R.I.P Richard Wright founder of Pink Floyd
Old 09-15-2008, 01:27 PM   #1 (permalink)
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LONDON - A Pink Floyd spokesman says founding member Richard Wright has died. He was 65.

Wright died Monday after a battle with cancer at his home in Britain. His family did not want to give more details about his death. The spokesman is Doug Wright, who is not related to the artist.

Richard Wright met Pink Floyd members Roger Waters and Nick Mason at college and joined their early band Sigma 6.

Sigma 6 eventually became Pink Floyd and Wright wrote and sang some of the band's key songs. He wrote "The Great Gig In The Sky" and "Us And Them" from Pink Floyd's 1973 "The Dark Side Of The Moon."

He left the group in the early 1980s to form his own band but rejoined Pink Floyd for their 1987 album "A Momentary Lapse of Reason."
I had no idea he had cancer. WTF, two of the members of my favourite band dead in less than one year.

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Old 09-15-2008, 02:57 PM   #2 (permalink)
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It must have been quick.
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Old 09-15-2008, 04:52 PM   #3 (permalink)
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I hate Pink Floyd but that's sad.
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RIP. a genius.
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Old 09-15-2008, 06:41 PM   #6 (permalink)
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The man who introduced to the D7b9 to rock music.

Very sad indeed.
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The man who introduced to the D7b9 to rock music.

Very sad indeed.
you're such a guitar nerd. i fucking love it.
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Old 09-15-2008, 07:25 PM   #8 (permalink)
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Doesnt the "the dark side of the moon" documentary explain how he got that chord inspired by Miles Davis or something like that.

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