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  Pink Floyd Online
For Pink Floyd posters, t-shirts, handbills, tickets, backstage passes, and other rare merchandise, visit the Pink Floyd Vault.
On December 5th, the first public performance of The City Wakes project, a tribute to Pink Floyd founding member, Syd Barrett, will be held at the Centre St. Paul's in Cambridge.
Pink Floyd legend Roger Waters is building his stage musical based on the band's album "The Wall" brick by brick.
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  Pink Floyd - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Pink Floyd are an English rock band noted for philosophical lyrics, classical rock compositions, sonic experimentation, innovative cover art, and elaborate live shows.
Pink Floyd became a favourite in the underground movement, playing at such prominent venues as the UFO club, the Marquee Club and the Roundhouse.
Pink Floyd were then recruited by director Barbet Schroeder to produce a soundtrack for his film, More, which premiered in May 1969.
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 Pink Floyd - Music Downloads - Online
While Pink Floyd are mostly known for their grandiose concept albums of the 1970s, they started as a very different sort of psychedelic band.
Pink Floyd quickly began to experiment, however, stretching out songs with wild instrumental freak-out passages incorporating feedback; electronic screeches; and unusual, eerie sounds created by loud amplification, reverb, and such tricks as sliding ball bearings up and down guitar strings.
Pink Floyd's management, looking at the wreckage of a band that was now without its lead guitarist, lead singer, and primary songwriter, decided to abandon the group and manage Barrett as a solo act.
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 Pink Floyd: The Inside Story
That this wasn't quite the same Pink Floyd -- Roger Waters, the band's bassist, singer and dominant songwriter, was absent -- that had transfixed potheads in the early, spacey Seventies did not faze this audience, or the other two SRO crowds during the group's three-night stand in Montreal.
In their fight to determine who is the rightful heir to the Pink Floyd throne and the continuing fortune it's worth, Waters, Gilmour and Mason have destroyed whatever personal friendship, band camaraderie and musical unity first bonded them two decades ago.
Waters has learned, to his chagrin, that many longtime Pink Floyd fans are also mystified by the creative dynamic that existed within the band, a negative side effect of the Floyd's shadowy public profile throughout the Seventies.
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 Pink Floyd | Featured Videos, Photos and Articles | MTV
And at first, Pink Floyd were much more conventional than the act into which they would evolve, concentrating on the rock and R&B material that were so common to the repertoires of mid-'60s British bands.
Pink Floyd quickly began to experiment, however, stretching out songs with wild instrumental freak-out passages incorporating feedback; electronic screeches; and unusual, eerie sounds created by loud amplification, reverb, and such tricks as sliding ball bearings up and down guitar strings.
Pink Floyd's management, looking at the wreckage of a band that was now without its lead guitarist, lead singer, and primary songwriter, decided to abandon the group and manage Barrett as a solo act.
www.mtv.com /music/artist/pink_floyd/artist.jhtml   (1850 words)

  
 Pink Floyd
Pink Floyd’s hallucinatory presentation of lights and music at London’s Roundhouse in 1966 brought psychedelia to the U.K. scene.
Pink Floyd’s debut album, Piper at the Gates of Dawn, is a classic of psychedelic whimsy that epitomized the remarkable year of 1967 at its most playful and creative.
December 15, 1979: Pink Floyd releases their double-album epic, ‘The Wall.’; It stays at #1 for 15 weeks and has to date been certified 23 times platinum (signifying one million copies) in the US, making it the third best-selling album of all time.
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 Pink Floyd - Meddle
Pink Floyd has written and produced this sure-fire chart winner in their own unique style.
Pink Floyd, having arisen in the beginning of the British avante garde underground movement, have a long history of playing and doing exactly what they want.
The cult of Pink Floyd is bifurcated between those who still hold that Syd Barrett was English pop music's great post-Beatles genius and those who never heard of the mad Mr.
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 Pink Floyd - Albums, Lyrics, Mp3s
As a result, Floyd were way ahead of their time in integrating music with visuals, as well as in their introduction of avant-garde free-jazz elements into a rock context.
Having already played in Holland the same day, it is unlikely that the Floyd were at their most inspired, but with most of the 20,000 audience out of their heads on acid, nobody was disappointed.
Animals came out at the height of punk, when Pink Floyd were generally reviled as dinosaur rockers, yet many of Waters' lyrics expressed a bitterness and cynicism that should have been recognized by self-proclaimed nihilist punk groups.
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 Amazon.co.uk: Echoes (The Best of Pink Floyd): Music: Pink Floyd   (Site not responding. Last check: )
This release is a comprehensive retrospective of Pink Floyd's studio output between 1967 and 1994.
Theres no doubt that pink floyd are a group of musical genius, this album does have the best of pink floyd on it but it jus doesnt give the feeling that the other albums have to offer.
Pink Floyd were/are a band with a reputation built on their albums, and you only get the full picture when you listen all the way through to superbly structured records such as 'Dark Side of the Moon' or 'Wish You Were Here'.
www.amazon.co.uk /Echoes-Best-Pink-Floyd/dp/B00005QDW5   (2002 words)

