Syd Barrett

Syd Barrett

British musician, co-founder of Pink Floyd (1946-2006)
The greatest cult figure in rock history, he created a whimsical, haunting brand of psychedelia both on his own and as the early leader of Pink Floyd.
BornJanuary 6, 1946
HometownCambridge, England
Net worth$5 million
Height5'11" (1.80m)
ParentsMax Barrett , Winifred Barrett
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Top Stories

Nick Mason’s Saucerful of Secrets, review: glam-rock swagger and fierce experimentalism

  • Compering from behind his kit in the faltering tones of a grandpa giving a wedding speech, Nick Mason joked at the outset, “I wonder if any of you were present the first time Pink Floyd played here in 1966 – I think some of you were, but you may have forgotten. We’re certainly over-excited to be here, so watch out for some crowd-surfing!"

MOVIES & TV SHOWS

Pink Floyd: The Wall - A Critical Appreciation
Pink Floyd: The Wall - A Critical Appreciation
2016
Syd Barrett: Under Review
Syd Barrett: Under Review
2007

Albums

Octopus/Golden Hair
Octopus/Golden Hair
2011
Introduction to Syd Barrett
Introduction to Syd Barrett
2010
Maximum Syd Barrett
Maximum Syd Barrett
2006
Radio One Sessions
Radio One Sessions
2004
Best of Syd Barrett: Wouldn't You Miss Me?
Best of Syd Barrett: Wouldn't You Miss Me?
2001
Crazy Diamond
Crazy Diamond
1994
Octopus: The Best of Syd Barrett
Octopus: The Best of Syd Barrett
1992
Opel
Opel
1989
Peel Sessions
Peel Sessions
1987
Madcap Laughs/Barrett
Madcap Laughs/Barrett
1974
Barrett
Barrett
1970
Madcap Laughs
Madcap Laughs
1970
Fish Out of Water
Fish Out of Water