Pink Floyd in 1974 - The world was ready for "Dark Side Of The Moon".

Pink Floyd in 1974 – The world was ready for “Dark Side Of The Moon”.

Pink Floyd at Wembley – Part 1 –

Pink Floyd At Wembley – Part 2 –

Of all the groups I’ve posted concerts for over the past few years I don’t recall posting very much Pink Floyd, certainly nothing from the Dark Side Of The Moon period. No real reason, aside from the vast number of live concert recordings currently out there – and most fans have all of them. But then I remembered; it’s the ones who aren’t familiar that I’m playing these for.

With that in mind, here is Pink Floyd live at Wembley, recorded on November 16, 1974.

From what I understand, this recording has been around quite a bit, and for good reason; it sounds wonderful.

It’s a long one, so it’s broken up between two players:

Pink Floyd – The Wembley Soundboard 1974
November 16, 1974 – Empire Pool, London, England
British Winter Tour

Pink Floyd:
David Gilmour
Nick Mason
Roger Waters
Richard Wright

Venetta Fields
Dick Parry
Carlena Williams

Part 1
01 Shine On You Crazy Diamond 21:25
02 Raving and Drooling 14:16
03 You’ve Gotta Be Crazy 18:05

Part 2
01 Speak To Me 02:28
02 Breathe 02:59
03 On The Run 05:02
04 Time 06:32
05 The Great Gig In The Sky 06:41
06 Money 08:05
07 Us And Them 07:49
08 Any Colour You Like 07:30
09 Brain Damage 03:39
10 Eclipse 01:48
11 Echoes 23:13

Pink Floyd’s British Winter Tour ’74, was a short concert tour by the band during the winter of 1974 in the United Kingdom. The 16 November show was recorded by BBC Radio One and later broadcast on the Alan Freeman Show on 11 January 1975, minus the encore. This recording is included in the 2011 Dark Side of the Moon and Wish You Were Here box sets, except for “Echoes” which was released on 11 November 2016, as part of the 27-disc box set, The Early Years 1965–1972 which make up Live at the Empire Pool. The 1974 winter tour marks the last time Pink Floyd would perform in Wales.

The 1974 British tour featured the debut of “You’ve Gotta Be Crazy”.

Enjoy the rest of the weekend.

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1 thought on “Pink Floyd – Live At Wembley – 1974 – Past Daily Backstage Pass

  1. Gordon, I’ve never been a huge Floyd fan, but this recording is downright stunning. I’ve just finished listening to both parts, and I’m hard-pressed to think of a better recording of a live event. Wonderful to have. Thank you!

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