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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Commentary (music and lyrics not included). Pages: 39. Chapters: Shine On You Crazy Diamond, Comfortably Numb, Wish YouMorePlease note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Commentary (music and lyrics not included). Pages: 39. Chapters: Shine On You Crazy Diamond, Comfortably Numb, Wish You Were Here, One of These Days, The Trial, Echoes, Run Like Hell, Any Colour You Like, Time, Careful with That Axe, Eugene, High Hopes, Atom Heart Mother, Breathe, Dogs, Young Lust, A Saucerful of Secrets, Proper Education, Learning to Fly, Alans Psychedelic Breakfast, The Dogs of War, On the Run, Sorrow, Fearless, Keep Talking, Point Me at the Sky, On the Turning Away, Seamus, Fat Old Sun, Marooned, A Great Day for Freedom, One Slip, The Last Few Bricks, What Do You Want from Me, Main Theme, The Narrow Way, Ibiza Bar, A Pillow of Winds, Love Scene, Lost for Words, Take It Back, Signs of Life, A New Machine, Wots... Uh the Deal?, Quicksilver, Coming Back to Life, Poles Apart, Unknown Song, Childhoods End, When Youre In, Yet Another Movie, More Blues, Obscured by Clouds, Smile, Dramatic Theme, Terminal Frost, Cluster One, A Spanish Piece, Absolutely Curtains, The Gold Its in The..., Mudmen, Party Sequence, On an Island, Crumbling Land, Round and Around, Castellorizon, Heart Beat, Pig Meat, Country Song. Excerpt: Shine On You Crazy Diamond is a nine-part Pink Floyd composition written by Roger Waters, Richard Wright, and David Gilmour. The song is a tribute to former band member Syd Barrett, although it was not originally explicitly written with him in mind. It was first performed on their 1974 French tour. It was recorded for the 1975 concept album Wish You Were Here. The song was intended to be a side-long composition like Atom Heart Mother and Echoes, but was ultimately split into two parts and used to bookend the album. According to David Gilmour and Nick Mason on the Wish You Were Here episode of In the Studio with Redbeard, the band recorded a satisfactory take of Shine On You Crazy Diamond, but because ...