Floyd

28 June 1997, The Pink Floyd album The Dark Side Of The Moon spent its 1056th week on the US album chart. It was rumoured at the time that if the album was played while watching The Wizard of Oz movie, and started exactly when the MGM lion roared the third time during the movie's […]

20 June 2019, David Gilmour’s guitar collection set several auction records when nearly 130 instruments went up for bid at Christie’s in New York. The former Pink Floyd frontman’s most iconic instrument, the so-called Black Strat, fetched $3,975,000. Other items sold included a 1954 Fender Stratocaster with the serial number 0001, which was used on […]

14 June 1987 – Pink Floyd, 30 hired hands moved 800 rented NHS beds onto Saunton Sands in North Devon for Storm Thorgerson to shoot what would be the cover of the forthcoming Pink Floyd album ‘A Momentary Lapse Of Reason’. Rain interrupted the shoot and the team were forced to repeat the exercise two […]

LIVING COLOUR Releases New Video For ‘This Is The Life’ Featuring Footage Of GEORGE FLOYD Protests https://www.blabbermouth.net/news/living-colour-releases-2020-video-for-this-is-the-life-featuring-footage-of-george-floyd-protests/ LIVING COLOUR Releases 2020 Video For ‘This Is The Life’ Featuring Footage Of GEORGE FLOYD Protests LIVING COLOUR has released a new video for its classic song "This Is The Life". The clip includes footage of the peaceful […]

5 June 1975, During recording sessions for Wish You Were Here at Abbey Road Studios, London, England, Syd Barrett turned up out of the blue as Pink Floyd were listening to playbacks of Shine On You Crazy Diamond — a song that happened to be about Barrett. By that time, the 29-year-old Barrett had shaved […]

Music Industry To Stage Blackout In Solidarity With Black Community Following GEORGE FLOYD Death https://www.blabbermouth.net/news/music-industry-to-stage-blackout-in-solidarity-with-black-community-following-george-floyd-death/ Music Industry To Stage Blackout In Solidarity With Black Community Following GEORGE FLOYD Death A number of record labels and other music industry members have joined forces to make June 2 "Black Out Tuesday" in response to the killing of […]

EVANESCENCE’s AMY LEE Blasts DONALD TRUMP Over Response To Death Of GEORGE FLOYD: ‘I Am Angry, Horrified’ And ‘Ashamed’ https://www.blabbermouth.net/news/evanescences-amy-lee-blasts-donald-trump-over-response-to-death-of-george-floyd-i-am-angry-horrified-and-ashamed/ EVANESCENCE’s AMY LEE Blasts DONALD TRUMP Over Response To Death Of GEORGE FLOYD: ‘I Am Angry, Horrified’ And ‘Ashamed’ EVANESCENCE singer Amy Lee says that she is " angry, horrified" and "ashamed" over the alleged […]

18th May 1967, Pink Floyd started recording their forthcoming single 'See Emily Play' at Sound Techniques Studios, Chelsea, London. Syd Barrett was inspired to write See Emily Play, by the ‘looning about’ of the early Pink Floyd fan Emily Young, (who is now a renowned sculptor). Guitarist David Gilmour, playing gigs in France with his […]

28th April 1973, Pink Floyd’s The Dark Side Of The Moon went to No.1 in the US. The album went on to enjoy a record-breaking 741 discontinuous weeks on the Billboard chart, and has now sold over 45 million copies world-wide. After moving to the Billboard Top Pop Catalog Chart, the album notched up a […]

27th April 1969, Pink Floyd appeared at Mothers Club in Erdington, Birmingham, England. Radio 1 DJ John Peel reviewed the gig as ‘…sounding like dying galaxies lost in sheer corridors of time and space’. Recordings from this show were included in the group’s 1969 album Ummagumma. https://youtu.be/2DAdWcsM7Po Pink Floyd – Grantchester Meadows (Official Music Video) […]


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