Although I’ve loved and admired the music of many singer/songwriters, I haven’t had much to do with them journalistically over the years, so this section is a bit thin on the ground.
Nick Drake’s music, though, always fascinated me, and in the early years I transcribed several of his songs.
In 1998, an authorised song-collection appeared. It was interesting in many ways; but the accompaniments were piano parts, of little use to guitarists.
I therefore present my early transcriptions below.
|Clothes of Sand||YouTube||Buy CD||Buy MP3|
|Joey||YouTube||Buy CD||Buy MP3|
|Road||YouTube||Buy CD||Buy MP3|
|The Thoughts of Mary Jane||YouTube||Buy CD||Buy MP3|
In 2005, BBC Radio broadcast a moving interview with Nick’s sister Gabrielle. You can find it here.sunk without trace