Pink Floyd

Muddy Waters

10/02/2013
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I love the music of Pink Floyd, as well as Roger Waters. Much to my dismay,
he has placed me in a dilemma, now
making it difficult for me to appreciate his talents.

He is asking musicians to boycott Israel, which makes no sense, even for someone with anti-Israel views. Yes, “anti-Israel” is the new “anti-Semitic.” Israel, one of the
only countries in the Middle East where Waters could play and be safe, he
kvetches about. Let us not forget that his band, Pink Floyd, couldn’t stand
him. The world’s top rock and roll band gave him the boot.

Pink Floyd Rocker’s Israel-Bashing Slammed In Vatican Newspaper

08/07/2013
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 L’Osservatore Romano—the Vatican’s semi-official newspaper—slammed the use of anti-Semitic imagery by former Pink Floyd member Roger Waters at a concert in Belgium last month. The op-ed, however, did not mention Waters by name.

92nd St. Y Says Roger Waters Canceled Appearance

04/04/2013
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Pink Floyd's Roger Waters, an advocate of boycotting Israel, won't be available for a controversial April 30th appearance at the 92nd Street Y, the Jewish cultural hotspot told its patrons Thursday.

"We heard from Roger Waters that he is unable to appear at the event scheduled for April 30," reads an email from the Y. " No further explanation for the cancellation was given, and the Y told The Jewish Week it would have no comment.

92nd St. Y's Roger Waters listing is short on details. Photo via 92y.org

Pink Floyd Bassist Roger Waters Changes Concert Video After ADL Raises Concerns

10/10/2010

(JTA) -- Pink Floyd bassist Roger Waters reportedly changed one of the videos he uses in his new "The Wall" tour after claims it was anti-Semitic.

The ADL had slammed Waters last week for using what it said was anti-Semitic imagery during performances of "Goodbye Blue Sky," which targets Israel's West Bank security fence.

An animated scene projects images of planes dropping bombs in the shape of Jewish Stars of David, dollar signs, a crucifix, a hammer and sickle, a crescent and star, a Mercedes sign and a Shell Oil sign.

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