I'm basing this on nothing more than inquiry and anecdote of course - the national Buckley survey won't give me their findings without a subscription.
But upon mentioning his name to numerous musicians early-20s over the past few weeks as a point of interest, they seem to either not know him, or not like him.
This is odd for me, as my 'generation' (i'm 28) were completely adoring on the whole, including the press at the time.
His legacy appears to have faded. Do you agree? Oh I don't care.