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Syd's Life

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

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Latest Posts

‘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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Dougie Fields (1945-2021)

It is with much sadness that we report the death of Dougie Fields.  An iconic and exciting artist and, for a time, Syd’s flat mate.  Please find here the link to Dougie’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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Official Barrett book now available in paperback

Barrett the definitive visual companion, the only official book created with Syd’s family and Pink Floyd, which is packed with previously unseen photos, private correspondence, all of Syd’s artwork and classic Floyd images is now available in paperback at barrettbook.com.

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