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mystery jetsSyd Barrett tribute concert slated for Sept. 18
Charity event to benefit diabetes organization

The band Mystery Jets have organized a charity concert in memory of Syd Barrett.

The event, titled "What Colour Is Sound: A Tribute to Syd Barrett," will be held at Islington Union Chapel, and will feature Lupen Crook, Kid Harpoon and Daniel Treacy (Television Personalities).

Proceeds of the event will benefit the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation. Barrett, co-founder of Pink Floyd, died July 7 after suffering from diabetes.

Mystery Jets will release the song "Scarecrows in the Rain," a tribute to Barrett, on its "Diamonds in the Dark" EP Sept. 3.

Television Personalities released their single "I Know Where Syd Barrett Lives" in 1978.

(Aug. 17, 2006)

 

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