Pink Floyd Discography and Fact Sheet
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PINK FLOYD FOUNDED....
In Cambridge, England - 1965 by Roger Waters, Rick Wright and Nick Mason
ORIGINAL GROUP MEMBERS 1965
||Lead Guitar, Vocals
Following are the major Pink Floyd line up changes
On Lead guitar...
David Gilmour replaced Syd Barrett due to Barrett's mental instability - 1968.
CURRENT (OR FINAL) GROUP MEMBERS
Pink Floyd broke up in 1983 to persue solo careers just after recording "The final Cut". David Gilmour re-formed Pink Floyd with Nick Mason and Rick Wright in 1987. Roger Waters sued to prevent the reincarnated Floyd from performing but lost out in court.
||Lead Guitar, Vocals
PINK FLOYD NEWS
NEW YORK - David Gilmour, best known as singer and guitarist of Pink Floyd, has scheduled 10 U.S. and Canadian dates in April in support of his upcoming solo studio album, "On an Island."
Gilmour said the tour is set to begin April 4 at Radio City Music Hall in New York
"I've had a fantastic time making `On an Island' and really want to perform tracks from it, along with my more familiar repertoire," he said.
"On an Island" will be released in March. The title track teams Gilmour with David Crosby and Graham Nash.
"I'm rather hoping that with this tour announcement people will believe me when I say, `Honestly, this is the only band I plan to tour with!'" the 59-year-old entertainer said.
Pink Floyd reunited this summer for a Live 8 benefit concert in London. It was the first time Gilmour, drummer Nick Mason, keyboard player Richard Wright and bassist Roger Waters had appeared onstage together since a concert at London's Earl's Court in 1981.
Gilmour's tour also will include performances in Toronto (April 9-10), Chicago (April 12-13), Oakland, Calif., (April 16-17) and Los Angeles, (April 19-20).
||The Division Bell
||The Wall Live 1980-81
||Echoes - The Best of Pink Floyd
||Dark Side Of The Moon 2003, (SACD) re-release
PINK FLOYD DISCOGRAPHY
TOP 10 ALBUMS (NOT INCL COMPILATIONS)
#1 Dark Side Of The Moon - Pop Album - 1973
#1 Wish You Were Here - Pop Album - 1975
#1 The Wall - Pop Album - 1980
#1 The Division Bell - Billboard 200 - 1994
#1 The Wall Live 1980-81 - Top Internet Album - 2000
#1 Pulse - Billboard - 1995
#1 Echoes - The Best of Pink Floyd - Top Internet Albums - 2001
#3 Animals - Pop Albums - 1973
#3 A Momentary Lapse of Reason - Billboard 200 - 1987
#4 The Wall Live 1980-81 - Top Canadian Album - 2000
#6 The final Cut - Pop Album - 1983
PINK FLOYD DISCOGRAPHY - TOP 10 SINGLES
#1 Another Brick in the Wall - Pop Singles -1980
#1 Learning to Fly - Mainstream Rock - 1987
#1 On the Turning Away - Mainstream Rock - 1988
#1 Keep Talking - Mainstream rock - 1994
#4 Take It Back - Mainstream Rock - 1994
#5 One Slip - Mainstream Rock - 1987
#7 Not Now John - Mainstream Rock - 1983
#7 High Hopes - Mainstream Rock - 1994
#8 Your Possible Pasts - Mainstream Rock - 1983
Determining accurate and reliable U.S. sales is difficult. Determining foreign sales is almost impossible, not to mention the huge amount of bootlegging in many countries of the world. Album sales reported here are based on the Recording Industry Association of America's (RIAA) Latest data.
Pink Floyd has sold more than 73 million albums in the USA
Grammy (1994) - Marooned (track), rock Instrumental from "The Division Bell" Album
ROCK AND ROLL HALL OF FAME
Inductees: Syd Barrett (guitar, vocals; born January 6, 1946), David Gilmour
(guitar, vocals; born March 6, 1944), Nick Mason (drums; born January 27,
1945), Roger Waters (bass, synthesizer, vocals; born September 9, 1944), Rick
Wright (keyboards, synthesizers; born July 28, 1945).
PINK FLOYD DISCOGRAPHY - LIST POSITIONS
Rolling Stone 500 Greatest Albums
#43 The Dark side of the Moon
#87 The Wall
#209 Wish You Were Here
#347 The Piper at the Gates of Dawn
About.com Ultimate Album list (Not Ranked)
- Dark Side of the Moon
- Piper at the gates of Dawn
- The Wall - Is Anybody out there? (The Wall Live)
- Wish You Were Here
About.com 500 Greatest Songs
||Wish You Were Here
||Another Brick In The Wall (part 2)
||Welcome To The Machine
||Us And Them
||Shine On You Crazy Diamond
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