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BLACK SABBATH’s TONY IOMMI Teams Up With PINK FLOYD’s NICK MASON For Cancer Charity Album https://www.blabbermouth.net/news/black-sabbaths-tony-iommi-teams-up-with-pink-floyds-nick-mason-for-cancer-charity-album/ BLACK SABBATH’s TONY IOMMI Teams Up With PINK FLOYD’s NICK MASON For Cancer Charity Album BLACK SABBATH guitarist Tony Iommi has told Spain's La Heavy magazine that he recently collaborated with PINK FLOYD co-founder and drummer Nick Mason. "A […]

12 Oct 1994, Pink Floyd played the first of a 15-night run at Earls Court, London, England. Less than a minute after the band had started playing 'Shine On You Crazy Diamond', a scaffolding stand holding 1200 fans, collapsed, throwing hundreds of people 20 feet to the ground. It took over an hour to free […]

4 Oct 1975, Pink Floyd went to No.1 on the UK album chart with Wish You Were Here. The album featured a tribute to ex band member Syd Barrett, ‘Shine On You Crazy Diamond’. Also No.1 in the US. For one of the shots on the album’s cover, two stuntmen were used, Danny Rogers and […]

29 Sept 1987, Pink Floyd’s thirteenth studio album A Momentary Lapse Of Reason was on the UK chart. The shoot for the album cover involved dragging 800 hospital beds onto Saunton Sands in Devon, but rain interrupted the session and they had to repeat the exercise two weeks later. A hang glider can… More Read […]

15 Sept 1975, Pink Floyd released their ninth studio album Wish You Were Here in the UK. The album which explores themes of absence, the music business, and former band-mate Syd Barrett's mental decline peaked at No.1 on both sides of the Atlantic and went on to spend a total of 84 weeks on the […]

Happy 77th birthday to Roger Waters, born 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, […]

1st Sept 1976, Wish You Were Here was close to spending one year on the UK chart. Pink Floyd’s ninth studio had been premiered at Knebworth in July 1975, and was released in September that year. It was an instant success, with record company EMI unable to press enough copies to satisfy demand. The artwork […]

4 Aug 1967, Pink Floyd released their debut album The Piper At the Gates of Dawn on which most songs were penned by Syd Barrett. In subsequent years, the record has been recognised as one of the seminal psychedelic rock albums of the 1960s. When reviewed, by the two main UK music papers in the […]

2 Aug 1976, Peter “Puddy” Watts, road manager with Pink Floyd died of a heroin overdose. Watts supplied the crazed laughter on the groups The Dark Side Of The Moon album. https://www.thisdayinmusic.com/classic-albums/pink-floyd-the-dark-side-of-the-moon/ Pink Floyd – The Dark Side Of The Moon | This Day In Music No-one in 1973 could have imagined that an album […]

Happy 82nd birthday to Canadian multi-instrumentalist and a master of the Lowrey organ, Garth Hudson, born 2 Aug 1937. Member of The Hawks (Ronnie Hawkins's backing group), who then became known as The Band and also backed Bob Dylan on his US tour in 1965 and world tour in 1966. The Band had the 1969 […]


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