Home » Arts & Entertainment » Music & Audio » Rock Music » Since 8-track tapes have a loop-play function, where after the end the tape is played from the beginning once again, the 8-track version of the Pink Floyd album “Animals” was changed for playing on repeat – a guitar solo connecting the first and the last song on the album was added.

Since 8-track tapes have a loop-play function, where after the end the tape is played from the beginning once again, the 8-track version of the Pink Floyd album “Animals” was changed for playing on repeat – a guitar solo connecting the first and the last song on the album was added.

Pigs on the Wing

“Pigs on the Wing” is a two-part song by UK band Pink Floyd from their 1977 concept album Animals, opening and closing the album. According to various interviews, it was written by Roger Waters as a declaration of love to his new wife Carolyne Christie. The song is significantly different from the other three songs on the album, “Dogs,” “Pigs” and “Sheep,” in that the other songs are dark, whereas this one is lighter-themed, as well as also being much shorter in duration, at under a minute and a half while the others are all at least 10 minutes in length.

The title is a reference to the figure of speech “when pigs fly” and an image of a flying pig appears on the album cover and was subsequently used by Pink Floyd in their live concerts…. Continue Reading (2 minute read)

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