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Pink Floyd

Jokers Wild, a group including guitarist David Gilmour, later to join Pink Floyd, plays at Les Jeux Interdits, The Victoria Ballroom, Cambridge, England, UK.
Pink Floyd sign their first recording contract with EMI Records in London, England, UK, Europe.
A busy night for Pink Floyd as they cram in three gigs. First is an early evening show at the Ricky Tick Club in the Thames Hotel, Windsor, UK. This is followed by a performance at the New Yorker Discotheque, Swindon, Wiltshire, UK, and finally (in the early hours of the next morning) The Shoreline Club in The Caribbean Hotel, Bognor Regis.
Pink Floyd play a second night at the Star Club, Copenhagen, Denmark.
Pink Floyd, Lee Michaels and Clear Light play the second of three nights at the Fillmore Auditorium, San Francisco, California, USA.
Pink Floyd have an Abbey Road Studios, London, UK, recording session, working on Apples and Oranges.
Richie Havens, Big Brother and the Holding Company and Pink Floyd play at The Fillmore, San Francisco, California, USA.
In London, a former Irish folk club opens as psychedelic venue The Night Tripper. The press adverts offer such enticements as "films, slides, heat, food", and Pink Floyd as the first headline act. The club will soon change its name to The UFO.
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Pink Floyd play the first of two nights at The Piper Club, Rome, Italy, Europe.
Pink Floyd have a recording session in Abbey Road Studios, London, England, UK, Europe, working on The Most Boring Song etc (See Saw)
Pink Floyd play at The Middle Earth Club, London, England, UK, Europe. Also on the bill are Alexis Korner and Free. The event is deejayed by Jeff Dexter.
Pink Floyd play two shows at The Paradiso, Amsterdam, Netherlands, Europe.
Pink Floyd play at the Mayfair Suite, The Belfry Hotel, Wishaw, Sutton Coldfield, Warwickshire, UK, Europe. Support acts are Young Blood and The Pineapple Incident.
Pink Floyd play a second night at The Belfry Hotel, Sutton Coldfield, England, UK, Europe.
Pink Floyd play at De Bas, Heesch, Netherlands, Europe.
Pink Floyd, Blue Cheer and The Jeff Beck Group (with Rod Stewart on vocals) play the second of two nights at The Shrine Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Pink Floyd play at The Maryland, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland, UK, Europe.
Pink Floyd play at Saint Andrews University, St Andrews, Scotland.
Pink Floyd play at Camden Free Festival, Camden Town, London, England, UK, Europe.
Pink Floyd begin The Man/The Journey tour at The Locarno Ballroom, Coventry, Warwickshire, England, UK, Europe.
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 Royal Philharmonic Hall, Liverpool, Lancashire, England, UK, Europe.
Pink Floyd play at The Top Rank Suite, Cardiff, Glamorgan, Wales.
Pink Floyd play at The Main Hall, Waltham Forest Technical College, London, UK, supported by prog-folk trio Jan Jukes De Grey.
Pink Floyd play at The Lawns Center, Cottingham, Yorkshire, England, UK, Europe.
Pink Floyd play a free concert at Amsterdamse Bos, Amsterdam, Holland, Europe.
The Grateful Dead release a live double album entitled Grateful Dead, in the USA. It is better known to fans as Skull & Roses. On the same day, Pink Floyd are filming at the Roman Amphitheatre, Pompeii, Italy, for their movie Live At Pompeii.
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.
During a North American tour, Pink Floyd play at The Garden Auditorium, Vancouver, BC, Canada.
During a North American tour, Pink Floyd play at The Garden Auditorium, Vancouver, BC, Canada.
Pink Floyd play for the Roland Petit ballet at Salle Valliers, Marseilles, France, Europe.
A 40-ft pink inflatable pig, being used by Pink Floyd in the creation of their Animals album cover, breaks loose from its moorings near Battersea Power Station and drifts across London, England, UK. At one point in its drift, it is allegedly rfused permission to land at Heathrow Airport.
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Pink Floyd release a double concept album, The Wall on Harvest Records in the UK.
Pink Floyd play at The Sports Arena, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Pink Floyd reach No1 in the Billboard Top 40 Singles Chart in the USA with Another Brick In The Wall.
Pink Floyd's album The Wall is declared to be "prejudicial to the safety of South Africa" by that country's ruling apartheid government.
Pink Floyd play the last of six nights at Earls Court Exhibition Hall, London, England, UK, Europe.
Roger Waters plays at Rosemont Horizon, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Pink Floyd play at Espace Richter, Montpellier, France, Europe.
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Pink Floyd's first of five shows at Nassau Coliseum, Long Island, New York State, USA, is filmed for the live concert video A Delicate Sound of Thunder.
Ringo Starr adds his vocal contribution to a charity recording, Spirit Of The Forest, in SARM West studios, London, England, UK, Europe. The completed track, aimed at raising money to preserve the rain forests, will feature contributions from Brian Wilson of the Beach Boys, Mick Fleetwood of Fleetwood Mac, Dave Gilmour of Pink Floyd, Ringo Starr and others.
Roger Waters is finally, after lengthy delays, granted full permission by the East German government to use Potzdamer Platz in Berlin as the site for a massive live staging of Pink Floyd's concept album The Wall.
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 two nights at Rexall Place, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.
On The Wall Tour 2012, Roger Waters plays at The XL Center, Hartford, Connecticut, USA.
On The Wall Tour 2013, Roger Waters plays the second of two nights at Telenor Arena, Baerum, Norway, Europe.
Their Mortal Remains, an exhibition of Pink Floyd-related memorabilia and artefacts opens at The Victoria And Albert Museum, London, England, UK, Europe. The exhibition is scheduled to run until October 1.
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