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Music – 1978 – Randy Newman – Its Money That I Love + Dont Take Off My Pants

Randy Newman (born November 28, 1943) is an American singer-songwriter, arranger, composer and pianist who is known for his distinctive voice….which is 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 RagtimeAwakeningsThe NaturalLeatherheadsCats Don’t DanceMeet the ParentsCold Turkey, and Seabiscuit. He has scored eight DisneyPixar animated films: Toy StoryA Bug’s LifeToy Story 2Monsters, Inc.CarsToy Story 3Monsters University, and Cars 3, as well as Disney’s The Princess and the Frog and James and the Giant Peach.

Newman has received twenty Academy Award nominations in the Best Original Score and Best Original Song categories and has won twice in the latter category. He has also won three Emmys, seven Grammy Awards, and the Governor’s Award from the Recording Academy.[3]

Newman was inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 2002 for classics such as “Short People“, and as a Disney Legend in 2007.[4]Newman was inducted to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in April 2013.

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