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Roger Waters tried to stop the band from continuing without him. CRACKED.COM Departing after the release of The Final Cut, Waters attempted to prevent the Pink Floyd name from being used by his former bandmates. Не would lose the legal battle though, and the band would release A Momentary Lapse of Reason in 1987.

Source: BBC

The band's name is a mash-up of two blues musicians. RAIN A TE CRACKED.COM Pink Floyd comes from the first names of Pink Anderson and Floyd Council, two blues musicians that then-frontman Syd Barrett listened to often.

Source: Far Out

Nick Mason owns too many cars. КОТ 17 BML CRACKED.COM 327 Pink Floyd's drummer has a collection of over 40 different vintage vehicles, including a 1927 Bugatti Type 35B and a 1901 Panhard 5-litre. Не has appeared on Top Gear and participated in the Le Mans race.

Source: GQ

Meddle features guest vocals from a dog. CRACKED.COM Seamus, the closing track of Meddle's A-side, features guest vocals from Small Faces and Humble Pie frontman Steve Marriot's german shepherd Seamus, who had a talent for howling along to music.

Source: HappyMag

They shared a studio with The Beatles. CRACKED.COM Pink Floyd recorded their first album, Piper at the Gates of Dawn, at Abbey Road studios only a few rooms away from the Fab Four, who were working on Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band. Both albums used four track recording technology, which was space-age at the time.

Source: Guitar World

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