plays In The Alley, San Diego; moves to a new apartment at The Ocean Aire Terrace
(2311 3rd St., Santa Monica).
signs with Warner Brothers*.
records seventh album, Greetings From L.A. (released in October to good reviews).
10-12: plays 3-night engagement at Maxs Kansas City, NYC.
22-27: plays a six-night engagement at The Boarding House (960 Bush St., San
Alex Dmochowski on bass.
6: Frank Zappa performs Igor Stravinskys LHistoire du Soldat
[The Soldiers Tale] at the Hollywood Bowl with the Los Angeles Philharmonic
Orchestra (conducted by Lukas Foss); Zappa narrates; Ernest Fleischmann recites
the part of the devil and Tim Buckley recites the part of the soldier.
19-20: plays The Mainpoint (Haverford, PA).
22-23: opens for the Mothers of Invention
at the Felt Forum, Madison Square Garden (7th
of Invention drummer Jimmy Carl Black
talks about Tim and The Mothers fans
27: opens for the Mothers of Invention at the Forum (Montreal, Quebec); Curtis
Mayfield on the bill.
31: opens for the Mothers of Invention at Capitol Theatre (Monroe St., Passaic,
3: opens for the Mothers of Invention at Syria Mosque (Richmond, VA).
4: opens for the Mothers of Invention at Park Center Arena (Charlotte, NC).
5: opens for the Mothers of Invention at Township Auditorium (Columbia, SC).
7: opens for the Mothers of Invention at Long Island Arena (Commack, NY).
10: opens for the Mothers of Invention Irvine Auditorium (Philadelphia, PA)
11: opens for the Mothers of Invention at D.A.R. Constitution Hall (Washington,
9: opens for the Mothers of invention at Pasadena Civic Auditorium.
the release of Greetings from LA,
Tim signed with manager Herb Cohen's Discreet Records in September, 1973)