A Collection of Great Dance Songs is a compilation album by Pink Floyd released on November 23, 1981 on Harvest/EMI in the United Kingdom and Columbia Records in the United States.
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This classic picture commissioned by EMI back in 1997, to cleverly advertise the release of the “back” catalogue of Pink Floyd was taken at a private indoor pool in Putney (London Borough of Wandsworth) by photographer Tony May. The nude models had the cover art of six Pink Floyd albums painted onto their backs by artist Phyllis Cohen.
Rockstar 101: Rule “Numero Uno” – Do not wear your own bands t-shirt or band merch. That’s equivalent to Kobe Bryant wearing his Los Angeles Lakers jersey to dinner. Here is Part 2 of some rockstars breaking the law…
The original Pink Floyd “Dark Side of the Moon” album not only had the famous Prism logo on the front cover but it also came with several extra inserts inside the LP. The album included two posters and two stickers.
Paul McCartney has posted a notice of intention to get married below at the now famous London’s Marylebone Register Office to his soon to be bride Nancy Shevell. Paul is set to tie the knot at the same venue of his first marriage Linda Eastman more than 40 years ago on March 12, 1969.
The Sex Pistols members Johnny Rotten, Paul Cook and Steve Jones at some point all shared a Pink Floyd shirt with the added caption “I HATE” above their picture.
This photo of Paul & Linda McCartney with David Gilmour taken in 1975 is an instant classic. The Beatles/Wings + Pink Floyd.
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.”
This cover of Roger Waters 1984 concept album “The Pros And Cons Of Hitch Hiking” was condemned by feminist groups and was considered sexist which led to the album cover being censored.
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.