Mozart is great for babies, but what about Miles Davis? [Note: This child does not belong to Robin Hilton.] Joe Klamar/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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World Cafe

David Gilmour On World Cafe WXPN-FM

The Pink Floyd singer, songwriter and guitarist talks about his band's so-called final album.

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Pink Floyd's new album is titled The Endless River. Albert Watson/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Posters of the iconic prism cover art from Pink Floyd's psychedelic masterpiece The Dark Side Of The Moon still adorn countless college dorm walls, 40 years after its release. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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All Songs Considered

Pink Floyd's 'Dark Side,' 40 Years Later

Bob Boilen and Robin Hilton remember the first time they heard Pink Floyd's groundbreaking album.

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