[permalink] [id link]
Pink Floyd recast itself from its 1960s guise as a psychedelic band into a commercial success with its series of concept albums, most famously with The Dark Side of the Moon ( which, according to the RIAA, is the second best selling album in history ) and later with the double album rock opera The Wall.
Some Related Sentences
Pink and Floyd
* " Mademoiselle Nobs " from Pink Floyd: Live at Pompeii ( 1971 ) who " sings " a song with the band.
Styx began its series of concept albums in 1977 with The Grand Illusion-focused on self-constructed and societal walls ( similar to The Wall by Pink Floyd )-then followed it with Pieces of Eight in 1978.
Progressive rock group Pink Floyd, when creating their rock opera The Wall, used disco-style components in their song, " Another Brick in the Wall, Part 2 " ( 1979 )— which became the group's only # 1 hit single ( in both the US and UK ).
Impressionism has also influenced at least some of the music of Manuel de Falla, Paul Dukas, Jean Sibelius, George Butterworth, Ralph Vaughan Williams, Gustav Holst, John Ireland, Cyril Scott, Zoltán Kodály, Ottorino Respighi, Jacques Ibert, Bohuslav Martinu, Olivier Messiaen, Alan Hovhaness, Ned Rorem, György Ligeti, Selim Palmgren, and Toru Takemitsu, among others, as well as jazz musicians such as Bix Beiderbecke, Duke Ellington, Claude Thornhill, Bud Powell, Dave Brubeck, Gil Evans, Bill Evans, Herbie Hancock, Frank Kimbrough, Antônio Carlos Jobim, Shirley Horn and Esperanza Spalding, progressive rock musicians such as King Crimson, Frank Zappa, Pink Floyd, and Yes, the entire genre of post-rock, and electronic artists like Tangerine Dream and Popol Vuh, as well as Aphex Twin and Autechre.
Liverpool fans featured in the Pink Floyd song " Fearless ", in which they sang excerpts from " You'll Never Walk Alone ".
The group won the Grand Prix du Disque of the Charles Cros Academy ( previously won by such groups as Pink Floyd and Jimi Hendrix ) in 1971.
His main influences are Pink Floyd, Traffic, Jimmy Smith, Eastern Mediterranean music, Levantine, and Central Asian cultures and music.
* Chris Thomas, the producer, whose credits include The Beatles, Procol Harum, Roxy Music, Pink Floyd ( mixed The Dark Side of the Moon ), the Sex Pistols and INXS.
* Brian Humphries, the recording engineer, who started engineering Nirvana before going on to work with Traffic, Black Sabbath, McDonald and Giles and Pink Floyd ( eventually engineering their acclaimed Wish You Were Here and Animals albums ).
It was pioneered by musicians including The Beatles, The Byrds, and The Yardbirds, emerging as a genre during the mid 1960s among folk rock and blues rock bands in the United Kingdom and United States, such as Grateful Dead, Jefferson Airplane, The Jimi Hendrix Experience, Cream, The Doors and Pink Floyd.
However, the largest strand was a series of bands that emerged from 1966 from the British blues scene, but influenced by folk, jazz and psychedelia, including Pink Floyd, Traffic, Soft Machine, Cream, and The Jimi Hendrix Experience ( led by an American, but initially produced and managed in Britain by Chas Chandler of The Animals ).
The Rolling Stones responded to Sgt Pepper later in the year with Their Satanic Majesties Request, and Pink Floyd produced what is usually seen as their best psychedelic work The Piper at the Gates of Dawn.
Brian Wilson of the Beach Boys ( whose much anticipated Smile project would not emerge until 2004 ), Brian Jones of the Rolling Stones, Peter Green of Fleetwood Mac and Syd Barrett of Pink Floyd were early " acid casualties ", helping to shift the focus of the respective bands of which they had been leading figures.
Many of the British musicians and bands that had embraced psychedelia went on to create progressive rock in the 1970s, including Pink Floyd, Soft Machine and members of Yes.
Pink and itself
The problem was that System 7 was so large in memory terms that it would barely fit onto existing Macintosh models, meaning that if Pink were going to run Mac OS programs by emulating System 7, it would have no room left over for itself.
