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Randy Newman Live At ACL Sings Short People & Riders In The Rain

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Randall Stuart “Randy” Newman 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 1980’s, Newman has worked mostly as a film composer. His film scores include “Ragtime, Awakenings, The Natural,   Leatherheads, Cats Don’t Dance, Meet the Parents, Cold Turkey and Seabiscuit.  He has scored seven Disney-Pixar animated films including Toy Story, A Bug’s Life, Toy Story 2, Monsters Inc., Cars and Monsters University….as well as Disney’s “The Princess and the Frog” and “James the Giant Peach”. Newman has received twenty Academy Award nominations….having won twice…also winning three Emmy Awards and six Grammy Awards…..and the Governor’s Award from the Recording Academy.  Newman was inducted into the Songwriter Hall of Fame in 2002….as a Disney Legend in 2007…..and into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in April 2013.

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