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Tompkins Square & Tim Buckley live

Tompkins Square label releases Tim Buckley live recording...

25 August will hear the release of Tim Buckley - Live at the Folklore Center, NYC - March 6th, 1967 a hitherto unreleased recording made by the folk impresario Izzy Young at his New York City Folklore Center, a nexus of the West Village folk revival scene in the late 50s and 60s. The 16 track album (six of which are Buckley compositions that have never appeared on any studio or live album) will also be accompanied by a transcript of an interview conducted with the singer and songwriter Buckley by Young over 17 & 18 March 1967.