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Watch Pink Floyd & Frank Zappa’s Epic 1969 Jam Sesh

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In October of 1969, two supernovas of psychedelic rock collided when Pink Floyd and Frank Zappa got together for an epic jam session at a French music festival called The Actuel Rock Festival (Dangerous Minds has an exhaustive history of the event). This event has been the stuff of counterculture lore for years – but footage of the performance has finally surfaced as part of an upcoming Pink Floyd box set. The footage is everything you could possibly hope for: Roger Waters looks like he’s absolutely flying on acid, Zappa is casually cool, and the musical improvisation will melt the controls to the heart of the sun inside your brain. Watch here:

Pink Floyd & Frank Zappa HD Live from PinkFloydTurk on Vimeo.

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