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Pink Floyd Artist Thorgerson Turned Down By Dylan

23rd October 2007

BOB DYLAN has missed out on the chance of working with iconic PINK FLOYD photographer STORM THORGERSON after the singer/songwriter's manager dismissed the British cameraman's ideas for a new compilation. Thorgerson, who created the eye-catching...

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Pink Floyd Won't Reform, Says Gilmour

1st October 2007

Pink Floyd star David Gilmour has disappointed fans of the rock band by dismissing rumours of a reunion.After a well-received show at 2005's Live 8 concert - the first time founder member Roger Waters had...

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Gilmour Dismisses Pink Floyd Reunion

1st October 2007

DAVID GILMOUR has no plans to regroup with his PINK FLOYD bandmates again, despite getting fans' hopes up when the legendary rockers reunited for a one-off Live 8 performance in 2005. The guitarist's infamous rift...

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Fascinating Fact 4011

27th September 2007

PINK FLOYD are the band most people want to see reunited in a new poll....

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Gilmour Beamed Across The World

14th September 2007

PINK FLOYD legend DAVID GILMOUR will make history when he plays a London gig on Saturday (15Sep07) - he will appear live across the U.S. and Canada at the same time. The 61-year-old rocker's live...

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Mason Overwhelmed By Response To Barrett's Death

14th September 2007

PINK FLOYD drummer NICK MASON was overwhelmed by the response to former bandmate SYD BARRETT's death last year (06) - he presumed the man he describes as the band's "inspiration" had been forgotten. Barrett died...

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The Beatles Taught Gilmour How To Rock

11th September 2007

PINK FLOYD legend DAVID GILMOUR learned how to rock by copying the BEATLES on a borrowed guitar. Despite carving a niche in prog rock, Gilmour idolised the Fab Four and learned all of their early...

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Gilmour: 'I Owe My Success To Elvis'

7th September 2007

PINK FLOYD star DAVID GILMOUR was inspired to become a guitarist after watching ELVIS PRESLEY's JAILHOUSE ROCK. Gilmour was just 11 when the rock classic was released, but it had a huge impact on him....

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Jovi Hosts Supergroup At Labor Day Party

3rd September 2007

Singer JON BON JOVI has formed a special supergroup to celebrate the Labor Day holiday, comprising BILLY JOEL on piano, JIMMY BUFFETT on guitar and SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY and PINK FLOYD's ROGER WATERS on vocals....

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Mason Pleads For Pink Floyd Reconciliation

3rd September 2007

PINK FLOYD drummer NICK MASON is pleading with his feuding bandmates DAVID GILMOUR and ROGER WATERS to patch up their differences - because he wants the group to continue touring to keep the band at...

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Gilmour's Deep Regret Over Barrett Friendship

3rd September 2007

PINK FLOYD star DAVID GILMOUR deeply regrets not trying harder to visit his late friend SYD BARRETT before his death last year (06) and wishes he had been more forthright in his efforts to see...

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Censoring Of Pearl Jam Song 'Wrong'

10th August 2007

The company which provided a webcast of Pearl Jam's set at the Lollapalooza festival has said the censoring of some politicised lyrics was wrong.Singer Eddie Vedder had his performance aired with a brief delay to...

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Gilmore's Guitar Wins Him Best Solo Honour

3rd August 2007

DAVID GILMORE's guitar work on PINK FLOYD's COMFORTABLY NUMB has topped a new poll of rock solos. The searing solo beat out Brian May rocking on Queen's Killer Queen, while Jimmy Page and Jimi Hendrix...

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Emi Falls Into Private Hands

2nd August 2007

British music giant EMI has come under the control of private equity group Terra Firma after it won shareholder approval.Terra Firma's takeover vehicle Maltby Limited said that it had bought out 90.27 per cent of...

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Floyd Car To Be Given Away During 40th Anniversary Exhibition

26th June 2007

PINK FLOYD fans in California will get the chance to drive off in a car airbrushed with STORM THORGERSON's album cover art as part of a 40th anniversary celebration this autumn (07). Thorgerson, who designed...

