Randy Newman: Bad Love

What I’m Listening To Today: Randy Newman: Bad Love. Newman took eleven years off between releasing Land of Dreams (1988) and Bad Love (1999). After co-writing the script (& penning several musical masterpieces) for the 1986 comedic smash-hit Three Amigos!, Newman scored dozens of films, including comedies: Meet the Parents, Meet the Fockers, Parenthood & Major League; western action […]

Randy Newman: Good Old Boys

The deeper I delve into Randy Newman’s discography, the more I am struck at the incredible extent of his talent. February 1st, 1973: Newman recorded a heavily annotated, 13 track demo for a new concept album he was interested in producing, the kernel being the life and thoughts of a (deep) southern everyman named Johnny […]