Pink Floyd Books

© copyright Vernon Fitch / The Pink Floyd Archives


This is a listing of the various Pink Floyd books I have in The Pink Floyd Archives reference library. This list includes books that are solely about Pink Floyd or one of their compositions. Publishing information, including title, author, publisher, date published, ISBN number, page length, and a brief summary is provided about each book in an effort to help anyone who wants to obtain copies of these wonderful publications.


For those just starting out, the books I would recommend reading are:

  1. Inside Out - A Personal History of Pink Floyd by Nick Mason (for an inside look at the history of the band)
  2. The Pink Floyd Encyclopedia by Vernon Fitch (for an understanding of the people, places, and things throughout Pink Floyd's history)
  3. Comfortably Numb-A History of "The Wall" - Pink Floyd 1978-1981 by Vernon Fitch & Richard Mahon (for a look at how the band worked in the studio and on stage, during one of the most complex times in their history)
  4. Mind Over Matter - The Images of Pink Floyd by Storm Thorgerson and Peter Curzon (for an explanation of the images used by the band)
  5. The Complete Pink Floyd - The Ultimate Reference by Glenn Povey (for an examination of the concerts & recording sessions of the band over the years)
  6. Pink Floyd - The Press Reports 1966-1983 by Vernon Fitch (to read interviews of the band members about their activities)

Keep on reading!


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Pink Floyd Books

  1. Albums
    1. Piper at the Gates of Dawn
      1. The Piper at the Gates of Dawn by John Cavanagh
    2. Atom Heart Mother
      1. The Flaming Cow - The Making of Pink Floyd's Atom Heart Mother by Ron Geesin
    3. Dark Side of the Moon
      1. The Dark Side of the Moon - The Making of the Pink Floyd Masterpiece by John Harris
      2. Dark Side of the Moon Revealed by Brian Southall
      3. `Speak to Me': The Legacy of Pink Floyd's The Dark Side of the Moon edited by Russell Reising
    4. The Wall
      1. Comfortably Numb-A History of "The Wall" - Pink Floyd 1978-1981 by Vernon Fitch & Richard Mahon
      2. Pink Floyd - The Wall - In the Studio, On Stage, and On Screen by Jeff Bench & Daniel O'Brien
      3. Tearing Down the Wall-The Contemporary Guide to Decoding Pink Floyd The Wall-One Brick at a Time by Mark Yoshimoto Nemcoff
    5. The Final Cut
      1. The Final Cut - A History of Pink Floyd 1982-1983 by Vernon Fitch

  2. History
    1. The Dark and Bright Side of Pink Floyd by Anthony Petropoulos
    2. Guide pratique et complet sur la musique de Pink Floyd by Herve Guilleminot
    3. In the Pink (not a hunting memoir) by Nick Sedgwick
    4. One of These Days by Naoki Tachikawa
    5. Pigs Might Fly - The Inside Story of Pink Floyd by Mark Blake
    6. Pink Floyd by Urmos Attila
    7. Pink Floyd by Francois Ducray
    8. Pink Floyd by Jean-Marie Leduc
    9. Pink Floyd by Jason Rich
    10. Pink Floyd by William Ruhlman
    11. Pink Floyd by Rick Sanders
    12. Pink Floyd by Jurgen Seibold
    13. Pink Floyd by Naoki Tachikawa
    14. Pink Floyd by Peter Williams
    15. Pink Floyd - A Life in Pictures by Marie Clayton
    16. Pink Floyd - Behind the Wall By Hugh Fielder
    17. Pink Floyd - Bricks in the Wall by Karl Dallas
    18. Pink Floyd - Collectors Book by John Lisners
    19. Pink Floyd - Glorious Torment by Sean Egan
    20. Pink Floyd - An Illustrated History by Patrick Humphries
    21. Pink Floyd - Learning to Fly by Chris Welch
    22. Pink Floyd - Manual Rock 4 by Luca Ferrari
    23. Pink Floyd 1965-1987 by Stefano Magnani
    24. Pink Floyd - Noen Innfallsvinkler til en Analyse av Rockgruppas Plateproduksjon by Stale Reinamo
    25. Pink Floyd - Non-Pok
    26. Pink Floyd - The Press Reports 1966-1983 by Vernon Fitch
    27. Pink Floyd - Progressive Music Series by Vladimir Dribuscshak, Alexander Galin, Alexander Zheleznov
    28. Pink Floyd - The Early Years by Barry Miles
    29. Pink Floyd Revealed by Ian Shirley
    30. Pink Floyd - Shine On compiled by Nick Mason, David Gilmour and Storm Thorgerson
    31. Pink Floyd Story by Giancarlo Radice
    32. Pink Floyd - Viaje al Sonido by Jordi Sierra i Fabra
    33. Pink Floyd - The Wall 20. Yil Ozel Baski by Necmiye Ucansoy and Nedime Harmandagli
    34. Pink Floyd - Welcome to the Machine
    35. Rockklassiekers - Pink Floyd by Wouter Bessels
    36. The Rough Guide to Pink Floyd by Toby Manning
    37. Saucerful of Secrets-The Pink Floyd Odyssey by Nicholas Schaffner

