Pink Floyd
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Pink Floyd were an English rock band formed in London. They achieved international acclaim with their progressive and psychedelic music. Distinguished by their use of philosophical lyrics, sonic experimentation, extended compositions and elaborate live shows, they are one of the ...

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Pink Floyd were an English rock band formed in London. They achieved international acclaim with their progressive and psychedelic music. Distinguished by their use of philosophical lyrics, sonic experimentation, extended compositions and elaborate live shows, they are one of the most commercially successful and musically influential groups in the history of popular music.

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BBC News - Pink Floyd pig withdrawn from Durrants auction
Pink Floyd's iconic inflatable pig "Algie" - which has been languishing in a Suffolk workshop for years - is withdrawn from auction.
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BBC News - Pink Floyd pig in Suffolk pop memorabilia auction
A string of iconic stage props, including legendary group Pink Floyd's pig "Algie", are to go under the hammer.
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BBC News - Pink Floyd pig in Suffolk pop memorabilia auction

25 August 2015
BBC News - Pink Floyd star David Gilmour uses ex-prisoner choir
Pink Floyd guitarist David Gilmour reveals his new single features former inmates from the prison where his son Charlie served time.
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BBC News - Pink Floyd star David Gilmour uses ex-prisoner choir

4 August 2015
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Biography

Pink Floyd were an English rock band formed in London. They achieved international acclaim with their progressive and psychedelic music. Distinguished by their use of philosophical lyrics, sonic experimentation, extended compositions and elaborate live shows, they are one of the most commercially successful and musically influential groups in the history of popular music.

Pink Floyd were founded in 1965 by students Syd Barrett, Nick Mason, Roger Waters, and Richard Wright. They gained popularity performing in London's underground music scene during the late 1960s, and under Barrett's leadership released two charting singles and a successful debut album, The Piper at the Gates of Dawn (1967). David Gilmour joined as a fifth member in December 1967; Barrett left the band in April 1968 due to deteriorating mental health. Waters became the band's primary lyricist and, by the mid-1970s, their dominant songwriter, devising the concepts behind their critically and commercially successful albums The Dark Side of the Moon (1973), Wish You Were Here (1975), Animals (1977), The Wall (1979) and The Final Cut (1983). The Dark Side of the Moon and The Wall became two of the best-selling albums of all time.

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