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On October 17, 1988.

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.

Personnel:

  • Syd Barrett – vocals, guitar
  • Mike Ratledge – organ
  • Robert Wyatt – drums
  • Hugh Hopper – bass
  • Gareth Cousins – mix engineer

Track listing”

All tracks by Syd Barrett, except where noted.

  1. Opel
  2. Clown and Jugglers
  3. Rats
  4. Golden Hair – lyrics based on a poem by James Joyce
  5. Dolly Rocker
  6. Word Song
  7. Wined and Dined
  8. Swan Lee (Silas Lang)
  9. Birdie Hop
  10. Let’s Split
  11. Lanky (Party One)
  12. Wouldn’t You Miss Me (Dark Globe)
  13. Milky Way
  14. Golden Hair (instrumental version)

On November 14, 1970.

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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.

Personnel:

  • Syd Barrett – guitars, lead and backing vocals
  • David Gilmour– bass guitar, organ, 12-string guitar
  • Richard Wright– piano, harmonium, Hammond organ
  • Vic Saywell – tuba
  • Jerry Shirley– drums and percussion
  • John “Willie” Wilson– drums, percussion
  • Peter Bown – engineering

Track listing:

All tracks by Syd Barrett.

  1. Baby Lemonade
  2. Love Song
  3. Dominoes
  4. It Is Obvious
  5. Rats
  6. Maisie
  7. Gigolo Aunt
  8. Waving My Arms in the Air/I Never Lied to You
  9. Wined and Dined
  10. Wolfpack
  11. Effervescing Elephant

 

On September 15, 2008.

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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:

  • 1.    With Syd Barrett
  • Barrett– 1970
  1. Solo albums
  • Wet Dream– 1978
  • Broken China– 1996
  1. With Zee
  • Identity– 1984
  1. With David Gilmour
  • David Gilmour in Concert(DVD) – 2002
  • On an Island– 2006
  • Remember That Night(DVD/Blu-ray) – 2007
  • Live in Gdańsk(CD/DVD) – 2008