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Henry McCullough dies; played guitar with Paul McCartney and Wings, Joe Cocker, Spooky Tooth

Henry McCullough dies; played guitar with Paul McCartney and Wings, Joe Cocker, Spooky Tooth

Ex-Wings guitarist Henry McCullough suffered a devastating heart attack in 2012 and then endured a lengthy period of partial recovery.

Featured Guests with Beatles, Rolling Stones, Black Sabbath, U2 + others: Odd Couples

Featured Guests with Beatles, Rolling Stones, Black Sabbath, U2 + others: Odd Couples

As these songs by the Beatles, the Rolling Stones and others show: Sometimes, having special guests provides just enough competition to make the main act work a little harder.

Roger Waters should have left Pink Floyd’s The Wall at this

Roger Waters should have left Pink Floyd’s The Wall at this

When Pink Floyd’s ‘The Wall’ arrived on Nov. 30, 1979, it included a deep cut that perfectly summed up the theme. Too bad he kept going.

Nick Mason goes inside Pink Floyd’s Wish You Were Here: ‘We were a bit burnt out’

Nick Mason goes inside Pink Floyd’s Wish You Were Here: ‘We were a bit burnt out’

Pink Floyd’s ‘Wish You Were Here’ arrived on Sept. 12, 1975 after a lengthy, very difficult period of creative inertia, Nick Mason says.

Pink Floyd, “Alan’s Psychedelic Breakfast” from Atom Heart Mother (1970): One Track Mind

Pink Floyd, “Alan’s Psychedelic Breakfast” from Atom Heart Mother (1970): One Track Mind

Even in an era when envelopes were often pushed, Pink Floyd’s “Alan’s Psychedelic Breakfast” proved to be utterly outrageous.

Roger Waters discusses the Beatles’ impact on Pink Floyd: ‘There was a value in that freedom’

Roger Waters discusses the Beatles’ impact on Pink Floyd: ‘There was a value in that freedom’

Pink Floyd recorded its 1967 debut just one studio over from the Beatles at Abbey Road. But Roger Waters says that’s where the similarities end.

Nick Mason on the moment Pink Floyd became Pink Floyd: ‘We sort of really did transition’

Nick Mason on the moment Pink Floyd became Pink Floyd: ‘We sort of really did transition’

Pink Floyd didn’t finally begin its journey toward the platinum-selling group we all know until years after its founding. Nick Mason can tell you when.

Carmine Appice discusses his surprise turn on a Pink Floyd record: ‘It blew me away’

Carmine Appice discusses his surprise turn on a Pink Floyd record: ‘It blew me away’

Nick Mason is the only member of Pink Floyd to have appeared on each of the group’s studio project – but he didn’t play drums on every song.

A solo take on ‘Echoes’ played key role in Pink Floyd history: ‘Right back at the top of his game’

A solo take on ‘Echoes’ played key role in Pink Floyd history: ‘Right back at the top of his game’

David Gilmour might never have returned to Pink Floyd but for a magical moment with Richard Wright and the sweeping finale to 1971’s ‘Meddle.’

David Gilmour, “Out of the Blue” from About Face (1984): On Second Thought

David Gilmour, “Out of the Blue” from About Face (1984): On Second Thought

Combine David Gilmour’s “Out of the Blue” – released March 27, 1984 – with the best of The Final Cut, and you’d get the next great Pink Floyd album.