This Friday, November 11th, a massive box set chronicling the earliest years of Pink Floyd’s career will be released. Titled The Early Years 1965-1972, the new collection will look at all of Floyd’s work before their seminal The Dark Side Of The Moon album. With unreleased music, videos and more, the box set looks to be the most definitive collection of early Floyd yet.With such an exciting release on the way, drummer Nick Mason will be involved with an unveiling for the new box set. The live event will feature a screening of unreleased material and a chat with Mason, all building up to the album’s release. The event is set for November 9th at 6:30 PM in UK time, which is 2:30 PM Eastern.You can find the stream of this event in the YouTube below. Enjoy!The full contents of the Early Years box set can be seen below.27 DISC COLLECTION ON CD/DVD/BLU-RAY INCLUDES:+ Many hours of rare and unreleased music & video+ 14 Hours of video includes restored footage+ original 4.0 Quad mixes / BBC sessions/live recordings+ rare tracks including more than 20 previously unreleased+ historic TV performances, live concerts and 3 feature films+ Remixed 5.1 audio for ‘Live At Pompeii’ footage+ collectable memorabilia+100+ photos, most previously unseen+ early singles + B sides on CD & vinyl* 7 book-style packages, each with multiple discs. 6 are dedicated to a specific period and include related memorabilia and many unseen photos.* Box bonus package includes collector’s audio and video. Box includes bonus larger replica memorabilia (posters, flyers, etc.) plus 5 x reissued replica 7″ singles, mastered from the original analogue tapes.ALSO AVAILABLE ON 11TH NOVEMBER 2016:+ 2-CD/Download/Streaming set – ‘The Early Years – CRE/ATION 1967-1972’* The 6 year-specific packages will be made available in early 2017. The bonus package and larger memorabilia is exclusive to this box set.
Floyd AncellFloyd Lee Ancell, 73, died with his family at his side on Wednesday, August 11, 2015 at his home in Pueblo, Colo.Floyd was born on April 29, 1942 in Wellington, KS to George Carson and Rosa (Love) Ancell.He was preceded in death by parents George and Rosa Ancell; wife Carolyn Ruth Ancell; daughters Judith Ann Ancell; Gina Yvonne Ancell; brother Jack Ancell; niece Janet Ancell; brothers-in-law Forrest Haine; and David Deffenbaugh; son-in-law Jake Stewart. He is survived by wife Jodi, of the home; brothers Henry (Joyce); Francis; and Jon; sister Margaret â€œSisâ€ Hain; children Carla Stewart and family; Floyd Lee (Vicki); Tammy Cooper (Lee); Debra Cassaday (Mitchell) and their mother Joy Collins; grandchildren Joey (Ricki); Anthony (Tonya); Jarod; Starla; and Amy. He is also survived by Melvin Hain (Carolyn); Becky Hackney (Howard); Peggy Tevington (Brian); Kathy McCreary (Robert); Gene and Lila Deffenbaugh; Dwayne and Cathy McKinney; Kenny Ross; Ann Pierce; Norm Monte and family; along with numerous nieces, nephews, great-grandchildren and friends.Floyd was a farmer and an iron worker for Eby Construction but his 30 year passion was car recycling. He was a very special man. If you had 15 minutes for a conversation you should be prepared to talk for 2 Â½ hours.Â Â He was very passionate about his family and friends. He will be greatly missed.â€œOne manâ€™s trash is another manâ€™s treasure.â€You are invited to join the family for a Celebration of Life and Potluck Dinner: 1 pm Saturday, August 22, 2015 at the American Legion, Wellington. The main course will be provided.