Syd Barrett,co-founder of Pink Floyd,dead at age 60

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Syd Barrett,the co-founder of Pink Floyd who spent his last years in reclusive anonymity,has died,the band said today.He was 60.A spokeswoman for the band said Barrett died several days ago,but she did not disclose the cause of death.He had suffered from diabetes for years.The surviving members of Pink Floyd-David Gilmour,Nick Mason,Roger Waters and Richard Wright said they were "very upset and sad to learn of Syd Barrett's death." "Syd was the guiding light of the early band lineup and leaves a legacy which continues to inspire," they said in a statement.More info at this link. http://music.yahoo.com/read/news/34000780 R.I.P. Syd.
 
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I'm a huge PF fan and Sid will surely be missed especially by David. I'm so glad I got to see the Division Bell tour in New Orleans. A night I will never forget.
 
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