Andrew Bodnar

Andrew Bodnar
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Background information
BornLondon, England
GenresRock, new wave, pub rock, soul, rhythm and blues
Years active1970s-present
Associated actsThe Rumour


Andrew Bodnar can be an British bass player, most widely known for his regular membership with Graham Parker as well as the Rumour in the past due 1970s, as well as for taking part in the distinctive reggae-flavored bassline on “Viewing the Detectives” by Elvis Costello. He also used Graham Parker on his single albums from 1988 through the middle-1990s. Graham Parker as well as the Rumour reunited in 2011 to record a fresh recording and tour. Bodnar was Thompson Twins touring bassist through the entire early 1980s. Bodnar played himself in the Judd Apatow film, THAT IS 40, released in Dec 2012.

Partial discography

Graham Parker and the Rumour

Howlin' Blowing wind (1976) HEAT THERAPY (1976) Adhere to Me personally (1977) The Parkerilla (1978) Squeezing Out Sparks (1979) The Up Escalator (1980) 3 Chords Great (2012)

The Rumour

Potential (1977) Frogs Sprouts Clogs And Krauts (1978) Purity Of Fact (1980)

Graham Parker

The Mona Lisa's Sister (1988) Individual Soul (1989) Struck By Lightning (1991) Burning up Queries (1992) Acid Bubblegum (1996)

Other artists

Ernie Graham - Ernie Graham (1971) Renowned - Gay & Terry Woods (1976) "Viewing the Detectives" - Elvis Costello (one, 1977) Carlene Carter - Carlene Carter (1978) Jesus of Great - Nick Lowe (1978) (he co-wrote "I REALLY LIKE the Audio of Breaking Cup") Rock and roll 'n' Move Adult - Garland Jeffreys (1981) Understanding how to Crawl - the Pretenders (1984) The Rose of Britain - Nick Lowe (1985)