Pink Floyd at the UFO Club - 1966
Mason, Waters, Barrett and Wright live at an early gig on Tottenham Court Road.
Pink Floyd's 14 Hour Technicolour dream
This was an event organised in aid of counter culture newspaper The International Times and was held at London's Alexandra Palace on 29 April 1967. Underground darlings Pink Floyd (who were yet to release their first album) were one of a supposed 41 acts on the bill playing to a chemically stimulated audience of 7000 or so. Among the acts were Arthur Brown, Soft Machine and Yoko Ono, while in the audience were John Lennon and Jimi Hendrix (though memories of the event are sketchy for many of those involved). The Floyd made it to the stage at about 5am, having driven back from an earlier gig in Holland. Hoppy Hopkins: "The 14 Hour Technicolor Dream was a big event and a financial disaster. Most people were on drugs of one sort or another. It was a crest of a wave. It wasn't fully understood, but it was a landmark event".
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