Jeff Buckley

Written by on November 17, 2021

17 Nov 1966, born on this day, American singer, songwriter and guitarist Jeff Buckley, his only studio album was the 1995 Grace. Buckley drowned on 29th May 1997 in Wolf River Harbor on the Mississippi River – during a spontaneous evening swim. Since his death, there have been many posthumous releases of his material including his cover of the Leonard Cohen’s song ‘Hallelujah’ which became No.1 on Billboard’s Hot Digital Songs in March 2008 and reached No.2 in the UK Singles Chart. His singer songwriter father Tim Buckley, died on 29th June 1975 of a heroin and morphine overdose.

Jeff Buckley

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