Release Date: 13 July 2018
Format: 12inch Vinyl Single
|TIM BUCKLEY I CAN’T SEE YOU (1966 DEMOS) Limited Vinyl 12" EP
• This is the first ever release of these four Tim Buckley demos, mastered from the original tape by Bill Inglot
and Dan Hersch. They are believed to have been recorded in 1966, after the Orange County demos of November
1965, but before the recording of debut album “Tim Buckley” in August 1966.
• The annotation on the inner sleeve has been written by LA-based Buckley expert Pat Thomas. He has interviewed
Larry Beckett, Buckley’s school-friend, and co-writer of many of his early songs, including three of these. Beckett
identifies the lead guitarist as Brian Hartzler (rather than subsequent mainstay Lee Underwood), the bass player
as Jim Fielder (later of Buffalo Springfield, The Mothers, and Blood Sweat & Tears), and the drummer as possibly
• Three of the four songs (“It Happens Every Time”, “I Can’t See You” and “Grief In My Soul”) on this EP were
re-recorded for the debut album with a different set of musicians – this release affords the Buckley fan the
opportunity to hear the songs before Buckley signed to the Elektra label and the professionals got hold of them.
1. It Happens Every Time
2. I Can’t See You
1. Grief In My Soul