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‘That really stumped me': Inside the improvisational sessions for Pink Floyd’s ‘Great Gig in the Sky’

‘That really stumped me': Inside the improvisational sessions for Pink Floyd’s ‘Great Gig in the Sky’

It took a little talent, and a lot of luck, for Pink Floyd’s “Great Gig in the Sky” to come together.

‘It was very eerie': Vacation mishap sparked idea for Pink Floyd’s Pompeii concert

‘It was very eerie': Vacation mishap sparked idea for Pink Floyd’s Pompeii concert

Adrian Maben’s first pitch for a concert film involving Pink Floyd was met with bemused silence. His second pitch would grow out of a vacation mishap.

‘The ultimate stereo test record': How everything came together on Pink Floyd’s Dark Side

‘The ultimate stereo test record': How everything came together on Pink Floyd’s Dark Side

Dark Side of the Moon has become, four decades after its release, not only Pink Floyd’s signature studio effort but one of the most important recordings in rock history.

‘It was about personal experience': Roger Waters says Pink Floyd never played space rock

‘It was about personal experience': Roger Waters says Pink Floyd never played space rock

For too long, founder Roger Waters says, Pink Floyd has been saddled with a genre designation that he finds laughably inappropriate: Space rock. He says the band was always anything but

‘I don’t have it': Pink Floyd’s David Gilmour is holding on to a key piece of Beatles memorabilia

‘I don’t have it': Pink Floyd’s David Gilmour is holding on to a key piece of Beatles memorabilia

Beatles 101 tells us that a drawing of a schoolmate by the young Julian Lennon inspired his father’s trippy “Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds” from Sgt. Pepper. But you’ll never believe where that piece of rock history ended up.

‘We love good songs': Graham Nash, David Crosby couldn’t wait to work again with Pink Floyd’s David Gilmour

Remember 1987? That year, within a span of a few months, David Gilmour’s edition of Pink Floyd released a new album on the heels of a tandem Roger Waters solo effort.

New Music Monday: Lady Gaga, Herbie Hancock, ELP, Harrison Bankhead, CCR, Miles Davis, Totem>

New Music Monday: Lady Gaga, Herbie Hancock, ELP, Harrison Bankhead, CCR, Miles Davis, Totem>

We dig into the disco goodness of Lady Gaga, even as Miles Davis, Creedence Clearwater Revival and Herbie Hancock are the focus of enormous boxed-set reissues.

On Second Thought: Pink Floyd – Wish You Were Here (1975)

On Second Thought: Pink Floyd – Wish You Were Here (1975)

Never again, unfortunately, would they reach these heights together.

‘They are flogging a dead horse': Pink Floyd questions return as Roger Waters ends tour of The Wall

‘They are flogging a dead horse': Pink Floyd questions return as Roger Waters ends tour of The Wall

As Roger Waters wraps up a solo tour of The Wall that’s been going since 2010, the question becomes: What next? A new album? Almost assuredly. A reunion with the surviving members of Pink Floyd? Well …

Books: Roger Waters: The Man Behind the Wall, by Dave Thompson (2013)

Books: Roger Waters: The Man Behind the Wall, by Dave Thompson (2013)

Over the years, The Wall — and its unlikely advance hit single “Another Brick in the Wall (Part 2)” — have become an accepted part of the Pink Floyd iconography. But it wasn’t always like that.