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More upcoming TV and radio tributes to Richard Wright Print E-mail
Written by Matt   
Thursday, 18 September 2008

On Sunday, September 21st, at 2am, UK digital radio station BBC 6 Music will be broadcasting an hour-long concert recording from 1974 as a tribute to Richard. It consists of Pink Floyd performing Dark Side of the Moon at what was then the Empire Pool, Wembley, in November 1974. The following day, September 22nd, BBC 6 Music feature an earlier BBC recording from the Paris Theatre in 1971, in the Gideon Coe show from 9pm to midnight.

Also airing this coming Sunday, September 21st, Classic 21, the rock radio station of the RTBF (Belgian National Radio & TV Network) will air a two hour special radio program tribute to Richard on "Les Classiques with Marc Ysaye" show. The show will focus on Richard's songs in Pink Floyd and also his solo albums (Wet Dream, Broken China, and the Zee project). More information at

Finally, US TV station VH1 Classic presents their "VH1 Classic Gives Thanks for Pink Floyd" special beginning at 11am ET/PT on Thursday, November 27th. Throughout the day, the station will air documentaries including "The Pink Floyd and Syd Barrett Story," and "Pink Floyd: Which One's Pink?" and will recount the story behind the making of one of the group's most influential albums during "Classic Albums: Pink Floyd: Dark Side of the Moon." The 'day of thanks' will conclude with "The Wall" movie and then "David Gilmour: Live in Gdansk." More details at

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