Pink Floyd 1973, YouTube

One of few as 'Dark Side of the Moon' was actually debuted in a live performance before the album was even recorded.

'Dark Side of the Moon' LP, Wikipedia

Pink Floyd's most popular album then and to this date in any genre of all time, an album that cemented itself in the Top 200 for 741 consecutive weeks (1973 - 1988). As history would have it, it's the longest album to chart continuously like that .

Since the conception of the Catalog albums chart in 1991 'Dark Side of the Moon' has been a fixture since it first appeared.

The estimation of sales since that album was released in 1973 is approximately 45 million worldwide.

Pink Floyd 2013, YouTube



Original LP Track List:

  1. "Speak to Me"
  2. "Breathe"
  3. "On The Run"
  4. "Time"
  5. "The Great Gig in the Sky"

Side 2

  1. "Money"
  2. "Us and Them"
  3. "Any Colour You Like"
  4. "Brain Damage"
  5. "Eclipse"

Released in the U.S. March 3rd, 1973 and charted at # 1, released in the U.K. march 24th,1973 and charted at # 2.

Happy 40th anniversary as we revisit 1973 with some great classic rock.

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Pink Floyd performs, "Us and Them":