Tim Buckley: The Candle Died, Now You Are Gone, For The Flame Was Too Bright
Andy Childs, ZigZag, December 1975
LESS THAN a month after I started work at ZigZag, I had the privilege of meeting Tim Buckley. I interviewed him at some length and most of what came out of that interview appeared in my articles in ZZ 44 and 48. The main biographical and historical details are there if you want to read them, and I'm not going to repeat them here because facts and figures become meaningless and inadequate when you're talking about the music of a man who was one of contemporary music's true originals.
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