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 was written by LA-based Buckley expert Pat Thomas who interviewed Larry Beckett, Buckley's school-friend and co-writer of many of his early songs, including three here. 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 himself. Three of the four songs ("It Happens Every Time," "I Can't See You" and "Grief In My Soul") were re-recorded for his debut with a different set of musicians – this release affords fans the opportunity to hear the songs before Buckley signed to the Elektra label and the professionals got a hold of them.