On October 17, 1988, “Harvest” label released “Opel”, and album compiled from Syd Barrett’s recordings made between 1968 and 1970. It features unreleased material and alternate takes of recordings from sessions for Barrett’s solo albums, “The Madcap Laughs”, and “Barrett”. It was recorded at “Abbey Road Studios” in London and was produced by Syd Barrett, Peter Jenner, Malcolm Jones, Roger Waters, and David Gilmour.
Syd Barrett – vocals, guitar
Mike Ratledge – organ
Robert Wyatt – drums
Hugh Hopper – bass
Gareth Cousins – mix engineer
All tracks by Syd Barrett, except where noted.
Clown and Jugglers
Golden Hair – lyrics based on a poem by James Joyce
On November 14, 1970, “Harvest” label released “Barrett”, the second and final Syd Barrett studio album. It was recorded February – July 1970, at Abbey Road Studios” in London, and was produced by David Gilmour and Richard Wright.
Syd Barrett – guitars, lead and backing vocals
David Gilmour– bass guitar, organ, 12-string guitar
On September 15, 2008, Richard William “Rick” Wright died aged 65. Being musician, composer, singer and songwriter, he was best known as founding member, keyboardist and vocalist of Pink Floyd. He recorded and performed on all Pink Floyd’s albums except on “The Final Cut”. His discography also includes: