On the diamond anniversary of The Wall’s 1979 release, the children who sang on the smash hit “Another Brick in the Wall, Part 2” are demanding royalties. Which strikes me as fair enough. They don’t need no thought control, but a few hundred quid each wouldn’t hurt.
Twenty-five years ago, Pink Floyd posed a question to the world: How can you have any pudding if you don’t eat your meat? With their groundbreaking rock opera, The Wall, Pink Floyd provided this and much more for generations of stoned children to ponder. But there’s one question they didn’t ask: Who’s paying the kids?