book details career of Syd Barrett
Precision" focuses on former Floyd frontman's recording history
Red Books of London has published "Random Precision:
Recording the Music of Syd Barrett 1965-1974."
The book by David Parker provides nearly 300 pages of details
into Barrett's recording career from his first semi-professional
work with Pink Floyd in 1965 to his
final efforts at Abbey Road in 1974.
co-editor of Barrett fanzine "Chapter 24," spent five
years researching and writing the book, based mostly on information
culled from the official archives of EMI Records and Abbey Road
In diary format,
the author weaves interviews with record producers and engineers
who worked with Barrett, including Peter Jenner, Andrew King, Peter
Brown, Alan Parsons and John Leckie.
Precision" is available for purchase
online from Cherry Red Books.
July 1, 2001)
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