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Tim Buckley

Starsailor

Folk
  • Folk
  • Rock
  • Jazz
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1970
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  • 1967

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Starsailor is a 1970 album by Tim Buckley (see 1970 in music), released on Herb Cohen’s Straight Records label. It marks the moment Buckley’s folk rock origins became invisible as he fully incorporated jazz rock and avant-garde styles in to his music. Although it is often regarded as not being accessible to many people, it also contains his best known song “Song to the Siren”. This more accessible song was written much earlier than Starsailors newer material, originally in a more traditional folk arrangement, as shown on the later released compilation album . Bunk Gardner, a former member of the Mothers of Invention, joined Buckley’s normal band to record the album. Also, Buckley began working again with lyricist Larry Beckett, after a three-album absence. Leontyne Price... Read on...

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More songs by Tim Buckley (See Charts): Wayfaring Stranger, Dream Letter, Devil Eyes, Song To The Siren (From "the Monkees" Tv Show), Gypsy Woman, Make It Right, Come Here Woman, Nighthawkin', Pleasant Street, and Martha.

Popular in Folk (See Charts): Blowin' In The Wind, Don'T Think Twice It'S Alright, Father And Son, Banana Boat Song, I Want You, Suzanne, The Blower'S Daughter, Vincent, Positively 4th Street, and Sad Eyed Lady Of The Lowlands.

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