PINK FLOYD Played 15 Consecutive Nights In LONDON 27 Years Ago

Remarkable concert posters

Pink Floyd played the first of a 15-night run at arena
venue Earls Court in London this day 27 years ago.

“Less than a minute after the band had started playing ‘Shine On You Crazy Diamond‘, a scaffolding stand holding 1200 fans, collapsed, throwing hundreds of people 20 feet to the ground. It took over an hour to free everyone from the twisted wreckage, ninety-six people were injured, with 36 needing hospital treatment. Six were detained overnight with back, neck and rib injuries. Pink Floyd sent a free T-shirt and a note of apology to all the fans who had been seated in the stand that collapsed. The show was immediately cancelled and re-scheduled”.

PINK FLOYD: Website

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