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A List of Working Titles for Floyd Songs

A list of working titles for Floyd songs
Several Pink Floyd works had early titles that never made it to album. Some can be found on RoIOs, some are from session logs, some are taken from announcements on live tapes etc.
Here is a list of those we know about:

Alternative title -Today’s title
Let’s Roll Another One – Candy and a Currant Bun
Games for May – See Emily Play
Percy the Ratcatcher – Lucifer Sam
Doreen’s Dream – Julia Dream
Matilda’s Mother – Matilda Mother
Flame – Flaming
The Bike Song – Bike
Wondering and Dreaming – Matilda Mother
Power Toc H – Pow R Toc H
The Most Boring Song I’ve Ever Heard Bar Two – See Saw
Old woman in a casket;
Old woman with a casket;
Scream Your Last Scream – Scream Thy Last Scream
Brush Your Windows;
Rush Your Windows;
One In A Million – She Was A Millionaire
Silas Lang – Swan Lee
Keep Smiling People;
Come In #51, Your Time Is Up;
Murderistic Woman – Careful With That Axe, Eugene
Sunshine – Remember a Day
The Massed Gadgets of Hercules – A Saucerful of Secrets
Waterpipe – Quicksilver
Rest – Biding My Time
Golden Grollies – Relics
Baby Blue Shuffle in D Major – Narrow Way Part 1
Theme From an Imaginary Western; – (theme for) AHM
The Amazing Pudding – Atom Heart Mother Suite
Rain In The Country – Unknown Song [1]
The March of the Dambusters;
We Won the Double;
Through The Knotholes In Granny’s Wooden Leg;
Nothing To The Sun And Back;
Return of The Son of Nothing – Echoes [2]
Eclipsed – The Dark Side of the Moon_
The Travel Sequence – On The Run
Scat – Any Colour You Like
Home Again – Breathe Reprise
Ecclesiastics – The Great Gig in the Sky
All That You – Eclipse
Lunatic Song;
The Dark Side of the Moon – Brain Damage
The Show – In The Flesh
The Doctor;
Come On Big Bum – Comfortably Numb
Of Promises Broken;
Signs of Life;
Delusions of Maturity – A Momentary Lapse of Reason
Home – Radio KAOS
Fallen Angel;
Monkey Television – What God Wants
The Violent Sequence – (became the basis for “Us and Them”)
Raving and Drooling – (became “Sheep”)
You Gotta Be Crazy – (became “Dogs”)
The Big Bong – Theory Shine On_
Awaken to the Sense of Reality – The Division Bell_
Nearly Touching – Cluster 1 [3]
Eureka – Wearing The Inside Out
The Whale Song – Marooned

1. See the section on “Zabriskie Point”

2. See the section on “Echoes” (the song) for much more on the alternative titles for Echoes.

3. Early press releases for TDB listed the opening track as Nearly Touching/Cluster 1. See the section on “The Division Bell”

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