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Goodbye, Andy Johns.

As many of you know, producer/engineer/friend Andy Johns recently passed away. If you’re not familiar with Andy’s legend, you can read about his accomplishments here and here.

We had the pleasure and honor of recording four albums with Andy. Hell, we had as long a run with Andy as many of the more well known bands he worked with.

Dahr had this to say, “Andy was funny, smart, well read. He lived for the music and was our dear friend. We will miss him.”

We put together and posted a string of five Bingo tunes which exemplify Andy’s work with us. Plus, watch the video and you’ll see Andy in action during a Bingo session.

Goodbye, Andy.

Five Books You’ll Find On Titty Bingo’s Bookshelf

While Titty Bingo has reveled in their share of rock and roll night life, more often than not, you’ll find band members relaxing with a good book. There’s nothing like curling up with a good book while Andy Johns mixes a new track. Here’s a peek at a few of the books you’ll find on the band’s bookshelf:

  1. A Confederacy of Dunces – John Kennedy Toole’s rich tapestry of oddball New Orleans characters which includes the eccentric and oft wanking Ignatius J Reilly. This book is referred to as the Titty Bingo Bible.
  2. A Prayer For Owen Meany – a friendship/character story which features the vertically challenged, instrument-of-God, Owen Meany. You’ll be hard pressed to find a better developed or more interesting character.
  3. The White Rhino Hotel – the first volume of Bartle Bull’s African trilogy, a post WWI epic set in a Kenyan hotel. Plenty of adventure and interesting characters.
  4. Flashman – story series about anti-hero and bully Harry Flashman. In spite of his morally bankrupt character, Flashman survives Afghanistan and ends up a famous hero. Funny stuff. No, really.
  5. Tom Mix and Pancho Villa – Clifford Irving’s “swashbuckling” story about movie star Tom Mix joining up with revolutionary Pancho Villa. Kind of like an Errol Flynn movie set in revolutionary Mexico.

Later this week, we’ll add a few more books from the Titty Bingo bookshelf.