Pink Floyd

The Early Years: 1968 Germin/Ation

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Originally released as part of the mammoth 2016 rarities clearinghouse The Early Years 1965-1972, 1968 Germin/Ation covers 1968, the year Pink Floyd spent regrouping after the departure of Syd Barrett. The guitarist can be seen on a performance from Belgium in early 1968, but he and the band are miming on-stage. It is one of several live performances on the visual component (they're available both on DVD and Blu-ray), with the band being seen on various programs from London, Paris, and Rome. On the CD, the band's four single sides from that year -- "Point Me at the Sky," "It Would Be So Nice," "Julia Dream," "Careful with That Axe, Eugene" -- are paired with two outtakes, including "Roger's Boogie" (which does not boogie). The set is rounded out by two BBC sessions, with the first containing early versions of "Careful with That Axe, Eugene" and "A Saucerful of Secrets" under different names.

Track Listing - Disc 2

Title/Composer Performer Time Stream
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02:40 Amazon
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01:21 Amazon
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06:59 Amazon
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03:40 Amazon
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02:59 Amazon
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06:35 Amazon
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03:19 Amazon

Track Listing - Disc 3

Title/Composer Performer Time Stream
1
04:04 Amazon
2
02:03 Amazon
3
02:56 Amazon
4
03:42 Amazon
5
05:02 Amazon
6
02:46 Amazon
7
01:46 Amazon
8
03:03 Amazon
9
02:36 Amazon
10
02:35 Amazon
11
04:28 Amazon
12
03:28 Amazon
13
03:40 Amazon
14
02:15 Amazon
15
02:40 Amazon
16
01:21 Amazon
17
06:59 Amazon
18
00:29 Amazon
19
01:58 Amazon
20
02:57 Amazon
21
02:34 Amazon
22
01:51 Amazon
23
03:40 Amazon
24
02:59 Amazon
25
06:35 Amazon
26
03:19 Amazon
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