Eagle Rock Entertainment will re-release 'The Pink Floyd & Syd Barrett Story' on May 20.
The shining star that was Syd Barrett played his last ever gig with Pink Floyd on Jan. 20, 1968. Barrett was the main songwriter, lead singer, guitarist and focal point for the psychedelic pioneers from their formation through the end of 1967, at which time, various issues led to his exit from the band.
Before Pink Floyd conquered the world with prog- and narrative-heavy albums like ‘The Dark Side of the Moon’ and ‘The Wall,’ they were a psychedelic group led by a floppy-haired singer, songwriter and guitar player whose thirst for drugs often superseded his creative impulses. Yet Syd Barrett undeniably led the band through their early years, anchoring their f