Pink Floyd were founded in 1965 in London.
Over the years they became one of the must popular music groups of all time.
Pink Floyd have sold more then 200 million albums worldwide. During the late 1960`s, Pink Floyd were one of the most popular groups in the London underground movement.
The group originally started out as, The Tea Set, then, The Pink Floyd Sound, and finally Pink Floyd. During 1966, Pink Floyd were asked to contribute some music for Peter Whitehead's film, Tonite Let's All Make Love In London.
During March 1967, Pink Floyd released the single, Arnold Layne. Then in June 1967, Pink Flyd released the song, See Emily Play. During July 1967, Pink Floyd appeared on the televsion show, Top of the Pops.
In August 1967, Pink Floyd releasec their debut album, The Piper at the Gates of Dawn. Guitarist David Gilmour joined Pink Floyd in In January 1968.
Syd Barrett departed Pink Floyd in 1968. During June 1968, Pink Flyd released their second alnum, A Saucerful of Secrets.
During July 1969, Pink Floyd released another album, Soundtrack from the Film More. In 1973. Pink Floyd released what many consider their best album, The Dark Side of the Moon. The album went on to become their first Number One on the U.S. charts.
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Pink Floyd followed that in 1975 with the Album, Wish You Were Here. Then during January 1977, Pink Floyd released, Animals.
In 1982, the film entitled Pink Floyd: The Wall was released. In 1983, Pink Floyd released the studio album, The Final Cut.
A around this time, the band members separated and went their own ways for awhile. During December 1985, Waters announced he was departing Pink Floyd. During 1986 Gilmour and Mason started recording a new Pink Floyd album. In 1994, pink Floyd released, The Division Bell. During 1995, Pink Floyd received their first and only Grammy Award for Best Rock Instrumental Performance for "Marooned". And on 17 January 1996, Pink Floyd were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
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