Pink Floyd Make 12 Live Albums Available To Stream, Springsteen Cashes In


With no prior warning, Pink Floyd have made 12 live albums, recorded between 1970 and 1972, available to stream. One of them is a performance from a 1971 concert at Washington State University.

In the last year we’ve seen Bob Dylan and Neil Young sell their song catalogs, now The Boss is getting involved. Bruce Springsteen has reportedly sold his masters and publishing rights to Sony for half a billion dollars.

In the History of Rock in 1993 – MTV aired Nirvana's ‘Unplugged’ session for the first time. Unlike many artists who appeared on the show, Nirvana filmed its entire performance in a single take with the band's fourteen-song setlist included six cover versions.

In 2010 – Paul McCartney paid tribute to his Beatles band mate John Lennon during an appearance on Saturday Night Live with a cover version of his late friend’s anti-war anthem "Give Peace a Chance".

And in 2012 – The original, handwritten lyrics to "Your Song", written by Bernie Taupin for Elton John, sold for $237,575 at Bonhams auction house.


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