  3. Lyrics
    1. Pink Floyd Lyric Book
    2. Pink Floyd - The Modern English Poetry in Rock
    3. Pink Floyd - Ta Keimena Ton Tparoyaion Me Th Metaopaeh Toye by Exodoaels Eynyiwrn

  4. Songs
    1. The Complete Guide to the Music of Pink Floyd by Andy Mabbett
    2. Echoes - The Stories Behind Every Pink Floyd Song by Cliff Jones

  5. Technical
    1. Guitar World Presents Pink Floyd Compiled by Alan di Perna, edited by Jeff Kitts and BradTolinski
    2. Pink Floyd - The Black Strat - A History of David Gilmour's Black Fender Stratocaster by Phil Taylor
    3. Pink Floyd - Elektronischer Rock in Vollendung by Paul Sahner and Thomas Veszelits

  6. Trivia and more
    1. A Pink Floyd Fan's Illustrated Guide to Cambridge by Mark Worden and Alfredo Marziano
    2. The Echoes FAQ
    3. Embryo - A Pink Floyd Chronology 1966-1971 by Rick Hodges and Ian Priston
    4. Pink Floyd by Orhan Kahyaoglu and Sinan Guler
    5. Pink Floyd and Philosophy - Careful With That Axiom, Eugene edited by George A. Reisch
    6. Pink Floyd FAQ - Everything Left to Know ... and More! by Stuart Shea
    7. The Pink Floyd Handbook by Frances Ruiz
    8. Pink Floyd: The Labyrinth Through the Fancyscope by Sohnosuke Imai and Nobukazu Takahashi
    9. Pink Floyd - REX Collections Edited by Marcus Hearn
    10. Pink Floyd - storie e segreti by The Lunatics
    11. Pink Floyd - Tear-Out Photo Book
    12. Pink Floyd - Their Mortal Remains
    13. Pink Floyd Tour Folders & Concert Programmes by The Pink Floyd Archives
    14. Pink Floyd - Through the eyes of . . . the band, its fans, friends and foes edited by Bruno MacDonald
    15. The Treasures of Pink Floyd by Glenn Povey
    16. Which One's Pink by Phil Rose

Piper at the Gates of Dawn

  1. The Piper at the Gates of Dawn

    Author: John Cavanagh
    Publisher: Continuum Books, 2003, ISBN 0-8264-1497-4, 124 pages.
    Synopsis: A book about Pink Floyd's first album, The Piper at the Gates of Dawn. Includes a look at the songs, how they were recorded, the cover art, and the band at the time.


Atom Heart Mother

  1. The Flaming Cow - The Making of Pink Floyd's Atom Heart Mother

    Authors: Ron Geesin
    Publisher: The History Press, July 17, 2013, U.K., hardcover, ISBN 978-0-7524-8615-4, 120 pages.
    Synopsis: A book that details Ron Geesin's work on the Pink Floyd song, Atom Heart Mother. Also includes chapters on the 2002 and 2008 performances of the piece. Foreward by Nick Mason.


