It’s one of the most iconic – maybe THE most iconic – rock album ever made, and it turns 50 years old today. On March 1st, 1973, Pink Floyd released their masterpiece The Dark Side Of The Moon.
There are hit albums and then there’s ‘Dark Side of the Moon.’ 50 years later Pink Floyd’s classic rock album still holds up beautifully today.
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It would eventually become the 4th-highest-selling album of all time, with over 24.8 million copies sold. It’s also the highest-selling album ever by a British band – including the Beatles!
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But Dark Side’s most impressive accomplishment is its longevity – later this year, it will reach 1,000 consecutive weeks on the Billboard Charts.