“They just thought Jeff was my weird friend. They’d ask me: What’s up with this weird goofy white guy? They even thought he was gay. I was like, yeah, whatever.” Buckley silenced them one night when he jumped on stage and jammed with Dowd, Alice in Chains’ Layne Staley and Fishbone drummer John Steward. “Then they figured it out.” Dowd laughed.
Chris Dowd, Jeff Apter, A Pure Drop: The Life of Jeff Buckley