Did you know that Zdeňek Fráz of the Czech PF Fanclub portrayed an American soldier in the 2009 movie 3 Seasons In Hell? Did you know that the song Mihalis on one of David Gilmour’s solo albums is named after a boat bought by David in Greece? Mihalis is Greek for Michael. Did you know that in the beginning of the song Fat Old Sun you can hear the same bells that can be heard in the beginning of High Hopes? It is the sound of the Ely cathedral bells.
The recordings released on the album were recorded for the purposes of John Peels Top Gear Show which ran on BBC Radio 1. All of the songs were recorded on the 24th of February 1970. Songs such as Dominoes or Love Song were recorded during the session, too, but the tapes got lost from the BBC archive.