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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.
Pink Floyd record an early version of their rambling space-rock instrumental, Interstellar Overdrive, at the Thompson Private Recording Company, Hemel Hempstead, London, UK.
Pink Floyd sign their first recording contract with EMI Records in London, England, UK, Europe.
Pink Floyd have an Abbey Road Studios, London, UK, recording session, working on Lucifer Sam and The Bike Song.
Pink Floyd release their second single, See Emily Play, in the UK on Columbia Records.
Pink Floyd have an Abbey Road Studios, London, England, UK, Europe, recording session, working on Flaming.
Pink Floyd play at the University of York, Hesslington, York, Yorkshire, UK.
The Jimi Hendrix Experience, Pink Floyd, Move, Amen Corner, Nice, Eire Apparent and The Outer Limits play two shows at the Central Hall, Chatham, Kent, UK.
The second night of the all-night Psychedelicamania happening takes place at The Roundhouse, London, UK, featuring The Who, The Move and Pink Floyd. During the show, The Who suffer three power failures, adding an extra ferocity to Pete Townshend's ritual amp-smashing at the end.
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Pink Floyd have a recording session in Abbey Road Studios, London, England, UK, Europe, working on Corporal Clegg and Set The Controls For The Heart Of The Sun.
Pink Floyd appear on Radio et Television Belge, Brussels, Belgium, Europe.
Pink Floyd play at ORTF TV Studios, Buttes Chaumont, Paris, France, Europe.
Pink Floyd have an Abbey Road Studios, London, England, UK, Europe, recording session, working on the song It Would Be So Nice, written by keyboardist Richard Wright.
Pink Floyd play at Woolwich Polytechnic, Woolwich, England, UK, Europe.
Pink Floyd play at Woolwich Polytechnic, London, England, UK, Europe.
Pink Floyd play at The May Ball, Kings College, Cambridge, England, UK, Europe.
Pink Floyd play the last of three nights at The Scene club, New York City, USA.
Pink Floyd play at Saint Andrews University, St Andrews, Scotland.
When Pink Floyd play at The College Of Commerce, Manchester, England, UK, Europe, the show is recorded for use on the forthcoming album Ummagumma.
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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The movie More, directed by Barbet Schroeder, is released to cinemas in Europe. The film features a soundtrack composed and played by Pink Floyd.
Pink Floyd play at Konzert Saal, Technishe Universität, West Berlin, West Germany, Europe.
Pink Floyd play at The Fillmore West, San Francisco, California, USA.
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 first of four shows at The Rainbow Theatre, Finsbury Park, London, UK.
The 2nd British Rock Meeting takes place at Insel Grun, Germersheim, Germany, Europe. It is a three day event featuring, over the course of the three days, Pink Floyd, The Doors, The Faces, The Kinks, Humble Pie, The Incredible String Band, Country Joe McDonald, Uriah Heep, Osibisa, Atomic Rooster, Strawbs, Curved Air, Tom Paxton, Linda Lewis, the Roy Young Band, Pacific Gas And Electric, The Buddy Miles Express, Family, Rory Gallagher, Savoy Brown, Status Quo, Beggar's Opera, Brinsley Schwarz, Sam Apple Pie, Nazareth, New Riders Of The Piurple Sage, Billy Joel, Spencer Davis, East Of Eden, Lindisfarne and more. An audience of 100,000 is reported to have attended.
Pink Floyd play for the Roland Petit ballet at Palais des Sports de la Porte de Versailles, Paris France, Europe.
The premiere of Pink Floyd's movie The Wall is held at The Empire, Leicester Square, London, UK.
Pink Floyd's Dark Side Of The Moon notches up its 500th consecutive week in the Billboard Top 200 albums.
Roger Waters plays at Rosemont Horizon, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Ex-Pink Floyd member Roger Waters begins the second leg of his Pros And Cons North American tour, in Detroit, Michigan, USA.
Roger Waters plays at Poplar Creek Music Theatre (Hoffman Estates, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Pink Floyd play at Richfield Coliseum, Cleveland, Ohio, USA.
Russian cosmonauts take a cassette copy of the latest Pink Floyd album, Delicate Sound Of Thunder, into space and play it while in orbit around the Earth.
Pink Floyd play a benefit for Greenpeace, Amnesty International and other charities, at Earls Court Exhibition Hall, London, UK.
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 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.
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.
On his Dark Side Of Moon Live tour, Roger Waters plays the first of two nights at Earl's Court, London, UK.
On his Dark Side Of The Moon tour, Roger Waters plays at Ciudad Atarfe, Granada, Spain, Europe.
Pink Floyd sues EMI Records for breach of contract in the High Court, London, UK. The band claims that EMI has broken a 1999 contract which included a clause stating that EMI required Pink Floyd's permission to sell individual tracks [as opposed to complete albums] by the group.
On The Wall Tour 2012, Roger Waters plays the second of three nights at Vector Arena, Auckland, New Zealand.
On The Wall Tour 2012, Roger Waters plays the fourth of nine nights at River Plate Stadium, Buenos Aires, Argentina, South America.
On The Wall Tour 2012, Roger Waters plays at The BankAtlantic Center, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, USA.
On The Wall Tour 2012, Roger Waters plays at The XL Center, Hartford, Connecticut, USA.
On The Wall Tour 2012, Roger Waters plays the second of two nights at Yankee Stadium, New York City, 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 the second of two nights at Ullevi Stadion, Gothenburg, Sweden, Europe.
On The Wall Tour 2013, Roger Waters plays at Amsterdam Arena, Amsterdam, Netherlands, Europe.
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.
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