April 7, 2007

“great performance, but he could’ve at least put some pants on”

The subject line of this mini-post is a comment someone just left on the Tim Buckley video I uploaded on YouTube a while back. In the great fashion-choice-era of the late Sixties, Tim’s wearing tight tan corduroys; I never noticed how hilarious that thought makes the performance of an otherwise dang purdy song:

And I ripped the audio awhile back for a pal — may as well share here too since this is an ace version (better than the album version) of a great song.

Song To The Siren (on the Monkees TV show) – Tim Buckley

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5 Comments »

  • Some pants would have been nice.

    HB — April 7, 2007 @ 3:46 pm

  • Pants, no pants,with a voice that Tim had, who cares. Trust me, listen to his catalog, the man COULD SING, Jeez, wonder where his son got his vocal chops from?

    Kevin — April 8, 2007 @ 9:06 am

  • Haven’t listened to it yet. Is this the same Tim Buckley who did “Buzzin’ Fly?”

    Man I love that guy’s voice.

    Silent 3 — April 9, 2007 @ 12:55 pm

  • Silent 3, one and the same. Only one. Recommend the bio Dream Brother.

    heather — April 9, 2007 @ 1:32 pm

  • Just stumbled across this and sadly I have to report that YouTube have yanked the video.

    Thank you then for ripping the audio.
    It would have been nice to watch but at least I can hear.

    Webbie — December 27, 2007 @ 11:23 am

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