Randy Newman and the Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra

Randy Newman and the Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra

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Louisiana 1927 (with members of the New York Philharmonic)

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An anomaly among early-'70s singer/songwriters, Randy Newman may have been slightly influenced by Bob Dylan, but his music owed more to New Orleans R&B and traditional pop than folk. Newman developed an idiosyncratic style that alternated between sweeping, cinematic pop and rolling R&B, which were tied together by his nasty sense of humor. Where his peers concentrated on confessional songwriting, Newman drew characters, creating a world filled with misfits, outcasts, charlatans,... Read more

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