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Pink Floyd

Peter Wood is born in Middlesex, UK. He will play keyboards for The Sutherland Brothers And Quiver and Natural Gas, before developing a career as a session player working with Roger Waters, Cyndi Lauper, Bob Dylan and others. He will also co-write the 1976 Al Stewart single Year Of The Cat.
Anthony James Franklin is born in Derby, UK. He will find success as fretless bass guitarist Tony Franklin, working with Roy Harper, The Firm, Jimmy Page, Paul Rodgers, John Sykes' Blue Murder, David Gilmour, Kate Bush, Whitesnake, Kenny Wayne Shepherd 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 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.
Jokers Wild play at The Racehorse, Northampton, England, UK. The group includes David Gilmour who will find greater success as a member of Pink Floyd.
Pink Floyd play at the Freak Out Ethel event, Seymour Hall, London, England, UK, and later at The UFO Club, Tottenham Court Road, London, England, UK. Pete Townshend of The Who attends this show.
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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 at the The City Hall, Salisbury, Wiltshire, England, UK, Europe, supported by The Nightshift.
Pink Floyd have an Abbey Road Studios, London, England, UK, Europe, recording session, continuing work on Astronomy Domine.
Pink Floyd have an Abbey Road Studios, London, UK, recording session, working on The Bike Song, Flaming, Matilda Mother, Sunshine and Lucifer Sam.
Pink Floyd play at the Wellington Club, East Dereham, Norfolk, UK, and later at the Love In, Alexandra Palace, London, UK, along with Eric Burdon And The Animals, Brian Auger, Julie Driscoll And The Trinity, Crazy World Of Arthur Brown, Creation, Tomorrow, Blossom Toes, Apostolic Intervention and Sam Gopal Dream.
Pink Floyd, Lee Michaels and Clear Light play the second of three nights at the Fillmore Auditorium, San Francisco, California, USA.
Pink Floyd play at Hastings Pier, Hastings, England, UK, Europe. This is believed to have been the last gig at which Syd Barrett played with the group.
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Pink Floyd play at Rij-School, Leuven, Belgium, Europe.
Pink Floyd play at the Smurf Club, De Engh, Bussum, The Netherlands, Europe.
Pink Floyd have a recording session at Abbey Road Studios, London, England, UK, Europe, working on It Would Be So Nice.
Pink Floyd perform A Saucerful Of Secrets during a live appearance at BBC Studios, Elstree, England, UK, Europe.
Pink Floyd play at The 1st Holiness Kitch Garden for the Liberation of Love And Peace in Colours, Houtrusthallen, The Hague, Netherlands, Europe, and later at the University of East Anglia, Norwich, Norfolk, England, UK, Europe, where they are supported by Fairport Convention.
Pink Floyd play the second of two nights at Seattle Center Arena, Seattle, Washington, USA.
Pink Floyd play the first of two nights at The Bank, Torrance, California, 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 begin The Man/The Journey tour at The Locarno Ballroom, Coventry, Warwickshire, England, UK, Europe.
Pink Floyd play at The City Hall, Sheffield, Yorkshire, 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 a third show at Theater 140, Brussels, Belgium, Europe.
Pink Floyd play at Friars, Dunstable, Hertfordshire, England, UK.
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Pink Floyd play at Mountford Hall, Liverpool University, Liverpool, UK.
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)
Pink Floyd play at the University Health Centre, Edinburgh University, Edinburgh, Scotland.
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Pink Floyd are in EMI Studio 2, Abbey Road, London, UK, working on material for the album Dark Side Of The Moon.
The Damned's second album, Music For Pleasure, produced by Nick Mason of Pink Floyd, is released in the UK.
Pink Floyd play the first of eight nights performing The Wall at Westfalenhalle, Dortmund, West Germany, Europe.
Pink Floyd return to Earls Court, London, for five more nights performing The Wall, to allow it to be filmed for a proposed movie version. This series of shows will prove to be the last time that Gilmore, Mason, Wright and Waters play together.
The premiere of Pink Floyd's movie The Wall is held at The Empire, Leicester Square, London, UK.
On his About Face tour, David Gilmour of Pink Floyd plays at Tivoli Hall, Strasbourg, France, Europe.
Nick Mason (drummer of Pink Floyd) and Rick Fenn release the album Profiles, in the USA.
Roger Waters plays at The Arie Crown Theater, Chicago, Illinois, 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.
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.
Roger Waters releases the double-album The Wall - Live In Berlin, on Phonogram Records in the UK.
Roger Waters plays at The Rosemont Theater, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
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.
Former Pink Floyd guitarist David Gilmour goes to No1 in the UK album chart with his third solo album On An Island.
Roger Waters begins his Dark Side Of Moon Live tour at the Rock In Rio Festival, Rio De Janiero, Brazil, South America.
The 2006 Induction Ceremony for the UK Music Hall Of Fame, which took place at Alexandra Palace, London, UK, two days earlier is transmitted on tv in the USA by VH1. Inductees are James Brown (inducted by Jazzie B) performs 'I Got You (I Feel Good)' Led Zeppelin [inducted by Roger Taylor of Queen], Wolfmother perform Communication Breakdown as a tribute; Rod Stewart (inducted by James Morrison) performs The First Cut Is the Deepest and Do Ya Think I'm Sexy; Brian Wilson (inducted by David Gilmour of Pink Floyd) performs God Only Knows and Good Vibrations; Bon Jovi (inducted by David A. Stewart and Kara Dioguardi) performs Livin' on a Prayer, Wanted Dead Or Alive and It's My Life; Prince (inducted by Beyonce Knowles) and Dusty Springfield (inducted by Joss Stone who performs Son of a Preacher Man). The occasion proves to be the last televised performance by James Brown.
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 at The Xcel Energy Center, St. Paul, Minnesota, USA.
Concert industry veteran Michael Farrell, the American agent for Genesis and Phil Collins and Pink Floyd, dies of cancer.
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