“Happy Sad” by Tim Buckley - album review

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TJR says

The album is a moody, proggy, jazzy affair and doesn’t do much for me – with the exception of “Buzzin’ Fly”, which is positively breezy by comparison, featuring some nifty work on the vibraphone from David Friedman and some very fine 12-string guitar from Tim. Noticeably, “Buzzin’ Fly” was written much earlier than the rest of the work – around 1966 – and was originally performed with a group Buckley had during high school, the Harlequin 3, with bassist Jim Fielder and later lyricist, Larry Beckett. To Buckley’s great irritation, “Buzzin’ Fly” became his most requested live tune – and now here I am pressing play and repeat nearly 50 years on. Pah, what do we music fans know?

The Jukebox Rebel
04-Dec-2015


A1 [07:40] 5.0.png Tim Buckley - Strange Feelin’ (Tim Buckley) Jazz
A2 [06:04] 7.9.png Tim Buckley - Buzzin’ Fly (Tim Buckley) Folk Rock / Americana
A3 [10:49] 5.3.png Tim Buckley - Love From Room 109 At The Islander (On Pacific Coast Highway) (Tim Buckley) Moodcore
B1 [05:12] 4.7.png Tim Buckley - Dream Letter (Tim Buckley) Moodcore
B2 [12:19] 4.2.png Tim Buckley - Gypsy Woman (Tim Buckley) Prog
B3 [02:39] 5.4.png Tim Buckley - Sing A Song For You (Tim Buckley) Songwriter




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