An intimate and fun-filled trip down memory lane chronicling the birth of one of music's biggest legends.
When it comes to Rock legends there are some bands that make a huge amount of noise, on and off stage, with larger-than-life "life" stories that often eclipse any amount of performance. Then at the opposite end of the spectrum there are the enigmatic types who let their music speak for itself, and Pink Floyd definitely belongs to this elusive category.
From their early beginnings in the affluent University City of Cambridge, Pink Floyd rose, Phoenix-like, on a number of to create music that was both challenging and unique. While London was swinging in the sixties. Pink Floyd went psychedelic, producing sound and light shows that captured the mood of the time. With the departure of founding member Syd Barrett, Pink Floyd 1970s reincarnation produced such classic albums as Dark Side of the Moon and Wish You Were Here before The Wall took them storming into the 1980s. Yet troubles behind the scenes resulted in the loss of Roger Walters and after bitter legal battles over Pink Floyd name , the band was reincarnated once more to achieve even greater success, thrilling fans and filling concert venues the world over.
The story of Pink Floyd is one of the most fascinating in the history of Rock, and On the Rock Trail will leave no stone unturned in the search for quiet men behind one of the Rock industry's biggest and most distinctive sounds.
This documentary contains no music from Pink Floyd and is not authorized by Pink Floyd or any of their affiliate entities.