Pink Floyd

Pink Floyd : Through the Eyes of the Band, Its Fans, Friends and Foes

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Pink Floyd has produced some of the most celebrated rock music of all time: The Piper at the Gates of Dawn, Dark Side of the Moon, The Wall, and, recently, The Division Bell.Pink Floyd through the Eyes of ...collects the best writing from critics and connoisseurs like David Fricke, Reober Christgau, Nick Kent, Tom Hibbert, John Peel, Charles Shaar Murray, and Julie Burchill, as well as from Pink Floyd itself. With sources ranging from underground fanzines to Rolling Stone, a track-by-track guide to the entire Floydian repertoire (including rare quotes from the band members for many of the songs), and photos new to this first U.S. edition, this collection is the quintessential guide to Pink Floyd.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 368 pages
  • 137.9 x 214.9 x 20.3mm | 447.88g
  • The Perseus Books Group
  • Da Capo Press Inc
  • Cambridge, MA, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 0306807807
  • 9780306807800

About Bruno MacDonald

Bruno MacDonald coedited The Amazing Pudding, the original Pink Floyd and Roger Waters magazine, and now contributes to Brain Damage. He lives in London.show more

Table of contents

Welcome to the Machine * Pink Floydthe Inside Story David Fricke * Pinkos Return from United States David Griffiths * The Pink Floyd is Londons Answer to West Coast Sound Debbi Smith * The Year of Love Including the Birth of Pink Floyd Pete Frame Art and Architecture * The Trouble with Pink Floyds Hits Lisa Mehlman * Piper at the Gates of Dawn Richard Middleton * A Saucerful of Secrets Miles * Ummagumma Mick Farren * Blind Date Syd Barrett * The Madcap Laughs Malcolm Jones * Two More of a Kind Michael West * Barrett * Atom Heart Mother * Pinks Muddled Meddle Michael Watts * Are Spacemen Floyd on Their Way Back to Earth? Roy Shipston * Dark Side of the Moon Robert Christgau * Syd Barrett Robert Christgau Cracking Up * A Pre-Season Report on Pink Floyd Steve Peacock * Floyd Juggernaut...The Road to Nineteen Eighty-Four? Nick Kent * Dirty Hair Denied Pete Erskine * Wish You Were Here John Rowntree * Origin of the Species Andy Leslie * Animal Yarn Johnny the Fox * Wet Dream Des Moines * Writing of the Wall for Floyd? Sid Beret * Pinkies on the Wing Jay Cocks * Fictitious Sports Fred Dellar * Over the Wall and Into the Dumper Richard Cook * Up Against the Wall Janet Huck * Faded Pink Trevor Dann * Profiles Roger Holland Return of the Living Dead * Now thats what I call music! Douglass MacDonald * Roger WatersNew Album, Single, Tour and Two Films! * A Night To Remember James Galway * Roger Waters Returns * Who the Hell Does Roger Waters Think He Is? Tom Hibbert * Shine on Mark Paytress * The Post-War Dream Sergey Mikhlick * The Division Bell David Brennun * A Year in the Life of Rockn Roll Jim Greer * A Saucerful of Dollars John Peel * Outside the Wall Gerald Scarfe Forthcoming Attractions * Floyd on Film Alan Jenkins * More * Wind of Change Bernard Rose * Tonite Lets All Make Love in London Peter Whitehead * Floyds Soundtrack Becomes New Album Karl Dallas * Waters ViewJust Too Black to be Credible Brian Mulligan * Obscured by Clouds Tim Healey A Collection of Great Dance Songs * The Pink Floyd A-Z, including Introduction * Another Brick in the Wall Julie Burchill * Mother Mark Sheerin, Louise Reardon, and Tim Large * Less Fun than Watching TV Charles Sharr Murray Oh, By the Way * Floyd Joy Chris Welch * Track Record Tony Dron * Waters in the Pink Caroline Boucher * Life After Floyd from A to Zee * The Madcap Laughs Dave Thompson * Which Ones Really Pink? Ken Langfordshow more