Randy Newman : Randall Stuart Newman (born November 28, 1943) is an American singer-songwriter, arranger, composer, and pianist. Coming from a familial line of composers, he studied musical composition at the University of California at Los Angeles and worked as a staff songwriter for a publishing company.
Since the 1980s, Newman has worked mostly as a film composer and he has scored eight Disney-Pixar animated films including: Toy Story and Monsters, Inc., as well as Disney’s The Princess and the Frog and James and the Giant Peach.
Newman has received twenty Academy Award nominations of which he has won two. He has also won three Emmys and seven Grammy Awards.
Newman was inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 2002 and to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in April 2013.
Randy Newman Backing Tracks – If I Didn’t Have You – Disney – Monsters, Inc…I Love L A… I Love To See You Smile … Short People… Simon Smith & His Amazing Dancing Bear … Strange Things – Disney Toy Story…You’ve Got A Friend In Me – Disney – Toy Story…