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T over that But this book would have been a much better read with a diligent editorial staff Mr Lloyd is an interesting book would have been a much better read with a diligent editorial staff Mr Lloyd is an interesting who has led a ascinating life I believe Unfortunately a large portion of his life is left out of the book For instance he mentions that he s a hypnotist however he doesn t discuss how he got into it or when he s performed it There are outrageous stories however I m sure there s And I wanted there to be For ans of music music history and the up and down adventures of a true rock and roll vagabond Lloyd has stories that ARE UNBELIEVABLE AND HILARIOUS I LISTENED unbelievable and hilarious I listened the audio book that he narrated himself He is rather ull of himself at times but I guess that s ok since it is HIS stor. Ything is Combustible is a must have Revenge of the Land: A Century of Greed, Tragedy, and Murder on a Saskatchewan Farm for anyan of Television and the heyday of the New York rock music scene It April 16th: Virginia Tech Remembers fills a void in the written record as the first complete account of the band including the making of their records and touringrom a ounding member of band Considered a oundational band of alternative rock Television’s debut record Maruee Moon is widely viewed by critics and musicians as one the greatest albums ever recorded   As one half of Television’s uniue guitar sound and a legendary solo artist in his own right Richard Lloyd’s music has influenced a range of bands and artists rom U2 Johnny Marr and Joy Division to REM Sonic Youth Wilco and John Frusciante. ,


N himself and various people in his life including the members of Television John Doe and Matthew Sweet He also speaks candidly about being including the members of Television John Doe and Matthew Sweet He also speaks candidly about being and the effect mental illness coupled with alcoholism and addiction reeked on his lifeThat said the book is also odd in weird uncomfortable ways He speaks about his many sexual exploits almost like a trophy hunter or as if we re in a locker room he is uick to present only his side of the story and his ascination with variants of yoga meditation and spiritualism sometimes makes the book read like a pamphlet on a lifestyle that seems extravagant book read like a pamphlet on a lifestyle that seems extravagant orceful I do appreciate this wasn t just another tour diary of we "went here we did that we argued over "here we did that we argued over we ough. Nsights into his approach to music and the electric guitar Lloyd’s mid career vignettes detail his solo years including the backstory of critically praised records such as Alchemy and Field of Fire his drug addiction and recovery his 90s era work and touring adventures with artists such as Matthew Sweet John Doe and Robert uine Throughout the book is an undercurrent Lloyd’s continually evolving spiritual philosophical approach to life emerging The Habitat Guide to Birding from the conscious digestion of the highs and the lows both ends of the same stick In Everything is Combustible Richard Lloyd relates his life both inner and outer in the narrative style digging beneath the events and revealing their meanings Ever. Sex Drugs Rock n Roll with a side of pretentiousness all over the place but definitely running the gamutrom dry to detailed charming to caddish and everything in between it s certainly a wonderful read but lloyd s tone gets a little wearisome after a time best consumed in small chunks it s an entertaining bedside tome that i most enjoyed here and there rather than when tackled as a lengthy narrativegiven the book s tendency to skip enjoyed here and there rather than when tackled as a lengthy narrativegiven the book s tendency to skip in time although mostly linear there s areally no need to approach in one ell swoop pairing it With Something A Little Less something a little less there tempers lloyd s sense of himself Lloyd is an oddball which makes a lot of this book a great read as he talks about the dichotomy betwee. Legendary Rock and Roll guitarist Founding member of Television Masterful storyteller Written in Lloyd's inimitable reuently humorous style Everything is Combustible chronicles through vignettes Lloyd's colorful early life starting in Pittsburgh and soon moving to New York City and then details his teenage travels and encounters with music legends including Jimi Hendrix Led Zeppelin John Lee Hooker Buddy Guy and Keith Moon  Lloyd recounts the founding of Television the band's rise alongside "other bands and personalities in the 1970’s New York Music scene and the legend making of the unparalleled music venue CBGB  As "bands and personalities in the 1970’s New York Music scene and the legend making of the unparalleled music venue CBGB  As ‘n’ roll tales unfold he accompanies them with ,

Everything Is Combustible