The Baltimore Sun

Nick Drake

Death: Nov. 25, 1974 Post-death success: A cult hero, singer/songwriter Drake’s three albums in the early '70s were celebrated among music fans and critics. But in 2000, he found a bit of a mainstream following. Volkswagen used his "Pink Moon" in a television commercial, and within weeks of it airing, Drake sold more records than he had in the last three decades.Universal
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