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Everything Is Combustible: Television, Cbgb's and Five Decades of Rock and Roll: The Memoirs of an Alchemical Guitarist (Paperback)
Legendary Rock and Roll guitarist. Founding member of Television. Masterful storyteller. Richard Lloyd's acclaimed memoir is now presented in trade paperback format.
Written in Lloyd's inimitable, frequently 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 the rock 'n' roll tales unfold, he accompanies them with insights into his approach to music and the electric guitar.
Everything is Combustible is a must-have for any fan of Television and the heyday of the New York rock music scene.