Randy Newman

Randy Newman

Randy NewmanRandall Stuart "Randy" Newman (born November 28, 1943) is an American singer/songwriter, arranger, composer, and pianist who is notable for his mordant (and often satirical) pop songs and for his many film scores.
Newman is noted for his practice of writing lyrics from the perspective of a character far removed from Newman's own biography. For example, the 1972 song "Sail Away" is written as a slave trader's sales pitch to attract slaves, while the narrator of "Political Science" is a U.S. nationalist who complains of worldwide ingratitude toward America and proposes a brutally ironic final solution. One of his biggest hits, "Short People" was written from the perspective of "a lunatic" who hates short people. 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, Meet the Parents and Seabiscuit. He has scored five Disney-Pixar films: Toy Story, A Bug's Life, Toy Story 2, Monsters, Inc. and Cars. Most recently he scored Princess and the Frog and is set to return for Toy Story 3 and Cars 2.
He has been singled out for a number of awards by his colleagues, including an Academy Award, two Emmy Awards, four Grammy Awards, and the Governor's Award from the Recording Academy. Randy Newman was inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 2002. In 2007, Newman was inducted as a Disney Legend.

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The princess and the frog magorian (57)
2635d ago
65 Piano Book
Dixie Flyer kverschu (14)
3654d ago
7 Piano Original
Short People kverschu (14)
3654d ago
4 Piano Original
Feels Like Home jordinovell (54)
3697d ago
6 Piano, Vocal Original
You've Got A Firend in me loudgirl (1)
3829d ago
1 Piano Original
You've Got a Friend in Me Alique (20)
3833d ago
4 Piano, Guitar, Vocal Original
I think it's going to rain today annemiekmaissan (6)
3838d ago
3 Piano, Guitar, Vocal Original
Toy Story 3 So Long musicplayerr (2)
3838d ago
4 Piano Other
If i didn't have you Apsagni (66)
3854d ago
2 Piano, Vocal Original
You've Got a Friend in Me billy_jo028 (21)
3856d ago
2 Piano, Guitar, Violin, Vocal, Organ Original
you got a friend in me billy_jo028 (21)
3856d ago
2 Piano, Guitar, Violin, Vocal Original
You got a friend in me! Martytalius (8)
3856d ago
2 Piano Transcription
You've Got a Friend in Me Lt.Brilliant (8)
3866d ago
4 Piano, Vocal Original
You have got a friend in me antoniofincato (3)
3876d ago
4 Piano, Guitar, Vocal Original
You've Got a Friend in Me Dehninator (8)
3876d ago
8 Vocal Original
You've Got a Friend in Me karine_soares (37)
3879d ago
4 Piano, Guitar, Vocal Original
God's Song miguelpf (5)
3883d ago
6 Piano, Guitar, Vocal Original
Gainesville miguelpf (5)
3883d ago
4 Piano, Guitar, Vocal Original
Feels Like Home miguelpf (5)
3883d ago
6 Piano, Guitar, Vocal Original
If i didn't have you n.halls (2)
3883d ago
2 Flute Book