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It’s been a pretty consistent truth in the contemporary music field, starting about the mid-to-late ’80s: If you asked a young singer coming up, who did they love, who did they put on the turntable, so many people would say Nick Drake. He’s become a real musician’s musician.

—Joe Boyd, who produced Nick Drake’s first two albums back in 1969 and 1970. He talks with All Things Considered today about a new Nick Drake tribute album.

    It’s been a pretty consistent truth in the contemporary music field, starting about the mid-to-late ’80s: If you asked a young singer coming up, who did they love, who did they put on the turntable, so many people would say Nick Drake. He’s become a real musician’s musician.

    —Joe Boyd, who produced Nick Drake’s first two albums back in 1969 and 1970. He talks with All Things Considered today about a new Nick Drake tribute album.