Original

Written by
Syd Barrett
Language
English
Recording date
June 7, 1967
Released on
The Piper at the Gates of Dawn

The Piper at the Gates of Dawn
Audio album
August 5, 1967

Comments
The song was originally based on Hilaire Belloc's "Cautionary Tales for Children" (1907). Syd Barrett was forced to re-write the song after Belloc's estate denied permission to use the original lyrics.

The "Belloc version" is only available on bootleg.
Rating
Buy