Roger Keith "Syd" Barrett (6 January 1946 – 7 July 2006) was an English musician, composer, singer, songwriter and painter. Best known as a founder member of the band Pink Floyd, Barrett was the lead vocalist, guitarist and principal songwriter in its early years and is credited with naming the band. Barrett left Pink Floyd in April 1968 and was briefly hospitalized amid speculation of mental illness exacerbated by drug use.
Clips (3)Latest Clip“Syd wanted to be a pop-star but he wanted to do it his way"
Tracks (22)Last Played on BBCGone (feat. Syd Barrett)
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