Pink Floyd guitaris David Gilmour performed at the “virtual 60th birthday” of the late Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy author Douglas Adams at the Hammersmith Apollo in London. David performed Wish You Were Here and also played guitar on “A Whiter Shade Of Pale” which was sung by Procol Harum’s Gary Brooker.
The backing band on the night included guitarist Robbie McIntosh, percussionist Jodi Linscott, synth player Paul ‘Wix’ Wickens, singer Margo Buchanan, bassist Dave Bronze and Paul Beavis on drums.
Here is a video of David Gilmour performing Wish You Were Here at the event.
And here is A Whiter Shade of Pale.
Here is the setlist of what was performed.
‘Dadi’ (sung by Robbie McIntosh)
‘Scarecrow’ (sung by Robbie McIntosh)
‘Rockstar’ (sung by Margo Buchanan)
‘I Just Want To Make Love To You’ (sung by Margo Buchanan)
‘A Salty Dog’ (sung by Gary Brooker)
‘Wish You Were Here’ (sung by David Gilmour)
‘Too Much Monkey Business’ (sung by Gary Brooker)
‘A Whiter Shade Of Pale’ (sung by Gary Brooker)
Photo from A Whiter Shade of Pale.