Richard joined Television in 1973 and has released three albums with them, plus seven solo albums starting in 1980. He has also played with Matthew Sweet, John Doe, Rocket from the Tomb, and others, and has a 2019 memoir Everything Is Combustible.
We discuss “So Sad” from The Countdown (2018), “Glurp” from Radiant Monkey (2007), “Pleading” from Field of Fire (1985), and “Misty Eyes” from Alchemy (1980). We conclude by listening to “May This Be Love” from The Jamie Neverts Story, Richard’s album of Jimi Hendrix covers. Intro: “Venus” by Television from Marquee Moon (1977). More at richardlloyd.com.