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Strange Yet Strangely Related Once in a blue moon a truly bizarre and seemingly random connection is introduced that functions to push collective human thought process to a new level of absurdity In order to capture this mass appeal the connection must truly be incredible and the popularity of the individual sources have by themselves gained much attention The relation of Pink Floyds mega successful album The Dark Side of the Moon to the ever-popular release The Wizard of Oz is perhaps one of such merit As odd as a connection between playing the album as a soundtrack for the movie may sound I believe linking the two together at some point was inevitable While the probability that Dark Side of the Moon was choreographed with Wizard of Oz is unlikely the syncopations of the movie played with album are uncanny After being asked of the connection on a Boston radio station Richard Wright the Pink Floyd keyboardist denied any intentional syncopation between the movie and the album Kennedy 208 But this fact certainly doesnt mean connections do not exist If the album is played as the MGM lion roars for the third and final time the two seem to mysteriously synch together In order to tell the marriage is working correctly the Wicked Witch in human form appears on her bicycle at the same moment a burst of alarm bells sound on the album Kennedy 214 From there on many coincidences occur off and on While its takes about two and half repetitions of the album 4252 min to complete the movie 103 min the majority of the synchronicities and synched crescendos and decrescendos occur during the first play of the album A few of the major occurrences are in order of appearance Dorothy leaves the fortunetellers wagon to go home when the words home home again are sung in Breathe the calm beginning to The Great Gig in The Sky contrasts the twister
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