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therockplace:

Syd Barrett (1971)
Photographer: Barrie Wentzell

I love his eyes on these photographs..

soundsof71:

Last sentence: “They’re lined up for a possible television series, although they’ll presumably leave it until we have colour television.”
THEY’RE LINED UP FOR A POSSIBLE TELEVISION SERIES.
Can you even imagine? Hey Hey, We’re The Pinkies!

soundsof71:

Last sentence: “They’re lined up for a possible television series, although they’ll presumably leave it until we have colour television.”

THEY’RE LINED UP FOR A POSSIBLE TELEVISION SERIES.

Can you even imagine? Hey Hey, We’re The Pinkies!

in-love-with-pink-floyd:

After years I drew a little bit with pastel crayons.
I will never get tired of Syd Barrett’s eyes.

in-love-with-pink-floyd:

After years I drew a little bit with pastel crayons.

I will never get tired of Syd Barrett’s eyes.

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It’s sad that these people think he’s such a wonderful subject, that he’s a living legend when, in fact, there is this poor, sad man who can’t deal with life or himself. He’s got uncontrollable things in him that he can’t deal with and people think it’s a marvelous, wonderful, romantic thing. It’s just a sad, sad thing, a very nice and talented person who’s just disintegrated.

[Being told Shine On You Crazy Diamond is a sad and pleading song]

It is sad. Syd’s story is a sad story romanticized by people who don’t know anything about it. They’ve made it fashionable, but it’s just not that way.

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— David Gilmour on Syd Barrett, December 1982 (via eternallyitson)
"Syd Barrett’s writing with the early Pink Floyd was inspirational. Nothing sounded like Barrett before Pink Floyd’s first album. There were so many ideas and so many positive statements. You can really feel the genius there, and it was tragic that he fell apart."
— Jimmy Page Light and Shade: Conversations with Jimmy Page (via miss-maggie-mgill)
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