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Primary Instrument: Band/orchestra

Active since: 1964

Pink Floyd formed in 1964 from earlier bands whose names included Sigma 6, T-Set, Megadeaths, The Screaming Abdabs, The Architectural Abdabs, and The Abdabs. The band was again renamed The Pink Floyd Sound and then simply The Pink Floyd (after two blues musicians, Pink Anderson and Floyd Council). The definite article was dropped by the time their debut album was released.

Pink Floyd originally consisted of Bob Klose (lead guitar), Syd Barrett (vocals, rhythm guitar), Richard Wright (keyboards, vocals), Roger Waters (bass, vocals) and Nick Mason (drums). They covered rhythm and blues staples such as 'Louie, Louie'. As Barrett started writing tunes more influenced by American surf music, psychedelic rock, and British whimsy, humour and literature, the heavily jazz-oriented Klose departed and left a rather stable foursome. The band formed Blackhill Enterprises, a six-way business partnership with their managers, Peter Jenner and Andrew King....
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Music

Featured recording “Pink Floyd: The Endless River”

Pink Floyd: The Endless River

Parlophone
2014
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    The Endless River

    Parlophone
    2014
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    The Division Bell

    Capitol Records
    1994
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    A Momentary Lapse of Reason

    Capitol Records
    1987
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    The Wall

    Capitol Records
    1979
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    Animals

    Capitol Records
    1977
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    Wish You Were Here

    Capitol Records
    1975
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    Dark Side of the Moon

    Capitol/EMI
    1973
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