Rock Talk With Carter: The Release of Pink Floyd’s First Album

by Alisha Jackson

On this day in 1967, Pink Floyd released its groundbreaking first album, Piper at the Gates of Dawn. The group’s co-founder and original guitarist Syd Barret wrote most of the record.

You read about how much music changed as a result of the BeatlesSgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band album, but by that time, Pink Floyd already had their vision in place. Their album just happened to come out a couple months after Sgt. Pepper’s did.

To learn more about Pink Floyd’s Syd Barret-helmed album, watch Carter’s Rock Talk video above!

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