  
 Rock On The Net: Pink Floyd
The roots of Pink Floyd began when Syd Barrett was rooming in London with Roger Waters in 1964, and Barrett and Waters formed a band with Nick Mason.
Waters filed a claim against Pink Floyd for illegal use of an inflatable pig during a recent tour which was deemed a breach of copyright.
Syd Barrett, co-founder of Pink Floyd, died at the age of 60 in London from complications of of diabetes.
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 Pink Floyd to Reunite at Live8 - Gadling
Pink Floyd, one of the greatest bands of all-time…in my opinion the SECOND greatest band of all time AFTER the Beatles (yes, better than the Rolling Stones and Dylan and fricken Coldplay) is going to reunite for the first time in 24 years at Bob Geldof's Live8 concert series to benefit Africa.
Pink Floyd performance was one for the ages.
Pink Floyd, as I've said before, is one of the best bands of the century.
www.gadling.com /2005/06/14/pink-floyd-to-reunite-at-live8   (1484 words)

  
 The Pink Floyd Archives home page
The Pink Floyd Archives is an ongoing archive of Pink Floyd items for the purpose of documenting the history of Pink Floyd.
The Pink Floyd Archives is intended as a resource for use by fans and biographers of the band, and contact is encouraged.
Pink Floyd - The Press Reports by Vernon Fitch, is a book detailing press reports and band interviews from 1966-1983.
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 VH1.com : Pink Floyd : Biography - Urge Music Downloads
Pink Floyd is the premier space rock band.
While Pink Floyd are mostly known for their grandiose concept albums of the 1970s, they started as a very different sort of psychedelic band.
Pink Floyd still had a huge fan base, but there's little that's noteworthy about their post-Waters output.
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 Floydian Slip(tm) : The Pink Floyd Experience > Pink Floyd
The group, named after American bluesmen Pink Anderson and Floyd Council, gained an early reputation for catering to patrons of London's infamous UFO club with cerebral improvisations and intense light shows.
All along, Pink Floyd treated audiences to sold-out stadium concerts filled with laser lights, fog machines, and giant inflatables.
On Jan. 17, 1996, Pink Floyd was inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame.
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 Amazon.co.uk: The Wall: Music: Pink Floyd   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Pink Floyd's eleventh studio album, 'The Wall', is a rock opera which was conceived and written by bass player, Roger Waters.
However, there are some very self-indulgent tracks as well which are very tough to listen to, even to a Pink Floyd fanatic and it is here that the album wanders from genius to madness.
If you are a Pink Floyd fan of any kind, you absolutely must hear this album, otherwise you are denying yourself some of the greatest music they ever made together.
www.amazon.co.uk /Wall-Pink-Floyd/dp/B000006TRV   (1299 words)

