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The Best Randy Newman Albums of All Time

Updated August 19, 2019 477 votes 167 voters 5.0k views35 items

List RulesThis 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.

  • 1

    ArtistRandy Newman

    ProducerRuss Titelman, Lenny Waronker

    TracksMr. President (Have Pity on the Working Man), Guilty, Marie

    Length (mins)00:33:56

    Genres (Music)Rock music, Honky-tonk

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    ArtistRandy Newman

    ProducerRuss Titelman, Lenny Waronker

    TracksHe Gives Us All His Love, Burn On, Simon Smith and the Amazing Dancing Bear

    Length (mins)00:30:38

    Genres (Music)Soft rock, Piano rock

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    ArtistRandy Newman

    ProducerTchad Blake, Mitchell Froom

    TracksMy Country, I'm Dead (but I Don't Know It), The World Isn't Fair

    Length (mins)00:44:55

    Genres (Music)Rock music

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    ArtistRandy Newman

    ProducerRuss Titelman, Lenny Waronker

    TracksSigmund Freud's Impersonation of Albert Einstein in America, Jolly Coppers on Parade, You Can't Fool the Fat Man

    Length (mins)00:38:41

    Genres (Music)Rock music

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    ArtistRandy Newman

    ProducerJack Nitzsche, Lenny Waronker

    TracksSuzanne, Mama Told Me Not to Come, Lover's Prayer

    Length (mins)00:29:54

    Genres (Music)Rock music, Americana, Rock and roll

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    ArtistRandy Newman

    ProducerRuss Titelman, Lenny Waronker

    TracksTake Me Back, Real Emotional Girl, I'm Different

    Length (mins)00:40:04

    Genres (Music)Rock music, Soft rock

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    ArtistRandy Newman

    ProducerMark Knopfler, Tommy LiPuma, Jeff Lynne

    TracksFalling in Love, Follow the Flag, Masterman and Baby J.

    Length (mins)00:40:18

    Genres (Music)Rock music

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    ArtistRandy Newman

    TracksBet No One Ever Hurt This Bad, Cowboy, I Think It's Going to Rain Today

    Length (mins)00:28:07

    Genres (Music)Rock music

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    Dark Matter


    ArtistRandy Newman

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    ArtistRandy Newman

    TracksFeels Like Home, Potholes, Korean Parents

    Genres (Music)Rock music, Pop music, Jazz, Soul music, Ballad

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    ArtistRandy Newman

    ProducerRuss Titelman, Lenny Waronker

    TracksIt's Money That I Love, Pants, The Story of a Rock and Roll Band

    Genres (Music)Rock music

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    ArtistRandy Newman

    ProducerPeter Asher

    TracksBest Little Girl, Gainesville, I Gotta Be Your Man

    Length (mins)00:58:34

    Genres (Music)Musical theatre, Rock opera

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    Monsters University

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