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Pink Floyd

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 have an Abbey Road Studios, London, England, UK, Europe, recording session, continuing work on Astronomy Domine.
Pink Floyd, Lee Michaels and Clear Light play the second of three nights at the Fillmore Auditorium, San Francisco, California, USA.
Richie Havens, Big Brother and the Holding Company and Pink Floyd play at The Fillmore, San Francisco, California, USA.
Pink Floyd play at a private party held by actress Vanessa Redgrave in London, England, UK, Europe.
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Pink Floyd play at The Raven Club, RAF Waddington, Lincolnshire, England, UK, Europe.
Pink Floyd play at Brighton Arts Festival, Thelme House, Brighton, Sussex, UK, Europe.
Pink Floyd record a session for the BBC Radio's Top Gear show, at 201 Piccadilly, Studio 1, London, England, UK, Europe.
Seven thousand people attend the first Hyde Park rock concert in London, England, UK, Europe, featuring Roy Harper, Jethro Tull, Pink Floyd and Tyrannosaurus Rex.
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Pink Floyd play the last of three nights at The Scene club, New York City, USA.
Pink Floyd play at Mothers, Erdington, Birmingham, England, UK, Europe.
Pink Floyd play at The Maryland, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland, UK, Europe.
10. Pink Floyd play at The Fishmonger's Arms, Wood Green, London, UK.
Pink Floyd play at Mother's Club, Birmingham, UK. Deejay for the night is John Peel.
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Syd Barrett, formerly of Pink Floyd, is working on the songs Golden Hair and Octopus, in EMI's Abbey Road Studios, London, UK.
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Pink Floyd play at The King's Hall, Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire, UK.
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 begin rehearsals for a new suite of music, currently titled Eclipse, which will become their album Dark Side Of The Moon, in Bermondsey, South London, UK.
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Pink Floyd are in Marseille, France, Europe, working on music for a ballet by Roland Petit.
Thieves break into the home of Pink Floyd's Dave Gilmour and steal guitars valued at almost £7,000.
Another Brick In The Wall (Part II) by Pink Floyd is awarded a UK platinum single by the BPI.
Another Brick In The Wall by Pink Floyd enters the Billboard Top 40 Singles Chart in the USA where it will peak at No1.
Pink Floyd play at The Sports Arena, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Pink Floyd play the fifth of six nights at Earls Court Exhibition Hall, London, England, UK, Europe.
Dave Gilmour and Roger Waters of Pink Floyd re-unite briefly to play together at Annabel's Night Club, Copenhagen, Denmark.
Pink Floyd play at The Festhalle, Frankfurt, West Germany, Europe.
The Berlin Wall is officially opened, allowing refugees to exit directly through crossing points between East Germany and West Germany, Europe, and also allowing private travel through the wall. The Pink Floyd song A Great Day For Freedom is a reflection of the effects of the fall of the Berlin Wall. Heresy by Rush is also about the fall of The Wall, as is I Thought It Was Over by The Feeling. In Memory Of The Martyrs by Barclay James Harvest is about those who lost their lives in earlier years while trying to cross the Berlin Wall.
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The Wall - Live In Berlin by Roger Waters is awarded Platinum Album Status in Canada.
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.
Michael Kamen, the composer, conductor and orchestral arranger who worked with many rock acts including Pink Floyd, Metallica, Eric Clapton, Queen, David Bowie, dies aged 55 of a heart attack in London, England, UK, Europe. He had been diagnosed with multiple sclerosis in 1997. Kamen was also a founding member of the innovative classical crossover band the New York Rock And Roll Ensemble in the late 1960s.
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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Former Pink Floyd guitarist David Gilmour goes to No1 in the UK album chart with his third solo album On An Island.
On his Dark Side Of Moon Live tour, Roger Waters plays the second of two nights at Madison Square Garden, New York City, USA. His former Pink Floyd colleague Nick Mason joins him as a guest for the show.
On his Dark Side Of The Moon tour, Roger Waters plays at Ciudad Atarfe, Granada, Spain, Europe.
A regular customer of a record store in Christchurch, New Zealand, Oceania, reserves a copy of The Wall by Pink Floyd, then robs the till. He proves easy for local police to catch, having left his name and phone number when reserving the LP.
On The Wall Tour 2012, Roger Waters plays the first of four nights at Rod Laver Arena, Melbourne, Australia, Oceania.
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 first of nine nights at River Plate Stadium, Buenos Aires, Argentina, South America.
On The Wall Tour 2012, Roger Waters plays the third of nine nights at River Plate Stadium, Buenos Aires, Argentina, South America.
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 the sixth of nine nights at River Plate Stadium, Buenos Aires, Argentina, South America.
On The Wall Tour 2012, Roger Waters plays the second of two nights at Morumbi Stadium, Sao Paolo, Brazil, South America.
On The Wall Tour 2012, Roger Waters plays the second of two nights at Foro Sol, Mexico City, Mexico, Central America.
On The Wall Tour 2012, Roger Waters plays at Wrigley Field, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
On The Wall Tour 2012, Roger Waters plays the second of two nights at Yankee Stadium, New York City, USA.
On The Wall Tour 2012, Roger Waters plays at Citizens Bank Park, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
Bruce Springsteen, Roger Waters, John Mayer and others play in a benefit concert for The Stand Up for Heroes charity at The Beacon Theatre, New York City, USA.
Forbes magazine publishes its annual list of the most successful entertainers of the past year, with Dr. Dre in the top position. Most of his $110m is not because of his music but because of his top-selling Beats headphones brand. The full Top Ten list is as follows : 1. Dr Dre $110mrn2. Roger Waters $88mrn3. Elton John $80mrn4. U2 $78mrn5. Take That $69mrn6. Bon Jovi $60mrn7. Britney Spears $58mrn8. Paul McCartney and Taylor Swift (tie) $57mrn10. Justin Bieber and Toby Keith (tie) $55m
On The Wall Tour 2013, Roger Waters plays at Stadio Euganeo, Padua, Italy, Europe.
In an interview on CNN, David Gilmour says that The Endless River will mark the end of Pink Floyd's recording career.
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