The “e-ink” on my previous blog post on Pink Floyd hasn’t dried yet, and I now read the news that the keyboardist Richard Wright of Pink Floyd is no more 😦 The ink now gets wetter 😦

May his soul rest in peace! His legacy will surely live on in numerous memorable songs where his keyboard takes us into a psychedelic trance deep into space, perhaps the main catalyst behind the “Pink Floyd sound” in those signature monster albums. Some songs where his keyboard skills are on full display:

  • Echoes from Meddle
  • The Great Gig in the sky, Any Color you Like and Eclipse from Dark Side of the Moon.
  • Shine on you Crazy Diamond (especially part 6-9) from Wish You Were Here.
  • Sheep from Animals
I read now from http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Richard_Wright_(musician) that he was self-taught.
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