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Pink Floyd

Roger Waters, songwriter, singer and bassist of Pink Floyd [originally known as The Pink Floyd Blues Band], is born in Great Bookham, Surrey, UK.
A new music venue, The Mayfair Ballroom, opens in Newcastle, UK. Virtually every significant band of the 60s will play at The Mayfair, from Pink Floyd to The Yardbirds, Deep Purple and Procol Harum.
Jazz and classical guitarist http://www.allmusic.com/artist/david-gilmore-mn0000214159/biographyDavid Gilmore (not the one in Pink Floyd) is born in Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA.
Gary Wallis is born in Westminster, London, UK. He will find success as a rock drummer and musical director, working with Pink Floyd, Tom Jones, Mike And The Mechanics, Girls Aloud, Atomic Kitten, Westlife and others.
Jokers Wild, a group including guitarist David Gilmour, later to join Pink Floyd, plays at Les Jeux Interdits, The Victoria 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.
When The Mindbenders have to pull out of their adbertised gig at The Upper Cut, Forest Gate, London, England, UK, Europe, they are replaced by Pink Floyd.
Pink Floyd play at the Star Club, Copenhagen, Denmark.
The Pink Floyd play at The Saturday Scene in The Corn Exchange, Chelmsford, Essex, UK.
Procol Harum and H.P.Lovecraft play the first of two nights at Winterland, San Francisco, California, USA. Pink Floyd were billed to appear but have cancelled, as leader Syd Barret is becoming dysfunctional because of LSD usage.
Pink Floyd play at The Winter Gardens Pavilion, Weston-Super-Mare, Avon, UK, Europe.
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 Cheetah Club, Brussels, Belgium, Europe.
Pink Floyd play at The Domino Club in The Lion Hotel, Cambridge, England, UK, Europe.
Pink Floyd perform on the tv show Tous En Scene, ORTF TV, Paris, France, Europe.
Pink Floyd play at a Fairport Convention benefit gig in The Roundhouse, Chalk Farm, London, England, UK, Europe.
Pink Floyd record a session for Radio Hilversum, at The Concertgebouw, Amsterdam, Netherlands.
The Cheetah Club, formerly The Aragon Ballroom in Pacific Ocean Park, Santa Monica, California, USA, burns to the ground. The Cheetah, opened in 1967, had staged shows by Pink Floyd, The Doors and many others.
Pink Floyd play at Pepperland Auditorium, San Rafael, California, USA.
Pink Floyd play at The Fillmore West, San Francisco, California, USA.
Pink Floyd are rehearsing a new suite of music which will become their album Dark Side Of The Moon, in Bermondsey, South 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 begin a new round of recording sessions in EMI Studio 2, Abbey Road, London, UK, for the album Dark Side Of The Moon.
During a benefit gig for the 'War On Want' and 'Save The Children' charities, Pink Floyd perform The Dark Side Of The Moon and More at The Empire Pool, Wembley, London, England, UK.
Pink Floyd hold their final recording session for the album Dark Side Of The Moon in EMI Studio 2, Abbey Road, London, UK.
Pink Floyd release a new album, Dark Side Of The Moon, in the UK.
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Thieves break into the home of Pink Floyd's Dave Gilmour and steal guitars valued at almost £7,000.
Pink Floyd release the compilation album, A Collection Of Great Dance Songs.
The premiere of Pink Floyd's movie The Wall is held at The Empire, Leicester Square, London, UK.
Roger Waters plays at Rosemont Horizon, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
In the wake of the release of Opel, a compilation of former Pink Floyd leader Syd Barrett's demos, his brother is interviewed on BBC Radio One. He confirms that Syd is alive, well and interested in painting, but has no contact with the other members of the group.
Pink Floyd mainman Dave Gilmour plays a solo show at the Royal Festival Hall, London. In the audience is UK Minister for Defence, Geoff Hoon.
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.
In a move widely seen as being sparked by Bob Geldof's Live8 initiative, The Canadian House Of Commons calls for a rise in foreign aid levels.
Bob Dylan, Jimi Hendrix, Pink Floyd, The Who, New Order, Eurythmics, Black Sabbath and John Peel are inducted into the UK Music Hall Of Fame in a ceremony held at Alexandra Palace, London, UK.
On his Dark Side Of Moon Live tour, Roger Waters plays the second of two nights at The O2 Arena, UK.
The album Revolver by The Beatles is chosen as the top rock album of all time by The Vatican's official newspaper, L'Osservatore Romano, in Rome, Italy, Europe. The full Vatican Top Ten is :
The Beatles: Revolver
David Crosby: If I Could Only Remember My Name
Pink Floyd: Dark Side Of The Moon
Fleetwood Mac: Rumours
Donald Fagen: The Nightfly
Michael Jackson: Thriller
Paul Simon: Graceland
U2: Achtung Baby
Oasis: (What's the Story) Morning Glory?
Carlos Santana: Supernatural
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.
On The Wall Tour 2012, Roger Waters plays the last of nine nights at River Plate Stadium, Buenos Aires, Argentina, South America.
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 Key Arena, Seattle, Washington, USA.
On The Wall Tour 2012, Roger Waters plays at The Xcel Energy Center, St. Paul, Minnesota, USA.
On The Wall Tour 2012, Roger Waters plays at The BankAtlantic Center, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, USA.
On The Wall Tour 2012, Roger Waters plays at Scotiabank Place, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.
On The Wall Tour 2013, Roger Waters plays at The Commerzbank-Arena, Frankfurt, Germany, Europe.
On The Wall Tour 2013, Roger Waters plays the second of two nights at Telenor Arena, Baerum, Norway, Europe.
Roger Waters, Bon Jovi, Neil Diamond, Lady Gaga and Kenny Chesney are among the winners at the Billboard Touring Awards at The Apollo Theatre, Harlem, New York City, USA.
Roger Waters is made an honorary citizen of the city of Anzio, Italy, Europe, exactly seventy years since the day his father Eric died there in a World War 2 battle.
Take That's first release as a three piece, entitled III, becomes the most pre-ordered album of all time on Amazon.co.uk overtaking Pink Floyd, One Direction, Robbie Williams and Susan Boyle.
Pink Floyd drummer Nick Mason crashes his rare Formula One McLaren F1 GTR car into a tyre wall during the Goodwood Members Meeting in West Sussex, England, UK. Mason emerges unhurt.
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