Category Archives: 40 Years Ago Today…

Calling All 70s Gig Goers, “Were you there?”

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

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Dark Side Only Made #2 In The UK (And What Beat It To #1)

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

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40 Years Old – Again!

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.)

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40 Years Old Today!

40 years ago today… The official US release of Dark Side (plus the real dates!…) Happy Birthday Dark Side! On the 10th March 1973 The Dark Side Of The Moon was released in the US, officially. The Floyd were performing the … Continue reading

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Dark Side Voices & Original Question Cards

40 years ago today… The now infamous voices were added to the final mix of the album, this week, from 22nd January 1973. Up to December 1972, Dark Side had progressed to a near final state, in clear phases of … Continue reading

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100 Days To Go!…

There are now only 100 days to go until Dark Side is 40 years old in March 2013. From the release dates of the original vinyl LP: US release: 10 March 1973, UK release: 24 March 1973 (So 114 days to go … Continue reading

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250 And Counting…

There are 250 days to go until The Dark Side Of The Moon turns 40 years old in March 2013. These were the release dates of the original vinyl LP: US release: 10 March 1973, UK release: 24 March 1973 (So 264 … Continue reading

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Dark Side Breathes

40 years ago today… 20th November 1971. The Breathe riff heard for the first time during Embryo in November ’71… It was the last night of Pink Floyd’s fifth tour of the United States. It had been a ’27 shows in … Continue reading

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500 Days And Counting…

There are now 500 days to go until The Dark Side Of The Moon turns 40 years old in March 2013. These were the release dates of the original vinyl LP: US release: 10 March 1973, UK release: 24 March 1973 (So … Continue reading

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Pink Floyd Live At Pompeii

40 years ago this week… Pink Floyd had traveled to Naples by plane to record live footage for Pink Floyd Live At Pompeii. Inspired by Adrian Maben, the first version ran for one hour and was released in September 1972. … Continue reading

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