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Died On This Date (April 7, 2013) Andy Johns / Legendary Record Producer & Engineer

Posted by themusicsover on April 7, 2013

Andy Johns
January 1, 1952 – April 7, 2013

andy-johnsAndy Johns was an English record producer and engineer whose resume reads like an encyclopedia of rock.  Still in his teens, Johns hit the ground running working as Eddie Kramer‘s second engineer on recordings by the likes of Jimi Hendrix.  Over the next four decades, Johns left his mark on such iconic albums as Led Zeppelin‘s IV, Physical Graffiti, and Houses Of The Holy;  the Rolling StonesSticky Fingers, Exile On Main St., and Goat’s Head Soup; Free‘s Highway; and  Television’s Marquee Moon.  He also produced or engineered albums for Van Halen, Humble Pie, Ron Wood, L.A. Guns, Cinderella, Chickenfoot, Joe Satriani, Eric Johnson, Steve Miller, Mott The Hoople, Eric Clapton, Joni Mitchell, and many more.  Albums on which he worked have reportedly sold more than 160 million copies in all.  He was the younger brother of the equally impressive producer and engineer, Glyn Johns.  Andy Johns was 61 when he died on April 7, 2013.  Cause of death was not immediately released.

Thanks to Craig Rosen at Number 1 Albums and Brett Ortone at Go Aloha Entertainment for the assist.

 

3 Responses to “Died On This Date (April 7, 2013) Andy Johns / Legendary Record Producer & Engineer”

  1. R.I.P Andy Johns (Producer)………..Rock On………..

  2. Lily Niles said

    WE WILL ALL MISS YOU ANDY JOHNS. WE LOVE YOU.

  3. Lily Niles said

    ANDY WAS ONE OF THE GREATEST RECORD ENGINEER'S IN THE WORLD. ROLLING STONES, LED ZEPPELIN, ,EDDIE MONEY LIST GOES ON. HE WAS A PRODUCER ALSO. UNIQUE PERSON! ANDY WAS ANDY. THATS WHAT I LOVED ABOUT HIM. HE WAS FOR REAL.

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