“Shine On You Crazy Diamond” and 5 Other Tribute Songs

Syd Barrett passed away 11 years ago today (July 7), and besides being Pink Floyd’s founding guitarist/frontman, one of his other biggest contributions to the band’s history is serving as the inspiration to “Shine On You Crazy Diamond,” an epic and favorite among fans the world over.

Desert Trip Set For October 7-9

It’s official:  Desert Trip, the classic rock festival featuring The Rolling Stones, Bob Dylan, Paul McCartney, Neil Young, Roger Waters and The Who, will be taking place October 7-9 at the Empire Polo Club in Indio, Calif.