Amid the Black Friday stock of Record Store Day exclusives last year, Pink Floyd quietly released a limited edition six-song EP titled 1965 – Their First Recordings. The collection, recorded prior to the group's seminal 1967 album The Piper at the Gates of Dawn, features Syd Barrett, Roger Waters, Nick Mason and Richard Wright along with then-guitarist Rado Klose, a classmate of Waters and Barrett's. The EP's six songs – including the oft-bootlegged Slim Harpo cover "I'm a King Bee" and "Lucy Leave" – were recorded when the band was still known under monikers like Sigma 6 and the Abdabs.
Roger Waters on 'The Wall,' Socialism, His Next Concept LP "'The Wall' is asking the question, 'Do you want a voice? And if you do, you better bloody well go out and get it,'" says Pink Floyd co-founder Pink Floyd confirmed the EP was an official release at the time. The R&B-infused recordings feature four Barrett originals ("Remember Me," "Lucy Leave," "Double O Bo" and "Butterfly") as well as "Walk With Me Sydney," one