The comedian Andy Kaufman is to release Andy And His Grandmother, which is being billed as the comedian’s first-ever comedy record.
Kaufman, best known as one of the stars of TV series Taxi and who was played by Jim Carrey in the biopic Man In The Moon, is reported to have died in 1984. Scroll down to watch footage of Kaufman on the David Letterman show.
Andy And His Grandmother collects unreleased material culled from 82 hours of micro-cassette tapes that Kaufman recorded throughout 1977-79. It will be released on July 16 through Drag City Records.
The album has been compiled by writer, producer, and comedian Vernon Chatman. Saturday Night Live comic Bill Hader will provide narration while Kaufman collaborator Bob Zmuda has written the liner notes.
The tracklisting for Andy and His Grandmother is:
Andy Is Making A Record
Andy And His Grandmother
Andy’s Land Live
Andy Loves His Tape Recorder
Slice Of Life
Andy Goes To the Movies
Kick In the Pants
Andy Can Talk to Animals
I’m Not Capable Of Having A Relationship
Andy And His Grandmother Go For A Drive
[HONK] vs. [DOG] A
[HONK] vs. [DOG] B
Andy Goes For A Taxi Ride
Andy’s English Friend Paul
I Want Those Tapes