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Pink Floyd

Guy Pratt is born in London, UK, the son of actor Mike Pratt. Guy will become a well-known session bassist, working with Pink Floyd, Kirsty MacColl, The Smiths, Madonna, Robbie Robertson, Roxy Music, Michael Jackson and others.
Jokers Wild, a group including guitarist David Gilmour, later to join Pink Floyd, plays at The Dorothy Ballroom, Cambridge, England, UK.
Jokers Wild, a group including guitarist David Gilmour, later to join Pink Floyd, plays at The Dorothy Ballroom, Cambridge, England, UK.
An early line-up of Pink Floyd plays at The Summer Dance, Homerton College, Cambridge, UK.
Love have two recording sessions in Los Angeles, California, USA, starting at four in the afternoon, for their first album. They cut their Elektra Records debut single, My Little Red Book (composed by Burt Bacharach and Hal David), plus You I'll Be Following. Pink Floyd's manager Peter Jenner will hear My Little Red Book while on a visit to California, and will subsequently attempt to sing the guitar riff to Pink Floyd, whose leader Syd Barrett will attempt to copy Jenner's singing. Barrett's interpretation will become the basic riff of the 1967 Pink Floyd track Interstellar Overdrive.
EMI staff engineer Peter Bown takes the members of Pink Floyd to meet The Beatles in Studio 2, Abbey Road, London, England, UK, Europe. (The Floyd are working on Pow R Toc H).
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Pink Floyd play at Tiles Club, Oxford Street, London, UK.
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Pink Floyd have an Abbey Road Studios, London, UK, recording session, working on The Bike Song, Flaming, Matilda Mother, Sunshine and Lucifer Sam.
Pink Floyd play at the Star Club, Copenhagen, Denmark.
Pink Floyd play a second night at the Star Club, Copenhagen, Denmark.
Christmas On Earth, Continued - a major psychedelic happening featuring Jimi Hendrix, Pink Floyd, The Move, Traffic (replacing The Who) and Soft Machine, is held at Olympia in London, UK. The show marks the last time Dave Mason will play with Traffic before quitting the band. Floyd's Syd Barrett is so wasted by hallucinogenics that he merely stands on stage and gazes at the crowd.
The second night of the all-night Psychedelicamania happening takes place at The Roundhouse, London, UK, featuring The Who, The Move and Pink Floyd. During the show, The Who suffer three power failures, adding an extra ferocity to Pete Townshend's ritual amp-smashing at the end.
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Pink Floyd have an Abbey Road Studios, London, England, UK, Europe, recording session, working on The Most Boring Song I've Ever Heard Bar Two (later re-titled See Saw).
Pink Floyd continue a two-day Abbey Road Studios, London, England, UK, Europe, recording session, working on The Most Boring Song I've Ever Heard Bar Two (later re-titled See Saw).
Pink Floyd release their last UK single for over a decade, Point Me At The Sky/Careful With That Axe, Eugene.
Pink Floyd play at The Fishmongers' Arms, Wood Green, London, England, UK.
Pink Floyd play at The Van Dike Club, Devonport, Plymouth, UK.
Pink Floyd play at a Fairport Convention benefit gig in The Roundhouse, Chalk Farm, London, England, UK, Europe.
Pink Floyd release a new album, More, in the UK. The album features their music for the film More, directed by Barbet Schroeder.
Pink Floyd play at The Town Hall, Birmingham, UK.
As Neil Armstrong steps onto the surface of the moon, Pink Floyd are in a BBC tv studio in London, UK, playing live music to accompany the historic event.
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Pink Floyd record the track Love Scene, for the film Zabriskie Point, in Rome, Italy, Europe.
Pink Floyd play at the AFAN Festival of Progressive Rock in AFAN Lido Indoor Sports Centre, Port Talbot, South Wales, supported by Fairport Convention, Sam Apple Pie and East Of Eden.
