Dream Brother

The Lives and Music of Jeff and Tim Buckley

by David Browne

On Sale: 11/15/2011

Dream Brother

The Lives and Music of Jeff and Tim Buckley

by David Browne

On Sale: 11/15/2011

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About the Book

When Jeff Buckley drowned at the age of thirty in 1997, he not only left behind a legacy of brilliant music -- he brought back haunting memories of his father, '60s troubadour Tim Buckley, a gifted musician who barely knew his son and who himself died at twenty-eight. Both father and son made transcendent music that mixed rock, jazz, and folk; both amassed a cadre of obsessive, adoring fans.

This absorbing dual biography -- based on interviews with more than one hundred friends, family members, and business associates as well as access to journals and unreleased recordings -- tells for the first time the intriguing, often heartbreaking story of these two musicians. It offers a new understanding of the Buckleys' parallel lives -- and tragedies -- while exploring the changing music business between the '60s and the '90s. Finally, it tells the story of a father and son, two complex, enigmatic men who died searching for themselves and each other.

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Product Details

  • ISBN: 9780062111951
  • ISBN 10: 0062111957
  • Imprint: It Books
  • On Sale: 11/15/2011
  • Pages: 400
  • List Price:10.99 CAD
  • BISAC1 : BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / General
  • BISAC2 : PERFORMING ARTS / General
  • BISAC3 : MUSIC / Genres & Styles / Rock

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