Pink Floyd were an English rock band formed in London. They achieved international acclaim with their progressive and psychedelic music. Distinguished by their use of philosophical lyrics, sonic experimentation, extended compositions and elaborate live shows, they are one of the most commercially successful and musically influential groups in the history of popular music.
Pink Floyd were founded in 1965 by students Syd Barrett, Nick Mason, Roger Waters, and Richard Wright. They gained popularity performing in London's underground music scene during the late 1960s, and under Barrett's leadership released two charting singles and a successful debut album, The Piper at the Gates of Dawn (1967). David Gilmour joined as a fifth member in December 1967; Barrett left the band in April 1968 due to deteriorating mental health. Waters became the band's primary lyricist… Read all
|Area||United Kingdom [GB]|
|Activity period||From: 1965 (London [GB] )|
|Members||Roger Waters (from 1965 to 1985), Syd Barrett (from 1965 to Mar 1968), David Gilmour (from Dec 1967), Richard Wright (from 1987 to Sep 15 2008), Nick Mason (from 1965)|
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|Wikipedia (IT)||http://it.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pink Floyd|
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