Syd Barrett

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Roger Keith "Syd" Barrett (6 January 1946 – 7 July 2006) was an English musician, composer, singer, songwriter, and painter. Best known as a founder member of the band Pink Floyd, Barrett was the lead vocalist, guitarist and principal songwriter in its early years and is credited with naming the band. Barrett left Pink Floyd in April 1968 and was briefly hospitalized amid speculation of mental illness exacerbated by drug use.

Age: 60 (age at death)
Nationality: English
Claim to Fame: Pink Floyd


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2003 Pink Floyd Video Anthology -
1967 Pink Floyd London '66-'67 -
1967 Omnibus -
1967 Arnold Layne -
2012 Something in the Air -
2007 Joe Strummer: The Future Is Unwritten -
2006 Off the Black -
2006 Zeldman -
2005 The Eight -
2004 Mysterious Skin -
2003 Pink Floyd Video Anthology -

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