Saturday, July 15, 2006

Apple #184: Syd Barrett II

I recently learned that Syd Barrett, the psychedelic genius behind early Pink Floyd, died on July 7. He was 60 years old. He had been diagnosed with diabetes in 1998.

Good-bye, Mr. Barrett, and good luck.

(Photo from the Scotsman)

John Pareles, "Syd Barrett, a Founder of Pink Floyd, Dies at 60," The New York Times, July 12, 2006
Andy Greene, "Syd Barrett (1946-2006): Founding frontman and songwriter for Pink Floyd dead at 60," Rolling Stone, July 11, 2006

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