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"It is almost a poetic recitation by Barrett, with avantgarde sound effects by the group. The centre passage is almost free form pop, with six members of the Salvation Army on the recording session told to 'play what you like.'

– Alan Walsh, "HITS ? THE FLOYD COULDN'T CARE LESS" Melody Maker December 9, 1967.

Jugband Blues is a poignant coda to Syd's tenure as leader of Pink Floyd, the final track on Saucerful Of Secrets, recorded long before work… read more

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It's awfully considerate of you to think of me here
And I'm most obliged to you for making it clear
That I'm not here

Pink Floyd - Jugband Blues Lyrics


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  • That bass. And of course, that ending.
  • ✌️& ❤️
  • Best farewell song ever.
  • i love tha queen
  • Listening to the second album "A Saucerful Of Secrets" released in July 1968 in the USA. Partial recorded before Syd was forced out by mental illness brought on by excessive LSD use. Song written and vocal performed by Syd. The best song on the album. The shout below by tresfoufou nails it.
  • Syd <333
  • one of the best songs ever.
  • I analyzed this song, word for word. It’s all about him knowing he was loosing it. Definitely my favourite Syd song.
  • and what exactly is a dream?
  • Perfect ending to Syd's time with Floyd.

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