Richard Lloyd

Musician + Guitarist + Singer
Born Oct 25, 1951

Richard Lloyd is an American guitarist, singer and songwriter, best known as a founding member of the rock band Television.

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Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Richard Lloyd.


1951 Birth Born on October 25, 1951.


1969 17 Years Old He still managed to pass all of his tests but quit in May 1969, before graduation, because he did not believe in diplomas, and he considered that having a high school diploma would not do him any good in his pursuit of the music business. … Read More
1971 19 Years Old He spent 1971 through 1973 in Los Angeles, practicing the electric guitar without an amplifier and going to record company parties, which at that time were very ostentatious. … Read More


1973 21 Years Old 1 More Event
In 1973 he heard about the New York Dolls and the beginning of a brand-new New York scene, so he arranged with a friend who owned a Lotus Europa to take him on as a passenger across the country. … Read More
1977 25 Years Old Television recorded two albums for Elektra, Marquee Moon and Adventure. As a debut release in 1977, Marquee Moon remains on lists of greatest guitar albums in rock and roll history, and has never been out of print. … Read More
1978 26 Years Old After Television first disbanded in 1978, Lloyd released one album for Elektra Records called Alchemy. … Read More


1990 38 Years Old In 1990 Lloyd recorded a cover version of the Roky Erikson/13th Floor Elevators song "Fire Engine", which was included on the various artists tribute album Where The Pyramid Meets The Eye.


1994 42 Years Old In 1994, he was cast by Cynthia Plaster Caster, one of the Plaster Casters of Chicago. … Read More


2009 57 Years Old The CD features Lloyd playing everything but the drums (manned by session drummer Chris Purdy and, on one track, Television's Billy Ficca). 2009 saw his most ambitious album yet: The Jamie Neverts Story, a tribute to his hero Jimi Hendrix and dedicated to the memory of his friend Velvert Turner. … Read More
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