1981 – Director Alan Parker begins production on Pink Floyd the Wall. The film was

1981 – Director Alan Parker begins production on Pink Floyd the Wall. The film was originally to interpolate live footage of the band performing at Earls Court, but instead tells the story of a confused rocker portrayed by Boomtown Rat Bob Geldof. Roger Waters was so unhappy with the experience he sings on The Final Cut’s “Not Now John,” “Not now John, we’ve gotta get on with the film show/ Hollywood waits at the end of the rainbow/ Who cares what it’s about, as long as the kids go?”

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