I was saddened to learn that Richard Wright, the longtim keyboardist for Pink Floyd passed away yesterday. Wright wrote Us & Them and The Great Gig in the Sky from the enormously successful album Darkside of the Moon and made significant contributions to numerous other classic Pink Floyd songs.
Here’s a recording of Us & Them set to parts of the movie The Blue Max:
Here’s a recording of Wright singing the song “Wearing the Inside Out” from the Division Bell on Gilmore’s 2006 solo tour:
Wish You Were Here from the 2007 EarthDayReunion: