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  - Tim - Goodreads

This is a solid, if somewhat skimpy, biography of Roger Keith Barrett, with special emphasis on his years as the leader of Pink Floyd. What really comes through is the story of a creative and well ... Read full review

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

User Review  - Jen Selinsky - Goodreads

Even though I am just starting to listen to the music of Pink Floyd, that does not mean I am not interested in reading about their work and its creators. Before Roger Waters and David Gilmore became ... Read full review

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