|Birth name||Roger Keith Barrett|
|Also known as||Syd|
|Born||6 January 1946|
|Instruments||Vocals; guitar; piano|
|Years active||1964-1972; 1977-|
|Associated acts||Pink Floyd; Stars|
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.