Dark Side of the Moon

  1. The Dark Side of the Moon - The Making of the Pink Floyd Masterpiece

    Author: John Harris
    Publisher: Da Capo Press, 2005, ISBN 0-306-81342-4, 191 pages.
    Synopsis: A book about the Pink Floyd album, Dark Side of the Moon. Includes band origins, the story of the album, and pictures of the people involved. Cover design by Storm Thorgerson.


  2. Dark Side of the Moon Revealed

    Author: Brian Southall
    Publisher: Clarksdale Books, 2013, softcover, ISBN 978-1-9059-5998-3, 190 pages.
    Synopsis: A book about the Pink Floyd album, Dark Side of the Moon. Written by a former member of EMI Records.


  3. `Speak to Me': The Legacy of Pink Floyd's The Dark Side of the Moon

    Author: Edited by Russell Reising
    Publisher: Ashgate Publishing Limited, 2005, softcover, ISBN 0-7546-4019-1, 251 pages.
    Synopsis: A collection of essays by university scholars about The Dark Side of the Moon. Includes general discussions, musical and structural discussions, theoretical discussions, and the influence of Dark Side of the Moon on contemporary musicians.


The Wall

  1. Comfortably Numb-A History of "The Wall" - Pink Floyd 1978-1981

    Authors: Vernon Fitch & Richard Mahon
    Publisher: PFA Publishing, Inc., 2006, U.S., hardcover, limited edition of just 5,000 copies, each copy is numbered & signed by both authors, ISBN 0-9777366-0-1, 288 pages.
    Synopsis: A deluxe, full-color limited edition book about The Wall. Includes chapters on The Making of The Wall album, The Wall album, Preparing to Stage The Wall Live, The Wall Live in Concert, a look at each of the 31 Wall concerts, The Wall Live album, and an overview of the band's history leading up to The Wall. Features hundreds of rare pictures. Also includes a Wall discography including bootlegs, and a detailed look at the equipment used to record The Wall album and stage The Wall concerts.

    For more information, see:
    PFA Publishing website


  2. Pink Floyd - The Wall - In the Studio, On Stage, and On Screen

    Authors: Jeff Bench & Daniel O'Brien
    Publisher: Reynolds & Hearn, 2004, ISBN 1-903111-82-X, 142 pages
    Synopsis: A book about The Wall. Includes a look at concept albums, and the various versions of The Wall.


  3. Tearing Down the Wall-The Contemporary Guide to Decoding Pink Floyd The Wall-One Brick at a Time

    Author: Mark Yoshimoto Nemcoff
    Publisher: Wordsushi Books, 2012, softcover, ISBN 9781934602270, 180 pages.
    Synopsis: An analysis of the Pink Floyd album, The Wall, song by song.


The Final Cut

  1. The Final Cut - A History of Pink Floyd 1982-1983

    Author: Vernon Fitch
    Publisher: PFA Publishing, Inc., 2014, U.S., hardcover, limited edition of just 1,500 copies, each copy is numbered & signed by the author, ISBN 0-9777366-9-5, 120 pages.
    Synopsis: A deluxe, full-color limited edition book about The Final Cut. Includes chapters on the recording sessions, The Final Cut album, Holophonics, When the Tigers Broke Free, and The Final Cut film. Features hundreds of rare pictures. Also includes a Final Cut discography including bootlegs.

    For more information, see:
    PFA Publishing website


History

  1. The Dark and Bright Side of Pink Floyd

    Author: Anthony Petropoulos
    Publisher: Aonva Press, 2007, softcover, ISBN 978-960-89684-204, 176 pages.
    Synopsis: A history of Pink Floyd, from the 1960s up through their reunion at Live 8. Written in Greek, this book covers their albums, concerts, and film soundtracks. Includes a discography and a videography.


  2. Guide pratique et complet sur la musique de Pink Floyd

    Author: Herve Guilleminot
    Publisher: Editions Prelude et Fugue, 1999, France, ISBN 2-84343-052-6, 127 pages.
    Synopsis: A French book, written in French about the music of Pink Floyd. Features a history of Pink Floyd, a concert listing, a discography, a list of videos and films, and a solo discography.


