Tuesday, July 11, 2006

Roger Keith Barrett 1946-2006


Sad day. We were all really big fans. But unlike almost every article we've read about it today, we're not going to say "shine on you crazy diamond" at the end. We'll just say that we loved the strange innocence and genius of his songs and persona.



GuardianUK (Interview with their first promoter, credited with "discovering" Pink Floyd)

MSNBC quick rap up

NME




And the sound quality isn't good, but it is kind of haunting:



5 Comments:

Anonymous delmore said...

please lift a hand
im only a person
with eskimo chain
i tattered my brain all the way
wont you miss me?
wouldnt you miss me at all?

3:50 PM  
Anonymous djtigerbee said...

You can be assured I'll be spinning some Piper when next I DJ, Pink Floyd were one of the top bands on my honored list of musicians who made music matter and Syd era was the best.

4:37 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

and samuel is conspicuously absent. hmmm....

6:45 PM  
Anonymous Adub said...

changed my teenage trajectory, therefore life, forever. glad he secluded himself instead of succumbing to fans' and reporters' selfish desires. RIP

10:51 PM  
Anonymous american idol said...

dude syd refuses to lypsynch because hes such a pimp.

5:03 AM  

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