Randy Newman Similar Artists

Harry Nilsson - 100% match to Randy Newman

Genres: Folk Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Harry Edward Nelson III, 15 June 1941, Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA, d. 15 January 1994, Agoura Hills, California, USA. Nelson moved to Los Angeles as an adolescent and later undertook a range of different jobs before accepting a supervisor’s position at the Security First National Bank. He nonetheless pursued a concurrent interest in music, recording demos of Read more

Michael Giacchino - 89% match to Randy Newman

Genres: Pop / Rock Soundtracks
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Van Dyke Parks - 80% match to Randy Newman

Genres: Folk Instrumental Pop / Rock World Music
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s
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Alan Menken - 73% match to Randy Newman

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Holiday & Seasonal Pop / Rock Soundtracks
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Thomas Newman - 72% match to Randy Newman

Genres: Pop / Rock Soundtracks
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Michael Crawford - 61% match to Randy Newman

Genres: Holiday & Seasonal Pop / Rock Vocals
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Michael Patrick Dumble-Smith, 19 January 1942, Salisbury, Wiltshire, England. This actor and singer came to worldwide fame when he played the leading role in Andrew Lloyd Webber’s hit musical, The Phantom Of The Opera, in 1986. Crawford’s father was a fighter pilot during World War II and died six months before his son was born. He sang in the school choir and late Read more

John Prine - 59% match to Randy Newman

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Folk Holiday & Seasonal Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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10 October 1946, Maywood, Illinois, USA. His grandfather had played with Merle Travis, and Prine himself started playing guitar at the age of 14. He then spent time in college, worked as a postman for five years, and spent two years in the army. He began his musical career around 1970, singing in clubs in the Chicago area. Prine signed to Atlantic Records in 1971, releasing Read more

Loudon Wainwright III - 53% match to Randy Newman

Genres: Folk Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Elvis Costello - 52% match to Randy Newman

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Jazz Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Declan Patrick McManus, 25 August 1954, Paddington, London, England, and after attending Hounslow Secondary Modern moved with his mother to Liverpool. His father was the singer and band leader Ross McManus, a featured vocalist with the Joe Loss Orchestra and the voice behind the R. Whites ‘Secret Lemonade Drinker’ commercial. After completing his education and movi Read more

Alan Silvestri - 51% match to Randy Newman

Genres: Pop / Rock Soundtracks
Decades Active: 1990s
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New York, USA. A prolific composer of film music, from the 70s through to the 90s. Silvestri studied at the Berklee College Of Music in Boston, Massachusetts, before scoring some low-budget movies and working on the US television series Chips In the late 70s and early 80s he composed the music for Las Vegas Lady, The Amazing Dobermans (starring Fred Astaire in an off-beat r Read more

Ry Cooder - 50% match to Randy Newman

Genres: Blues Country & Bluegrass Instrumental Latin Pop / Rock Soundtracks World Music
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Ryland Peter Cooder, 15 March 1947, Los Angeles, California, USA. One of popular music’s premier talents, Cooder mastered the rudiments of guitar while still a child. He learned the techniques of traditional music from Rev. Gary Davis and by the age of 17 was part of a blues act with singer Jackie DeShannon. In 1965, he formed the Rising Sons with Taj Mahal and veteran Read more

Nick Lowe - 48% match to Randy Newman

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Holiday & Seasonal Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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24 March 1949, Walton-on-Thames, Surrey, England. Lowe has for many years been held in high esteem by a loyal band of admirers aware of his dexterity as a producer, musician, vocalist and songwriter. His early apprenticeship as bass player/vocalist with Kippington Lodge, which evolved into Brinsley Schwarz, made him a seasoned professional by the mid-70s. He then started a c Read more

Dr. John - 47% match to Randy Newman

Genres: Blues Cajun & Zydeco Funk Jazz Pop / Rock R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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John Williams - 47% match to Randy Newman

Genres: Classical Easy Listening Holiday & Seasonal Jazz Pop / Rock Soundtracks World Music
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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John Towner Williams, 8 February 1932, Flushing, Long Island, New York, USA. A composer, arranger, and conductor for film background music from the early 60s to the present. As a boy, Williams learned to play several instruments, and studied composition and arranging in Los Angeles after moving there with his family in 1948. Later, he studied piano at the Juilliard School Of Read more

John Williams - 47% match to Randy Newman

Genres: Classical Easy Listening Instrumental Vocals
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