  3. In the Pink (not a hunting memoir)

    Author: Nick Sedgwick
    Publisher: Roger Waters Music Overseas Ltd. 2017, softcover, 2017, no ISBN, 272 pages.
    Synopsis: A book by Roger Waters' friend, Nick Sedgwick, with handwritten notations by Roger Waters. The first part of the book covers the time Nick Sedgwick spent in Greece, in the summer of 1974, with Roger Waters and his wife Judy. Part two is a city-by-city documentary account of Pink Floyd's British Winter Tour of 1974.


  4. One of These Days

    Author: Naoki Tachikawa
    Publisher: Shinko Muysic Publishing Co., 1992, ISBN 41401-61410-0, 237 pages.
    Synopsis: A Japanese book, written in Japanese, about Pink Floyd. Includes photos.


  5. Pigs Might Fly - The Inside Story of Pink Floyd

    Author: Mark Blake
    Publisher: Aurum Press Limited, U.K., hardcover, 2007, ISBN 978-1-84513-261-3, 418 pages
    Synopsis: A history of Pink Floyd, from their early days in the 1960s to their recent reunion at Live8 in London in 2005. Lots of inside stories, with 16 pages of pictures and a bibliography.


  6. Pink Floyd

    Author: Urmos Attila
    Publisher: Cartafilus Kiado, Budapest, hardcover, 1995, ISBN 963 85486 0 6, 270 pages
    Synopsis: A Hungarian book, written in Hungarian, about Pink Floyd. Features a history of the band, a chapter on Hipgnosis and cover art, and a discography with films and bootlegs.


  7. Pink Floyd

    Author: Francois Ducray
    Publisher: Librio Musique, France, 2000, ISBN 2-290-30646-0, 96 pages.
    Synopsis: A French book, written in French, about the history of Pink Floyd. Also includes a discography, a filmography, a bibliography, and a list of Pink Floyd internet sites.


  8. Pink Floyd

    Author: Jean-Marie Leduc
    Publisher: Albin Michel Books, France, 1977, 192 pages
    Synopsis: A French book, written in French, about Pink Floyd. A history of the band. Includes numerous black and white photographs.


  9. Pink Floyd

    Author: Jason Rich
    Publisher: Carlton Books, 1994, ISBN 1-85868-066-2, 120 pages
    Synopsis: A CD sized book with the Pink Floyd story, photos and a discography.


  10. Pink Floyd

    Author: William Ruhlman
    Publisher: Smithmark Publishers, 1993, hardcover, ISBN 0-8317-6912-2, 96 pages
    Synopsis: A history of Pink Floyd with photos and a poster.


  11. Pink Floyd

    Author: Rick Sanders
    Publisher: Futura Publications, 1976, ISBN 0-8600-7264-9, 143 pages.
    Synopsis: One of the first books about the story of Pink Floyd.


  12. Pink Floyd

    Author: Jurgen Seibold
    Publisher: V.I.P., Very Important Paperback Music, 1993, Germany, ISBN 3-552-05088-4, 80 pages.
    Synopsis: A color paperback book, written in German, about the history of Pink Floyd. Includes numerous color photographs from all different historical periods and a discography.


  13. Pink Floyd

    Author: Naoki Tachikawa
    Publisher: Shinko Muysic Publishing Co., 1978, 0073-61049-3129, 287 pages.
    Synopsis: A Japanese book, written in Japanese, about Pink Floyd. Includes photos.


  14. Pink Floyd

    Author: Peter Williams
    Publisher: Ekaoeeie Kaktoe, Greece, 1981, 205 pages.
    Synopsis: A Greek book on the history of Pink Floyd. Written in Greek. Includes photos and some lyrics.


  15. Pink Floyd - A Life in Pictures

    Author: Marie Clayton
    Publisher: Transatlantic Press, U.K., 2012, softcover, ISBN 978-1-908849-00-7, 48 pages.
    Synopsis: Brief summaries of historical events, with pictures.


  16. Pink Floyd - Behind the Wall

    Author: Hugh Fielder
    Publisher: Race Point Publishing, U.S., 2013, hardcover, ISBN 978-1-937994-25-9, 240 pages.
    Synopsis: A book about the history of Pink Floyd to date. Includes lots of full color pictures.


