Randy Newman

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Randall Stuart "Randy" Newman (born November 28, 1943) is an American singer-songwriter, arranger, composer, and pianist who is known for his distinctive voice, mordant (and often satirical) pop songs and for film scores.

Since the 1980s, Newman has worked mostly as a film composer. His film scores include Ragtime, Awakenings, The Natural, Leatherheads, James and the Giant Peach, Cats Don't Dance, Meet the Parents, Cold Turkey, Seabiscuit and The Princess and the Frog. He has scored seven Disney-Pixar films: Toy Story, A Bug's Life, Toy Story 2, Monsters, Inc., Cars, Toy Story 3, and most recently, Monsters University.

Newman has been nominated for 20 Academy Awards, winning twice. He has also won three Emmys, six Grammy Awards, and the Governor's Award from the Recording Academy. Newman was inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 2002. In 2007, he was inducted as a Disney Legend. Newman was inducted to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in April 2013.

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Discography

Album

Year Title Rating Releases
1968 Randy Newman Creates Something New Under the Sun 4 2
1970 12 Songs 4
1972 Sail Away 4.5 4
1974 Good Old Boys 4 5
1977 Little Criminals 6
1979 Born Again 3
1983 Trouble in Paradise 1
1988 Land of Dreams 4 1
1995 Randy Newman's Faust 1
1999 Bad Love 1
2003 The Randy Newman Songbook, Volume 1 2
2008 Harps and Angels 2
2011 The Randy Newman Songbook, Volume 2 2

Album + Compilation

Year Title Rating Releases
1987 Lonely at the Top: The Best of Randy Newman Compilation 2
1998 Guilty: 30 Years of Randy Newman Compilation 1
2001 The Best of Randy Newman Compilation 1
Randy Newman Compilation 1
The Best Of Compilation 1

Album + Live

Year Title Rating Releases
1971 Randy Newman Live Live 2
Live in London Live 1

Album + Soundtrack

Year Title Rating Releases
1981 Ragtime Soundtrack 1
1984 The Natural Soundtrack 2
1989 Parenthood Soundtrack 2
1990 Avalon Soundtrack 1
1991 Awakenings Soundtrack 1
1995 Maverick Soundtrack 1
1995 Toy Story Soundtrack 2
1996 James and the Giant Peach Soundtrack 2
1997 Cats Don't Dance Soundtrack 1
1998 A Bug's Life Soundtrack 3 6
1998 Pleasantville Soundtrack 3 1
1999 Toy Story 2 Soundtrack 3
2001 Monsters, Inc. Soundtrack 3 2
2003 Seabiscuit Soundtrack 1
2007 Cold Turkey Soundtrack 1
2008 Leatherheads Soundtrack 1
2009 The Princess and the Frog Soundtrack 3
2010 Toy Story 3 Soundtrack 2
2013 Monsters University Soundtrack 1

Single

Year Title Rating Releases
1995 You've Got a Friend in me 1

Other

Year Title Rating Releases
2011 Original Album Series 1

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