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Pink Floyd’s David Gilmour Owns Julian Lennon’s “Lucy in The Sky With Diamonds” Painting

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.”

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Pink Floyd Band Name Meaning

What Does The Pink Floyd Band Name Mean?

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 […]

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The Beastie Boys Salute To Pink Floyd in The “Gratitude” Video

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.

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