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Syd Barrett: Wouldn't You Miss Me? The Best Of Syd Barrett

Rob Chapman, MOJO, May 2001

FIRST THINGS first. It's great. The long-lost 'Bob Dylan Blues', I mean. Lampooning the conformity of the folk-protest movement as much as it lampoons its figurehead, and boasting lines like "I make a lot of dough/But I deserve it though", 'Bob Dylan Blues' is a more overtly sardonic and satirical cut than anything else in the slender Barrett canon. But then, Syd always liked a joke.

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