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Syd Barrett (An Alternate Pink Floyd)

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Syd Barrett
Background information
Birth name Roger Keith Barrett
Also known as Syd
Born 6 January 1946
Cambridge, England
Genres Rock; R&B
Occupations Musician; singer-songwriter
Instruments Vocals; guitar; piano
Years active 1964-1972; 1977-
Labels Harvest; Columbia
Associated acts Pink Floyd; Stars
Roger Keith "Syd" Barrett (born 6 January 1946) is an English musician, composer, singer, songwriter. In 1965, he co-founded the progressive rock band Pink Floyd with drummer Nick Mason, keyboardist Rick Wright and the bassist, Roger Waters.

Barrett's innovative guitar work and exploration of experimental techniques such as dissonance, distortion and feedback influenced many musicians.

Differences with OTL

In this timeline, Syd Barrett continued with his musical career after a short rehabilitation from drugs (1974-76). He was part of the tour of Pink Floyd, can see it in albums "Delicate Sound of Thunder" and "PULSE".

He also reunited with members of the Pink Floyd in 2005, at the Live 8.

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