Randy Newman Biography (Wikipedia)
Randall Stuart "Randy" Newman (born November 28, 1943) 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 1980s, 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: Toy Story; A Bug's Life; Toy Story 2; Monsters, Inc.; Cars; Toy Story 3; and Monsters University, 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, six Grammy Awards, and the Governor's Award from the Recording Academy. Newman was inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 2002 for classics such as "Short People", and as a Disney Legend in 2007. Newman was inducted to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in April 2013.
- Randy Newman is inducted in to the Singers' Hall of Famehttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p0341sbb.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p0341sbb.jpg2015-10-01T11:47:00.000ZRandy Newman is inducted in to the Singers' Hall of Famehttp://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p0341sdb
Randy Newman is inducted in to the Singers' Hall of Fame
- Jack Pack Live in Sessionhttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p02v820v.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p02v820v.jpg2015-06-21T12:41:00.000ZThe Britain's Got Talent quartet performed two songs with a live jazz backing. They covered 'Mack The Knife' and gave us an exclusive taste of the Randy Newman penned 'Forever'http://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p02v821l
Jack Pack Live in Session
Randy Newman Tracks