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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.

Nick Mason is still disappointed Pink Floyd’s not on tour: ‘It would be nice if we could do it’

Nick Mason is still disappointed Pink Floyd’s not on tour: ‘It would be nice if we could do it’

David Gilmour nixed the idea of touring behind Pink Floyd’s ‘The Endless River’ early on and, in time, Nick Mason has come to understand why.

Roger Waters and Pink Floyd came to a grinding halt with didactic Final Cut

Roger Waters and Pink Floyd came to a grinding halt with didactic Final Cut

Released this week in 1983, ‘The Final Cut’ represented the novelization of Pink Floyd, its songs reduced to infrastructure for Roger Waters’ narratives.

Nick Mason says Pink Floyd leftovers are scarce now: ‘There weren’t very many discards’

Nick Mason says Pink Floyd leftovers are scarce now: ‘There weren’t very many discards’

There won’t be more ‘Endless River’-style explorations of additional unheard Pink Floyd songs for future albums. Nick Mason explains why.

Nick Mason’s favorite Pink Floyd song might surprise you: ‘It’s beautiful, and so different’

Nick Mason’s favorite Pink Floyd song might surprise you: ‘It’s beautiful, and so different’

Nick Mason doesn’t pick one of Pink Floyd’s better-known radio favorites, like “Another Brick in the Wall,” “Money” or “Wish You Were Here.”

Nick Mason wasn’t so sure about Pink Floyd: ‘Plan B for when the music failed’

Nick Mason wasn’t so sure about Pink Floyd: ‘Plan B for when the music failed’

Most likely know the core group that became Pink Floyd met at architecture school. But did you know Nick Mason began with a confirmed exit plan?