This photo of Paul & Linda McCartney with David Gilmour taken in 1975 is an instant classic. The Beatles/Wings + Pink Floyd.
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John Lennon wrote the song “Lucy in The Sky With Diamonds” after his son Julian showed him this drawing that he made in school. John said, “My son Julian came in one day with a picture he painted about a school friend of his named Lucy. He had sketched in some stars in the sky and called it “Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds”. Simple.”
Pink Floyd band members have repeatedly insisted that “Dark Side of the Rainbow” – the synchronicity between the album “Dark Side of the Moon” and the movie “The WIzard Of Oz” is coincidence.
Short clip of David Gilmour playing the goove part of the Pink Floyd song “Echoes.” Bad ass!!!
The early incarnations of Syd Barrett’s bands went thought several different names. Originally named Sigma 6 he then used the Meggadeaths, the Abdabs and the Screaming Abdabs, Leonard’s Lodgers, and the Spectrum Five, before settling on the Tea Set. Here is the band Tea Set with Barrett, Roger Waters, Bob Klose and Chris Dennis performing at a private party […]
Syd Barrett “left” Pink Floyd in 1968 because of mental illness as a consequence of heavy drug use. But basically, in January 1968, the band just stopped picking him up for rehearsal and David Gilmour began learning all of Barrett’s parts.
Two stuntmen were used Ronnie Rondell and Danny Rogers. Rondell was dressed in a fire-retardant suit covered by a business suit. His head was protected by a hood, underneath a wig.
Pink Floyd released their tenth studio album “Animals” on January 23, 1977. The album’s famous cover of a pig floating between two chimneys at Battersea Power Station was conceived by Roger Waters and photographed on December 2, 1976.
Now you have a chance to get this Limited Edition PINK FLOYD. LONDON shirt from Lemon Rags. Extra detail was give to make an exact replica of the stencil spray-painted on the back of amps in the film Pink Floyd Live at Pompeii. (notice the last N on London does not match the other N’s)
In the Beastie Boys 1992 music video for the song “Gratitude” MCA, Ad-Rock and Mike D pay homage to the classic film Pink Floyd: Live at Pompeii. In addition to being filmed outdoors and copying its directorial style of slow horizontal tracking shots, the video also shows the back of the Beastie Boys amplifiers which are spray-painted in stencil “PINK FLOYD LONDON” just like Live at Pompeii.