"Randall Stuart" ""Randy"" "Newman" is an American singer-songwriter, arrangement/arranger, composer, and pianist who is known for his distinctive voice, wiktionary:mordant/mordant (and often satire/satirical) Pop music/pop songs and for film scores.
Since the 1980s, Newman has worked mostly as a film composer. His film scores include Ragtime (film)/Ragtime, Awakenings, The Natural (film)/The Natural, Leatherheads, James and the Giant Peach (film)/James and the Giant Peach, Cats Don't Dance, Meet the Parents, Cold Turkey (film)/Cold Turkey, Seabiscuit (film)/Seabiscuit and The Princess and the Frog. He has scored seven Walt Disney Pictures/Disney-Pixar films: Toy Story, A Bug's Life, Toy Story 2, Monsters, Inc., Cars (film)/Cars, Toy Story 3, and most recently, Monsters University.
Newman has been nominated for 20 Academy Awards, winning twice. He has also won three Primetime Emmy Award/Emmys, six Grammy Awards, and the Governor's Award from the Recording Academy. Newman was inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 2002. In 2007, he was inducted as a Disney Legends/Disney Legend. Newman was inducted to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in April 2013.If you enjoy these quotes, be sure to check out other famous comedians! More Randy Newman on Wikipedia.
I'd like to go on the road again with a band. When I did it I loved the social aspects of it, you know traveling with the band and all, but I didn't like the music as well. And there was nothing of visual interest. Maybe I would have to get someone else to play so I could finally dance the way I was born to do.Randy Newman