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Randy Newman.

Singer-songwriter Randy Newman's career has taken him from pop chart success to Oscar nominations.

Concerts

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August 5, 2008 The singer-songwriter took the stage at Los Angeles' club Largo for an intimate, funny show.

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Studio Sessions

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July 19, 2011 The great American songwriter sits down at the piano and plays a few of his best-known hits.

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Interviews & Profiles

A levee on the Mississippi River in Louisiana during the Great Flood of 1927.

May 18, 2011 The 1927 Mississippi River flood is widely covered in textbooks, but it comes to life in music.

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August 6, 2008 On Harps and Angels, the singer skewers a few more subjects.

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Discover Songs

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November 9, 2009 All Songs Considered looks back at some of the decade's defining moments and trends in music

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August 4, 2008 The singer stopped by to DJ an episode of All Songs Considered and talk about his favorite music.

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June 23, 2008 Hear sneak previews of some of the summer's most anticipated CDs.

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March 17, 2008 In this cover of Domino's "Blue Monday," the wry, dry voice belongs to the great Randy Newman.

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Joanna Newsom

November 30, 2006 Joanna Newsom's harp-driven story songs befuddle anyone trying to classify her music. On this ed...

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November 2, 2006 Singer, songwriter and satirist "Weird Al" Yankovic has been spoofing artists and making his own...

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News

Public Enemy on stage in 1988. The group will be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of fame Thursday.

April 18, 2013 As the Rock Hall inducts its newest class, Vijay Iyer explains how Public Enemy shaped his music.

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A levee on the Mississippi River in Louisiana during the Great Flood of 1927.

May 18, 2011 The 1927 Mississippi River flood is widely covered in textbooks, but it comes to life in music.

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Reviews

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June 23, 2008 Hear sneak previews of some of the summer's most anticipated CDs.

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March 17, 2008 In this cover of Domino's "Blue Monday," the wry, dry voice belongs to the great Randy Newman.

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More Stories

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September 18, 2012 In "I'm Dreaming," the pitiless raconteur imagines a world where America elects a white president.

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Harps and Angels

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  • Album: Harps and Angels
  • Artist: Randy Newman
  • Label: Nonesuch
  • Released: 2008
 

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  • Album: Step Up 2: The Streets
  • Artist: Original Soundtrack
  • Label: Atlantic/WEA
  • Released: 2008