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Syd Barrett passed away 13 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.

Of course, “Shine On You Crazy Diamond” isn’t the only tribute track in rock history.  In honor of the anniversary of Barrett’s passing, scroll through the other notable tribute songs below and who they honor.