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    Astoria is a grand houseboat, adapted as a recording studio by its owner, Pink Floyd guitarist David Gilmour. It is moored on the River Thames near Hampton, Middlesex. Gilmour purchased the boat in 1986, because he "spent half of [his] life in recording studios with no windows, no light, but on the boat there are many windows, with beautiful scenery on the outside". The boat was built in 1911 for impresario Fred Karno, who wanted to have the best houseboat on the river. He designed it so that there could be an entire 90-piece orchestra playing on deck. Parts of each of the last two Pink Floyd studio albums, A Momentary Lapse of Reason and The Division Bell, were recorded on the boat, as were parts of Gilmour's most recent solo album, On an Island. It was also used for mixing the Pink Floyd live albums Delicate Sound of Thunder and Pulse as well as the Pulse film, Gilmour's Remember That Night DVD and his 2008 live album, Live in Gdańsk. Bob Ezrin has mentioned, however, that the floating studio posed a few problems when it came to engineering guitar sounds for A Momentary Lapse of Reason: A video of Andrew Jackson, sitting at the mixing console of the Astoria Studio, is available online.

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  1. Astoria

    From the fur-trading station established in 1811 by John Jacob Astor of New York.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of astoria in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of astoria in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

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  1. Port Executive Director Jim Knight:

    Sea lions 1, Astoria 0.

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    I was given the biggest award by the Marines the other day, one of the biggest civilian awards by the Marines the other day, i was with all of the Marines, I was with the new head of the joint chiefs of staff, he's a very impressive guy, at the Waldorf Astoria the other night. I was given one of the most distinguished awards, which was a great honor for me.

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