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Michael Lloyd, Sr. (born November 3rd, 1948 as Michael Jeffrey Lloyd) is a musical composer for many American TV shows and movies. He was best known for all his Kidsongs work and original songs, collaborating with his wife, Patty Ann Varble (Lloyd), and his two children, Jeni Lytton (Snyder) and Debby Lytton-Lloyd. He has two daughters, Jeni and Debby, and his son, Michael Jr..

Musical Programmers in the Kidsongs Series

  • Yamaha DX7 in 1985-1987, 1989-1990, 1993, and 1995 (videos 1 through 12, 14-15, and 21)
  • ​Linn LM-1
  • E-MU Emulator II
  • ​Oberheim DMX​ in 1985-1987 (videos 1, and 3-6, and 8-9)
  • ​LinnDrum​ in 1986 (video 5)
  • Simmons SDSV in 1986-1990 (videos 7 through 12)
  • Linn 9000 in 1986-1989 (videos 6-10)
  • ​Roland TR-808 in 1987, and 1989-1990 and 1993 (videos 8 through 12, and 15)
  • ​Roland MT-32​ in 1987, and 1989-1990 (videos 9 through 12)
  • Roland D-50 in 1987, 1989-1990, and 1992-1993 (for the fantasia/fantasynyth/fantasy/synth bells/fife) (videos 9 through 16)
  • Korg M1 in 1990 (videos 11-12)
  • Emu Proteus-Series/Proteus Synthesizers in 1989-1990, 1992-1993, and 1997 (videos 10 through 12, 14 through 16, and 23)
  • Oberheim DX in 1989-1990 and 1994 (videos 10 through 12, 17, and 19)
  • Steinberg Cubase in 1994 (videos 17 and 19)
  • Kurzweil Performance Series/Kurzweil Synthesizers in 1994-1998 (The Kidsongs Television Show Season 2, Episode 20 (Professor Majorchord's Music Lesson) (musical sound programming [in dialogue parts] (flute, timpani, snare drum, keyboard, French horn and trumpet, respectively)), and videos 20 through 25)
  • Logic Pro in 1997-1998 (videos 22 through 25)

Awards

He won one Vira Award.

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