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CitationThe BookFrom gigs in tiny church halls in the mid-sixties tomulti-million selling albums and spectacular stadium shows all around theworld, the Pink Floyd story in a rock legend.This remarkable book is a celebration of Pink Floyd's entire career - 2007marks the official 40th anniversary since they started recording. Itcontains a biographical account of the band's collective and individualcareers from their pre-Floyd origins in 1962 right through to the presentday.Echoes also combines, for the very first time, a meticulously researchedchronological listing of every single Pink Floyd and solo concert, setlist, TV and radio appearance plus a UK and US discography.Illustrated throughout with a wealth of rare and previously unpublishedphotographs as well as rare graphic memorabilia, including posters,advertisements, handbills and tickets from every era of the band'sremarkable history, it is, quite simply, the most comprehensive account ofPink Floyd in print.The AuthorGlenn Povey was the founder of the highly regarded Pink Floydfan-magazine Brain Damage which he edited between 1985 and 1993. He wasresponsible for launching the career of the Australian Pink Floyd Show, aband he subsequently managed for two years following their debut UK show atthe first International Pink Floyd Fan-Convention, an event he organised atWembley Stadium Conference Centre in 1993.Since then Glenn has worked in the music industry as a booking agent andpromoter for a variety of artists including The Electric Prunes, Caravan,Hawkwind, Hugh Cornwell, Gong, Magma , Ozric Tentacles, Porcupine Tree, ThePretty Things and The Seeds. He also promoted the Canterbury Fayre rockfestival, headlined in its fourth and final year by Roy Harper and RobertPlant.In 2002 he successfully re-launched the career of the legendary rock iconArthur Lee and, acting in a management capacity, toured with his band Loveacross the world for three years.An incurable Pink Floyd fan this is now his second book on the subject,having written, compiled and co-researched Pink Floyd: In The Flesh in1997. He has also written extensively on the band for a variety of musicmagazines including Mojo and Record Collector.