Just a few of the many hundreds of tributes to Syd.

syd67LIFE STYLE EXTRA (UK) – Syd Barrett, the co-founding member of Pink Floyd, has died. Barrett died at home in Cambridgeshire, aged 60, on Friday

Detroit Free Press Pink Floyd cofounder Syd Barrett dies at 60

Canadian Chart Attack Eleven Reasons Why Syd Barrett Was Cool

Music OMH Syd Barrett: Shine On

ABC Transcript from The World Today

San Francisco Chronicle Syd Barrett — founded rock band Pink Floyd, then became a recluse

Telegraph.co.uk Psychedelia’s golden boy

The Standard, Hong Kong Dark side of the genius behind Pink Floyd

The Australian Pink Floyd’s crazy diamond dies

Boston Herald LSD obscured Pink Floyd founder’s vision

San Jose Mercury News Reclusive musician co-founded Pink Floyd, left band on eve of success

Chicago Sun-Times The piper’s last call: Pink Floyd founder dead at 60

New York Times Syd Barrett, a Founder of Pink Floyd, Dies at 60

LA Times Syd Barrett, 60; As Drugs Took Toll, Key Figure in Pink Floyd Was Exiled From Band

Washington Post Pink Floyd Frontman Syd Barrett Dies

New York Daily News Pink Floyd’s Barrett dies

There is a centre spread in the Cambridge Evening News July 12 that is certainly worth reading. It reveals for instance that on Syd’s death certificate his occupation was given as “Retired Musician”. The article is a bit difficult to read on the web, so we have made the full centrespread available as a Download (Thanks to Freddy Bannister for the newspaper scans, and to Jack Danahy for assistance with the links)