  17. Pink Floyd - Bricks in the Wall

    Author: Karl Dallas
    1) Publisher: Spi Books, U.S., 1987, ISBN 1-56171-132-2, 193 pages.
    2) Publisher: Shapolsky Publishers, 1987, ISBN 0-933503-88-1, 189 pages.
    Synopsis: A pocket paperback book on the history of Pink Floyd. Includes a synopsis of The Wall film, photos, and a Roger Waters interview.


  18. Pink Floyd - Collectors Book

    Author: John Lisners
    Publisher: Point Publications, 1998, ISBN 1-84069-010-0, 97 pages.
    Synopsis: A CD sized book that accompanies the CD Pink Floyd-Star Profile. Another brief history of the band, with photos and discography.


  19. Pink Floyd - Glorious Torment

    Author: Sean Egan
    Publisher: Flame Tree Publishing, 2013, hardcover, ISBN 978-0-85775-988-7, 128 pages
    Synopsis: A history of Pink Floyd that focuses on the conflicts within the band.


  20. Pink Floyd - An Illustrated History

    Author: Patrick Humphries
    Publisher: Chameleon, 1997, hardcover, ISBN 0 233 99174 3, 120 pages.
    Synopsis: The history of Pink Floyd as told by a rock journalist.


  21. Pink Floyd - Learning to Fly

    Author: Chris Welch
    Publisher: Castle Communications, 1994, ISBN 1-898141-70-3, 160 pages.
    Synopsis: A book on Pink Floyd with lots of photos. Contains many factual errors.


  22. Pink Floyd - Manual Rock 4

    Author: Luca Ferrari
    Publisher: Arcana Editrice, 1985, ISBN 88-85008-75-7, 192 pages.
    Synopsis: An Italian book, written in Italian, about Pink Floyd.


  23. Pink Floyd 1965-1987

    Author: Stefano Magnani
    Publisher: Italian Rockbooks, 1988, 174 pages.
    Synopsis: A Italian book, written in Italian, covering the Pink Floyd Story and a Pink Floyd discography.


  24. Pink Floyd - Noen Innfallsvinkler til en Analyse av Rockgruppas Plateproduksjon

    Author: Stale Reinamo
    Publisher: University paper, Hovedoppgave, Musikkvitenskapelig Institutt, Universitetet I Trondheim, Norges laererhogskole, Trondheim 1982, 218 pages.
    Synopsis: A Norweigan analysis of Pink Floyd. Includes a history, ideology, analysis of six albums, a discography, and a look at a 1973 technical stage production.


  25. Pink Floyd - Non-Pok

    Publisher: EKAOEEIE, Greece, 1983, 200 pages.
    Synopsis: A Greek history of Pink Floyd. Written in Greek.


  26. Pink Floyd - The Press Reports 1966-1983

    Author: Vernon Fitch
    Publisher: CG Publishing, May 2001, ISBN 1-896522-72-6, 304 pages.
    Synopsis: Ever wonder what the band members, themselves, were saying about their activities as they were happening? In this book are hundreds of band interviews, compiled for the first time from the major music papers during the years 1966 through 1983. Also reported in this book are record reviews, reviews of significant live performances, reports of band projects, and more, in a chronological history of Pink Floyd as told in the news articles of the time. A must read.

    Click here for more information:
    Pink Floyd - The Press Reports


  27. Pink Floyd - Progressive Music Series

    Authors: Vladimir Dribuscshak, Alexander Galin, Alexander Zheleznov
    Publisher: Rock ExPress Publishing, 2015, hardcover, ISBN 978-5-906326-05-8, 208 pages.
    Synopsis: A Russian book about the history of Pink Floyd. Written in Russian. Features photos, a full discography with comments, and a videography.


  28. Pink Floyd - The Early Years

    Author: Barry Miles
    Publisher: Omnibus Press, 2006, ISBN 1-84609-444-5, 160 pages
    Synopsis: A history of Pink Floyd, from the 1960s through Dark Side of the Moon.


  29. Pink Floyd Revealed

    Author: Ian Shirley
    Publisher: Fall River Press, 2009, U.S., hardcover, ISBN 978-1-4351-1772-3, 204 pages.
    Synopsis: A history of Pink Floyd in words and pictures. Includes full color pictures of the band and memorabilia.


