• The official Syd Barrett Website

    One of the most influential musicians in British pop history, he was as appreciated as much for his iconoclastic approach to the electric guitar as for his adventurous and imaginative songwriting

    Read more about Syd
  • 2016 marks the 70th Anniversary of Syd's Birth

    Syd's family have made previously unseen family photos available for the first time

    View photos here

    See our Featured Songs - the latest is 'Bob Dylan Blues'

    Featured Songs

Syd's Life

Roger Keith Barrett was born on January 6, 1946 in Cambridge...


Photos of Syd from when he was a toddler up to his solo days


Our new featured song and lots of detail about Syd's music


A collection of Syd's art, paintings, drawings and DIY


By authors intrigued by Syd's character and remarkable talents


The Shop for Syd CDs, clothing, books and prints.

Comments and suggestions welcome via our Contact Form or Facebook Page

Thanks go to all who have helped, particularly Mark Jones, Goran Nystrom, Sam Britton, Joanna Kosinska and members of the Barrett family: Don, Ginny, Ian and Paul

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