Podcast 377 – a 1971 Special on Nick Drake and Led Zeppelin at the Nottingham Boat Club

In which we’re joined by old pal Trevor Dann who was one of the 200 people sitting on the floor of the Nottingham Boat Club 50 years ago hearing the unreleased Stairway To Heaven (“maximum volume as it was on the river and there were no houses next door”). Plus memories of Nick Drake in 1971 (Trevor wrote the memoir Darker Than The Deepest Sea) – the underwhelming live shows, the mistakes on his album sleeves, the family tensions, why his legend is still expanding and what he might be doing if he was still with us today. And … the Stack Waddy game: real or fake Half Man Half Biscuit tracks (Eamonn Holmes Under The Hammer?) and Indie Rock Band or lower league football team?


Trevor’s excellent Nick Drake memoir …

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