Randy Newman's American Dreams

by Kevin Courrier
Randy Newman's American Dreams
  • Author(s): Kevin Courrier
  • Subject: Music
  • Publisher: Ecw Press
  • Imprint: Ecw Press
  • Publication Date: 05-07-2007


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  • ISBN-13: 9781554906901
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Why is Randy Newman - enigmatic, audacious composer responsible for Tom Jones hits and the music to both Toy Story and Monsters Inc - still almost completely unknown? With detailed precision, Courrier delves into the reasons for Newman's peripheral status on the cultural landscape suggesting that, at heart, he has always been a musical outsider and has built a career in the mainstream by donning a brilliant disguise. An illuminating portrait of the artist as a masked man.
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Why is Randy Newman - enigmatic, audacious composer responsible for Tom Jones hits and the music to both Toy Story and Monsters Inc - still almost completely unknown? With detailed precision, Courrier delves into the reasons for Newman's peripheral status on the cultural landscape suggesting that, at heart, he has always been a musical outsider and has built a career in the mainstream by donning a brilliant disguise. An illuminating portrait of the artist as a masked man.

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