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Pink Floyd By Barry Miles

Pink Floyd by Barry Miles

Condition - Very Good
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Summary

Presenting the story of the group that gave alternative London its first real soundtrack, this is a diary of Pink Floyd's daily routine, from their roots in Cambridge to cult status in Sixties London. The author knew the band members socially, witnessed the rapid decline of Syd Barrett, and became involved in setting up some of Floyd's major gigs.

Pink Floyd Summary

Pink Floyd: The Early Years by Barry Miles

This is an authentic and compelling story of the group that gave alternative London its first real soundtrack and launched on the rock world a radical combination of music, light shows and pyrotechnic stage effects, a revealing diary of Pink Floyd's daily routine, from their roots in Cambridge to cult status in Sixties London. Author Barry Miles saw the band play when they were still called "The Pink Floyd Sound" an he wrote the first ever article about them for a New York underground newspaper in 1966. He also knew the band members socially, witnessed the rapid decline of Syd Barrett and became actively involved in setting up some of Floyd's major gigs.

About Barry Miles

Barry Miles is an acclaimed music writer and expert on 'Beat' poetry and poets. A founder of the Indica bookshop and gallery in the Sixties, he went on to launch International Times and write for NME. he ghost-wrote Many Years From Now, Paul McCartney's autobiography and has written books on The Beatles, The Rolling Stones and Frank Zappa. He divides his time between London and Perpignan.

Additional information

GOR003170333
9781846094446
1846094445
Pink Floyd: The Early Years by Barry Miles
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Omnibus Press
2006-11-30
128
N/A
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