Bill Lloyd is a Nashville based songwriter, musician, recording artist and producer who is most often remembered as half of the late ‘80’s RCA country-rock duo, Foster and Lloyd. Lloyd’s diverse musical activities run the gamut of the music biz. He’s a record producer (ranging from Carl Perkins to MTV reality show indie-rockers, The Secret), a session player (working with Brit-pop icons Ray Davies of The Kinks and Glenn Tilbrook of Squeeze to country legends Steve Earle and Buck Owens) and songwriter (penning cuts by Tricia Yearwood, Cheap Trick, Sara Evans, Poco ,Martina McBride, Marshall Crenshaw and many more). His has a string of critically acclaimed solo records that blend his melodic power pop sensibility with finely tuned songcraft. He’s the Stringed Instrument Curator at The Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum. He’s the music director for the First Amendment Center in Nashville. He also organized and plays in Nashville’s high concept cover band, The Long Players recently profiled on NPR’s All Things Considered.