English musician and singer-songwriter Syd Barrett, birth name Roger Keith Barrett was born on January 6, 1946 in Cambridge, England and died on July 7, 2006 in Cambridge, England. He is the founding member of the rock band Pink Floyd and though he wasn’t for too long with the band, he was a creative force and determined the stylistic direction of the early band’s works. He left the band in 1968 and was replaced by David Gilmour. Barrett embarked on a solo career, but it was short as well. It ended in 1972 and Barrett ceased any contacts with outer world and his music career. He lonely lived all the rest of his live in his mother’s home in Cambridge. There were rumors that he suffered from schizophrenia and bipolar disorder was considered. From our site, you can download Syd Barrett’s solo albums The Madcap Laughs and Barrett in mp3.