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MSNBC Expose on Jeff Buckley's Life/Death - This clip is part of the Best of Edgewise Music Festival, reported by John Hockenberry in August of 1997, mere months after Buckley's death. The expose is entitled Eternal Grace.--- Commentary can be seen from close friends and those who knew him including: Chris Cornell, Lenny Kaye, Penny Arcade, George Stein and Gary Lucas. At the end of the clip, each person mentioned above reads a lyric from Grace; it's an emotional moment. R.I.P. Jeff Buckley


Forget Her - Jeff Buckley. This was originally on the Grace album but didn't make the final cut. Later it was re-released in a two disc collector's edition with a lot of other songs of his that I'd never heard. His death so young was such a waste of a great talent.


I didn't hear about Jeff Buckley's death until after I returned from Ghana. I wept when I read fans' accounts of how much he affected them. He still does. That voice soars like an arrow, through brick walls and into the hearts they protect.


Jeff Buckley was a popular alternative rock and folk singer. He enjoyed much success, scoring many hits, one of which was a cover version of Leonard Cohen’s “Hallelujah”.He had decided to go swimming and entered the water with all of his clothes intact. His colleagues that he were with noticed he was missing moments later and a search began. His body was found a few days later and whilst drugs were suspected to be the cause of his death, this was ruled out.


"Grace is what matters. In anything. Especially life, especially growth, tragedy, pain, love, death. About people, that's what matters. That's a quality I admire very greatly. It keeps you from reaching for the gun too quickly; it keeps you from destroying things too foolishly; it sort of keeps you alive and keeps you open for more understanding. " - Jeff Buckley


Nearly twenty years after his death, Jeff Buckley is back with a new posthumous album titled You And I. The LP compiles ten previously unreleased tracks recorded early in the "Hallelujah" crooner's career, featuring covers of Bob Dylan's "Just Like A Woman," The Smiths' "The Boy With The Thorn In His Side" and "I Know It's Over," Sly & The Family Stone's "Everyday People," Led Zeppelin's "Night Flight" and a few traditional folk songs as well as early demo versions of "Grace" and "Dream of…

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Jeff Buckley

Jeff Buckley, Jeff Buckley died on May 29, 1997 at age 30. He drowned in the Mississippi River, where he enjoyed swimming. Name: Jeff Buckley Born: 1966 Birthplace: Anaheim, California, United States of America Profession: Guitarist, Songwriter, Musician, Singer-songwriter, Singer Institution: Musicians Institute, Loara High School Height: 5'7" Date Of Death: 1997 Cause Of Death: Drowning Place Of Death: Memphis, Tennessee, United States of America