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Instruments  Bass
Name  Andrew Bodnar
Years active  1970s–present
Role  Film actor
Associated acts  The Rumour
Movies  This Is 40

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Genres  Rock, new wave, pub rock, soul, rhythm and blues
Music groups  The Rumour, Graham Parker & The Rumour
Albums  Squeezing Out Sparks, Three Chords Good, Stick to Me, The Parkerilla, The Up Escalator

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Andrew Bodnar is an English bass player, best known for his membership with Graham Parker and The Rumour in the late 1970s, and for playing the distinctive reggae-flavored bassline on "Watching the Detectives" by Elvis Costello. He also played with Graham Parker on his solo albums from 1988 through the mid-1990s. Graham Parker and the Rumour reunited in 2011 to record a new album and tour. Bodnar was Thompson Twins touring bassist throughout the early 1980s.


Bodnar played himself in the Judd Apatow film, This Is 40, released in December 2012.

Graham Parker and the Rumour

  • Howlin' Wind (1976)
  • Heat Treatment (1976)
  • Stick to Me (1977)
  • The Parkerilla (1978)
  • Squeezing Out Sparks (1979)
  • The Up Escalator (1980)
  • Three Chords Good (2012)
  • The Rumour

  • Max (1977)
  • Frogs Sprouts Clogs And Krauts (1978)
  • Purity Of Essence (1980)
  • Graham Parker

  • The Mona Lisa's Sister (1988)
  • Human Soul (1989)
  • Struck By Lightning (1991)
  • Burning Questions (1992)
  • Acid Bubblegum (1996)
  • Other artists

  • Ernie Graham - Ernie Graham (1971)
  • Renowned - Gay & Terry Woods (1976)
  • "Watching the Detectives" - Elvis Costello (single, 1977)
  • Carlene Carter - Carlene Carter (1978)
  • Jesus of Cool - Nick Lowe (1978) (he co-wrote "I Love the Sound of Breaking Glass")
  • Rock 'n' Roll Adult - Garland Jeffreys (1981)
  • Learning to Crawl - the Pretenders (1984)
  • The Rose of England - Nick Lowe (1985)
  • References

    Andrew Bodnar Wikipedia

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