50 Years, 50 Albums 1979: Pink Floyd ‘The Wall’

50 Years, 50 Albums 1979: Pink Floyd ‘The Wall’

Well, it was no surprise the 11th studio album from Pink Floyd came in with the most votes over two worthy albums AC/DC’s Highway to Hell, the last album to feature the late Bon Scott, and Tom Petty’s third studio album Damn the Torpedoes. The Wall, a rock opera about a jaded rock star named Pink of which Roger Waters modeled the character after himself and Syd Barrett who decided to isolate themselves from society (Deep). The Wall is one of the best known concept albums selling over 30 million copies, second to Floyd’s Dark Side of the Moon and that was followed by “Wish You Were Here”, “Animals” and then “The Wall” all incredible concept albums. Most critics will say “The Wall” is one of the greatest albums of all time.

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