Fun fact about 1979: A ton of amazing albums came out that year! With 2019 upon us, these 17 albums will be celebrating their 40th anniversary. Honestly, they sound just as fantastic as did when they were released.
Syd Barrett passed away 12 years ago today (July 7), and besides being Pink Floyd’s founding guitarist/frontman, one of his other biggest contributions to the band’s history is serving as the inspiration to “Shine On You Crazy Diamond,” an epic and favorite among fans the world over.
On June 12, 2005, Pink Floyd announced to the world that they would be performing at Live 8, the benefit concert that honored both the 20th anniversary of Live Aid and the then-upcoming G8 summit that was set to take place in Scotland.