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Pink Floyd

A new sports arena, The Boston Garden, opens in Boston, Massachusetts. In the 70s it will become a major music venue with gigs by Elvis Presley, The Jackson 5, Rolling Stones, Pink Floyd, Led Zeppelin, The Grateful Dead and many more.
Pathologist Arthur Max Barrett dies of cancer in Cambridge, England, UK. He is the father of a fifteen year old boy who will find fame as Syd Barrett of 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.
Jokers Wild, a group including guitarist David Gilmour, later to join Pink Floyd, plays at Les Jeux Interdits, The Victoria Ballroom, Cambridge, England, UK.
An early line-up of Pink Floyd appears at the Melody Maker National Beat Contest, Wimbledon Palais, London, and also at the Beat Contest, The Country Club, Belsize Park, London, England, UK, Europe.
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Pink Floyd record their rambling space-rock instrumental, Interstellar Overdrive, at Sound Techniques Studio, Chelsea, London, UK. It will be released on their debut album, The Piper At The Gates Of Dawn.
Richie Havens, Big Brother and the Holding Company and Pink Floyd play the first of two nights at Winterland, San Francisco, California, USA.
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 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 benefit gig for Oz – an underground magazine - at The Middle Earth Club, London, England, UK, Europe. Also on the bill are The Pretty Things, Social Deviants and Blonde On Blonde.
Pink Floyd play a second night at The Belfry Hotel, Sutton Coldfield, England, UK, Europe.
Pink Floyd play the last of three nights at The Avalon Ballroom, San Francisco, California, USA.
Pink Floyd play the second of two nights at Seattle Center Arena, Seattle, Washington, USA.
Pink Floyd play at The Middle Earth, The Club House, Richmond Athletic Club, Richmond, Surrey, UK.
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 a Fairport Convention benefit gig in The Roundhouse, Chalk Farm, London, England, UK, Europe.
Pink Floyd release a new album, More, in the UK. The album features their music for the film More, directed by Barbet Schroeder.
Pink Floyd play at The Royal Albert Hall, Kensington, London, UK.
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The Beatles continue work on Ob-La-Di, Ob-La-Da and Revolution at EMI's Abbey Road studios, London, England, UK, Europe. On the same day, also in Abbey Road, Pink Floyd are recording Biding My Time.
Pink Floyd play at The King's Hall, Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire, UK.
Pink Floyd play at McEwan Hall, University of Edinburgh, Scotland, UK, Europe.
Syd Barrett, formerly of Pink Floyd, begins recording tracks for his second solo album, Barrett, in EMI's Abbey Road studios, London, England, UK, Europe.
Pink Floyd play at The Sportpalast, West Berlin, West Germany, Europe.
Pink Floyd spend the last 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 reach No1 in the UK album chart with Wish You Were Here.
Ex-Pink Floyd member Roger Waters brings his Pros and Cons tour to Rotterdam, Holland, Europe.
Nick Mason, drummer of Pink Floyd, participates in a motoring competition on the BBC tv show Driving Force. He and his partner come second.
Former Pink Floyd member Roger Waters' Pros and Cons tour plays in Austin, Texas, USA.
After 740 weeks (724 of which were consecutive) in the Billboard Top 200 albums in the USA, Dark Side Of The Moon by Pink Floyd finally drops out.
Pink Floyd play at Gentofte Stadium, Copenhagen, Denmark, Europe.
Pink Floyd play at Valle Hovin Stadion, Oslo, Norway, Europe.
Pink Floyd play the second of two nights at The Palace, Auburn Hills, Michigan, USA.
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.
The three day long Glastonbury Festival ends at Worthy Farm, Pilton, Somerset, England, 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.
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The Strat Pack: Live in Concert is held at Wembley Arena in London, England, UK, to mark the 50th Anniversary of the Fender Stratocaster guitar. The concert features Ronnie Wood, Joe Walsh, Gary Moore, Brian May, David Gilmour, Albert Lee, Amy Winehouse, Paul Rodgers and many more.
Former Pink Floyd guitarist David Gilmour goes to No1 in the UK album chart with his third solo album On An Island.
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.
On his Dark Side Of The Moon tour, Roger Waters plays at Ciudad Atarfe, Granada, Spain, Europe.
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 last of three nights at Vector Arena, Auckland, New Zealand.
On The Wall Tour 2012, Roger Waters plays the eighth of nine nights at River Plate Stadium, Buenos Aires, Argentina, South America.
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 the first of two nights at The MTS Centre, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.
On The Wall Tour 2012, Roger Waters plays at Wrigley Field, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
On The Wall Tour 2012, Roger Waters plays at The Bridgestone Arena, Nashville, Tennessee, USA.
On The Wall Tour 2012, Roger Waters plays at The First Niagra Center, Buffalo, New York State, USA.
An item in a weekend edition of the Vatican newspaper Osservatore Romano, criticises a recent performance of The Wall by Roger Waters for the use of anti-Semitic imagery at his show in the Rock Werchter Festival in Belgium, Europe.
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On The Wall Tour 2013, Roger Waters plays at Stadion Narodowy, Warsaw, Poland, Europe.
On The Wall Tour 2013, Roger Waters plays at Vassil Levski National Stadium, Sofia, Bulgaria, Europe.
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