Randy Newman discography

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Randy Newman discography

Newman at the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival, 2008
Releases
Studio albums 10
Live albums 2
Compilation albums 5
Singles 11
Video albums 2
Soundtracks 24

The following is a list of studio albums by Randy Newman, films scored, and films to which he contributed original songs.

Studio albums[edit]

Live albums[edit]

Compilation albums[edit]

Musical[edit]

Film Scores[edit]

Other film soundtrack contributions[edit]

Newman composed original songs that were used in the following films, but did not compose the scores for these films:

  • ¡Three Amigos! (1986) (songs: "The Ballad of the Three Amigos," "My Little Buttercup," and "Blue Shadows")
  • Overboard (song: "Different People")
  • Her Alibi (song: "Falling In Love")

Newman's song "I Love L.A." was used in of the film Volcano, running over the end credits. The song was also used during a scene in Bean: The Ultimate Disaster movie (1997)

Newman also performed a song he did not write, and conducted Jack Nitzsche's original music, for the soundtrack of the film Performance (1970). Newman also covered the Fats Domino song "I'm In Love Again" for the soundtrack of "Shag" (1989).

DVDs[edit]

Chart singles written by Newman[edit]

The following is a list of Randy Newman compositions that were chart hits for either other artists or Newman himself.

Year Title Artist Label + Cat. No. Chart positions
US US
R&B
CA UK AU
1964 "Anyone Who Knows What Love Is (Will Understand)"
co-written with Jeannie Seely, Judith Arbuckle and Pat Sheeran
Irma Thomas 52 - - - -
"I Don't Want To Hear Anymore" Jerry Butler 95 - - - -
1965 "I've Been Wrong Before" Cilla Black - - - 17 81
1966 "Nobody Needs Your Love" Gene Pitney - - - 2 -
"Just One Smile" Gene Pitney 64 - - 8 55
1967 "Simon Smith and His Amazing Dancing Bear" The Alan Price Set - - - 4 49
1969 "I Don't Want To Hear It Anymore" Dusty Springfield 105 - 59 - -
1970 "Love Story" Peggy Lee 105 - - - -
"Mama Told Me (Not To Come)" Three Dog Night 1 - 2 3 10
"I Think It's Going To Rain Today" Tom Northcott - - 46 - -
1972 "Mama Told Me (Not To Come)" Wilson Pickett 99 16 - - -
"Living Without You" Manfred Mann's Earth Band 69 - - - -
1977 "Short People" Randy Newman 2 - - - 12
1980 "I Think It's Going To Rain Today" UB40 - - - 6 90
1983 "The Blues" Randy Newman & Paul Simon 51 - - - 100
"I Love L.A." Randy Newman 110 - - - -
1988 "It's Money That Matters" Randy Newman 60 - - - -
2000 "Mama Told Me (Not To Come)" Tom Jones & Stereophonics - - - 4 -
2010 "You've Got a Friend in Me" Randy Newman & Gipsy Kings - - - 119 -

Singles Released by Newman[edit]

Year Title Label + Cat. No. Chart Positions
US US R&B CAN UK AU
1970 "Yellow Man" / "Old Kentucky Home" Reprise 14168 - - - - -
1972 "Sail Away" / "Political Science" REP 1102 - - - - -
1974 "Birmingham" / "Naked Man" REP 3649 - - - - -
1977 "Short People" / "Old Man on the Farm" WBS 8492 2 - - - 12
"Sigmund Freud's Impersonation of Albert Einstein in America" / "Baltimore" WB 17 159 - - - - -
"Rider in the Rain" / "Kathleen (Catholicism Made Easier)" WB 17.103 - - - - -
1982 "The Blues" (with Paul Simon) / "Same Girl" WB 92 9803-7 51 - - - 100
"I Love L.A." / "Miami" WB 925 680-2 110 - - - -
1988 "Dixie Flyer" / "Something Special" 925 680-2 99 - - - -
"It's Money That Matters" / "Falling in Love" 927 709-7 60 - - - -
2007 "A Few Words in Defense of Our Country"a[›] - - - - -
2010 "You've Got a Friend in Me" / "We Belong Together" - - - 119 -

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Chart Log UK: New Entries Update". UKChartsPlus. Zobbel.de. May 21, 2011. Retrieved January 12, 2011. 

Notes[edit]

^ a: The title track was #2 on Rolling Stone's list of the 100 Best Songs of 2007. No byline (December 11, 2007). [1] Rolling Stone. Retrieved 2010-02-05