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Barrett's Love Poem To Be Auctioned

19th June 2007

A love poem written by late PINK FLOYD rocker SYD BARRETT will be auctioned in his home town of Cambridge, England next week. The star, who died last year (06) after health complications arising from...

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Mccartney Makes Triumphant Live Return

8th June 2007

Paul McCartney made a triumphant live return last night with an intimate gig at the Camden Electric Ballroom in London.The former Beatle's last show was Live 8, so a small Camden club in front of...

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Prince 'To Play La Residency'

23rd May 2007

Pop superstar Prince is set to play a seven-week residency at the Los Angeles Roosevelt Hotel.According to the Los Angeles Times, pending contract negotiations, the Purple Rain singer will play seven Friday-night performances as part...

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Barret Leaves $3.3 Million Will

18th May 2007

Late PINK FLOYD rocker SYD BARRETT has left almost $3.3 million (GBP1.75 million) to his family in his will. The star, who died last year (06) after health complications arising from diabetes, has split the...

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London Goes Crazy For Prince

16th May 2007

London really has gone crazy for Prince as demand for the pop superstar's 21 dates in the capital has set new records.Tickets to the first seven Prince shows at the O2 Arena sold out in...

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Pink Floyd's Fractured Tribute To Syd Barrett

11th May 2007

Feuding former PINK FLOYD bandmates ROGER WATERS and DAVID GILMOUR failed to reunite for a tribute to the late SYD BARRETT in London last night (10May07). The pair - whose famous rift caused the band...

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Rare Barrett Pink Floyd Footage To Be Broadcast

1st May 2007

The last video of the late SYD BARRETT made with PINK FLOYD is to be screened on television for the first time as part of an upcoming BBC documentary series The Seven Ages Of Rock....

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Lloyd Webber Overtakes Mccartney In Music Rich List

27th April 2007

Andrew Lloyd Webber has overtaken Paul McCartney in the list of Britain's richest music industry figures.The Sunday Times rich list ranks the composer as second overall in the list with a fortune of £750 million,...

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No Pink Floyd Reunion At Live Earth

10th April 2007

Former PINK FLOYD star ROGER WATERS has dismissed speculation the rock supergroup will reform for former US Vice President AL GORE's upcoming Live Earth concert, insisting his ex-bandmates aren't interested. The group thrilled their legions...

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Waters Still Bitter About Gilmour Rift

2nd April 2007

Former PINK FLOYD star ROGER WATERS is still fuming about comments ex-band mate DAVE GILMOUR made after their one-off reunion at the Live8 concert in 2005. The pair put aside their long term feud for...

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Sgt Pepper's Named Definitive Album Of All Time

7th March 2007

THE BEATLES classic SGT PEPPER'S LONELY HEARTS CLUB BAND has been branded the definitive album of all time. The iconic 1967 long-player topped the Definitive 200 chart of albums and soundtracks, compiled by the US...

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Jones And Furtado The Queens Of Europe

20th February 2007

Singer NORAH JONES' new album NOT TOO LATE has held on to its spot at the top of the European Album chart. The jazz star's LP held off a challenge from MADONNA's THE CONFESSIONS TOUR,...

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Van Morrison To Be Honoured For His Film Work

9th February 2007

Reclusive Irish music star VAN MORRISON is to be honoured in Los Angeles - for his film work. The GLORIA singer will receive a lifetime achievement prize from AL PACINO at the upcoming US-Ireland Alliance's...

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Waters Mellows With Age

25th January 2007

PINK FLOYD rocker ROGER WATERS is tired of behaving like a "snotty kid" and trying to look on the bright side of life. The 63-year-old concedes getting older has helped change his negative take on...

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Rocker Question Mark's House Burns Down

18th January 2007

Veteran rocker QUESTION MARK is devastated after his Michigan home of nearly 40 years was burned to the ground last week (ends12JAN07), killing five of his pets. The singer, who was born RUDY MARTINEZ before...

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