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Pink Thing of The Day: Pink Floyd Wrapped In Pink

Pink Floyd in Pink
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Pink Floyd Left to Right: Nick Mason, David Gilmour, Rick Wright and Roger Waters.

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I'll See You on the Dark Side of the Moon: RIP Rick Wright

Pink Floyd  (L-R) Roger Waters, Nick Mason, Syd Barrett and Rick Wright

Pink Floyd keyboard player and founding member Richard “Rick” Wright has died on September 15th, 2008 after a short struggle with cancer. He was 65. Wright was a member of Pink Floyd from their first album, The Piper at the Gates of Dawn in 1967 alongside lead guitarist Syd Barrett, Roger Waters and Nick Mason. David Gilmour joined the band at the start of 1968 while Barrett left the group shortly afterwards. Wright penned songs on classic albums including The Dark Side Of The MoonThe Great Gig In The Sky” and “Us And Them”and Wish You Were Here

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