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The Number Ones

The Number Ones: Three Dog Night’s “Mama Told Me (Not To Come)”

In The Number Ones, I'm reviewing every single #1 single in the history of the Billboard Hot 100, starting with the chart's beginning, in 1958,
Tom Breihan | January 7, 2019 - 10:07 am

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Watch Randy Newman Perform “Mr. President (Have Pity On The Working Man)” On Fallon

National treasure Randy Newman was on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon last night to perform his still-applicable 1974 Good Old Boys track "Mr. President…
James Rettig | June 16, 2020 - 10:10 am

Randy Newman Shares Coronavirus Song “Stay Away”

Recently, KPCC, a public radio station in Southern California, asked the songwriting legend Randy Newman to say a few words about social distancing -- "because…
Tom Breihan | April 8, 2020 - 2:08 pm

Randy Newman, Elton John Up For Best Original Song Oscars

The nominations for the 2020 Academy Awards were announced this morning.
Chris DeVille | January 13, 2020 - 8:45 am

Taylor Swift, Beyoncé, Elton John, Randy Newman Nominated For Golden Globes

This morning, the Hollywood Foreign Press Association announced its nominations for next year's Golden Globes. Once again, Thom Yorke didn't get nominated for anything. Instead,…
Tom Breihan | December 9, 2019 - 9:04 am

Hear Chris Stapleton’s Toy Story 4 Song “The Ballad Of The Lonesome Cowboy”

Toy Story 4 is coming out in just a few weeks. And singer-songwriter Randy Newman, who wrote the music for the first three films, is…
Peter Helman | June 5, 2019 - 3:16 pm

Watch Randy Newman Perform “Short People” With The Roots On The Tonight Show

Since releasing his album Dark Matter earlier this year, the legendary wiseass singer-songwriter Randy Newman has been out there on the promo circuit, talking about…
Tom Breihan | December 19, 2017 - 9:12 am

Watch Randy Newman Play “Putin” In Front Of Pictures Of Putin On Colbert

This week, the great satirical veteran singer-songwriter Randy Newman releases his new album Dark Matter. And last night, he was on Colbert singing "Putin," his…
Tom Breihan | August 2, 2017 - 9:29 am

Randy Newman Wrote A Song About Donald Trump’s Dick

Next month, the legendary songwriter Randy Newman will release his new album Dark Matter. We posted the new single "Sonny Boy" yesterday, but the song…
Tom Breihan | July 19, 2017 - 10:23 am

Randy Newman – “Sonny Boy”

Last fall, Randy Newman shared the satirical song "Putin" before the results of the US election, and it ended up being a prescient indication of…
James Rettig | July 18, 2017 - 1:36 pm

Tom Petty MusiCares Tribute Lines Up Foo Fighters, Stevie Nicks, Don Henley, Kings Of Leon, Randy Newman, & More

Tom Petty is this year's MusiCares Person Of The Year, and the initial lineup for the accompanying tribute concert has been announced: Foo Fighters, Don…
James Rettig | November 4, 2016 - 1:58 pm

Randy Newman – “Putin” Video

Earlier this month, Randy Newman shared his humorous new song "Putin," which will be included on a new album due out next year, and today…
James Rettig | October 25, 2016 - 9:37 am

Randy Newman – “Putin”

Randy Newman is apparently releasing a new album early next year -- his first studio album since 2008's Harps And Angels -- and he's announcing…
James Rettig | October 10, 2016 - 1:36 pm

Watch Matthew E. White Cover Randy Newman In His Take Away Show

The French website La Blogothèque's Take Away Shows make for a great way of seeing what an artist is made of. In the video series,…
Tom Breihan | February 25, 2015 - 10:34 am

SNL 40: Watch Justin Timberlake Rap The History Of SNL, Taylor Swift Act In “The Californians,” Miley Cyrus Cover Paul Simon, Kanye West Sing “Wolves” & Appear In “Wayne’s World”

Saturday Night Live's 40th anniversary celebration is going on right now, and pretty much every famous person ever is there. Notable musicians in attendance include…
James Rettig | February 15, 2015 - 9:05 pm