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August 7th, 1967: Pink Floyd release debut album and announce UK tour with Jimi Hendrix

Pink Floyd release debut album and announce UK tour with Jimi Hendrix

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English rock group, Pink Floyd have released their debut album The Piper at the Gates of Dawn. The album was recorded earlier this year in London's EMI Studios.

Pink Floyd have also announced they will be touring the U.K. in November with The Jimi Hendrix Experience. Scroll down for upcoming tour dates.

The Piper at the Gates of Dawn:

01 Astronomy Domine
02 Lucifer Sam
03 Matilda Mother
04 Flaming
05 Pow R. Toc H.
06 Take Up Thy Stethoscope and Walk
07 Interstellar Overdrive
08 The Gnome
09 Chapter 24
10 The Scarecrow
11 Bike

Listen below to Pink Floyd's "The Gnome" below via Spotify.

Pink Floyd 1967 US Tour:

October 23rd - Whisky A Go Go, Los Angeles, CA

October 24th - Whisky A Go Go, Los Angeles, CA

October 26th - Fillmore Auditorium, San Francisco, CA

October 27th - Fillmore Auditorium, San Francisco, CA

October 28th - Fillmore Auditorium, San Francisco, CA

October 30th - KPFA Benefit, Fillmore Auditorium, San Francisco, CA

October 31st - Whisky A Go Go, West Hollywood, Los Angeles, CA

November 1st - Whisky A Go Go, West Hollywood, Los Angeles, CA

November 2nd - Fillmore Auditorium, San Francisco, CA

November 3rd - Winterland Auditorium, San Francisco, CA

November 4th - Winterland Auditorium, San Francisco, CA

November 5th - Cheetah Club, Chicago, IL

November 7th - Cafe Au Go Go, Manhattan, New York City, NY

November 8th - Cafe Au Go Go, Manhattan, New York City, NY

November 9th - Cafe Au Go Go, Manhattan, New York City, NY

November 10th - Cafe Au Go Go, Manhattan, New York City, NY

November 10th - Winterland, San Francisco, CA

November 11th - Winterland, San Francisco, CA

U.K. Tour with The Jimi Hendrix Experience:

November 14th - Royal Albert Hall, Kensington, London, England

November 15th - Winter Gardens, Bournemouth, England

November 17th - City Hall, Sheffield, England

November 18th - Empire Theater, Liverpool, England

November 19th - Coventry Theater, Warwickshire, England

November 22nd - Guildhall, Portsmouth, England

November 23rd - Sophia Gardens Pavilion, Cardiff, Wales

November 24th - Colston Hall, Bristol, England

November 25th - Opera House, Blackpool, England

November 26th - Palace Theater, Manchester, England

November 27th - Whitla Hall, Belfast, Ireland

December 1st - Central Hall, Chatham, England

December 2nd - The Dome, Brighton, England

December 3rd - Theatre Royal, Nottingham, England

December 4th - City Hall, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, England

December 5th - Green's Playhouse, Glasgow, Scotland

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