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The Recorded History of Pink Floyd

VIDEO recordings

1967 1968 1969 1970 1971 1972 1981 1983 1987 1988 1989 1994 1996 2005 2006

1967

 

1967. 01. 27.
UFO, The Blarney Club, Tottenham Court Road, London, England
Pink Floyd's performance was filmed on this night and clips were used in the Granada TV documentary arts programme 'Scene Special', subtitled 'It's So Far Out It's Straight Down' and first broadcast on the Granada ITV network on 1967. 02. 07. Includes segments of Interstellar Overdrive and Matilda Mother.
Pro shot, black and white
Best version:
432MB .avi file (MP42 S-MPEG 4 Version 2 video codec @612kbps, 44.1kHz PCM stereo audio @1411kbps) - complete 30 min. TV show

 

1967. 04. 29.
'Arnold Layne' - second promotional film shot in Amsterdam, The Netherlands ('Made In England' version, discovered in 2006, originally broadcast on the French TV show called 'Bouton Rouge' on 1967. 05. 21.)
Pro shot, black and white
Best version:
"French TV 1968-1969" - PAL DVD
   
Other versions I've seen:
48.7MB .avi file (MS MPEG-4V2 video codec @926kbps; PCM stereo sound @44.1kHz)

 

1967. 12. xx.
Jugband Blues promotional video
Best version:
29.8MB .mpg file @1302kbps with corrected soundtrack

 

1967. 12. 12.
Mike Leonard's house, London, England
Filmed for an edition of the 'Tomorrow's World' programme including 2 untitled instrumentals played by the Pink Floyd.
First broadcast on 1968. 01. 17. on BBC1 TV.
Pro shot, black and white
Best version:
"Tomorrow's World - Lights" - NIVE Productions DVD [NPDVDPF1]

 

1968

 

1968. 02. 18. and 19.
RTB TV Studios and Parc de Laekan, Brussels, Belgium
Promotional clips for Belgian TV, including: Astronomy DominÚ, Set The Controls For The Heart Of The Sun, Apples And Oranges, Corporal Clegg, Paintbox, Scarecrow, See Emily Play
Pro shot, black and white
Best version:
"Pink Floyd Video Anthology 1966 - 1983" (Harvested HRV DVD005) - with Dolby Digital soundtrack @448kbps
   
Other versions I've seen:
71.1MB .avi file (MS MPEG-4V2 video codec @1997kbps; PCM stereo sound @44.1kHz)

 

1968. 02. 20.
ORTF TV Studios, Buttes Chaumont, Paris, France
TV show called 'Bouton Rouge' including Astronomy DominÚ, Flaming, Set The Controls For The Heart Of The Sun and Let There Be More Light.
First broadcast on 1968. 02. 24. on ORTF2.
Pro shot

 

Best version:
"French TV 1968-1969" - PAL DVD

 

1968. 02. 21.
ORTF TV Studios, Buttes Chaumont, Paris, France
Pink Floyd mimed to Paintbox for the music programme 'Discorama'.
First broadcast on ORTF2 on 17 March 1968.
Pro shot, black and white

 

Best version:
"French TV 1968-1969" - PAL DVD

 

1968. 03. 28.
Abbey Mills Pumping Station, East Stratford, London, England
Filmed for the BBC programme 'All My Loving'.
First black and white broadcast on BBC1 on 1968. 11. 03.; first rebroadcast in colour on BBC2 on 1969. 05. 18.
Pro shot
includes: Set The Controls For The Heart Of The Sun (3 un-edited takes and an edited version)
Best version:
"Mind Your Throats Please - The Pink Floyd Archives Volume One" (Fixed version) - distributed by RonToon in March 2007 with slightly better picture and synched audio; main title mentions 'a TAKRL production'; NTSC
   
Other versions I've seen:
"Mind Your Throats Please - The Pink Floyd Archives Volume One" - original version; main title mentions 'A NooTron Production'; NTSC

 

1968. 09. 06.
ORTF TV Studios, Buttes Chaumont, Paris, France
TV show called 'Samedi et Compagnie', Pink Floyd mimed to Let There Be More Light and Remember A Day.
First broadcast on 1968. 09. 21. on ORTF1(?).
Pro shot, black and white

 

Best version:
"French TV 1968-1969" - PAL DVD

 

1968. 09. 07.
Le Bilboquet, St. Germain des Près, Paris, France
TV show called 'Surprise Partie' including Let There Be More Light.
First broadcast on 1968. 12. 31. on ORTF2.
Pro shot

 

Best version:
"French TV 1968-1969" - PAL DVD

 

1968. 10. 12.
Arts programme 'A L'Affiche Du Mond' subtitled 'Special Angleterre: La Nouvelle Vague De La Pop Music', including footage of the Pink Floyd on the London underground set to the album-version of Let There Be More Light. Broadcast on ORTF2.
Pro shot, black and white

 

Best version:
"French TV 1968-1969" - PAL DVD

 

1968. 10. 31.
L'Antene du Chapiteau du Kremlin-Bicêtre, Paris, France
TV show called 'Tous en Scene' including Let There Be More Light and Flaming.
First broadcast on 1968. 11. 26. on ORTF2.
Pro shot

 

Best version:
"French TV 1968-1969" - PAL DVD

 

1969

 

1969. 01. 22.
ORTF TV Studios, Buttes Chaumont, Paris, France
TV show called 'Forum Musiques', Pink Floyd mimed to Set The Controls For The Heart Of The Sun and A Saucerful Of Secrets. David Gilmour was also interviewed in French between the two songs.
First broadcast on 1969. 02. 15. on ORTF1.
Pro shot

 

Best version:
"French TV 1968-1969" - PAL DVD

 

1969. 10. 11.
Internationales Essener Pop & Blues Festival '69, Grugahalle, Essen, West Germany
Careful With That Axe, Eugene and A Saucerful Of Secrets (21 min.)
Pro shot

 

Best version:
"Song Days Festival 1969" (Harvested HRV DVD 018) - PAL DVD

 

1970

 

1970. 04. 30.
KQED TV studios, San Francisco, California, USA
Pro shot
Best version:
"KQED Revision A" (Harvested HRV DVD 001 Rev. A) - same video, remastered audio (PCM mono 48 kHz/24 bit)
 
 
Other versions I've seen:
  • "KQED" (Harvested HRV DVD 001)
  • KQED (Video&Audio) (DL-V002 DIGITAL LUNATICS) - in low-res (352x240) MPEG format

 

1970. 06. 27.
Bath Festival of Blues & Progressive Music '70, Bath & West Showground, Shepton Mallet, England
Pro shot
includes: Atom Heart Mother
Best version:
"Mind Your Throats Please - The Pink Floyd Archives Volume One" (Fixed version) -  distributed by RonToon in March 2007; main title mentions 'a TAKRL production'; NTSC
   
Other versions I've seen:
"Mind Your Throats Please - The Pink Floyd Archives Volume One" - original version; picture and sound quality is the same as the 'fixed version'; main title mentions 'A NooTron Production'; NTSC

 

1970. 08. 08.
St Tropez Music Festival, St Tropez, France
pro shot
Best version:
"Reach For A Peach" (Harvested HRV DVD 011) - NTSC; this is a conversion from the PAL version from "Cochon": picture and sound quality is the same, but audio is equalized and synchronized with video.
   
Other versions I've seen:
Saint-Tropez, Music Festival (Cochon Production) - PAL

 

1971

 

1971. 08. 15.
St. Leger Stand, Randwick Racecourse, Randwick, Sydney, Australia
pro shot w/interview, B&W, 9min.
Best version:
Untitled DVD - ABC (Australia) rebroadcast recorded by dalystonjohn on 19.01.2008 (w/Rage logo)
   
Other versions I've seen:
"Get To Know - Pink Floyd In Australia" - NTSC DVD; picture is worse and cropped

 

1972

 

1972. xx. xx.
Screen films of the 1972 tour
Time (Ian Eames) Best version:
"P.U.L.S.E" official double DVD

 

1972. 05. 22.

The Amsterdam Rock Circus, Olympisch Stadion, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Audience cam
includes: Atom Heart Mother, Careful With That Axe, Eugene and A Saucerful Of Secrets
Best version:
"Mind Your Throats Please - The Pink Floyd Archives Volume One" (Fixed version) - distributed by RonToon in March 2007 with slightly better picture; main title mentions 'a TAKRL production'; NTSC
   
Other versions I've seen:
"Mind Your Throats Please - The Pink Floyd Archives Volume One" - original version; main title mentions 'A NooTron Production'; NTSC

 

1972. 06. 29.
The Dome, Brighton, East Sussex, England
pro shot
Best version:
"Waking The Grapevine" - Pinkroioshn DVD-002 (PRS-DVD-002): 17min.

1981

 

1981. 06? xx.
Earl's Court Exhibition Hall, Earl's Court, London, England
audience cam
"The Wall Rehearsal" - Harvested HRVDVD015; 45min., rather dark, blurry, most songs (and rehearsal) are incomplete

 

1981. xx. xx.
TV commercial for A Collection Of Great Dance Songs
Best version:
4.36MB .mpg file @1407kbps

 

1983

 

1983. xx. xx.
Not Now John - promo video (obscured version - 'Stuff all that')
Best version:
89MB .mpg file (MPEG-2 video @2502kbps and mp2 audio @224kbps) - taken from VH1 broadcast)

 

1987

 

1987. xx. xx.
Learning To Fly - promo video
Best version:
"P.U.L.S.E" official double DVD

 

1987. xx. xx.
Screen films of the 1987-89 tour
Learning To Fly (1987)
Speak To Me (1987)
On The Run
Money (1987)
Us And Them (1987)
Best version:
"P.U.L.S.E" official double DVD

 

1988

1988. 06. 21.
Place d'Armee, Chateau de Versailles, France
Audience cam
Best version:
"Live In Versailles" - Cochon Production (a bit distant, blurry and shaky; show slightly incomplete; many songs incomplete, especially in the first set)
Bonus on DVD: French TV news reports probably from June 1988

 

1988. xx. xx.
German Tour 88 (from German local TV)
Best version:
"Live In Venezia [Italy]" - Cochon Production
TV show about the 1988 tour in Germany.

 

1989

 

1989. 06. 03-07.
Bol'aja Sportivnaja Arena, Lushniki, Moscow, USSR (from "Rapido" French TV)
Best version:
"Live In Venezia [Italy]" - Cochon Production
TV report about the 1989 shows in Moscow.

 

1989. 07. 15.
Canale di San Marco, Piazza San Marco, Venice, Italy
Best version:
"Live In Venezia [Italy]" - Cochon Production

More natural colours and better sound when compared to Harvested's version. Longer intro and outro.

  Other versions I've seen:
"┴ Venezia" - Harvested HRV-DVD003

 

1989. 07. 15.
Italian Newsclip 1 (RAI TRE TV)
Italian Newsclip 2 (RAI UNO TV)
Best version:
"┴ Venezia" - Harvested HRV-DVD003

 

1989. xx. xx.
Italian Newsclip 3 (RAI TRE TV)
Best version:
"┴ Venezia" - Harvested HRV-DVD003

 

1989. xx. xx.
ET Clip 1 & 2
Best version:
"┴ Venezia" - Harvested HRV-DVD003
Newsclip from the USA.

1994

 

1994. xx. xx.
Take It Back - promo video
Best version:
"P.U.L.S.E" official double DVD

 

1994. xx. xx.
Labatt ice beer TV commercial featuring What Do You Want From Me and the Division Bell blimp
Best version:
4.88MB .mpg file @1413kbps

 

1994. 0x. xx.
Screen films of the 1994 tour
Shine On You Crazy Diamond (Concert Version)
High Hopes
Speak To Me (Graphic)
Time (1994)
The Great Gig In The Sky (Wave)
The Great Gig In The Sky (Animation)
Money (Alien)
Us And Them (1994)
Brain Damage
Eclipse
Best version:
"P.U.L.S.E" official double DVD

 

1994. 10. 20.
Earls Court Exhibition Hall, London, England
There are 3 different pro shot versions:
TV broadcast  
  original 1995 edition Best version:
"P.U.L.S.E" official VHS
    Other versions I've seen:
"P.U.L.S.E" official VideoCD
  2006 DVD edition "P.U.L.S.E" official double DVD

 

1996

 

1996. 01. 17.
Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame induction
Waldorf Astoria Hotel, New York City, New York, USA
pro shot Best version:
"P.U.L.S.E" official double DVD

 

2005

 

2005. 06. xx.
Live 8 rehearsals, London(?), UK
including interviews and 'Wish You Were Here'
pro shot "Live 8 2nd July 2005" - official DVD (EMI 00946 3416689 8 ANGELDVD 1)

 

2005. 07. 01.
Live 8 soundcheck, Hyde Park, London, UK
audience recording 1 "Better L8 Than Never" (Hop The Pond) - different segment of the soundcheck
  audience recording 2 3 .wmv files encoded @ 221kbps, identified as being from www.silhobbit.com; includes full version of all four songs played by the Floyd at Live8

 

2005. 07. 02.
Live 8, Hyde Park, London, UK
pro shot original TV broadcast version Best version:
Untitled (16:9 anamorph PAL from digital video broadcast; Hauppauge "Nova-S" PCI DVB Card, Linux DVB drivers/dvbstream to capture original DVB transport stream, Project X to cut and demux the original transport stream, mplex (from mjpegtools) to remultiplex elementary streams, The Gimp and Perl/Image::Magick to author the menus, "dvdauthor" to create DVD VIDEO_TS structure.)
      Other versions I've seen:
"Better L8 Than Never" (Hop The Pond) - worse picture quality (NTSC conversion), but with the best sound (remastered by MOB)
    official DVD version (different audio and video mix than the original TV broadcast) "Live 8 2nd July 2005" - official DVD (EMI 00946 3416689 8 ANGELDVD 1)

 

2005. 11. 09.
"Greatest Gig" - Channel 4
A short movie about the Floyd: no new material, no interviews.
Best version:
"Q&A - Volume 2" (BREATHE-DVD-010, PAL)

 

2005. 11. 17.
UK Music Hall Of Fame induction
Best version:
"Q&A - Volume 2" (BREATHE-DVD-010, PAL)

 

2005. 12. 21.
"Live8 - A Bittersweet Symphony" - BBC documentary with interviews and live footage
Best version:
"Q&A - Volume 2" (BREATHE-DVD-010, PAL)

 

2006

2006. 07. 11.
Syd Barrett Newsnight Obituary Feature
(concerning the death of Syd Barrett)
Approx. 6 min.
Best version:
"Q&A - Volume 2" (BREATHE-DVD-010, PAL)
  Other versions I've seen:
"Syd Barrett Newsnight Obituary Feature" (NPF DVD, PAL)