One of the best selling albums of all time, The Dark Side Of The Moon is 50 years old in March 2013. We delve into the ideas, events and locations, behind this timeless classic album.
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For an ageing voice there’s a lot of it on Life. What does this say about Roger? It certainly makes this another commentary, this time more personal. Roger talks the intro, parts of his poem(s) appear, perhaps a bit out … Continue reading
Guildford’s music venues & ‘first shows’ A good number of venues in Guildford have showcased big name groups over the years, but the site of Pink Floyd’s first and only show in the town may be a surprise. Pink Floyd, … Continue reading
Before the memories fade further, we want to collect them. If you attended a live show of Dark Side between February 1972 and July 1975 please get in touch and let us know: If you have have vague memories and … Continue reading
From underneath the pig, Wembley Stadium 14th Sept. 2013: This was Roger’s first (and to be last) show at Wembley Stadium Roger played 4 times solo at the Wembley Arena (Empire Pool) The Floyd (with RW) played 14 times at … Continue reading
Brain Damage, the definitive Pink Floyd radio show, on floydpodcast.com, goes “live” this weekend to celebrate its 200th show. The Doc goes back to his roots as radio DJ to bring us the exceptional floydpodcast.com live and on the air … Continue reading
The very sad news today that Storm Thorgerson passed away, age 69, having been ill for some time. One of the original Cambridge crew of friends, Storm became of the most sought after graphic designers particular in the music industry. From Hipgnosis … Continue reading
The date, 31st March 1973. The Dark Side Of The Moon entered the UK Official Charts at #2 spot on the 31st March 1973 in the 13th (and unlucky) published chart of 1973. It was in fact the highest position it … Continue reading
The “official stated” birthday for Dark Side today: http://darkside40.pinkfloyd.com/ Any excuse to listen… (Read here for: actual/real release dates of The Dark Side of the Moon.)
Today The Dark Side Of The Moon was voted into the US National Recording Registry. The purpose of the Registry is to celebrate and preserve important sound recordings. Those deemed “culturally, historically, or aesthetically important, and/or inform or reflect life … Continue reading