Andy Johns, iconic record producer, dead at 61 | News | Classic Rock

Producer Andy Johns has died at the age of 61.

The big-name deskman worked with the Rolling Stones between 1968 and 1973, and was behind their landmark 1972 album Exile On Main Street.

He produced Led Zeppelin IV in 1971. Among his other titles are two by Humble Pie, three by Free, Televisionís Marquee Moon, Hughes/Thrall, Van Halenís For Unlawful Carnal Knowledge, three by LA Guns, Joe Satriani, Chickenfootís debut and many others.

As an engineer he worked many times with Zep and the Stones and also with Godsmack, Eric Clapton, Mott The Hoople, Joni Mitchell and more.