  
 The Pink Floyd Fandom
Pink Floyd's debut album in 1967 captured their raw live sound in the studio masterfully.
Pink Floyd guitarist David Gilmour will appear live via satellite simultaneously in 111 theaters nationwide after the presentation of an 85-minute version of his recent concert DVD, "REMEMBER THAT NIGHT - LIVE AT THE ROYAL ALBERT HALL", out last Tuesday.
The Pink Floyd Fandom is copyright ©1995-2007 Mike Markley/The Pink Floyd Fandom.
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 Amazon.com: Dark Side Of The Moon: Music: Pink Floyd   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Pink Floyd, through this classic masterwork, holds no answers for us, yet it is as if they are offering to accompany us as we journey toward self-discovery, making the transition easier, soothing the pain, quieting the hurt even as they force us to see inside ourselves.
Pink Floyd's `Dark Side of the Moon' is simply something you have to hear for yourself to believe.
When `Meddle' was finally released, Pink Floyd begin to turn into a serious band, focusing on the more accessible sound that would define and secure Pink Floyd's place in the history of music.
www.amazon.com /Dark-Side-Moon-Pink-Floyd/dp/B000002U82   (1904 words)

  
 Pink Floyd
Now, Floyd is unique and different from any other band because they didn't care solely on solid riffs and catchy melodies and such, but on how the sound would feel as a whole.
You see, early Pink Floyd was led by a little nutbag who went by the name of Syd Barrett (whose solo career I have reviewed here).
While I am certainly bothered that early Floyd does not get the credit and airplay it deserves, and I am vehement in stressing that Pink Floyd is more than the three albums that normally get all the attention, this should not at all be taken to mean that I disrespect the "classic era" albums.
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 Pink Floyd Discography & Biography, Pink Floyd Albums & CDs   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Pink Floyd signed a recording contract with EMI in early 1967, and released two British top-20 singles, "Arnold Layne," and "See Emily Play".
Pink Floyd released a string of experimental rock albums over the next six years and in 1973 released an album that was to become one of the most successful in rock history, Dark Side of the Moon.
Pink Floyd continued to have success with Wish You Were Here and Animals, and in 1979 released The Wall.
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 Shine: Greek Pink Floyd Fan Club || pinkfloyd.gr
Pink floyd music changed my personality radically...And this is where I came in...
The contents of this entire website are presented here as a non-profit service intended for the non-commercial purposes of criticism, research, comment, education and archiving use only.
This site is a tribute to Pink Floyd, the best band on planet Earth, its past and present members, including their activities.
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 The Story of Pink Floyd
Pink Floyd got famous by playing places like the UFO Club and the Marquee Club in London, with what was known as "Underground-music".
However big a fan of the Pink Floyd I might be, I have to admit that I listen very little to the music from back then.
But no doubt, this is a Floyd album in the psychedelic way that only the Floyd manages and thus a pleasure to have streaming out of your speakers.
www.pinkfloydhyldest.dk /history.htm   (2311 words)

  
 The Pink Floyd HyperBase - your main source for Roger Waters & Pink Floyd
This unique box set is the first time in Pink Floyd's incomparable history that all of their standard studio albums have been packaged together and made available as a set.
Pink Floyd Live At Pompeii was released on DVD October 2003.
La Vallee was made in 1972 and has a soundtrack by Pink Floyd released as Obscured By Clouds.
www.pinkfloydhyperbase.dk   (1744 words)

  
 Pink Floyd
For their first album "Piper At The Gates of Dawn" they used the name "The Pink Floyd" and the word, "The", was dropped for their next album A Saucerful Of Secrets.
Pink Floyd was having trouble trying to find a style, and were still sounding like the band when Syd was present.
Pink Floyd was having troubles creating something of equal quality to Dark Side.
www.msu.edu /~bullenpa/pinkfloyd.html   (427 words)

  
 Pink Floyd: Another Link on the Wall
This extraordinary band, renowned for their stunning celebration of the music of Pink Floyd, one of the world’s greatest rock icons, are are touring now with the usual exhilarating lighting effects, this is a ‘must-see’ evening for all Pink Floyd fans.
Pinkside of the Moon are The Pink Floyd Tribute Band from the Southeast of England.
Tutto sui Pink Floyd, storia, testi, discografia, immagini...
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