Showing posts from January 28, 2007

Pink Floyd - Dreams Factory

I have to start somewhere. The first Pink Floyd concert I attended, was in 1975. I am pleased to say I was too young to have really seen them much earlier. That said, by the time Dark Side of the Moon came out, I was already a fan. Radio Caroline introduced me to Pink Floyd, and for that reason alone, I remain an anorak of Sky's 0199 Channel to this day. However way before I was going to gigs, fans were flocking to see Pink Floyd, and some were recording what they heard. Pink Floyd are up there with the most bootlegged of artists, maybe not as much as the likes of Led Zeppelin, but I would guess pretty much a top ten contender. What really makes a difference, is the quality of recordings made. None usually touch the live albums released with the artists approval . Pink Floyd however, by their very nature, seem to have had as much emphasis on quality, as quantity, when it comes to 'unofficial' recordings. Lets not get carried away here, there are some really awful