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Two Oscars and twenty noms, six Emmys and Grammys


Randy Newman, a brilliant songwriter and satirist, is one of the most musically adept and stylistically diverse singer/songwriters in the industry. Born into a family of musicians, he is both a gif
Newman began writing professionally at an early age and by 17 was a staff writer working for publishing companies such as Metric Music and January Music. He had early success with "Just One Mile," "I Don't Want to Hear it Anymore," "I Think It's Going to Rain Today" and "Simon Smith And His Dancing Bear." He is probably best known for his pop ablums which he began making for Warner Bros. In 1968 with Randy Newman, an impressive debut. Its 1970 follow-up 12 Songs was a collection of demos including Newman’s version of “Mama Told Me Not to Come,” a #1 hit for Three Dog Night in the 1990’s. His next album, Randy Newman was a September 1970 performance at New York's Bitter End and his first charting album.

His next release was 1972's Sail Away, considered by many to be one of his best works. In 1974, he released Good Old Boys, which was his first top-40 album; his next release, 1977's Little Criminals, entered the top ten and went gold. In 1979 he released Born Again. 1983’s “I Love LA” garnered much exposure along with a proclamation and key to the city of Los Angeles.

His growing involvement in film scoring in the late 80's made his pop albums more infrequent as Newman’s focus shifted. 1988’s Land of Dreams, notable for being his first “autobiographical” project, came five years after its predecessor. In 1995,…

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I LOVE L.A. Randy Newman
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