Pink Floyd in History

Events in Music


Music releaseMusic Single

1967-03-11 Pink Floyd releases 1st single "Arnold Layne"

Rocker Syd Barrett
Rocker
Syd Barrett
Rock Bassist and Vocalist Roger Waters
Rock Bassist and Vocalist
Roger Waters

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1967-10-01 Pink Floyd arrive in New York for their first US tour

Rock Bassist and Vocalist Roger Waters
Rock Bassist and Vocalist
Roger Waters
Rocker Syd Barrett
Rocker
Syd Barrett

Music releaseAlbum Release

1973-03-01 Pink Floyd release their album "Dark Side of the Moon", since sold over 45 million copies

Singer-songwriter and Producer David Gilmour
Singer-songwriter and Producer
David Gilmour
Rock Bassist and Vocalist Roger Waters
Rock Bassist and Vocalist
Roger Waters

Birthdays in Music

  • 1942-12-22 Dick Parry, English saxophonist (Pink Floyd, 'Money'), born in Kentford, Suffolk
  • 1943-07-28 Richard Wright, English singer-songwriter (Pink Floyd-Time, Echoes), born in Hatch End, Middlesex (d. 2008)

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1943-09-06 Roger Waters [George Roger Waters], English rock bassist and vocalist (Pink Floyd-Brick in the Wall), born in Cambridge, England

Rock Bassist and Vocalist Roger Waters
Rock Bassist and Vocalist
Roger Waters
  • 1944-01-27 Nick Mason, English drummer (Pink Floyd), born in Birmingham, England

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1946-01-06 Syd Barrett, English guitarist and early vocalist of the band Pink Floyd, born in Cambridge, England (d. 2006)

Rocker Syd Barrett
Rocker
Syd Barrett

Person of interestPerson of Interest

1946-03-06 David Gilmour, English rock guitarist (Pink Floyd-Brick in the Wall), born in Cambridge, England

Singer-songwriter and Producer David Gilmour
Singer-songwriter and Producer
David Gilmour
  • 1964-10-21 Jon Carin, American musician (Pink Floyd, The Who)

Weddings in Music


Person of interestPerson of Interest

1975-07-07 Pink Floyd musician David Gilmour marries model and artist Virginia Hasenbein

Singer-songwriter and Producer David Gilmour
Singer-songwriter and Producer
David Gilmour

HeartWedding of Interest

1993-07-28 Pink Floyd musician Roger Waters (49) weds Pricilla Phillips

Rock Bassist and Vocalist Roger Waters
Rock Bassist and Vocalist
Roger Waters

Deaths in Music


Person of interestPerson of Interest

2006-07-07 Syd Barrett, English guitarist and early vocalist of the band Pink Floyd, dies of pancreatic cancer at 60

Rocker Syd Barrett
Rocker
Syd Barrett
  • 2008-09-15 Richard Wright, English singer-songwriter (Pink Floyd), dies of cancer at 65