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

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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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Autumn Colours Music Festival 2020

Enjoy the music of Syd Barrett, in Paris, this September The Autumn Colours music festival features new interpretations of many Syd Barrett songs over four evenings… The electronic music festival “Couleurs d’Automne” (Autumn Colours) which takes place between September 17th and September 27th at the Aleph Theatre in Ivry-sur-Seine (which is a suburb of Paris) […]

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Astronomy Domine

Full of mystery and flickering intensity, “Astronomy Domine” is one of the finest moments of Syd Floyd. Arguably the first-ever space-rock song, the opening track of the band’s debut 1967 Piper At The Gates Of Dawn album pulled the listener into a darker place than the flower power visions of the time. Some say that […]

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