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Richard Wright

  • Blogs

    November 25, 2014

    New Albums By Classic-Rock Greats...What Year Is It Again?

    I miss albums. Not specifically the 12" dual-sided flat of vinyl that some may envision upon reading that word, but the concept of an album: a cohesive piece of work that, from the first track to the last, is meant to be taken in by the listener in one entire sitting. Sadly that experience has been ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 25, 2013

    10 Fun Facts Only Floyd Freaks Know About Dark Side of the Moon

    Pink Floyd's rock and roll masterpiece, The Dark Side of the Moon, turned 40 years old this weekend. If you don't already own a copy or three, consider checking it out. It's the best album by one of history's best bands, and you can find as easily in any record store in Phuket as you can in Philadel ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 15, 2013

    Pink Floyd's 10 Best Pre-Dark Side of the Moon Tracks

    In anticipation of the upcoming 40th anniversary of Dark Side of the Moon, originally released in March 1973, we here at Rocks Off would like to remind you all that Pink Floyd existed for some years before that monumental album. While the band experienced some success, they of course never saw anyth ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 7, 2011

    In The Flesh: 10 Semi-Obscure Facts About Pink Floyd

    (Cue heartbeat sound effect) This week we turn our fact-finding spotlight on of the most successful cosmic rock bands of all time, Pink Floyd. The band is going through another period of rediscovery by fans young and old with a new set of remastered reissues, along with last year's extremely popula ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 29, 2008

    Classic Rock Corner: In Memoriam 2008

    You know, the Grim Reaper don't care if you're a multiplatinum music legend, a one-hit wonder or studio-only sideman - he's comin' for you someday! And in 2008, he seemed to like keyboardists and drummers most. A number of classic rockers left for "The Great Gig in the Sky," foremost of whom is the ... More >>

  • Calendar

    September 4, 2003

    Deep South

    April Reynolds makes a pilgrimage to the past in Knee-Deep in Wonder

  • Calendar

    October 20, 1994
  • Culture

    January 20, 1994

    Sing, Muse, the Wrath of Ma Rainey

    More than just a blue period, Ma Rainey sings -- and boasts and celebrates and laments -- the tale of a culture

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