|Birth name||Jeffrey Scott Buckley|
|Born||November 17, 1966
Anaheim, California, United States
|Died||May 29, 1997
Memphis, Tennessee, United States
|Genres||Alternative rock, folk|
|Associated acts||Tim Buckley, The A.M., Shinehead, Gods and Monsters|
Life and death[change | edit source]
Buckley was born in Anaheim, California. He was the only son of Mary Guibert, a Panama Canal Zonian and Tim Buckley (1947-1975). Buckley is of Greek, French, Irish and Panamanian descent. Buckley was known as Scott "Scotty" Moorhead as a child. This name was based on his middle name and his stepfather's surname. His father died when he was eight years old.
Discography[change | edit source]
Albums[change | edit source]
|1998||Sketches for My Sweetheart the Drunk|
Singles[change | edit source]
|1998||Everybody Here Want You|
Awards[change | edit source]
- April 13, 1995 - "Grand Prix International Du Disque" by the Académie Charles Cros.
- 1995 - MTV Video Music Award for Best New Artist in a Video for "Last Goodbye" (nominated).
- 1995 - Rolling Stone magazine for Best New Artist (nominated).
- 1995 - #14 best song of 1995 in the world's largest voting competition for "Last Goodbye" by Triple J Hottest 100.
- 2006 - Grace was named the #1 Modern Rock Classic of all Time by Mojo.
- 1998 - Grammy Award for Best Male Rock Vocal Performance for "Everybody Here Wants You" (nominated).
- 2003 - Grace was ranked #303 of the 500 Greatest Albums by Rolling Stone.
- 2004 - His cover of "Hallelujah" was ranked #259 of the 500 Greatest Songs by Rolling Stone.
- 2008 - He was ranked #39 in Rolling Stone's 2008 list: The 100 Greatest Singers of All Time.
- 2009 - His version of "Hallelujah" was voted in 3rd place, Last Goodbye was 7th, Lover, You Should've Come Over was 56th and Grace came in 69th on the Triple J Hottest 100 of All Time.