“And I’ll Scratch Yours” is the “companion to the critically acclaimed Scratch My Back and the concluding part of a series of song exchanges in which Peter and other leading artists reinterpret each other’s songs.” Randy, interpreting “Big Time,” joined Lou Reed, Arcade Fire, David Byrne, Paul Simon, and others in covering Peter Gabriel’s tunes. To […]
“I really thought maybe I’d have to die first,” Randy told Rolling Stone. “I didn’t think it would happen if it didn’t happen, you know, a little earlier. But this is great. I’m really glad it happened when I was still around to see it.” Rolling Stone has more information here. The Rock and Roll Hall […]
“It’s difficult to imagine any other musician so nimbly addressing contemporary America without hiding behind the abstraction that plagues so many songwriters. Forty years after his debut LP, Newman remains in a class of his own. Now as before, no one can touch him.” —Time Out NY Randy Newman’s new song, “I’m Dreaming” is also […]
Randy and his daughter visit the Melbourne (Australia) Zoo.
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences tweeted “Congratulations Randy Newman, Winner of Best Original Song for ‘We Belong Together’ – This is his second Oscars Win.” — “I’m very grateful for this and surprised. My percentages aren’t great. I’ve been nominated 20 times and this is the 2nd time I won. At the Academy, […]
In February 2011, Randy won the 2010 Grammy for “Best Score Soundtrack Album For Motion Picture, Television Or Other Visual Media”! If you don’t believe it, check the Wikipedia..
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On February 11, 2011, Randy Newman was inducted into The Louisiana Music Hall Of Fame during a concert at the Manship Theater of the Shaw Center for the Arts in Baton Rouge, LA. Click here to read the whole story.
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Randy picked up an award at the August 21st Creative Emmys ceremony! “When I’m Gone,” written for the “Monk” finale, prevailed in the 2010 Original Music and Lyrics category. Variety has posted a list of Emmy winners.