Syd Barrett helped start Pink Floyd — and his influence was felt long after his departure. A new book captures his genius through his lyrics.
“The Gold Needles, one of the current standard-bearers of the psychedelic pop genre, have time, love, and memories on their minds.”
Every decade has a “feel.” While it wasn’t easy to distill fifty years into a handful of songs, these capture a certain zeitgeist.
Her hit, “Ode to Billie Joe,” put Bobbie Gentry on the map — and began her journey to get away from the pressures of fame.