A Tribute to Syd Barrett

A Tribute to Syd Barrett

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This section of the site is not intended as an extensive resource on Syd Barrett. There are a couple of web sites who already do that very well, and we don't wish to duplicate what they are doing.

This is more of a quick tribute to Syd, with a collection of images that we hope you will enjoy.

For a more extensive coverage of Syd, we recommend the following sites

http://www.sydbarrett.net/ | http://www.sydbarrett.com/

F_SYD_S.GIFMost visitors to this site will already know that Roger (Syd) Barrett was one of the original founders of Pink Floyd. Syd left the band in 1968 as the other members felt they were unable to go on with Syd, due to his erratic behavior, assumed to be caused by his overindulgence in LSD.

Syd was quickly replaced by David Gilmour and Syd set off on a solo career. Unfortunately he never made it once away from the band. (Which seems to be true of any of the members attempting a solo project!). He had several recordings, but returning to the public eye and filling seats at concert halls was rare. Syd then lapsed into obscurity.

This unforgotten hero sadly passed away in 2006. The pictures you are about to see have been obtained from a number of sources.

Warning!!

If you prefer to remember Syd the way he was in the sixties, then do not scroll any further. The pictures below feature Syd in later years and may distress some people. You have been warned!


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The next 3 pictures were thought to have been taken in April 2001