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Syd Barrett

Musician (6-Jan-1946 — 7-Jul-2006)


Syd Barrett; with Keith Roger. Translated by Abby Barker. Syd Barrett. Rome: Stampa Alternativa. 1988 (circa). 96pp.

Rob Chapman. A Very Irregular Head: The Life of Syd Barrett. Da Capo Press. 2010. 441pp.

Julian Palacios. Lost in the Woods: Syd Barrett and the "Pink Floyd". Macmillan. 2001. 256pp.

David Parker. Random Precision: Recording the Music of Syd Barrett, 1965-1974. London: Cherry Red Books. 2001. 288pp.

Mick Rock. Psychedelic Renegades: With Photographs of Syd Barrett. Gingko Press. 2007. 144pp.

Mike Watkinson; Pete Anderson. Crazy Diamond: Syd Barrett and the Dawn of "Pink Floyd". Omnibus Press. 2001. 176pp.

Tim Willis. Madcap: The Half-life of Syd Barrett. London: Short Books, Ltd.. 2002.


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  5. Harvard Concise Dictionary of Music and Musicians (p.54)

  6. Legends in Their Own Time (p.17)

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