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    Posted: July 11 2006 at 09:48
Sad news from the Guardian today...
 
 
 


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Direct Link To This Post Posted: July 11 2006 at 09:54
Surprised no-one else has commented on this sad news. Further details here
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: July 11 2006 at 09:58
I think we should spell his name correctly...Syd Barrett.  This is awful news.  He was pretty young at 60.Cry
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: July 11 2006 at 10:04
Oh,what a sad news. Rest in peace, you wonderful artist. Cry
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: July 11 2006 at 10:05
Originally posted by Erpland316

I think we should spell his name correctly...Syd Barrett.  This is awful news.  He was pretty young at 60.Cry
 
Apologies - haste to get it published etc. Duly amended.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: July 11 2006 at 10:14
Sad news indeed.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: July 11 2006 at 10:42
RIP Syd Cry
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: July 11 2006 at 10:51
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: July 11 2006 at 10:55
This is extremely sad news CryCryCry
 
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: July 11 2006 at 10:59
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i dont think i can say anything else..... im gonna miss you Syd Cry
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: July 11 2006 at 11:05
Is it possible that there's no Pink Floyd website, official or not, that reports the news? I would like some official announcement from David or Roger... tomorrow Roger should play in Lucca, I wonder if he still feels like it
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: July 11 2006 at 11:09
Sad news indeed. Ironic it should happen too just as the much delayed PULSE DVD is finally released.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: July 11 2006 at 11:16
Poor Syd - in peace at last
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: July 11 2006 at 11:19
That's just so sad! He gave so much to rock, and I truly think that without him, probably I would be making an entirely different kind of music.

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Direct Link To This Post Posted: July 11 2006 at 11:19
I'm saddened to hear this news. He was a victim in life and the drugs finally took their toll on him.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: July 11 2006 at 11:20
As many of you might know, Syd is my hero. He was a creative genius and a man who existed on another plane of existense. He sacrificed his sanity for this. His music was absolutely stellar and wonderful-In my opinion soe of the best ever.
 
But Syd Lives on-we have a part of Syd in all of us. When you look into his eyes you can almost feel the madness, the genuis, and the innocence.
 
Syd will always shine my friends, so lets all hope he go's to a better place-and he will.
 
 
 
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I truly am crying.
 
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: July 11 2006 at 11:20
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So, shine on Syd!

Completely forgot that... Shine on Syd!!
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: July 11 2006 at 11:24
To repeat myself from one of the other threads...

The loss of Syd is a truly sad one, but what is more sad to me is how unrecognized his contributions are.  I first heard the news on another website, where the headline actually quoted DSotM, which of course was not one of Syd's albums.  One never hears Barrett-era PF on the radio (except 'See Emily Play' rarely).  People commented the article by quoting a lot of 'The Wall' and WYWH.  sad.  Cry
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: July 11 2006 at 11:28
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: July 11 2006 at 11:31
A sad loss - my thoughts are with those who knew him.


    
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