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Pink Floyd By Barry Miles

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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.

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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.

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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.

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GOR011135131
Pink Floyd: The Early Years by Barry Miles
Barry Miles
Used - Like New
Paperback
Omnibus Press
2006-11-30
128
1846094445
9781846094446
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Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
The book has been read, but looks new. The book cover has no visible wear, and the dust jacket is included if applicable. No missing or damaged pages, no tears, possible very minimal creasing, no underlining or highlighting of text, and no writing in the margins.