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Rare Nick Drake Tapes Pulled From Auction

Six previously unheard recordings by late British singer/songwriter Nick Drake have been pulled from auction following an ownership dispute.Drake's pal and fellow folk star Beverley Martyn, the widow of singer John Martyn, planned to place...

Rare Nick Drake Tapes To Be Auctioned Off

Six previously unheard recordings by late British singer/songwriter Nick Drake are expected to fetch at least $425,000 (£250,000) at auction.Fellow folk star Beverley Martyn reveals the tapes are in "pristine" condition, despite being recorded 46...

Mumford And Sons Ready To Record

Mumford and Sons are "getting their heads down" with writing their second album. 'The Cave' band's unexpected success meant they have spent much longer on the road touring than they had originally planned, but they...

Mumford And Sons' 'Doom Folk' Album

Mumford and Sons new album will be "doom folk".'The Cave' band have been taking in a range of different influences for the follow up to debut record 'Sigh No More', from the folk which their...

Bert Jansch Dies

Bert Jansch has passed away. The highly influential folk musician died aged 67 from lung cancer at a hospice in Hampstead, North London in the early hours of this morning (05.10.11). He had been diagnosed...

Stars Line Up For Nick Drake Tribute

Several big names in music are to be involved with a forthcoming NICK DRAKE tribute album.Drake died in 1974 aged just 26 and has since become one of the most acclaimed folk songwriters of all...

By on 20 January 2009

Grohl + Vedder Lead Drake Tribute

Rockers DAVE GROHL and EDDIE VEDDER are among the stars fronting a new tribute album to late singer/songwriter NICK DRAKE. The untitled covers album will also feature Drake fans Norah Jones and Jack Johnson and...

Pitt: "I've Got Very Few Films Left"

Brad Pitt has narrated a BBC radio documentary about British '70s rock performer Nick Drake, who has developed an international cult following that includes Pitt himself. Drake who died in 1975 of a drug overdose...

Depp And Kilmer Host Bbc Radio Documentaries

Hollywood stars JOHNNY DEPP and VAL KILMER are taking a break from acting to narrate a series of documentaries for BBC Radio 2. THE DOORS actor Kilmer - who is currently starring in...

Mccartney And Bowie Make Mojo Shortlist

Legendary rockers SIR PAUL McCARTNEY, DAVID BOWIE, ELVIS COSTELLO, MORRISSEY, PRINCE, PAUL WELLER and RAY DAVIES are among the artists in line for a place on the MOJO Honours List - the British magazine's unique...

Lost Drake Track Uncovered

A lost NICK DRAKE recording has been unearthed for a new album. It is believed that new track TOE THE LINE is the last tune the tragic folk-rock legend recorded before his death in...

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