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Tuesday Jul 22 | Suria

Tibet tweeters are Chinese...

Beijing has created at least 100 fake Twitter accounts to spread propaganda about Tibet and other Chinese concerns, a campaign group said.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

Something Else! Reviews

'Great training for rock and roll': Had Nick Mason not...

Nick Mason has been the only constant through Pink Floyd's many incarnations since the mid-1960s, drumming behind frontmen from Syd Barrett to Roger Waters to David Gilmour.

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Shine On: The 10 Best Rick Wright Pink Floyd Songs Top 10 Rick Wright Pink Floyd Songs

With the forthcoming release of Pink Floyd 's The Endless River , a collection of posthumous recordings with late keyboardist Richard Wright during sessions for 1994's The Division Bell , it got us thinking of all the fantastic material that the founding Floyd member wrote or co-wrote during his time with the legendary band.

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Mon Jul 07, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

New Tribute to Pink Floyd Founder Syd Barrett to Be Released Today

Syd Barrett and Pink Floyd fans rejoice! On July 7, 2014 AR Garden Records, via Cherry Red will release the debut album by the Garden Music Project, which features music inspired by the paintings by PINK FLOYD founder SYD BARRETT.

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Syd Barrett

"You were caught in the crossfire of childhood and stardom, blown on the steel breeze / Come on you target for faraway laughter, come on you stranger, you legend, you martyr, and shine!" - Shine on, You Crazy Diamond Roger Waters, Richard Wright and David Gilmour wrote the nine-part song about a close friend, one of the founders of Pink Floyd and a ... (more)

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Tue Jul 01, 2014

Something Else! Reviews

'Far too good for us': You know Syd Barrett and David...

Most people know that Pink Floyd's original guitarist wasn't David Gilmour. Fewer, however, know that Syd Barrett wasn't either.

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