A man from Monticello, Minnesota claimed to be Pink Floyd guitarist-vocalist David Gilmour in order to avoid paying $100,000 in medical expenses.
Roger Waters has been getting more press for his vocal critiques of Israel lately than he has for his music. In March, he was interviewed by the Al-Jazeera network, and encouraged artists to boycott the Middle Eastern country. Waters took credit for convincing Stevie Wonder to cancel an appearance in Israel.
Manhattan’s 92nd Street YMCA (92Y) has cancelled an event with former Pink Floyd singer/bassist Roger Waters, following pressure from members of the Jewish community over the rocker’s criticism of Israel over the years.
The National Recording Registry at the Library of Congress has announced 25 recordings selected for preservation, and Pink Floyd’s legendary The Dark Side of the Moon, which celebrates its 40th anniversary this weekend, is among the additions.
In Not Fade Away, we take a look at the legacy of some of the greatest albums of the past few decades – some iconic, some lesser known – as they celebrate significant anniversaries. Here, we take a look at one of the most iconic and best selling albums of all time, Pink Floyd’s “Dark Side Of The Moon.”
CBS Radio Networks spoke to some of our DJs who have been playing the album all these years, and we asked for their thoughts and memories of one of the cornerstones of the format. Here’s what they told us:
In Not Fade Away, we take a look at the legacy of some of the greatest albums of the past few decades — some iconic, some lesser known — as they celebrate significant anniversaries. First up is Pink Floyd’s 1983 album, ‘The Final Cut.’
This week, one of the most popular albums in music history will also be hitting the big 4-0. Pink Floyd’s The Dark Side of the Moon will celebrate its 40th anniversary on Sunday, March 24.
Former Pink Floyd singer Roger Waters has never been one to shy away from controversy, most recently drawing criticism from the Anti-Defamation League for a video segment depicting dollar signs next to the Star of David during his award-winning The Wall Live tour.
In October of 2012, one of the best lineups of rock, country and soul acts came together to pay tribute to the late Band drummer/singer Levon Helm at New Jersey’s Izod Center.
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