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Richard Lloyd: TV Personalities

Fred Mills, Harp, December 2003

RICHARD LLOYD entertains no illusions regarding the estimable legacy he, fellow guitarist Tom Verlaine, drummer Billy Ficca and bassist Fred Smith forged in Television, both during the group's original 1973–78 tenure and across two subsequent reunions (in 1992 and 2001). He knows his band is cited as a key influence by everyone from R.E.M., U2 and Sonic Youth to the Dream Syndicate, Pavement and Yo La Tengo.

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