Tim Buckley


Daily Advertiser writers Tim Buckley, Koki Riley honored in Super Bowl of journalism contests

The USA TODAY Network – Louisiana was honored with eight awards in the Super Bowl of sports journalism contests, including four of them for Tim Buckley and a coveted beat writing honor for Koki Riley.  Three of the Network’s news organizations — the Daily Advertiser, Houma Today and the News-Star  — were recognized for work published in 2021 during the annual Associated Press Sports Editors contest. ...
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Watch 12-String Virtuoso Tim Buckley Perform His Beautifully Eerie Masterpiece “Song to the Siren”

Today marks the anniversary of Tim Buckley’s untimely death in 1975, some 22 years prior to the tragic passing of his estranged yet similarly gifted son, Jeff Buckley. Previously covered by the likes of Robert Plant and John Frusciante, “Song to the Siren” is considered by many to be the finest (and most eerily prophetic) song penned by Tim Buckley, and this live clip from 1968 to be his greatest rendition of it.

Stream ‘Bear’s Sonic Journals: Tim Buckley Live At The Carousel Ballroom’ 1968

The seventh release in The Owsley Stanley Foundation’s Bear’s Sonic Journals archival recording series features performances from famed singer-songwriter Tim Buckley. Merry-Go-Round at The Carousel Ballroom documents Buckley’s performances from the storied San Francisco venue on June 15 and 16, 1968. Captured by the Grateful Dead’s legendary soundman Owsley “Bear”...