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Pink Floyd

The compilation album Johnny's Greatest Hits by Johnny Mathis, becomes the first greatest hits LP to enter the Billboard Albums Chart in the USA, where it will remain for almost nine and a half years. This record will not be broken until 1982 when it is overtaken by Pink Floyd's Dark Side Of The Moon.
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.
(I Can't Get No) Satisfaction by The Rolling Stones enters the UK singles chart, where it will peak at No1.
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Jokers Wild, a group including guitarist David Gilmour, later to join Pink Floyd, plays at Les Jeux Interdits, The Victoria Ballroom, Cambridge, England, UK.
The Pink Floyd Sound play at the Celebration Dance for the London Free School in All Saints Hall, Powis Gardens, London, UK.
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Pink Floyd are in Sound Techniques Studio, Chelsea, London, continuing work on the songs Chapter 24 and Interstellar Overdrive. They also play at the Dance Hall, Eel Pie Island Hotel, Middlesex, UK.
Pink Floyd play at the The City Hall, Salisbury, Wiltshire, England, UK, Europe, supported by The Nightshift.
Pink Floyd have an Abbey Road Studios, London, UK, recording session, working on Matilda Mother, Chapter 24 and Flaming.
Pink Floyd play at the University of York, Hesslington, York, Yorkshire, UK.
Cat Stevens plays at The Winter Gardens, Weston-Super-Mare, England, UK, Europe, supported by Zeus.
Pink Floyd have a recording session in Abbey Road Studios, London, England, UK, Europe, working on Corporal Clegg and Set The Controls For The Heart Of The Sun.
Pink Floyd play at The ICA Fibres Club, Pontypool, Wales, UK, Europe.
Pink Floyd play at Mother's Club, Birmingham, UK. Deejay for the night is John Peel.
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When Pink Floyd play at The College Of Commerce, Manchester, England, UK, Europe, the show is recorded for use on the forthcoming album Ummagumma.
Pink Floyd play at The Royal Philharmonic Hall, Liverpool, Lancashire, 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. This moment will also provide inspiration for songs including Armstrong, Aldrin And Collins by The Byrds, and Moon Hop by Derrick Morgan, which will be covered by Symarip as Skinhead Moonstomp.
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Pink Floyd record a session at Netherland 1 TV Studios, Zaandam, Netherlands, Europe.
Pink Floyd, who have been working in Abbey Road Studios, London, on their sixth album, Meddle, now move to Morgan Studios.
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Pink Floyd spend the second of three days rehearsing a new suite of music which will become their album Dark Side Of The Moon, at The Rainbow Theatre, Finsbury Park, London, UK.
Pink Floyd perform their latest work, Dark Side Of The Moon, during the third of four shows at The Rainbow Theatre, Finsbury Park, London, UK.
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 in EMI Studio 2, Abbey Road, London, UK, working on material for the album Dark Side Of The Moon.
Pink Floyd resume work in EMI Studio 2, Abbey Road, London, England, UK, on their album Dark Side Of The Moon.
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Pink Floyd play the last of five nights at the Sports Arena, Los Angeles, California. Over the five days of show, 511 dope smokers have been arrested by over-zealous LAPD officers.
Pink Floyd reach No1 in the UK album chart with Wish You Were Here.
Pink Floyd play at The Olympiahalle, Munich, West Germany, Europe.
Another Brick In The Wall (Part II) by Pink Floyd is awarded a UK platinum single by the BPI.
Pink Floyd perform The Wall for the first of five nights at Nassau Coliseum, Uniondale, Long Island, New York.
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Huge flying pigs hover above Wembley Stadium in North London announcing the presence of Pink Floyd playing to 50,000 devotees. The NME (New Musical Express), however, is not impressed, declaring, 'Pink Floyd are musically tedium incarnate and, if live music means spontaneous music, you can pronounce Pink Floyd dead.'
Despite objections from the local council, claiming that the volume of music could damage the city, Pink Floyd play at The Grand Canal, Venice, Italy, Europe. The show is broadcast live on tv via satellite.
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Pink Floyd play at Soldier Field, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Pink Floyd complete their Division Bell tour with a show at Earl's Court, London, England, UK. It has been the highest-grossing tour ever to that date.
Brian Wilson, founder and leader of the Beach Boys, plays a solo concert at the Royal Festival Hall, London. Attending Wilson's three nights of performances of Beach Boys classics plus the entire Pet Sounds album, are Eric Clapton, Roger Daltrey of The Who, Elvis Costello, Richard Ashcroft, James Dean Bradfield (Manic Street Preachers), Chemical Brothers, Ray Davies (The Kinks), Dave Gilmour (Pink Floyd), Karl Wallinger (World Party), Suprgrass, Teenage Fanclub, Paul Weller and Glenn Tilbrook.
Brian Wilson, founder and leader of the Beach Boys, plays a solo concert at the Royal Festival Hall, London. UK. Attending Wilson's three nights of performances of Beach Boys classics plus the entire Pet Sounds album, are Eric Clapton, Roger Daltrey of The Who, Elvis Costello, Richard Ashcroft, James Dean Bradfield (Manic Street Preachers), Chemical Brothers, Ray Davies (The Kinks), Dave Gilmour (Pink Floyd), Karl Wallinger (World Party), Suprgrass, Teenage Fanclub, Paul Weller and Glenn Tilbrook.
The three day long Glastonbury festival ends at Worthy Farm, Pilton, Shepton Mallet, Somerset, 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.
Roger Waters (formerly of Pink Floyd) performs an acoustic duet of Wish You Were Here with Eric Clapton and P.P. Arnold during the telethon Tsunami Aid – A Concert Of Hope in the USA.
It is announced that Pink Floyd is to re-unite to play at the upcoming London Live8 concert.
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Roger Waters' Dark Side Of Moon Live tour comes to an end with a show at Palace Square, St. Petersburg, Russia, Europe.
Roger Waters plays at The United Center, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
On The Wall Tour 2012, Roger Waters plays the second of four nights at Rod Laver Arena, Melbourne, Australia, Oceania.
On The Wall Tour 2012, Roger Waters plays the second of two nights at The Acer Arena, Sydney, Australia.
On The Wall Tour 2012, Roger Waters plays the first of two nights at Estadio Nacionale, Santiago, Chile, South America.
On The Wall Tour 2012, Roger Waters plays at Beira Rio Stadium, Porto Alegre, Brazil, South America.
On The Wall Tour 2012, Roger Waters plays the first of two nights at Morumbi Stadium, Sao Paolo, Brazil, South America.
On The Wall Tour 2012, Roger Waters plays at The Frank Erwin Center, Austin, Texas, USA.
On The Wall Tour 2012, Roger Waters plays at The BOK Center, Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA.
On The Wall Tour 2012, Roger Waters plays at The US Airways Center, Phoenix, Arizona, USA.
On The Wall Tour 2012, Roger Waters plays at The Memorial Coliseum, Los Angeles, California, USA.
On The Wall Tour 2012, Roger Waters plays at The XL Center, Hartford, Connecticut, USA.
On The Wall Tour 2012, Roger Waters plays at Citizens Bank Park, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
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