History Music / RandyNewman

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:
2nd Oct '15 1:32:35 PM jedidarrick
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** ''Film/{{Performance}}'' (1970)
** ''Film/ColdTurkey'' (1971)
** ''Film/TheNatural'' (1984),
** ''[[Film/ThreeAmigos ¡Three Amigos!]]'' (1986) (songs: "The Ballad of the Three Amigos," "My Little Buttercup," and "Blue Shadows." Was also the co-writer and had a cameo as the voice of the singing bush)
** ''Film/{{Parenthood}}'' (1989),
** ''Film/{{Awakenings}}'' (1990),
** ''Avalon'' (1990)
** ''CopRock'' (1990) (short-lived television series, and also appeared singing and playing the theme song in the opening credits)
** ''The Paper'' (1994)
** ''Film/{{Maverick}}'' (1994)
** ''WesternAnimation/ToyStory'' (1995),
** ''Film/{{James and the Giant Peach}}'' (1996)
** ''Film/{{Michael}}'' (1996),
** ''WesternAnimation/CatsDontDance'' (1997),
** ''WesternAnimation/ABugsLife'' (1998),
** ''{{Film/Babe}}: Pig in the City'' (1998) (song: "That'll Do" by Peter Gabriel)
** ''{{Film/Pleasantville}}'' (1998)
** ''WesternAnimation/ToyStory2'' (1999),
** ''Film/MeetTheParents'' (2000)
** ''WesternAnimation/MonstersInc'' (2001)
** ''{{Film/Seabiscuit}}'' (2003)
** ''[[Film/MeetTheParents Meet the Fockers]]'' (2004)
** ''WesternAnimation/{{Cars}}'' (2006)
** ''{{Film/Leatherheads}}'' (2008)
** ''Disney/ThePrincessAndTheFrog'' (2009)
** ''WesternAnimation/ToyStory3'' (2010)
** ''WesternAnimation/MonstersUniversity'' (2013)

Most of these scores in the list were Oscar nominated for either the score or one of his brilliant songs. He finally won his first Oscar, in 2001, for the song 'If I Didn't Have You' from "Monsters, Inc." He won his second Oscar in 2011, for the song, "We Belong Together" from "Toy Story 3."

In 2003, he wrote and sung the Emmy Award-winning theme song for ''Series/{{Monk}}'', used from its second season onwards, titled "It's a Jungle Out There". In 2009, he returned to write and sing the closing song to the entire series, "When I'm Gone", and won that Emmy too.

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** * ''Film/{{Performance}}'' (1970)
** * ''Film/ColdTurkey'' (1971)
** * ''Film/TheNatural'' (1984),
** * ''[[Film/ThreeAmigos ¡Three Amigos!]]'' (1986) (songs: "The Ballad of the Three Amigos," "My Little Buttercup," and "Blue Shadows." Was also the co-writer and had a cameo as the voice of the singing bush)
** * ''Film/{{Parenthood}}'' (1989),
** * ''Film/{{Awakenings}}'' (1990),
** * ''Avalon'' (1990)
** * ''CopRock'' (1990) (short-lived television series, and also appeared singing and playing the theme song in the opening credits)
** * ''The Paper'' (1994)
** * ''Film/{{Maverick}}'' (1994)
** * ''WesternAnimation/ToyStory'' (1995),
** * ''Film/{{James and the Giant Peach}}'' (1996)
** * ''Film/{{Michael}}'' (1996),
** * ''WesternAnimation/CatsDontDance'' (1997),
** * ''WesternAnimation/ABugsLife'' (1998),
** * ''{{Film/Babe}}: Pig in the City'' (1998) (song: "That'll Do" by Peter Gabriel)
** * ''{{Film/Pleasantville}}'' (1998)
** * ''WesternAnimation/ToyStory2'' (1999),
** * ''Film/MeetTheParents'' (2000)
** * ''WesternAnimation/MonstersInc'' (2001)
** * ''{{Film/Seabiscuit}}'' (2003)
** * ''[[Film/MeetTheParents Meet the Fockers]]'' (2004)
** * ''WesternAnimation/{{Cars}}'' (2006)
** * ''{{Film/Leatherheads}}'' (2008)
** * ''Disney/ThePrincessAndTheFrog'' (2009)
** * ''WesternAnimation/ToyStory3'' (2010)
** * ''WesternAnimation/MonstersUniversity'' (2013)

(2013)

Most of these scores in the list were Oscar nominated for either the score or one of his brilliant songs. He finally won his first Oscar, in 2001, for the song 'If I Didn't Have You' from "Monsters, Inc." He won his second Oscar in 2011, for the song, "We Belong Together" from "Toy Story 3."

In 2003, he wrote and sung the Emmy Award-winning theme song for ''Series/{{Monk}}'', used from its second season onwards, titled "It's a Jungle Out There". In 2009, he returned to write and sing the closing song to the entire series, "When I'm Gone", and won an Emmy for that Emmy too.
13th Sep '15 11:17:09 AM NWolfman
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* UnpluggedVersion: ''The Randy Newman Songbook'', an ongoing series of albums where Newman, alone at the piano, plays some of his most beloved songs.
16th Aug '15 6:52:14 PM NWolfman
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** ''[[Film/ThreeAmigos ¡Three Amigos!]]'' (1986) (songs: "The Ballad of the Three Amigos," "My Little Buttercup," and "Blue Shadows")

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** ''[[Film/ThreeAmigos ¡Three Amigos!]]'' (1986) (songs: "The Ballad of the Three Amigos," "My Little Buttercup," and "Blue Shadows")Shadows." Was also the co-writer and had a cameo as the voice of the singing bush)
10th Jun '15 2:36:57 AM Sheora
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* GospelRevivalNumber: The opening number of "Faust", "Glory Train". Heavily subverted in that the Devil breaks in occasionally with remarks like:

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* GospelRevivalNumber: The opening number of "Faust", "Glory Train". Heavily subverted Subverted in that the Devil breaks in occasionally with remarks like:
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