The almanac

UPI Almanac for Thursday, March 6, 2014.
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The almanac

UPI Almanac for Wednesday, March 6, 2013.
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The almanac

UPI Almanac for Tuesday, March 6, 2012.
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Wedding bells for Paul McCartney

LONDON, Oct. 9 (UPI) -- Former Beatle Paul McCartney married New York businesswoman Nancy Shevell in a London registry office Sunday in front of about a dozen witnesses.

Guitarist's son charged for protest action

LONDON, March 25 (UPI) -- The son of Pink Floyd guitarist David Gilmour will stand trial for an alleged attack on a convoy carrying Britain's Prince Charles and his wife, officials said.

Pink Floyd member's son charged in protest

LONDON, Dec. 12 (UPI) -- The son of Pink Floyd guitarist David Gilmour was arrested Sunday for grabbing the Union Jack to climb a monument during protests in London.
Pink Floyd guitarist releases live album

Pink Floyd guitarist releases live album

LONDON, Sept. 23 (UPI) -- British rocker David Gilmour recalls his 2006 concert in Gdansk, Poland, as "a great, great show," which is why he's preserved it on CD and DVD.

Pink Floyd musician Wright dead at 65

NEW YORK, Sept. 15 (UPI) -- Pink Floyd founding member and keyboardist Rick Wright has died of cancer at the age of 65, his family said Monday.

'Dark Side' cover was a unanimous decision

LONDON, April 20 (UPI) -- Internal rivalries splintered the British rock group Pink Floyd, but its members unanimously agreed on the "Dark Side of the Moon" cover, an artist says.

Pink Floyd almost reunites at tribute

LONDON, May 11 (UPI) -- British rockers Pink Floyd gathered to honor their late bandmate Syd Barrett, but the concert in London stopped short of a true reunion.

Gilmour to honor former Pink Floyd partner

LONDON, Nov. 23 (UPI) -- Musician David Gilmour is set to honor the memory of late guitarist Syd Barrett, who he once worked with in the British rock band Pink Floyd.

Unsafe Venice stage stops Gilmour concerts

VENICE, Italy, Aug. 6 (UPI) -- Two concerts from Pink Floyd star David Gilmour in Venice, Italy, were rescheduled this weekend after the stage was found to be unsafe for use.

Pink Floyd members discuss reforming

LONDON, July 5 (UPI) -- During the London launch party of Pink Floyd's DVD "Pulse: Live," the three members who are still on friendly terms discussed the possibility of reuniting.

Jimmy Buffett is 'most requested' event

LOS ANGELES, July 5 (UPI) -- Jimmy Buffett and the Coral Reefer Band's U.S. concert tour was the "most requested event" in the first half of 2006, Ticketmaster said.

Guitarist doubts Pink Floyd reunion

LONDON, April 3 (UPI) -- David Gilmour wants Pink Floyd fans holding their breath for a band reunion to exhale.

Osbourne moons Music Hall ceremony

LONDON, Nov. 17 (UPI) -- Pink Floyd, The Who, New Order John Peel, Jimi Hendrix, The Eurythmics and Black Sabbath have all be inducted into the U.K. Music Hall of Fame.

Pink Floyd reuniting for Live 8 Concert

LONDON, June 13 (UPI) -- The Live 8 concert in London's Hyde Park will see the reunion of Pink Floyd's Roger Waters, David Gilmour, Nick Mason and Rick Wright.

Pink Floyd reunion rumored

LONDON, Oct. 6 (UPI) -- Britain's Q music magazine says Pink Floyd is reuniting for a 2005 tour, although informed sources, including the band's manager, said the rumor is false.

Today in Music: a look back at pop music

The weekly UPI Today in Music package for Narch 1-7.
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Plans are in the works for a true modern-day musical with a hip-hop theme, and it could co-star award-winning actor Morgan Freeman.
DENNIS DAILY, United Press International

Today in Music: a look back at pop music

Today's birthdays include Sylvia Robinson of Mickey and Sylvia, who was born in 1936 (age 67); Zombie drummer Hugh Grundy in 1945 (age 58); Kiki Dee, whose real name is Pauline Matthews, and Pink Floyd guitarist David Gilmour, both in 1947 (age 56); and b
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The CBS Television Network says it will air an hour-long concert by Bruce Springsteen late next month.
DENNIS DAILY, United Press International

Interview: Pink Floyd's David Gilmour

When British art rocker Robert Wyatt called Pink Floyd guitarist David Gilmour with a request to play at the 2001 Meltdown Festival he was curating, Gilmour rea

Rock News Two: The week in pop music

Temptress, the wild transvestite heavy metal glam rock band that has become a fixture at the New York City Halloween parade, performed live Thursday as part of this year's theme, "Play."
JOHN SWENSON, United Press International

Rock News: Music's high and low notes

The CMJ Music Marathon holds its 22nd renewal beginning Wednesday and running through Saturday in New York. The CMJ Music Marathon is the largest event of its kind, drawing more than 10,000 attendees from all sectors of the music business.
JOHN SWENSON, United Press International
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