Pink Floyd: Madison Square Garden, NYC
Miles, NME, 23 July 1977
THE FLOYD sure picked a fine week to appear in New York. Not only was it the eve of July 4th, but also it was the week that marijuana had been decriminalised in New York State ($100 fine for possession is all you get now). The surprisingly young audience was thus inevitably remarkably out of it. Blitzed young men from the Bronx would periodically rise to their feet, extend their clenched fist and bellow "Floiiiid!" before sinking exhausted back to their seats.
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