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The dark side of the moon : the making of the Pink Floyd masterpiece

Author: John Harris
Publisher: Cambridge, MA : Da Capo Press, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st Da Capo Press edView all editions and formats
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The story behind The Dark Side of the Moon is now illuminated by journalist John Harris's exploration of the album's many secrets and the band's fractured history, including the mental collapse of group founder Syd Barrett. Draws on original interviews with bassist and chief lyricist Roger Waters, guitarist Dave Gilmour, drummer Nick Mason, keyboardist Richard Wright, and the album's supporting cast. --From  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: Pink Floyd.
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John Harris
ISBN: 0306813424 9780306813429
OCLC Number: 60516959
Description: 191 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 22 cm
Contents: Prologue : January 2003 --
The lunatic is in my head : Syd Barrett and the origins of Pink Floyd --
Hanging on in quiet desperation : Roger Waters and Pink Floyd Mark II --
And if the band you're in starts playing different tunes : The dark side of the moon --
Is born --
Forward, he cried from the rear : into Abbey Road --
Balanced on the biggest wave : Dark side, phase three --
And when at last the work is done : The dark side of the moon takes off.
Responsibility: John Harris.
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The story behind The Dark Side of the Moon is now illuminated by journalist John Harris's exploration of the album's many secrets and the band's fractured history, including the mental collapse of group founder Syd Barrett. Draws on original interviews with bassist and chief lyricist Roger Waters, guitarist Dave Gilmour, drummer Nick Mason, keyboardist Richard Wright, and the album's supporting cast. --From publisher's description.

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