RIP – Rick Wright, good old Pink Floyd keyboard player…

15Sep08

Pink FloydPink Floyd keyboard player and founder member Richard Wright has died aged 65 from cancer. Wright, along with Syd Barrett, Roger Waters and drummer Nick Mason, laid the foundation for Pink Floyd, with Wright’s organ work one of the trademarks of the band’s debut album The Piper at the Gates of Dawn. Among Wright’s most well-known works as a member of Pink Floyd are co-writing credits on “Us & Them,” “The Great Gig in the Sky” and the Atom Heart Mother gem “Summer ‘68.” A post by other Pink Floyd maverick David Gilmour (with over 540 comments) says: “I really don’t know what to say other than that he was such a lovely, gentle, genuine man and will be missed terribly by so many who loved him.”



One Response to “RIP – Rick Wright, good old Pink Floyd keyboard player…”

  1. One of our favorite keyboardists of all time from one of the greatest bands of ALL TIME. Your music is a blessing and helps heal the pain of thousands. May you rest in peace with Syd Barret. Shine On You Crazy Diamonds!


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s


%d bloggers like this: