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


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Latest Posts

Syd’s Yamaha Guitar in Cambridge Auction

The Cambridge Auctioners, Cheffins, have many pieces of Syd Barrett memorabilia for sale in their next auction on 28th October 2021.  One of these lots is a 12-string acoustic Yamaha guitar owned by Syd and which was passed onto his brother, Alan.  Alan died last year and it seems timely now to put this guitar […]

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‘Orange Dahlias’ – Syd Barrett painting in auction

A painting that Syd gave to his Art Teacher as a gift is up for sale at Cheffins Auction house, in Cambridge on the 27th May 2021.     For a little bit of Syd history and to see how this piece of art has lived it’s life so far, please follow this link  Here also, […]

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Duggie Fields (1945-2021)

It is with much sadness that we report the death of Duggie Fields.  An iconic and exciting artist and, for a time, Syd’s flat mate.  Please find here the link to Duggie’s obituary, detailing his extraordinary life.  

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*NEW BOOK* The Lyrics of Syd Barrett

The new Syd Barrett Lyric book gives you the opportunity to be word perfect next time you are singing along to any of Syd’s songs and acts as the written aid to understanding the poetry of Syd’s lyrics, with a foreword from former Pink Floyd manager, Peter Jenner. “reading the lyrics on a page offers […]

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Happy 75th Birthday Syd

The 6th January is Syd’s birthday and this year he would have been 75 years old.  The photo used here to mark this occasion was taken when he was just 25.  

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