Poor Syd. Speaking of casualties of the drug wars, Mr. Barrett made some spectacular music in his youth, but the stresses of modern life did him in, and he's been a recluse since the early 70s, living with mumsy, and painting.
Syd Barrett dies aged 60 News: Syd Barrett, the former lead singer of Pink Floyd and one of the key figures of the 60s, has died at his home in Cambridge.also BBC Obit
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