Crazy Diamond: Syd Barrett & the Dawn of Pink Floyd

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Omnibus, 2001 - Biography & Autobiography - 168 pages
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This is the first biography of Syd Barrett, the legendary founder of Pink Floyd, who left the band in mysterious circumstances after the first album. Amid stories of his acid-induced madness he made two solo albums and then retired from music in 1970. This book aims to clear up the mystery.

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Review: Crazy Diamond: Syd Barrett and the Dawn of Pink Floyd

User Review  - Christina Mcelwee - Goodreads

LOVED, LOVED, LOVED. Very interesting, very sad, very readable. I feel like I know Syd now. Probably one of my top 10 books EVER. If you love Pink Floyd, you'll love this book! Read full review

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User Review  - Terri Fuller - Goodreads

this was an amazing/excellent book. there were a few slow parts here and there, but everything else made up for it. growing up listening to pink floyd, this book captured me for the entire day. 300 something pages in several hours. and well worth the read! Read full review

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