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The Randy Newman songbook. Vol. 2

Randy Newman (performer)
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The Randy Newman songbook. Vol. 2 The Randy Newman songbook. Vol. 2

The Randy Newman songbook. Vol. 2

Title
The Randy Newman songbook. Vol. 2
Performer
Randy Newman
Publisher
Nonesuch, 2011
1 cd + boekje
Playing time
00:39:12
EAN
0075597978209
CDR
JK167928

About Randy Newman

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Randall Stuart Newman (born November 28, 1943) is an American singer-songwriter, arranger and composer known for his Southern-affected singing style, early Americana-influenced songs (often with mordant or satirical lyrics), and various film scores. His best-known songs as a recording artist are "Short People" (1977), "I Love L.A." (1983), and "You've Got a Friend in Me" (1995), while other artists have enjoyed more success with cover versions of his "Mama Told Me Not to Come" (1966), "I Think It's Going to Rain Today" (1968) and "You Can Leave Your Hat On" (1972).

Born in Los Angeles to an extended family of Hollywood film composers, Newman began his songwriting career at the age of 17, penning hits for acts such as the Fleetwoods, Cilla Black, Gene Pitney, and the Alan Price Set. In 1968, he made his formal debut as a solo artist with the album Randy Newman, produced by Lenny Waronker and Van Dyke Parks. Four of Newman's non-soun…Read more on Wikipedia