What are the odds against this: both musicians having birthdays today are from the same group. Procol Harum drummer Bobby Harrison is 69 today, and the group’s original bass player Dave Knights is 67.
On this day in 1997 Pink Floyd‘s Dark Side Of The Moon spent it’s 1,056th week on the Billboard album charts, which translates to about 20.3 years. Hardcore fans have made the improbable connect with The Wizard Of Oz movie. According to them, when the album is played while watching the film with out its sound, starting exactly when the MGM lion roared the third time during the movie’s introduction, the music is somehow synched with the scenes in the film.
But I’m not convinced – even after watching this clip of the first seven minutes of the movie with the Pink Floyd soundtrack. What’s your take?
Did any members of Pink Floyd ever play their album along side the film? Here’s what drummer Nick Mason had to say.