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Pink Floyd

Rick Wright, keyboardist of Pink Floyd [originally The Pink Floyd Blues Band], is born in London, UK.
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.
An early line-up of Pink Floyd plays at The Summer Dance, Homerton College, Cambridge, UK.
Pink Floyd play at The Marquee Club, Soho, London, England, UK.
Pink Floyd play at the The City Hall, Salisbury, Wiltshire, England, UK, Europe, supported by The Nightshift.
Pink Floyd enter the UK singles chart with their second single, See Emily Play, which will peak at No6. They also play a gig at Bradford University, Yorkshire, UK.
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Pink Floyd play at the Star Club, Copenhagen, Denmark.
Pink Floyd and The Tremeloes are seen on the BBC-tv show Tomorrow's World, in a film made in London, England, UK, Europe, during December 1967, about the latest deveopments in rock light shows.
Pink Floyd play at Radio et Television Belge, Brussels, Belgium, Europe.
Pink Floyd play at Pannenhuis, Antwerp, Belgium, Europe.
Pink Floyd play a second night at The Belfry Hotel, Sutton Coldfield, England, UK, Europe.
Pink Floyd play the second of three nights at The Scene club, New York City, USA.
The Pink Floyd release a new single, Let There Be More Light, in the USA on Tower Records.
Procol Harum and Jokers Wild (not the Pink Floyd-related band) play at the MPLS Labor Temple, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA.
Pink Floyd play at The Royal Albert Hall, Kensington, London, UK.
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Pink Floyd record a session for Radio Hilversum, at The Concertgebouw, Amsterdam, Netherlands.
Pink Floyd play at Staargebouw, Maastricht, Netherlands, Europe.
Today's Other LP Chart, published by Time Out (London) and compiled from information supplied by several of the city's hipper record stores, is as follows:
  1. Tumbleweed Connection - Elton John (DJM)
  2. Stephen Stills - Stephen Stills (Atlantic)
  3. New Morning - Bob Dylan (CBS)
  4. Atom Heart Mother - Pink Floyd (Harvest)
  5. American Beauty (import) - Grateful Dead (Warner Bros)
  6. After the Goldrush - Neil Young (Reprise)
  7. Air Conditioning - Curved Air (Warners)
  8. Abraxas - Santana (CBS)
  9. Untitled - The Byrds (CBS)
  10. Emerson, Lake & Palmer - Emerson, Lake & Palmer (Island)
When the MC5 play at The Corn Exchange, Cambridge, UK, they are supported by local band Stars, whose members include ex-Pink Floyd leader Syd Barrett and ex-Pretty Things drummer Twink.
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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.
Pink Floyd are in EMI Studio 2, Abbey Road, London, UK, working on material for the album Dark Side Of The Moon.
The album The Wall by Pink Floyd earns a platinum disc in the USA.
Pink Floyd play the second of six nights at Earls Court Exhibition Hall, London, England, UK, Europe.
David Gilmour of Pink Floyd's About Face tour opens at The National Stadium, Dublin, Eire, Europe.
Ex-Pink Floyd member Roger Waters begins the second leg of his Pros And Cons North American tour, in Detroit, Michigan, USA.
Dave Gilmour and Roger Waters of Pink Floyd re-unite briefly to play together at Annabel's Night Club, Copenhagen, Denmark.
Pink Floyd's second of five shows at Nassau Coliseum, Long Island, New York State, USA, is filmed for their concert video, Delicate Sound of Thunder.
Paul McCartney, Pink Floyd, Genesis, Eric Clapton, Dire Straits, Cliff Richard, Robert Plant and Jimmy Page, Status Quo and Elton John play in a charity show at Knebworth Park, Knebworth, Hertfordshire, UK. The event is a Knebworth Festival-benefit for Nordoff-Robbins Music Therapy Center and the BPI's Brit School for the Performing Arts.
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.
Roger Waters plays at The Rosemont Theater, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
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.
The Live8 Concert in Hyde Park, London, England, UK, (and several other cities worldwide), features artists including Pink Floyd, Coldplay, Dido, Keane, Elton John, Annie Lennox, Madonna, Muse, Razorlight, Scissor Sisters, Paul McCartney, Joss Stone, Stereophonics, Sting, Robbie Williams, U2, Stevie Wonder, R.E.M., The Cure, Velvet Revolver, Bob Geldof, The Killers and Snow Patrol.
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London-based indie band The Mystery Jets stage a tribute show to one of their biggest influences, Pink Floyd founder Syd Barrett, at Union Chapel, Islington, London. Performers are Kid Harpoon, Lupen Crook, Kate Nash, Dan Treacy and the Television Personalities, plus members of Babyshambles, SixToes, The Cazals, and the Mystery Jets themselves. A commemorative fanzine is made specially for the show with contributions from all the performers.
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
Warner/Chappell Music, the music publishing arm of Warner Music Group Corp., announces that it has extended its worldwide agreement with songwriter and performer Roger Waters, a founding member of Pink Floyd. The new deal means that Warner/Chappell Music will continue to administer Roger Waters' share of all Pink Floyd songs from their first UK album number one in 1970 up until the point when Waters left the band.
Roger Waters plays at the O2 Arena, London, UK.
Roger Waters, a founding member of Pink Floyd, marries his fourth wife Laurie Durning, in front of just six guests at their home in Southampton, New York State, USA.
On The Wall Tour 2012, Roger Waters plays the second of three nights at Brisbane Entertainment Centre, Brisbane, Australia.
On The Wall Tour 2012, Roger Waters plays the fifth of nine nights at River Plate Stadium, Buenos Aires, Argentina, South America.
On The Wall Tour 2012, Roger Waters plays at The Valley View Casino Center, San Diego, California, USA.
On The Wall Tour 2012, Roger Waters plays the second of two nights at The MTS Centre, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.
On The Wall Tour 2012, Roger Waters plays at Citizens Bank Park, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
On The Wall Tour 2013, Roger Waters plays at Ernst-Happel-Stadion, Vienna, Austria, Europe.
On The Wall Tour 2013, Roger Waters plays at Puskas Ferenc Stadion, Budapest, Hungary, Europe.
On The Wall Tour 2013, Roger Waters plays at Piata Constitutiei, Bucharest, Romania, Europe.
On The Wall Tour 2013, Roger Waters plays at Wembley Stadium, London, 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 singer-songwriter Ben Watt plays at Islington Assembly Hall, London, England, UK, he is joined by Dave Gilmour, guitarist of Pink Floyd, during three songs.
On his Rattle That Lock tour, David Gilmour plays the second of two nights at Allianz Parque, Sao Paulo, Brazil, South America.
Roger Waters posts the official video for his Mexico City performance of "Pigs (Three Different Ones)," a rendition that slammed then-Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump.
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