Pink Floyd

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Few groups have achieved the success experienced by Pink Floyd; most groups would give almost anything to do so. Fame and fortune were not just given to Pink Floyd, though; they had to work for their success.

Pink Floyd tells the story of the band that began its career at the Tea Set. With Syd Barrett on lead vocals, the group found a unique sound-psychedelic rock. The group became the favorite of first the British counterculture and then those in the United States who lived on ...

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Overview

Few groups have achieved the success experienced by Pink Floyd; most groups would give almost anything to do so. Fame and fortune were not just given to Pink Floyd, though; they had to work for their success.

Pink Floyd tells the story of the band that began its career at the Tea Set. With Syd Barrett on lead vocals, the group found a unique sound-psychedelic rock. The group became the favorite of first the British counterculture and then those in the United States who lived on the fringe of mainstream thought and action. Years later, Pink Floyd no longer exists as it once did-but something about this group makes its fans hope again and again for a real reunion.

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Table of Contents

Rock 'n' Roll Timeline     6
Together Again for Justice     9
Becoming Pink Floyd     15
Psychedelia Comes to the U.K.     21
Worldwide Success and The Wall     33
The Hall of Fame Calls     45
Chronology     56
Accomplishments & wards     58
Further Reading & Internet Resources     60
Glossary     61
Index     62
Picture Credits     64
About the Author     64

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