David Gilmour – Marooned
Live in Concert September 24, 2004
50th Anniversary of the Fender Stratocaster guitar
Marooned” (David Gilmour, Richard Wright)
David Jon Gilmour, CBE (born 6 March 1946), is an English musician, singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist. He is best known for his work as the guitarist and co-lead vocalist of the progressive rock band Pink Floyd.
It is estimated that by 2012 the group had sold over 250 million records worldwide, including 74.5 million units sold in the United States.
In addition to his work with Pink Floyd, Gilmour has produced a variety of artists, for example The Dream Academy and has had a solo career. In 2005, Gilmour was made a Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE) for his services to music.
He was awarded with the Outstanding Contribution title at the 2008 Q Awards. In 2011, Rolling Stone magazine ranked him number 14 in their list of the greatest guitarists of all time.
Gilmour is primarily regarded as a lead guitarist. His own solo style is often characterised by blues-influenced phrasing, expressive note bends and sustain.
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