Did you know that David Gilmoure mocked the Shine On You Crazy Diamond lyrics during a rehearsal for a gig in Tampa in 1994, singing “shine on, you crazy bastard”? Did you know that the first Pink Floyd concerts, such as those in UFO club lasted as long as from 8 pm to 1 am with just a twenty-minute break. Did you know that in the end of the Dark Side of the Moon album an instrumental strings version of a Beatles’ song (perhaps it is She’s Got A Ticket To Ride) can be heard accompanying the beating heart from the right canal?
The album was recorded when
Syd Barrett was about to psychically collapse.
At the time,
David Gilmour was starting to take over Syd's role at the concerts, and gradually, he started to work on the album, too. Positively, Syd Barret recorded parts of Jugband Blues and Remember A Day. Possibly, he recorded parts of See- Saw and Set The Controls For The Heart Of The Sun. It is sure that he did not record Saucerful Of Secrets and not even the song Corporal Clegg, to which he wrote the music to