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Syd Barrett

Jesse Russell

Published March 18th 2012
ISBN : 9785511361611
Paperback
132 pages
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High Quality Content by WIKIPEDIA articles! Syd Barrett (6 January 1946 - 7 July 2006), born Roger Keith Barrett, was an English singer-songwriter, guitarist, and painter, best remembered as a founding member of the band Pink Floyd. He was the leadMoreHigh Quality Content by WIKIPEDIA articles! Syd Barrett (6 January 1946 - 7 July 2006), born Roger Keith Barrett, was an English singer-songwriter, guitarist, and painter, best remembered as a founding member of the band Pink Floyd. He was the lead vocalist, guitarist and primary songwriter during the bands psychedelic years, providing major musical and stylistic direction in their early work, including their name. He left the group in 1968 amid speculations of mental illness exacerbated by drugs, and was briefly hospitalised.