Floyd

Happy birthday to David Gilmour, born on 6th March 1946, guitarist, singer and songwriter, who joined Pink Floyd in 1968. After Roger Waters' departure in 1985, David created two further Floyd albums, A Momentary Lapse of Reason and The Division Bell, with Nick Mason and Richard Wright. He was appointed a CBE in 2003 for […]

1st March Pink Floyd released their eighth studio album The Dark Side of The Moon in the US. It remained in the US charts for 741 discontinuous weeks from 1973 to 1988, longer than any other album in history. After moving to the Billboard Top Pop Catalog Chart, the album notched up a further 759 […]

Its Pink Floyd day today! See how many you can score out of 20 in our very hard Pink Floyd quiz: http://www.thisdayinmusic.com/quizzes/pink-floyd-quiz/ Pink Floyd Quiz How well do you know Pink Floyd? Our tough (but fun) quiz will test you out, can you get them all! Article source: https://www.facebook.com/19706525166/posts/10161302437845167

See how many you can score in our very hard Pink Floyd quiz: http://www.thisdayinmusic.com/pages/pink_floyd_quiz Pink Floyd Quiz Article source: https://www.facebook.com/19706525166/posts/10161074646830167

Pink Floyd’s Wish You Were Here was the product of unfinished sessions, shambolic live shows and band alienation… How Wish You Were Here was the beginning of the end for Pink Floyd Link to original article here

Good news for Animals and the problem with Echoes. Nick Mason ponders Pink Floyd Animals box set… and possibly playing Echoes live Link to original article here

2nd Dec 1976, The first day of the photo shoot for the forthcoming Pink Floyd Animals album cover took place at Battersea Power Station in London, England with a giant inflatable pig lashed between two of the structure's tall towers. A trained marksman was hired ready to fire if the inflatable escaped, but was not […]

From essential classics to reputation-establishing standouts, these are the Pink Floyd albums you should buy… and one you shouldn’t. Pink Floyd: The Best Albums Link to original article here

On Oct 29, 1967, during an American promotional tour, Pink Floyd appear on Dick Clark's American Bandstand. They lip-sync their sin@gle "See Emily Play," but singer Syd Barrett (Official) keeps his mouth shut throughout the "performance." Oh those crazy Floyd boys….. The picture is a little grainy but it was the best we could find […]

Happy birthday to Roger Waters, born on 6 Sept 1943, singer, songwriter, bassist and co-founder of Pink Floyd. Following the departure of bandmate Syd Barrett in 1968, over time Waters became the band's principal lyricist. Waters left Pink Floyd in 1985 and released a series of successful solo albums. He has also authored an opera, […]


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