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Loss of a psychedelic icon

Ok, so this is more mainstream, but...

On Friday, July 7 2006, Roger Keith "Syd" Barrett, passed away of complications stemming from diabetes. He was 60.

Pink Floyd fans around the world mourn Syd's death.

According to CNN:

""Syd was the guiding light of the early band lineup and leaves a legacy which continues to inspire," the surviving members of Pink Floyd -- Roger Waters, David Gilmour, Nick Mason and Richard Wright -- said in a statement.

They were "very upset and sad to learn of Syd Barrett's death.""



Syd Barrett

1946-2006
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