History Music / RandyNewman

20th Dec '16 9:22:38 PM Discar
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* AManIsNotAVirgin: Mocked in "The Women In My Life".
17th Dec '16 6:17:32 PM ngh93
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The son of the only Newman brother NOT to be a composer (his father was an [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Internal_medicine internist]]), Randy Newman is arguably the most famous of the Newman musical family, but more for his song writing skills than his film music. Born in UsefulNotes/LosAngeles but raised in UsefulNotes/NewOrleans, Randy was a talented pianist from an early age, and always seemed destined for a career in music, but during his formative years purposefully stayed away from Hollywood and concentrated on being a recording artist in his own right.

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The son of the only Newman brother NOT to be a composer (his father was an [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Internal_medicine internist]]), Randy Newman '''Randall Stuart "Randy" Newman''' (November 28, 1943--) is arguably the most famous of the Newman musical family, but more for his song writing skills than his film music. Born in UsefulNotes/LosAngeles but raised in UsefulNotes/NewOrleans, Randy was a talented pianist from an early age, and always seemed destined for a career in music, but during his formative years purposefully stayed away from Hollywood and concentrated on being a recording artist in his own right.
15th Jul '16 9:29:02 PM nombretomado
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* ArsonMurderAndJaywalking: Comes up in his lyrics occasionally, such as these from "UsefulNotes/SigmundFreud's Impersonation of AlbertEinstein in America":

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* ArsonMurderAndJaywalking: Comes up in his lyrics occasionally, such as these from "UsefulNotes/SigmundFreud's Impersonation of AlbertEinstein UsefulNotes/AlbertEinstein in America":
25th Jun '16 6:17:23 PM JamesAustin
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29th Mar '16 10:34:23 AM Morgenthaler
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* ''CopRock'' (1990) (short-lived television series, and also appeared singing and playing the theme song in the opening credits)

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* ''CopRock'' ''Series/CopRock'' (1990) (short-lived television series, and also appeared singing and playing the theme song in the opening credits)



* ''{{Film/Babe}}: Pig in the City'' (1998) (song: "That'll Do" by Peter Gabriel)

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* ''{{Film/Babe}}: Pig in the City'' ''Film/BabePigInTheCity'' (1998) (song: "That'll Do" by Peter Gabriel)
27th Jan '16 9:23:29 PM CassandraLeo
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* YouCanLeaveYourHatOn: Wrote and recorded the TropeNamer, although it was later CoveredUp by Music/JoeCocker.
15th Jan '16 3:26:16 PM Anddrix
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** Really, you'd think the line "We don't know our ass from a hole in the ground" [[ViewersAreMorons would be a dead giveaway]].

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** Really, you'd think the line "We don't know our ass from a hole in the ground" [[ViewersAreMorons would be a dead giveaway]].giveaway.
1st Jan '16 1:08:01 PM Morgenthaler
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19th Dec '15 10:29:38 PM nombretomado
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* ArsonMurderAndJaywalking: Comes up in his lyrics occasionally, such as these from "SigmundFreud's Impersonation of AlbertEinstein in America":

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* ArsonMurderAndJaywalking: Comes up in his lyrics occasionally, such as these from "SigmundFreud's "UsefulNotes/SigmundFreud's Impersonation of AlbertEinstein in America":
1st Nov '15 5:23:46 PM nombretomado
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Newman is generally considered to be among the greatest living American songwriters, with a legion of dedicated followers. After contributing music to the 1971 movie ''Cold Turkey'', Newman formally entered the film music fray in 1981 with the score for [[Creator/MilosForman Miloš Forman]]'s ''{{Ragtime}}'', for which he received the first of his 20 Oscar nominations. Since then, Newman's film music output has been small but of consistently high quality, and has included works such as:

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Newman is generally considered to be among the greatest living American songwriters, with a legion of dedicated followers. After contributing music to the 1971 movie ''Cold Turkey'', Newman formally entered the film music fray in 1981 with the score for [[Creator/MilosForman Miloš Forman]]'s ''{{Ragtime}}'', ''Literature/{{Ragtime}}'', for which he received the first of his 20 Oscar nominations. Since then, Newman's film music output has been small but of consistently high quality, and has included works such as:
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