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It was one of the first things Jeff Buckley said to me after we took our seats on of knowing his father had adopted another son (from Tim's second marriage). Jeff Buckley and Father Tim Portrayed in New Biopic of musician Jeff Buckley's relationship with the father he barely knew, Tim Buckley, Allie (played by Imogen Poots), helps Jeff Buckley overcome his insecurities as a. Jeffrey Scott Buckley (November 17, – May 29, ), raised as Scott Moorhead, was an His biological father, Tim Buckley, was a singer-songwriter who released a series of highly acclaimed folk and jazz when his father's former manager, Herb Cohen, offered to help him record his first demo of original songs.
Because I never knew him.
I had already seen him perform at Sin-e, a small East Village coffeehouse, and had been captivated by his expansive voice and elastic repertoire. Now, this soft-spoken year-old with short, spiky hair and a red T-shirt was sitting across from me, instantly on his guard. Although his query about his father was surprisingly direct, I understood his concern.
Now he had signed a supposedly enviable contract with Columbia Records, was about to begin recording his first album and was bein touted as a next-big-something.
I did ask him a few questions about his family and upbringing; the topic was unavoidable.
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Speaking of his own music and plans for the future, Jeff was the definition of enigmatic: He played Sin-e a few days later, and afterwards, as he forlornly stuffed his electric guitar into a black plastic case, I asked if he had a few minutes to talk. Gently but firmly, he shook his head; he seemed emotionally and physically spent. I looked around the club awkwardly, and when I turned back, he was gone. The next morning, Jeff left for Woodstock to begin recording his first album.
When the result, Grace, was released almost a year later it portended a limitless future.
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