legacy of Tim Buckley, Blue Melody tells the untold story of an exceptionally gifted and charismatic singer-songwriter rebel of the 1960s. Written by Buckley's lead guitarist and close friend, this combination of fond memoir and incisive biography 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 dramatic creative odyssey, offering in-depth insight into his complex and sometimes self-destructive personality. The vivid narrative depicts Buckley's panoramic evolution across folk, folk-rock, jazz, avant-garde, and funk-rock, highlighting his refusal to be defined by critical or commercial success. Revealing Buckley's poetic intelligence and captivating humor, Blue Melody recounts dozens of behind-the-scenes stories, plus new information on the circumstances surrounding his alcohol and heroin overdose in 1975 at age 28.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780879307189
Publisher: Hal Leonard Corporation
Publication date: 10/28/2002
Series: Bass Player Musician's Library
Pages: 290
Product dimensions: (w) x 9.25(h) x 0.71(d)

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