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Quotes:

He was killed by the indecent, parasitic opportunism that pervades the music business.
- John Martyn on Nick Drake.

Submitted by: LucidLupin
[public school is a place] ..where the sensitive experience a horrified dissociation from reality that can sometimes never fade away.
- Nick Drake (1948-1974)

I can't cope, all the defences are gone. All the nerves are exposed.
- Nick Drake

I can't think of words. I feel no emotion about anything. I don't want to laugh or cry. I'm numb-dead inside.
- Nick Drake - in converstaion with John Wood

Sheila Wood (John Wood's wife): 'If you're so unhappy Nick, why haven't you killed yourself?'
Nick: 'It's too cowardly, and besides, I don't have the courage'

I always said that Nick was born with a skin too few
Nick Drake's sister Gabrielle

When you put aside the singing, lyrics, the arrangements, and everything else, and you just listen to the guitar playing, you can hear that Nick was an extraordinary musician with very, very strong technique, big strong hands. The guitar playing was incredibly clean and accurate and inventive. The way he developed his tunings, some people still haven't figured out some of his tunes.
- John Boyd

The most withdrawn person I've ever met.
- John Martyn
Submitted by: LucidLupin

New Song Names:

Original Song Name
New Song Name
Submitter Name
"Green Sun""Pink Moon"D. Melody Dole, MD
"Maroon Earth""Pink Moon"D. Melody Dole, MD

Remove a Letter From a Song Title:

"Ink Moon" originally "Pink Moon"
Rafeal De La Ghetto

Add a Letter to a Song Title:

"Pinsk Moon" originally "Pink Moon"
Moon over Pinsk, a city in Belarus
Ava Murphy
"Pink Moron" originally "Pink Moon"
Rafeal De La Ghetto

Change a Letter:

"Pint Moon" originally "Pink Moon"
A pint-sized moon of some planet?
Alex
"Punk Moon" originally "Pink Moon"
Whatever *that* would be...
Alex
"Pink Mood" originally "Pink Moon"
Marge Pegram
"Pink Noon" originally "Pink Moon"
Unusual cloud formations MIGHT cause that.
Marge Pegram
"Pink Loon" originally "Pink Moon"
Of 5 loon species in world, none are pink.
Marge Pegram

There are additional song titles with a letter changed available.

Song Parody Lyrics:

Original Song Name
Parody Song Name
Parody Author
"Cello Song""Insomnia Song"LucidLupin LeeBee

Songs for Duets, That Haven't Been Done Yet:

First Band/Song Name
Second Band/Song Name
New Song Name
Submittor
Pink Moon
   Nick Drake
Blue Moon of Kentucky
   Bill Monroe
Pink Moon of Kentucky
Groovy, y'all.
Martha Irvin
Hazy Jane II
   Nick Drake
Daisy Jane
   America
Hazy Daisy Jane
She needs to lay off the sedatives.
Martha Irvin

Misheard Lyrics:

"Fly"
Misheard Lyrics:
And the sea she will sigh.
Will she want me to cry?
Original Lyrics:
And the sea sure as I,
But she won't need to cry
"Pink Moon"
Misheard Lyrics:
Saw it written in the soy sauce
Original Lyrics:
Saw it written and I saw it say
"Day Is Done"
Misheard Lyrics:
You sped the ball across the court.
Original Lyrics:
Newspapers blow across the court.
"Things Behind The Sun"
Misheard Lyrics:
Don't do ice.
Original Lyrics:
But not too wise.
There are additional misheard lyrics available.

Misheard Lyrics Stories:

"Pink Moon"
Misheard Lyrics:
Bingo Moon
Original Lyrics:
Pink Moon

Story about this misheard lyric by: settergirl83

I adore this song and I was scandalized when my best friend asked me what was up with the bingo song on the mix cd I made her. So we got another friend and asked her to judge whether Nick was singing 'Pink' or 'Bingo.' She came down squarely on the side of 'Bingo,' but also suggested that it might be 'Pinko Moon,' implying residual anti-Communism. Give me a break, guys!

Band Name Anagrams:

A Rink Deck Submitted by: Hannah Montanalestes
Drink Cake Submitted by: Hannah Montanalestes
As a cake smoothie, perhaps?

Super Short Pop Songs:

"Horn" Length: 1:23
A short instrumental interlude on his "Pink Moon" album.
Submitted by: DJFS

Song Title Spoonerisms:

"Mink Poon" originally "Pink Moon"
Submitted by: Susan
"Mink Poon" originally "Pink Moon"
Submitted by: Susan

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