I remember reading the bit about the Ave Maria encore in Rolling Stone when I was a youngster and I thought I’d look it up to see if I made up the memory. I found the above text in one of those google books.
It’s funny because in recent years, members of Pink Floyd are pretty dismissive of this record. It’s one of my favorite pre-Dark Side albums. Not much of a fan of post Dark Side Floyd. They lost me at Animals.
I did get to see them perform Atom Heart Mother live in 1971 at the Syria Mosque in Pittsburgh, PA sans choir horns and strings and I was not disappointed.
The record is currently in heavy rotation.
Even if you weren’t born and raised in Pittsburgh you may find these old and very high res photos of interest. They are from the “Pittsburgh Photographer” collection and start around 1904 and go up to the eighties. The purpose was to document all the road work, including bridges and other construction.
I wish there was something like this for Berkeley.
if you call that living.”
Groucho Marx in A Night in Casablanca
Guy on Left and Guy on Right have used a photo of the Pittsburgh sky, circa 1946, and manipulated it in a semi-clever way to create a background image for the Pittsburgh theme.
“Load times be damned.” – Guy on Left
Guy on left and guy on right name Theme: Pittsburgh
“Now the work begins.” – guy on right.
*From Notes on Cinematography by Robert Bresson