Random precision: recording the music of Syd Barrett, 1965-1974

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Cherry Red Books, 2001 - Biography & Autobiography - 286 pages
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Few people in rock music are as fascinating to their fans as Syd Barrett, the legendary lead guitarist and founder of the band Pink Floyd. This new book, prepared in a diary format, provides for the first time the full details of all his recording sessions together with exclusive interviews with many of the producers and engineers involved. This is the most comprehensive, accurate and detailed account yet published of the background to the creation of Syd Barrett's musical legacy and will be essential reading for all fans. Illustrated with B/W photos.

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User Review  - speaker43 - LibraryThing

This is only for the extreme Syd Barrett fan. This book is not a biography. It gives a chronological listing of every recording session that Syd Barrett ever had. It lists the date and place of each ... Read full review

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User Review  - Paolo Guiducci - Goodreads

Simply the most accurate and complete book about Syd Barrett recordings. A must have for fans. Read full review


Studio Work for Post 1974 Releases
Album Details
Unreleased Outtakes

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David Parker is a specialist in the history of education. He has published papers in "American History of Education Society," "History of Education," "Journal of Administration and History, "and "Journal of Vocational Education and Training,"

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