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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Presenting the full details of the rock legend's intimate recording sessions—from his first semi-professional recordings with Pink Floyd in 1965 up to his last abandoned solo recordings at Abbey Road in 1974, this comprehensive account provides rare insight into Syd Barrett's unique musical legacy. Featuring exclusive interviews with many of the recording producers and engineers involved in the creative process—including Peter Jenner, Andrew King, Alan Parsons, and John Leckie—this essential collection is presented in a diary format, and gathers many rare photographs and illustrations that have previously been unpublished.

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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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David Parker is an author, and was coeditor of the respected Syd Barrett fanzine Chapter 24.

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