albums The Best Randy Newman Albums of All Time  

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List Rules This list includes studio albums only, so if you add an album make sure it's a proper studio release.

Randy Newman is widely considered one of the best singer/songwriters and best piano rock artists of all time. Since he's such an influential artist, let’s rank the best Randy Newman albums, with the help of your votes. As an American singer-songwriter, arranger, composer, and pianist, Newman has recorded some of Hollywood's most memorable soundtracks including Toy Story (1995), Cars (2006), and Monsters University (2013).

This Randy Newman discography is ranked from best to worst, so the top Randy Newman albums can be found at the top of the list. To make it easy for you, we haven't included Randy Newman singles, EPs, or compilations, so everything you see here should only be studio albums. If you think the greatest Randy Newman album isn't high enough on the list, then be sure to vote for it so it receives the credit it deserves. Make sure you don't just vote for critically acclaimed albums; if you have a favorite Randy Newman album, then vote it up, even if it's not necessarily the most popular.

The list you're viewing is made up of many different albums, like Land of Dreams (1988) and Harps and Angels (2008). This list of popular Randy Newman CDs has been voted on by music fans around the world, so the order of this list isn't just one person's opinion.

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Good Old Boys is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Randy Newman Albums of All Time

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Sail Away is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Randy Newman Albums of All Time
Sail Away 1972

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12 Songs is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Randy Newman Albums of All Time
12 Songs 1970

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Bad Love is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Randy Newman Albums of All Time
Bad Love 1999

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Randy Newman is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Randy Newman Albums of All Time

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Harps and Angels is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Randy Newman Albums of All Time

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Little Criminals is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Randy Newman Albums of All Time

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Land of Dreams is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Randy Newman Albums of All Time

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Trouble in Paradise is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Randy Newman Albums of All Time

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The Randy Newman Songbook, Vol... is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Randy Newman Albums of All Time

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Born Again is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Randy Newman Albums of All Time
Born Again 1979

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Randy Newman's Faust is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Randy Newman Albums of All Time

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The Randy Newman Songbook Vol.... is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Randy Newman Albums of All Time

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Trouble in Paradise is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Randy Newman Albums of All Time

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The Natural is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Randy Newman Albums of All Time

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Ragtime is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Randy Newman Albums of All Time

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La princesse et la grenouille is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Randy Newman Albums of All Time

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James and the Giant Peach is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Randy Newman Albums of All Time

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Toy Story is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Randy Newman Albums of All Time

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The Paper is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Randy Newman Albums of All Time

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Awakenings is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Randy Newman Albums of All Time

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Avalon is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Randy Newman Albums of All Time

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Parenthood is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Randy Newman Albums of All Time

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A Bug's Life is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Randy Newman Albums of All Time

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Pleasantville is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Randy Newman Albums of All Time

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Toy Story 2 is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Randy Newman Albums of All Time

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Monsters University is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Randy Newman Albums of All Time
Monsters University

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Maverick is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Randy Newman Albums of All Time
Maverick

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Toy Story 3 is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Randy Newman Albums of All Time

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Leatherheads is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Randy Newman Albums of All Time

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Cold Turkey (1971) is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Randy Newman Albums of All Time

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Meet the Fockers is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Randy Newman Albums of All Time

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Seabiscuit is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Randy Newman Albums of All Time

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Monsters, Inc. is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Randy Newman Albums of All Time

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Meet the Parents is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Randy Newman Albums of All Time

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Dark Matter is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Randy Newman Albums of All Time
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