Molly Drake (born Mary Lloyd, 5 November 1915 – 4 June 1993) was a Welsh poet and musician, best known as the mother of the musician Nick Drake. Molly Drake never released any official publications of her poetry or compositions in her lifetime, but she had a profound impact on the musical style of her son. As Nick Drake's music gained a larger following after his death, Molly Drake's recordings have been released, which uncover the musical similarities between her and her son.
Molly Drake Molly Drake, released 05 March 2013 This album is now out of print. Squirrel Thing Recordings, the label behind the mysterious lost recordings of Connie Converse, is proud to announce the release of Molly Drake-a self-titled collection of never-before-heard songs recorded in the 1950’s at the Drake family home, and lovingly restored by Nick Drake’s engineer John Wood. Nekorz For all those curious of Nick Drake's inspiration and mother, or those interested in the gorgeousness of raw and unhindered musical expression. This album collects many of Molly Drake's recordings, some holding tragedy, some holding joy. Whilst mostly for those adoring Nick Drake, this collection may hold a special place for those who enjoy an aged typicality of music, which held vicarious, changing disposition following nought but the heart and ear. Mirt Klaar.
Molly Drake is a compilation album of songs performed by the English poet and musician, Molly Drake. The recordings were made during the 1950s at the family home in Tanworth-in-Arden by her husband, Rodney Drake. The album was released by Squirrel Thing Records in March 2013. John Wood was the sound engineer on her son, Nick Drake's albums
This collection of home-recorded songs by Molly Drake, mother of Nick and writer of her own private, secluded songs, offers another perspective on where Nick might have developed his songwriting voice. Recorded at home to a rudimentary tape setup during the 1950s, the 19 songs here feature solely Molly's soft but strong vocals and spare piano accompaniment.
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Listen to music from Molly Drake like I Remember, Little Weaver Bird & more. Find the latest tracks, albums, and images from Molly Drake. In 1934, she met Rodney Drake, and they were married in 1937. Molly gave birth to Nick in 1948. She was an accomplished poet and songwriter. Her poetry is somewhat maudlin but beautiful. Her compositions for piano are marked by the same looping style that characterized her son Nick's guitar work.
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|2||Little Weaver Bird||1:50|
|4||Love Isn't A Right||2:03|
|5||Dream Your Dreams||1:54|
|6||How Wild The Wind Blows||1:19|
|7||What Can A Song Do To You?||2:29|
|11||Woods In May||1:10|
|12||Night Is My Friend||1:39|
|13||Fine Summer Morning||1:20|
|14||Set Me Free||1:29|
|15||Breakfast At Bradenham Woods||1:50|
|16||Never Pine For The Old Love||4:00|
|18||Do You Ever Remember?||1:38|
|19||The First Day||2:39|
- Copyright (c) – Squirrel Thing LLC
- Licensed From – Bryter Music
- Published By – Bryter Music
- Distributed By – Ba Da Bing!
- Illustration [Illustrations] – Mike Schultz
- Liner Notes – Gabrielle Drake
- Mastered By – Simon Heyworth
- Producer – Cally, John Wood
- Recorded By – Rodney Drake
- Sleeve [Produced By], Design – Dan Dzula, David Herman
- Written-By, Performer – Molly Drake
NotesA collection of songs recorded in the 1950s at home in Far Leys.
Produced for Bryter Music.
The CD features a custom letterpressed jacket with a booklet of family photos and a biography by her daughter, Gabrielle Drake.
Barcode and Other Identifiers
- Barcode: 887516027673
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|ST-5||Molly Drake||Molly Drake (LP, Album, RE)||Squirrel Thing Recordings||ST-5||US||2013|
|FLED 3105, FLED 3105/1, FLED 3105/2||Molly Drake||The Tide's Magnificence: Songs And Poems Of Molly Drake (CD, RE + CD + Album, Ltd, Boo)||Fledg'ling Records, Fledg'ling Records, Fledg'ling Records||FLED 3105, FLED 3105/1, FLED 3105/2||UK||2018|
|ST-4||Molly Drake||Molly Drake (19xFile, FLAC)||Squirrel Thing Recordings||ST-4||US||2013|
|ST-4||Molly Drake||Molly Drake (CD, Album, RE)||Squirrel Thing Recordings||ST-4||UK||2013|