Syd Barrett, formerly of Pink Floyd, releases a solo album, The Madcap Laughs, on Harvest Records in the UK.
Pink Floyd play at Pepperland Auditorium, San Rafael, California, USA.
Pink Floyd play at The Memorial Coliseum, Portland, Oregon, USA.
Pink Floyd are in EMI Studio 2, Abbey Road, London, UK, working on material for the album Dark Side Of The Moon.
Pink Floyd are rehearsing in London, UK, in preparation for further recording of the album Dark Side Of The Moon.
Pink Floyd play for the Roland Petit ballet at Palais des Sports de la Porte de Versailles, Paris France, Europe.
Pink Floyd are in EMI Studio 2, Abbey Road, London, UK, working on material for the album Dark Side Of The Moon.
Dark Side Of The Moon by Pink Floyd is certified as an eleven-times platinum album by the R.I.A.A. in the USA.
Roger Waters releases a new video, The Wall - Live in Berlin, on Polygram Music Video in the UK.
The video The Wall – Live In Berlin by Roger Waters is certified as a platinum video by the R.I.A.A. in the USA.
Sir Paul McCartney marries his girlfriend Heather Mills, in St Salvator's Church, Castle Leslie, Glaslough, County Monaghan, Ireland. The 300 guests include Ringo Starr, Chrissie Hynde of The Pretenders, Twiggy, Sir George Martin, Eric Clapton, Sir Elton John and David Gilmour of Pink Floyd.
The three day long Glastonbury Festival ends at Worthy Farm, Pilton, Somerset, England, UK. Acts appearing on the last day include Isaac Hayes, Roger Waters, Rod Stewart, Kate And Anna McGarrigle, Groove Armada, Air, Rolf Harris, Super Furry Animals, Badly Drawn Boy and Richie Havens.
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On his Dark Side Of Moon Live tour, Roger Waters plays the first of two nights at The O2 Arena, UK.
Pink Floyd wins a breach of contract case against EMI in the High Court, London, England, UK, Europe. The band claimed, and the court agreed with them, that EMI had broken a 1999 contract which included a clause stating that EMI required Pink Floyd's permission to sell individual tracks [as opposed to complete albums] by the group.
An Epiphone Casino Guitar signed by Jimmy Page [Led Zeppelin], Keith Richards, [Rolling Stones], David Gilmour [Pink Floyd], Eric Clapton, Brian May [Queen], Mick Jones [The Clash], Roger Daltrey [The Who], Paul Weller [The Jam/Style Council] and Gary Moore [Thin Lizzy] is auctioned on behalf of Pup Aid at Bonham's in London, UK. The auction raises £2,640.
EMI announces a new, five-year global partnership with Pink Floyd for the band's catalogue.
On The Wall Tour 2012, Roger Waters plays the fourth of nine nights at River Plate Stadium, Buenos Aires, Argentina, South America.
On The Wall Tour 2012, Roger Waters plays at The BOK Center, Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA.
On The Wall Tour 2012, Roger Waters plays at BC Place, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.
On The Wall Tour 2012, Roger Waters plays at the Consol Energy Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA.
Roger Waters brings his The Wall tour to an end with a show for 75,000 fans at The Plains of Abraham, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada. The Wall was the highest grossing tour from 2010 and is the same, so far, in 2012.
On The Wall Tour 2013, Roger Waters plays at Parken Stadion, Copenhagen, Denmark, Europe.
On The Wall Tour 2013, Roger Waters plays at The Aviva Stadium, Dublin, Europe, UK.
Via a Twitter posting, singer-songwriter Ben Watt announces that Dave Gilmour, guitarist of Pink Floyd, will be playing on three songs at his upcoming show (May 19) at Islington Assembly Hall, London, UK.
When Bombay Bicycle Club play the last ever show at Earls Court Arena, London, UK, they are joined on stage by Pink Floyd guitarist Dave Gilmour.
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