From December of 1967 when David Gilmour joined Pink Floyd until April 1968 when Syd Barrett left due to health reasons, the band existed as a five-piece before slowly making the transition from Barrett to Gilmour.
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Dave Grohl only sang lead vocals on one Nirvana song, “Marigold” which was a b-side on the “Heart Shaped Box” single. Grohl did contribute a decent amount of background vocals on various Nirvana tracks.
The lyrics in Pink Floyd’s “Let There Be More Light” (from 1968’s A Saucerful Of Secrets) contains a quick reference to The Beatles “Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds.”
For the second single off of Oasis’ Definitely Maybe record, “Shakermaker” Noel Gallagher “borrowed” the melody for “I’d Like to Teach the World to Sing” (the song made famous from its use on Coca-Cola commercials in the 1970’s) by Roger Cook, Roger Greenaway, Bill Backer and Billy Davis.
If you ever heard the rumor about Paul McCartney dropping an “F-Bomb” on The Beatles “Hey Jude” it is 100% true…Here’s the story behind it.