Monday, February 18, 2013

Syd Barrett

Syd Barrett was an English singer, songwriter, guitarist, and painter, best remembered as a founder member of the band Pink Floyd. He was the lead vocalist, guitarist, and primary songwriter during the band's psychedelic years, providing major musical and stylistic direction in their early work. He is also credited with creating their name, but left the group in April 1968. In 1969, Barrett started off a brief solo career. Read more here.