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Day: October 14, 2012



written by Randy Newman

Randy Newman is an Academy Award and Grammy winning, American singer/songwriter better known for satirical, controversial songs like “Short People” and “I Love L.A.” but also for tender, heart wrenching gems like “Marie,” “Just One Smile,” “I Think It’s Going To Rain Today,” “Same Girl” and “Sail Away.” Newman’s material has been covered by a who’s who of artists including Nina Simone, Aaron Neville, Dusty Springfield, Judy Collins, Chris Botti, Neil Diamond, Blood, Sweat & Tears, Etta James and Joe Cocker who brought “You Can Leave Your Hat On” to the top of the charts in 1986.