Tag Archives: Pink Floyd

Pink Pigs

In honor of the pig flying on this day, here are a couple from Floyd*       *Yes, I know that one of ’em is actually Roger Waters solo and the other is Pink Floyd without Rog. What-ev-a.  

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What Happened – December 3

It was on this day in 1976 that a giant pig flew over London. Pink Floyd was taking photographs for an upcoming album when the 40 foot inflatable balloon, shaped like a pig, got away. A strong gust of wind caused … Continue reading

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What Happened – November 30

It was on this day in 1979 that Pink Floyd released their album The Wall. The rock opera was inspired during the band’s 1977 stadium tour, when Roger Waters became so frustrated with the audience that he envisioned building an actual wall between him and … Continue reading

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What Happened – November 26

It was on this day in 1864 that Charles Dodgson gave a handwritten manuscript to Alice Liddell. Entitled Alice’s Adventures Under Ground, it was based on a tale he had told the 10 year-old girl and her sisters during a fishing … Continue reading

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What Happened – November 14

It was on this day in 1957 that 100 Mafia members from all over the US, as well as Canada and Italy, held a meeting in Apalachin NY. They were gathering in order to settle some issues arising over a … Continue reading

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What Happened – October 10

It was on this day in 1845 that the US Naval Academy opened in Annapolis MD. Originally called the Naval School, it started with seven professors and 50 students. Commodore Matthew Perry helped develop the first curriculum, which included three years of training … Continue reading

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What Happened – October 4

It was on this day in 1971 that Pink Floyd played in Pompeii to an empty amphitheater. For the next few days they would be recorded (both on film and 24-track audio tape) playing the songs Echoes, A Saucerful Of Secrets, and One … Continue reading

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Penguin Floyd tattoo

They call it ugly, but I think it is full of win! And as an extra bonus, check this out from the original post: So . . . so you think you can tell heaven from krill, belly-slides from pain. Can you … Continue reading

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September in the Sky

Feelin’ kinda fall-like out there…       …and yes, that last song (for whatever reasons) always reminds me of this time o’ year.  

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Time of these Days

I like many different bands, but only have one tattooed upon me…

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