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David Gilmour

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David Jon Gilmour ( GHIL-mor; born 6 March 1946) is an English guitarist, singer, songwriter and member of rock band Pink Floyd. He joined as guitarist and co-lead vocalist in 1967, shortly before the departure of founding member Syd Barrett. Pink Floyd achieved international success with the concept albums The Dark Side of the Moon (1973), Wish You Were Here (1975), Animals (1977), The Wall (1979), and The Final Cut (1983). By the early 1980s, they had become one of the highest-selling and most acclaimed acts in music history; by 2012, they had sold more than 250 million records worldwide, including 75 million in the United States. Following the departure of Roger Waters in 1985, Pink Floyd continued under Gilmour's leadership and released three more studio albums.

Gilmour has produced a variety of artists, such as the Dream Academy, and has released four solo studio albums: David Gilmour, About Face, On an Island, and Rattle That Lock. He is also credited for bringing the singer-songwriter Kate Bush to public attention. As a member of Pink Floyd, he was inducted into the US Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1996, and the UK Music Hall of Fame in 2005. In 2003, Gilmour was made a Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE). He was awarded with the Outstanding Contribution title at the 2008 Q Awards. In 2011, Rolling Stone ranked him number 14 in their list of the greatest guitarists of all time. He was also voted number 36 in the greatest voices in rock by Planet Rock listeners in 2009.Gilmour has taken part in projects related to issues including animal rights, environmentalism, homelessness, poverty, and human rights. He has married twice and is the father of eight children.

Articles

June 7, 2022

See Kate Bush Play Her Surprise 2022 Hit With David Gilmour in 1987

Bush's 1985 masterpiece "Running Up That Hill" is now at Number Eight on the Billboard Hot 100 thanks to Stranger Things

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April 8, 2022

David Gilmour on Reviving Pink Floyd to Aid Ukraine and ‘Keep Consciences Active’

"Obviously, we want to spread this message of peace," Gilmour says, "and we want to raise the morale of the people who are defending their homeland there in Ukraine"

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April 7, 2022

Pink Floyd Releasing ‘Hey Hey Rise Up’ In Support of Ukrainian People

The track featuring members David Gilmour and Nick Mason and Ukrainian vocalist Andriy Khlyvnyuk is the first PF original in nearly 30 years.

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March 11, 2022

Pink Floyd and David Gilmour remove music from streaming services in Russia, Belarus

The band said they "stand with the world in strongly condemning Russia's invasion of Ukraine" The post Pink Floyd and David Gilmour remove music from streaming services in Russia, Belarus appeared first on NME.

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March 11, 2022

Pink Floyd and David Gilmour Removing Music From Digital Platforms in Russia and Belarus

Pink Floyd’s music from 1987 to the present, as well as Gilmour’s solo catalog, are being pulled in solidarity with Ukraine

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March 11, 2022

Pink Floyd, David Gilmour Remove Music From Streaming Services in Russia, Belarus

Band is removing all music from 1987 to the present as well as all of singer-songwriter's music to stand with Ukraine

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March 2, 2022

Pink Floyd’s David Gilmour tells Russian soldiers: “Stop killing your brothers”

"Putin must go," the musician wrote The post Pink Floyd’s David Gilmour tells Russian soldiers: “Stop killing your brothers” appeared first on NME.

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January 6, 2022

11 Acts We’d Like to See at Desert Trip II – From U2 to David Gilmour and The Kinks

If a second Oldchella happens, might the organizers finally reunite the Kinks? How about Fleetwood Mac with Lindsey Buckingham or Billy Joel and Elton John?

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November 22, 2021

Guitars used by Amy Winehouse, U2’s The Edge and more sell for over $5million at auction

The auction included guitars used by Eric Clapton, Pink Floyd's David Gilmour and more The post Guitars used by Amy Winehouse, U2’s The Edge and more sell for over $5million at auction appeared first on NME.

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November 21, 2021

Guitars Played by U2’s the Edge, David Gilmour, Amy Winehouse Sell Big at Auction

Eric Clapton's Derek & The Dominoes-era acoustic guitar sells for auction-high $625,000

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September 28, 2021

David Gilmour shares ‘Yet Another Movie’ demo ahead of Pink Floyd reissue

The band's 1987 album 'A Momentary Lapse Of Reason', the first after Roger Waters left the band, will be reissued next month The post David Gilmour shares ‘Yet Another Movie’ demo ahead of Pink Floyd reissue appeared first on NME.

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September 24, 2021

Hear Pink Floyd’s David Gilmour Play Bass Solo on ‘Yet Another Movie’ Demo

Finished version of song appeared on band's A Momentary Lapse of Reason album, which will be reissued next month

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June 1, 2021

Roger Waters shares liner notes for Pink Floyd’s ‘Animals’ remaster amid David Gilmour dispute

Gilmour wants the extent of his involvement "to remain secret", claims Waters The post Roger Waters shares liner notes for Pink Floyd’s ‘Animals’ remaster amid David Gilmour dispute appeared first on NME.

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Discs

Yes, I Have Ghosts

July 3, 2020

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Live At Pompeii

September 29, 2017

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One of These Days (Live At Pompeii 2016)

September 8, 2017

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Rattle That Lock (Live At Pompeii 2016)

July 21, 2017

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Rattle That Lock (Deluxe)

September 18, 2015

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Today

September 4, 2015

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Rattle That Lock

July 17, 2015

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Live In Gdansk

September 23, 2008

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Shine On You Crazy Diamond (Parts 1-5) (feat. David Crosby & Graham Nash) [Live At The Royal Albert Hall]

November 6, 2007

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Arnold Layne

December 26, 2006

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On An Island

March 6, 2006

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About Face

March 5, 1984

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David Gilmour

May 25, 1978

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