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Did you see Pink Floyd at The Birdcage in 1967?

Lifestyle / Thu 13th Jul 2017 at 10:31am

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DID you see Pink Floyd at The Birdcage in the sixties.

An author is researching the history of the famous band and is wondering gif any of our readers saw them at the famous Harlow venue just close to the market square.

Richard Houghton said: “I’m interested in capturing people’s memories of this gig for posterity and hopefully in the process telling the band’s story in a slightly different way via first hand accounts of their earliest shows.

“I’d love to hear from anyone who saw them in their early career and I can be reached at [email protected]”.
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Richard Houghton
1 Totnes Road
Manchester
M21 8XF
07717 581435

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2 Comments for Did you see Pink Floyd at The Birdcage in 1967?:

Philip Palmer
2020-10-10 09:11:54

Aged 17, I saw Pink Floyd play at the Birdcage in 1967. Sadly, I have no souvenirs from that night. I was into soul music and around that time, Eddie Floyd had a hit with "Knock on Wood". I must have only registered the word "Floyd", so I set off on my scooter from Southampton to the Birdcage expecting to see E.F. and was disappointed to see Pink Floyd. I thought they were "cheating" when one of the band put on a reel to reel taperecorder to enhance their sound! How wrong I was. I wish I had taken my camera with me. The only small "compensation" that year was going to Eel Pie Island. I can't remember who was on, and all I can remember is walking over that bridge and, once in, walking over lots of broken glass. I still have my membership card though!

Geoff
2023-09-10 12:47:53

We arrived in our Saturday night Mohair suits ( no suit no entry) 2 lava lamp projections onto sreens mth my ex had moved to London, the only person I knew who had smoked dope explained how cool this band was however difficult to dance to. I soon after I had to move to London! Ps I saw them many times later included the Roundhouse & shepton mallett

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