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In November 1970.

In November 1970, “Straight” label released “Starsailor”, the sixth Tim Buckley studio album. It was recorded in September 1970, at “Whitney Studios” in Glendale, and was produced by Tim Buckley.

Personnel:

  • Tim Buckley– guitar, 12-string guitar, vocals
  • John Balkin – double bass, electric bass
  • Lee Underwood– guitar, piano, pipe organ
  • Buzz Gardner – trumpet, flugelhorn
  • Maury Baker – percussion
  • Bunk Gardner– alto flute, tenor saxophone
  • Ed Thrasher – art direction, photography

Track listing:

All lyrics by Larry Beckett, all music by Tim Buckley, except where noted.

  1. Come Here Woman – Tim Buckley
  2. I Woke Up
  3. Monterey
  4. Moulin Rouge
  5. Song to the Siren – Tim Buckley
  6. Jungle Fire – Tim Buckley
  7. Starsailor – John Balkin, Larry Beckett, Tim Buckley
  8. The Healing Festival – Tim Buckley
  9. Down by the Borderline – Tim Buckley
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In October 1972.

In October 1972, “Straight” label released “Greetings from L.A.”, the seventh  Tim Buckley album. It was recorded in June 1972, at “Far Out Studios” in Hollyood, and was produced by Jerry Goldstein.

Personnel:

  • Tim Buckley – guitar, vocals
  • Chuck Rainey– guitar
  • Venetta Fields, Clydie King, Lorna Willard – vocals
  • Joe Falsia – guitar
  • Reinhold Press, Chuck Rainey– bass guitar
  • Harry Hyams, Ralph Schaffer – viola
  • Louis Kievman – violin
  • Robert Konrad – violin, guitar
  • William Kurasch – violin
  • Jesse Ehrlich – cello
  • Kevin Kelly – organ, piano
  • Paul Ross Novros, Eugene E. Siegel – saxophone
  • Jerry Goldstein– percussion, arranger, producer
  • Carter C.C. Collins – congas
  • Ed Greene– drums
  • Chris Huston, Stan Agol – engineer
  • Cal Schenkel- album design
  • Bob Gordon – cover photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Tim Buckley, except where noted.

  1. Move With Me – Tim Buckley, Jerry Goldstein
  2. Get on Top
  3. Sweet Surrender
  4. Nighthawkin
  5. Devil Eyes
  6. Hong Kong Bar – Tim Buckley, Joe Falsia
  7. Make It Right – Tim Buckley, Larry Beckett, Joe Falsia, Jerry Goldstein

 

 

In October 1966.

In October 1966, “Elektra” label released the debut, self-titled Tim Buckley album. It was recorded in August 1966, at “Sunset Sound” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Jac Holzman and Paul A. Rothchild.

Personnel:

  • Tim Buckley– guitar, vocals
  • Lee Underwood– guitar
  • Jim Fielder– bass guitar
  • Van Dyke Parks– piano, celesta, harpsichord
  • Billy Mundi– drums, percussion
  • Jack Nitzsche– string arrangements

Track listing:

All tracks by Tim Buckley, except where noted.

  1. I Can’t See You – Larry Beckett, Tim Buckley
  2. Wings
  3. Song of the Magician – Larry Beckett, Tim Buckley
  4. Strange Street Affair Under Blue – Larry Beckett, Tim Buckley
  5. Valentine Melody – Larry Beckett, Tim Buckley
  6. Aren’t You the Girl?
  7. Song Slowly Song – Larry Beckett, Tim Buckley
  8. It Happens Every Time
  9. Song for Jainie
  10. Grief in My Soul – Larry Beckett, Tim Buckley
  11. She Is –Larry Beckett, Tim Buckley
  12. Understand Your Man

 

In August 1977.

In August 1967, “Elektra” label released “Goodbye and Hello”, the second Tim Buckley album. It was recorded in June 1967 in Los Angeles, and was produced by Jerry Yester and Jac Holzman.

Personnel:

  • Tim Buckley– 6 & 12-string acoustic guitars, vocals, bottleneck guitar, kalimba, vibraphone
  • Lee Underwood– lead guitar
  • John Farsha– guitar
  • Brian Hartzler– guitar
  • Jim Fielder– bass guitar
  • Jimmy Bond– double bass
  • Don Randi– piano, harmonium, harpsichord
  • Henry Diltz– harmonica
  • Jerry Yester– piano, organ, harmonium
  • Carter Collins– congas, percussion
  • Dave Guard– kalimba, tambourine
  • Eddie Hoh– drums
  • Jim Gordon- drums

Track listing:

All tracks by Tim Buckley, except where noted.

  1. No Man Can FIt in the War – Larry Beckett, Tim Buckley
  2. Carnival Song
  3. Pleasant Street
  4. Hallucinations – Larry Beckett, Tim Buckley
  5. I Never Asked to Be Your Mountain
  6. Once I Was
  7. Phantasmagoria in Two
  8. Knight-Errant – Larry Beckett, Tim Buckley
  9. Goodbye and Hello – Larry Beckett, Tim Buckley
  10. Morning Glory – Larry Beckett, Tim Buckley

On February 21, 1968.

Child Is

On February 21, 1968, “Columbia” label released “Child Is Father to the Man”, the debut Blood, Sweat & Tears album. “Child Is Father to the Man” was recorded in November and December 1967, and was produced by John Simon.In 2003, the album was ranked number 264 on “Rolling Stone” magazine’s list of the “500 greatest albums of all time”.

Personnel:

  • Randy Brecker– trumpet, flugelhorn
  • Bobby Colomby– drums, percussion, vocals
  • Jim Fielder– bass guitar, fretless bass guitar
  • Dick Halligan– trombone
  • Steve Katz– guitar, lute, vocals
  • Al Kooper– organ, piano, ondioline, vocals
  • Fred Lipsius– piano, alto saxophone
  • Jerry Weiss– trumpet, flugelhorn, vocals
  • Anahid Ajemian– violin
  • Fred Catero – sound effects
  • Harold Coletta – viola
  • Paul Gershman – violin
  • Al Gorgoni– organ, guitar, vocals
  • Manny Green – violin
  • Julie Held – violin
  • Doug James – shaker
  • Harry Katzman – violin
  • Leo Kruczek – violin
  • Harry Lookofsky – violin
  • Charles McCracken – cello
  • Melba Moorman– choir, chorus
  • Gene Orloff– violin
  • Valerie Simpson– choir, chorus
  • Alan Schulman – cello
  • John Simon– organ, piano, conductor, cowbell
  • The Manny Vardi Strings
  • Arrangers: Fred Catero, Al Gorgoni, Fred Lipsius, Alan Schulman, John Simon
  • Art direction: Howard Fritzson
  • Photography: Bob Cato, Don Hunstein
  • Packaging: Michael Cimicata

Track Listing:

  1. Overture – Al Kooper
  2. I Love You More Than You’ll Ever Know – Al Kooper
  3. Morning Glory – Larry Beckett and Tim Buckley
  4. My Days Are Numbered – Al Kooper
  5. Without Her – Harry Nilsson
  6. Just One Smile – Randy Newman
  7. I Can’t Quit Her –  Al Kooper and Irwin Levine
  8. Meagan’s Gypsy Eyes – Steve Katz
  9. Somethin’ Goin’ On – Al Kooper
  10. House in the Country – Al Kooper
  11. The Modern Adventures of Plato, Diogenes and Freud – Al Kooper
  12. So Much Love/Underture – Gerry Goffin and Carole King