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The line between rock star and surf star was significantly thinner in the 1960s and 70s, made even more so by common positioning in underground culture, subversive lifestyling, and psychedelia. For George Greenough and Pink Floyd, these crossover pools of interest ultimately ended in a creative collaboration, a film known as Echoes. Here’s the backstory of how Greenough’s disembodied portraits from deep inside the tube came to be paired with the band’s instrumentals.