A Pink and Silver carnival bloc, focused around a 55 piece band, detached itself from a march of 67. 000 and outmanoeuvered police resources defending the IMF annual summit.
Pink indicates the area east of the Oder-Neisse line which the Soviet Union annexed for itself and its Poland | Polish Satellite state | satellite government and Flight and expulsion of Germans during and after WWII | expelled ethnic Germans from this area.
The Moulin Rouge! collaboration proved to be slightly more successful with Christina Aguilera joining forces with Pink, Lil ' Kim and Mýa on a cover of the 1975 hit single " Lady Marmalade " ( itself previously covered in 1998 by All Saints.
Pink OTC Markets was the leading contender for purchasing the OTCBB, but terms could not be reached between itself and FINRA.
Originally used to mask the flavour of quinine in tonic water, itself usually served with gin, the mix stuck in the form of a Pink Gin, and is also used in many other alcoholic cocktails such as Long vodka, consisting of vodka, Angostura bitters, and lemonade.
While Rocky Horror soldiered on, by then a phenomenon unto itself, and new films like The Warriors ( 1979 ), The Gods Must Be Crazy ( 1980 ), The Evil Dead ( 1981 ), Heavy Metal ( 1981 ), and Pink Floyd The Wall ( 1982 )— all from mainstream distributors — were picked up by the midnight movie circuit, the core of exhibitors that energized the movement was disappearing.
The venue itself was popular during the 1960s and early 1970s, musicians such as the Beatles, Led Zeppelin, Pink Floyd, Jethro Tull, Queen, and others performed there.
The Pink Bunny's language relates everything to itself ; everything, no matter how seemingly unrelated, is described as integral to the Bunny's being.
Code Pink describes itself as " a women-initiated grassroots peace and social justice movement working to end the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, stop new wars, and redirect our resources into healthcare, education, green jobs and other life-affirming activities.
The song itself features no lyrics ( although it contains parts of the conversation tapes that Pink Floyd recorded, as well a short snippet of Clare Torry's vocal performance on " The Great Gig in the Sky "), and consists of a series of sound effects.
* The character's names are rather obvious puns: Santa, being anything but a saint ; " Pierce the Elf " lending itself to a waggish joke ; Bobo being a Japanese term for wild and unruly hair ( particularly pubic hair ); and Pink can be taken as a reference to female genitalia.
Pink and from
She was a choreographer for Whitney Houston's world tour from 1988 – 1992, and also appeared as a dancer in Natalie Cole's video for " Pink Cadillac " in 1988.
A personal reply she received from Hazel Dawn ( whom she had seen in a stage production of The Pink Lady ) inspired her to go into acting.
Many early Pink Floyd songs such as " See Emily Play " ( played with a Zippo lighter for a slide ), feature Syd Barrett's slide guitar performances, reflecting the band's original Chicago urban blues repertoire from musicians such as Bo Diddley and Slim Harpo.
At the 82nd Academy Awards Sheedy, Hall, Ringwald and Nelson all appeared in a tribute to John Hughes, along with other actors who had worked with Hughes, including Jon Cryer from Pretty in Pink, Matthew Broderick from Ferris Bueller's Day Off, and Macaulay Culkin from Home Alone.
A friend, Gary Chambers, was recruited to join on drums and bass guitarist John Shuttleworth was poached from the Pink Armadillos.
Following the 1966 tour, the group moved with Dylan to Saugerties, New York, where they made the informal 1967 recordings that became The Basement Tapes, which forged the basis for their 1968 debut album Music from Big Pink.
Producer John Simon is often cited as a " sixth member " of the Band for producing and playing on Music from Big Pink, co-producing and playing on The Band, and playing on other songs up through the Band's 1993 reunion album Jericho.
After the success of Music from Big Pink, the band went on tour, including a performance at the Woodstock Festival ( which was not included in the famed Woodstock film due to legal complications ) and an appearance with Dylan at the UK Isle of Wight Festival ( several songs from which were subsequently included on Dylan's Self Portrait album ).
The album Music from Big Pink, in particular, is credited with contributing to Clapton's decision to leave the super group Cream.
The group exhibited a steady development from an early raucous punk style ( 1977's Pink Flag ) to a more complex, structured sound involving increased use of guitar effects and synthesizers ( 1978's Chairs Missing and 1979's 154 ).