Richard Wright | This Day In Music

Written by on July 28, 2020

28 July 1943, born on this day, Richard Wright keyboards, vocals, Pink Floyd (1973 US No.1 & UK No.2 album The Dark Side Of The Moon, spent a record breaking 741 weeks on the US chart. 1979 UK and US No.1 single 'Another Brick In The Wall (Part 2)'. Wright died on 15th Sept 2008 aged 65 from cancer. Wright appeared on the groups first album, The Piper at the Gates of Dawn, in 1967 alongside Syd Barrett, Roger Waters and Nick Mason. https://www.thisdayinmusic.com/stairway-to-…/richard-wright/

Richard Wright | This Day In Music

Most great groups have a ‘quiet’ one. The Beatles had George Harrison; Led Zeppelin had John Paul Jones. Both of these musicians were integral to the make-up of the group’s dynamic. Both were great musicians whose musical contributions would sometimes go a little unnoticed but were vital in th…


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