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Syd Barrett [electronic resource]: Under Review

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Video; Computer Resource; Online Video; Online
Syd Barrett was known as a hugely influential and legendary musician. He also proved to be a prolific songwriter during the psychedelic years of the band Pink Floyd. In this film, we see rare live and studio performances, promo films, interview footage with Barrett and other Floyd members, TV clips, and more. The video also features independent review and criticism from a panel of esteemed experts such as Chris Welch, David Parker, Nigel Williamson, Hugh Hopper, Malcolm Dome, and many more.
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67 min.
10 & up
  • Encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on July 05, 2013.
  • Films on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware.
  • Part of the series Under Review.
  • Introduction to Syd Barrett (2:06)
  • "Ain't Nobody Home but Me" (Anderson) (1:24)
  • "Blowin in the Wind" (Dylan) (1:38)
  • Part of the Counter Culture (1:28)
  • "Arnold Layne" (Barrett) (3:37)
  • Syd Barrett, Pop Star (1:48)
  • "See Emily Play" (Barrett) (4:15)
  • First Album: "The Piper at the Gates of Dawn" (2:58)
  • "Bike" (Barrett) (2:19)
  • "Interstellar Overdrive" (Barrett, Waters, Wright, Mason) (3:18)
  • Casualty of LSD? (2:09)
  • "Apples and Oranges" (Barrett) (3:20)
  • David Gilmour Replaces Barrett (2:19)
  • "Jugband Blues" (Barrett) (4:10)
  • Post Pink Floyd, 1968 (2:44)
  • Album Production with Soft Machine (2:38)
  • First Solo Album: "The Madcap Laughs" (4:44)
  • "Terrapin" (Barrett) (2:18)
  • Realism of "The Madcap Laughs" (2:43)
  • Second Solo Album: "Barrett" (4:04)
  • "Dominoes" (Barrett) (2:11)
  • "Opel" (Barrett) (2:54)
  • Four Years and Three Albums (0:35)
  • Credits: Syd Barrett: Under Review (0:55)
  • A Lost Tape (4:13)
New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2013], c2006.
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51143 Films Media Group
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Access requires authentication through Films on Demand.
1 streaming video file (67 min.) : sd., col.
Mode of access: Internet.
System requirements: FOD playback platform.
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