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Driving Home to Nick Drake

Nick Drake purists, the ones who knew him throughout his anonymity of the 1970s and 80s, howled in protest when Volkswagen put his “Pink Moon” in one of its commercials. Drake became an overnight success, 25 years

‘From the Morning,’ Nick Drake

A Song I Wish I Could Play Thank goodness for the Internet; otherwise I wouldn’t have a clue what Nick Drake’s guitar chords were. As Curt Kirkwood of The Meat Puppets explains in the book Nick Drake’s Pink

‘Northern Sky’, Nick Drake

A Song I Listen to When I’m Sad You can’t get more depressing than Nick Drake. One man who struggled with depression, who may have committed suicide, playing often with just a single acoustic guitar. it’s a