  30. Pink Floyd - Shine On

    Authors: Compiled by Nick Mason, David Gilmour and Storm Thorgerson
    Publisher: A book that accompanies the Pink Floyd-Shine On CD Boxed Set, 1992, 112 pages.
    Synopsis: The story so far, including history, lyrics and photos.


  31. Pink Floyd Story

    Author: Giancarlo Radice
    Publisher: Gammalibri Milano, 1984, 111 pages.
    Synopsis: An Italian book, written in Italian, about Pink Floyd.


  32. Pink Floyd - Viaje al Sonido

    Author: Jordi Sierra i Fabra
    Publisher: Musica de Nuestro Tiempo, Spain, 1976, ISBN 84-7175-101-1, 173 pages.
    Synopsis: A Spanish book written in Spanish about Pink Floyd. Includes a history, chronology, and a brief discography.


  33. Pink Floyd - The Wall 20. Yil Ozel Baski

    Authors: Necmiye Ucansoy and Nedime Harmandagli
    Publisher: Studyo Imge, Turkey, 2000, ISBN: 975-7437-23-9, 440 pages
    Synopsis: A Turkish book, written in Turkish, about Pink Floyd. Includes a background of the band, interviews with band members, analysis of albums, pictures, and complete lyrics in both English and Turkish.


  34. Pink Floyd - Welcome to the Machine

    Author: Jordi Bianciotto
    Publisher: Colleccion Imagenes de Rock, Editorial La Mascara 1994, ISBN 84-7974-081-7, 80 pages.
    Synopsis: Spanish book, written in Spanish, about the history of Pink


  35. Rockklassiekers - Pink Floyd

    Author: Wouter Bessels
    Publisher: Rockklassiekers, 2015, NL, paperback, ISBN 9 789074 274777, 244 pages.
    Synopsis: A book about Pink Floyd written in Dutch. Part 1 covers Pink Floyd history. Part 2 looks at the band members solo works. Includes a discography and biography.


  36. The Rough Guide to Pink Floyd

    Author: Toby Manning
    Publisher: Rough Guides, September 2006, U.K., paperback, ISBN 1-84353-575-0, 300 pages.
    Synopsis: A guide to a variety of Pink Floyd information. Includes chapters on band history, albums, top 50 songs, soundtracks, compilations, bootlegs, films, books, websites, and tribute bands.


  37. Saucerful of Secrets - The Pink Floyd Odyssey

    Author: Nicholas Schaffner
    Publisher:
    1) Harmony Books, 1991, first edition hardcover, ISBN 0-517-57608-2, 348 pages.
    2) Nepatejibctbo Ceprer Koejioba, Russia, 1998, hardcover, ISBN 5-901013-01-8, 365 pages. (Russian translation)
    Synopsis: A history of Pink Floyd. Includes many behind-the-scenes stories about the band and insights into their music. Also includes photos, a selected discography with peak chart positions and a collection of great setlists.


Lyrics

  1. Pink Floyd Lyric Book

    Author: Lyrics by Roger Waters
    Publisher: Blandford Press, 1982, ISBN 0-71371-280-5, 79 pages.
    Synopsis: A U.K. book with a Roger Waters interview and complete lyrics for Dark Side of the Moon, Wish You Were Here, Animals and the Wall.


  2. Pink Floyd - The Modern English Poetry in Rock

    Publisher: ARMA-ATA, Russia, 1990, ISBN 5-605-00765-3, 64 pages
    Synopsis: A Russian book of the lyrics for Dark Side of the Moon, Wish You Were Here, and Animals. Includes lyrics in both Russian and English, and Russian illustrations.


  3. Pink Floyd - Ta Keimena Ton Tparoyaion Me Th Metaopaeh Toye

    Author: Exodoaels Eynyiwrn
    Publisher: A. Zuyouayac, Greece, 95 pages.
    Synopsis: A Greek book of Pink Floyd lyrics, all in Greek. Covers Dark Side of the Moon, Wish You Were Here, Animals, and The Wall. Some illustrations.


