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Jeff Buckley: River's Edge

Fred Schruers, Rolling Stone, 7 August 1997

On May 29, just as he was to begin recording the follow-up to his acclaimed album, Grace, JEFF BUCKLEY decided to take a swim in a channel of the Mississippi River and was swept away by its raging undercurrents. He was 30 years old.

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