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1 May 1980, The South African government banned Pink Floyd’s single ‘Another Brick In The Wall (Part 2)’ after black children adopted the song as their anthem in protest against inferior education. https://www.thisdayinmusic.com/liner-notes/another-brick-in-the-wall/ Pink Floyd – Another Brick In The Wall | This Day In Music In 1980, Pink Floyd's Another Brick In The Wall, […]

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 […]

29th March Pink Floyd’s The Dark Side of The Moon album spent its 303rd week on the US album chart, beating the record set by Carole King's 1971 No.1 album Tapestry. The album remained in the US Billboard charts for 741 discontinuous weeks from 1973 to 1988, longer than any other album in chart history. […]

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

28th January 1977, Pink Floyd's tenth studio album Animals entered the UK charts at No.2. The sleeve concept was that of Roger Waters, who lived at the time near Clapham Common, and regularly drove past Battersea Power Station. A view of the imposing but disused former power station building was chosen for the cover image, […]

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


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