Songs

  1. The Complete Guide to the Music of Pink Floyd

    Author: Andy Mabbett
    Publisher: Omnibus Press, 1995, ISBN 0-7119-4301-X, OP47735, 150 pages.
    Synopsis: A CD-sized book that features an album-by-album, track-by-track explanation of every song released by Pink Floyd. Includes overseas compilations, solo recordings, and many photos.


  2. Echoes - The Stories Behind Every Pink Floyd Song

    Author: Cliff Jones
    Publisher: Omnibus Press, 1996, ISBN 0 7119 5571 9, 176 pages.
    Synopsis: A book that examines every Pink Floyd song. Includes listings of musicians, recording dates, details, producer, and commentary for each song, plus a chronology, discography, and book listing. Unfortunately there are many factual errors in this book.


Technical

  1. Guitar World Presents Pink Floyd

    Authors: Compiled by Alan di Perna, edited by Jeff Kitts and Brad Tolinski
    Publisher: Hal Leonard, 2002, ISBN 0-634-03286-0, 122 pages.
    Synopsis: A collection of articles and interviews from the pages of Guitar World Magazine. Includes the history of Pink Floyd, photos, interviews with Alan Parsons, Bob Ezrin and band members.


  2. Pink Floyd - The Black Strat - A History of David Gilmour's Black Fender Stratocaster

    Author: Phil Taylor
    First Edition: Private printing, England, 2007, softcover, ISBN 978-0-95566350-5, 126 pages.
    Second Edition: Hal Leonard Books, New York, 2008, hardcover, ISBN 978-1-4234-4559-3, 160 pages.
    Third Edition: Hal Leonard Books, New York, 2010, softcover, ISBN 978-1-4234-9270-2, 206 pages.
    Synopsis: A history of David Gilmour's black Fender Stratocaster guitar by Gilmour's studio manager and equipment technician, Phil Taylor. Includes a year by year look at how the guitar has been modified by Gilmour, and features pictures of the guitar in concert throughout the years. Also includes a chapter on guitar accessories including guitar straps and pics. This historical account of the guitar was researched by Phil Taylor and Vernon Fitch.


  3. Pink Floyd - Elektronischer Rock in Vollendung

    Authors: Paul Sahner and Thomas Veszelits
    Publisher: Heyne Discothek, 1980, West Germany, ISBN 3-453-80044-3, 175 pages.
    Synopsis: A pocket paperback book, written in German, about Pink Floyd and their use of electronics. Includes numerous black and white photos and a discography of Pink Floyd.


Trivia and more

  1. A Pink Floyd Fan's Illustrated Guide to Cambridge

    Author: Mark Worden and Alfredo Marziano
    Publisher: B. Damned Publishing, 2007, ISBN 9780953249121, 96 pages.
    Synopsis: A pocket sized book that examines the various Pink Floyd related sites in Cambridge, England. Color pictures and explanations about each location.


  2. The Echoes FAQ

    Authors: The members of the Echoes mailing list.
    Publisher: The Echoes mailing list.
    Synopsis: The Echoes FAQ is a "Frequently Asked Questions" compilation of the Echoes Internet mailing list, an electronic Pink Floyd forum. This document is a valuable source of Pink Floyd information, and an essential Pink Floyd reference work.


  3. Embryo - A Pink Floyd Chronology 1966-1971

    Authors: Rick Hodges and Ian Priston
    Publisher: Cherry Red Books, 1998, ISBN 1-901447-07-3, 302 pages.
    Synopsis: A chronological study of the early works of Pink Floyd, from 1966 to 1971. Yearly listings include studio recording dates, concert performances, press quotes, and analyses of events by the authors.


  4. Pink Floyd

    Authors: Orhan Kahyaoglu and Sinan Guler
    Publisher: Metronom, Turkey, 1986, 197 pages.
    Synopsis: A Turkish book, written in Turkish, with lyrics in both English and Turkish. This book examines the albums of Pink Floyd. Includes a discography and some tour dates.


  5. Pink Floyd and Philosophy - Careful With That Axiom, Eugene

    Author: Edited by George A. Reisch
    Publisher: Open Court Publishing, 2007, softcover, ISBN 0-8126-9636-0, 298 pages.
    Synopsis: A collection of essays about philosophical issues related to Pink Floyd. Includes a section on Pink Floyd in Popular Culture, Alienation, Perception, and the Art of Insanity.


