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2012-05-17 23:01:02

A new contest from The Hearing and Speech Agency will award five winners with an opportunity to be part of a new album in celebration of Pink Floyd's Dark Side of the Moon. Baltimore, Maryland (PRWEB) May 17, 2012 The Baltimore Soundscape Project has partnered with a group of local musicians and is inviting the entire city to participate in MOBTOWNmoon, a re-creation of Pink Floyd's Dark Side of the Moon, recorded by Baltimore-based musicians. Sounds can be submitted between May 15 and June...

2011-05-10 08:00:00

LONDON, May 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Pink Floyd and EMI Music, whose association dates from 1967, announce a comprehensive release schedule, to be launched on September 26, 2011, encompassing CDs, DVDs, Blu-ray discs, SACD, an array of digital formats, viral marketing, iPhone Apps and a brand-new single-album 'Best Of' collection. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110510/LA98883) The legendary band, who are still one of the most successful and iconic artists of all time,...

2008-09-26 06:00:23

COVENTRY'S Pink Floyd tribute band Dark Side of the Wall (above) return to regular haunt The Hare & Hounds in Keresley tonight. And in honour of Richard Wright, who died Last week, the show will incorporate a complete performance of Dark Side of theMoon. Bass player Steve Chilton explained: "We were all really shocked to hear about Richard Wright succumbing to cancer at just 65. As far as I'm aware none of us Floyd fans knew about his illness and his passing is a very tragic loss to us...

2008-09-19 09:00:25

By Scott Iwasaki Deseret News Another respected musician has left this world. On Monday, Richard Wright, 65, the founding keyboardist for the band Pink Floyd, lost his battle with cancer and went to that "Great Gig in the Sky." He joins another Pink Floyd founding member Syd Barrett, who died in 2006. Pink Floyd is one of those bands that has stuck with me since I was in elementary school. Back then, here in Salt Lake City, there was a Saturday afternoon TV program called "Science...

2008-09-17 00:00:00

Richard Wright, a founder member of legendary band Pink Floyd, has died at the age of 65 after battling against cancer, said his spokesman yesterday. Mr Wright played the keyboards with the band and wrote music on classic albums like Dark Side of the Moon and Wish You Were Here. His spokesman said: "The family of Richard Wright, founder member of Pink Floyd, announce with great sadness that Richard died today after a short struggle with cancer. The family have asked that their privacy is...

2008-09-16 21:00:19

Wright played the keyboard with the legendary band and wrote music in classic albums like the Dark Side of the Moon and Wish You Were Here. His rich keyboard and electronic contributions were a key part of the group's psychedelic sound.The self-taught pianist met fellow band members Roger Waters and Nick Mason while at architecture school.He was a founder member of The Pink Floyd Sound in 1965. In the early days of Pink Floyd, Wright, along with Syd Barrett, was seen as the group's dominant...

2008-09-16 18:00:22

PINK Floyd guitarist David Gilmour last night paid tribute to "musical partner and friend" Richard Wright. Gilmour said the band's keyboardist, who died of cancer yesterday at 65, was "gentle, unassuming and private, but his soulful voice and playing were vital, magical components of our most recognised Pink Floyd sound. "Like Rick, I don't find it easy to express my feelings in words, but I loved him and will miss him enormously. I have never played with anyone quite like him," he said....

2005-11-17 15:34:05

By Robin Pomeroy ROME (Reuters) - Roger Waters delighted rock fans when Pink Floyd played their first gig together for 24 years at July's Live8. On Thursday he was hoping to win over classical fans with his first opera, 16 years in the making. The singer, bass player and songwriter on classic albums like "Dark Side of the Moon" and "The Wall," said he wanted his French Revolution opera "Ca Ira" to have the same impact at its world premiere in Rome as his stadium-filling rock...


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