NME: Syd Barrett Tribute Issue

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Britain’s popular music magazine New Musical Express (NME) have a special edition out for the week commencing 22 July 2006.

The issue includes a piece on the news of his death and its
effect on the rest of the floyd, a brief history of his life, comments and memories from other musicians, fan tributes, a list of tracks inspired by Syd, and the highlights of Nick Kent’s 1974 NME piece on Syd, seen as the “definitive article” on the crazy diamond.

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The NME can be bought from all good newsagents across the UK.

You can also subscribe to the NME and it will be posted internationally. The first 8 issues will cost you only £1!!! After that, you can cancel your direct debit if you don’t like it! It costs £24.86 every three months after the first 8 issues if you don’t cancel. Subscriptions from here.

You can also register for free to view the NME website here. Good site for new and often disposable bands.

Sources: [ Charlie at NME ]