  6. Pink Floyd FAQ - Everything Left ot Know ... and More!

    Author: Stuart Shea
    Publisher: Backbeat Books, 2009, softcover, ISBN: 978-0-87930-950-3, 330 pages.
    Synopsis: A book of essays about Pink Floyd that cover a wide range of topics. Includes an afterword by Ginger Gilmour.


  7. The Pink Floyd Handbook

    Author: Frances Ruiz
    Publisher: Emereo Publishing, 2016, softcover, ISBN 9781489118721, 482 pages.
    Synopsis: A book of Pink Floyd trivia. Numerous individual paragraphs, in no particular order, on a variety of subjects.


  8. Pink Floyd: The Labyrinth Through the Fancyscope

    Authors: Sohnosuke Imai and Nobukazu Takahashi
    Publisher: Hachiman Media Publishers, Inc., 1997, ISBN4-89350-323-5, 311 pages.
    Synopsis: A Japanese book that explores Pink Floyd's influences with Greek mythology and transpersonal psychology. For additional information see Pink Floyd Fancyscope home page.


  9. Pink Floyd - REX Collections

    Editor: Edited by Marcus Hearn
    Publisher: Reynolds & Hearn, 2008, Hardcover, ISBN 9781905287499, 160 pages.
    Synopsis: A book of photographs of Pink Floyd from a large British photographic picture library. Includes photos of the band from 1967-2007.


  10. Pink Floyd - storie e segreti

    Authors: The Lunatics
    Publisher: Giunti, 2012, Hardcover, ISBN 978-88-09-77374-5, 255 pages.
    Synopsis: A book of stories and secrets about Pink Floyd. Written in Italian, this book features a variety of pictures of rare Pink Floyd memorabilia, and a collection of stories about the band.


  11. Pink Floyd - Tear-Out Photo Book

    Publisher: Oliver Books, U.K., 1993, ISBN: 1 870049 51 9, 44 pages.
    Synopsis: A large full color book of 20 tear-out photos of Pink Floyd. Includes a bit of Pink Floyd history on the back of each photo.


  12. Pink Floyd - Their Mortal Remains

    Author: various
    Publisher: V & A Publishing, hardcover, U.K. 2017, 320 pages, ISBN: 978-1-85177-916-1.
    Synopsis: A book by the Victoria & Albert Museum to accompany the 2017 Pink Floyd exhibition at the museum. Includes essays by various people associated with the band, plus numerous photos from their history. Lenticular cover.


  13. Pink Floyd Tour Folders & Concert Programmes

    Author: Vernon Fitch / The Pink Floyd Archives
    Publisher: PFA, 1998, 68 pages.
    Synopsis: A privately issued booklet listing Pink Floyd and related tour folders and concert programmes. Each programme is listed with photo, title, venue, date, size, number of pages, color, paper, and program information.


  14. Pink Floyd - Through the eyes of . . . the band, its fans, friends and foes

    Author: Edited by Bruno MacDonald
    Publisher: Sidgwick and Jackson, 1996, ISBN 0 283 06273 8, 348 pages.
    Synopsis: An interesting collection of articles written about Pink Floyd from all the different years of their existence. Includes articles from Melody Maker, New Musical Express, Disc and Music Echo, International Times, Rolling Stone, Spin, ICE, Sounds, The Amazing Pudding and more.


  15. The Treasures of Pink Floyd

    Author: Glenn Povey
    Publisher: Carlton Books Ltd., 2012, hardcover, ISBN 978-1-78097-123-0, 63 pages.
    Synopsis: A look at Pink Floyd memorabilia through the years. Includes brief essays about the albums, songs, musicians, and a collection of facsimile memorabilia. Also features photos of the band from the different time periods.


  16. Which One's Pink

    Author: by Phil Rose
    Publisher: Collector's Guide Publishing, 1998, 1-89652217-3, 192 pages
    Synopsis: An analysis of the concept albums of Roger Waters and Pink Floyd. Covers The Dark Side of the Moon through The Final Cut.