A day like today: Pink Floyd more than half a century of art, music, and rock


Celebrity News: Few groups have been as big as Pink Floyd. In their history, they changed music, and created new styles, as well as giving new meaning to rock opera, composing songs and complete albums as stories of life, and with lyrics and deep music, full of emotion, during their more than 50 Years of history.

The decade of the 1960s has been one of the most significant for the history of music, from for Rock in general to any genre. They were great that were born and made known in these 10 years that they changed everything, and today, in their 53rd anniversary, they continue to sound as good as then, even better. They were musical gods, which costs us to see again, and among them in a very prestigious position is Pink Floyd.

And is that Pink Floyd is much more than a group of progressive rock, psychedelic rock, symphonic or spatial rock. The grouping of Waters, Gilmour, Mason, and Wright (and Barrett) moved by many genres and created or modified some others, but in general, their music was and is great; Each of his albums became a masterpiece of the purest art, and are a cultural icon throughout the world.

Making a little history, highlights the fact that the name of the group was evolving in all this time from its first name which was Sigma 6 and was not the only one, since it had other names before the definitive, happening to Called T-Set, The Megadeaths, Abdabs, the latter extended to The Architectural Abdabs or The Screaming Abdabs and even, before the definitive, they were also called Pink Floyd Sound, which was the result of the imagination of Syd Barret and is no longer that the union of the names of two blues musicians Pink Anderson and Floyd Council of which Barrett has a disc at home.

It should be noted that the first performance of the group with the name Pink Floyd Sound was offered at the Countdown Club in London and that they interpreted versions of classic themes of Chuh Berry, The Kingsmen, and Bo Diddley.

Over time, the band has made constant changes in style in each album, coupled with the great fame they have acquired for their musical works have made it influence significantly in other bands and musicians throughout the world, both in The era of the 70’s as contemporaries, among which stand out; Queen, Genesis, Rush, Yes, The Smashing Pumpkins, Pearl Jam, Coldplay, Radiohead, Faith No More, among many others.


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