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All Music Guide - James Christopher Monger
This five disc, U.K.-only box set includes a remarkably solid quintet of full albums from Randy Newman, including his eponymous 1968 debut, 1970's 12 Songs, 1972's Sail Away, 1973's Good Old Boys, and 1977's Little Criminals, the latter of which featured the novelty hit "Short People."
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - James Christopher Monger
This five disc, U.K.-only box set includes a remarkably solid quintet of full albums from Randy Newman, including his eponymous 1968 debut, 1970's 12 Songs, 1972's Sail Away, 1973's Good Old Boys, and 1977's Little Criminals, the latter of which featured the novelty hit "Short People."
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 8/27/2013
  • Label: Rhino Flashback
  • UPC: 081227975395
  • Catalog Number: 528897
  • Sales rank: 4,483

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Love Story (You and Me) (3:22)
  2. 2 Bet No One Ever Hurt This Bad (2:06)
  3. 3 Living Without You (2:23)
  4. 4 So Long Dad (2:14)
  5. 5 I Think He's Hiding (3:07)
  6. 6 Linda (2:29)
  7. 7 Laughing Boy (1:59)
  8. 8 Cowboy (2:41)
  9. 9 The Beehive State (1:52)
  10. 10 I Think It's Going To Rain Today (3:01)
  11. 11 Davy the Fat Boy (2:46)
Disc 2
  1. 1 Have You Seen My Baby? (2:34)
  2. 2 Let's Burn Down the Cornfield (3:05)
  3. 3 Mama Told Me (Not To Come) (2:12)
  4. 4 Suzanne (3:07)
  5. 5 Lover's Prayer (1:58)
  6. 6 Lucinda (2:44)
  7. 7 Underneath the Harlem Moon (1:53)
  8. 8 Yellow Man (2:23)
  9. 9 Old Kentucky Home (2:39)
  10. 10 Rosemary (2:10)
  11. 11 If You Need Oil (2:59)
  12. 12 Uncle Rob's Midnight Blues (2:02)
Disc 3
  1. 1 Sail Away (2:52)
  2. 2 Lonely At the Top (2:34)
  3. 3 He Gives Us All His Love (1:56)
  4. 4 Last Night I Had a Dream (3:02)
  5. 5 Simon Smith and the Amazing Dancing Bear (2:05)
  6. 6 Old Man (2:44)
  7. 7 Political Science (2:01)
  8. 8 Burn On (2:34)
  9. 9 Memo To My Son (1:55)
  10. 10 Dayton, Ohio - 1903 (1:51)
  11. 11 You Can Leave Your Hat On (3:18)
  12. 12 God's Song (That's Why I Love Mankind) (3:39)
Disc 4
  1. 1 Rednecks (3:10)
  2. 2 Birmingham (2:47)
  3. 3 Marie (3:10)
  4. 4 Mr. President (Have Pity On the Working Man) (2:47)
  5. 5 Guilty (2:35)
  6. 6 Louisiana 1927 (2:58)
  7. 7 Every Man a King (1:02)
  8. 8 Kingfish (2:45)
  9. 9 Naked Man (3:11)
  10. 10 A Wedding In Cherokee County (3:10)
  11. 11 Back On My Feet Again (3:23)
  12. 12 Rollin' (2:55)
Disc 5
  1. 1 Short People (2:57)
  2. 2 You Can't Feel the Fat Man (2:46)
  3. 3 Little Criminals (3:06)
  4. 4 Texas Girl At the Funeral of Her Father (2:43)
  5. 5 Jolly Coppers On Parade (3:49)
  6. 6 In Germany Before the War (3:42)
  7. 7 Sigmund Freud's Impresonation of Albert Einstein In America (2:53)
  8. 8 Baltimore (4:05)
  9. 9 I'll Be Home (2:48)
  10. 10 Rider In the Rain (3:54)
  11. 11 Kathleen (Catholicism Made Easier) (3:37)
  12. 12 Old Man On the Farm (2:13)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Randy Newman Primary Artist, Synthesizer, Piano, Conductor, Electric Guitar, Keyboards
Clarence White Guitar
Ron Elliott Acoustic Guitar, Guitar
Ry Cooder Mandola, Bottleneck Guitar
Don Henley Background Vocals
Joe Walsh Guitar, Slide Guitar, Soloist
Lyle Ritz Bass
Gene Parsons Drums
Jim Gordon Drums
Al McKibbon Bass
Dennis Budimir Acoustic Guitar
Red Callender Bass
Nick DeCaro Conductor
Glenn Frey Guitar, Background Vocals
Roy Harte Percussion
Milt Holland Percussion, Conga, Drums
Bernie Leadon Background Vocals
Rick Marotta Drums
Andy Newmark Drums
John Platania Electric Guitar
J.D. Souther Background Vocals
Klaus Voormann Bass
Willie Weeks Bass, Electric Bass
Waddy Wachtel Guitar
Bobbye Hall Porter Percussion
Wallace Weeks Bass
Tim Schmit Background Vocals
Stuit Holland Conga
Ross Titelman Electric Bass
Rick Marooga Drums
Ralph Growill Piano
Mike Broddicker Synthesizer
Jim Keitner Drums
Jim Keitmer Drums, Tambourine, Temple Blocks
Technical Credits
Randy Newman Arranger, Composer
Van Dyke Parks Producer
Jack Nitzsche Producer
Nick DeCaro String Arrangements
Mack Gordon Composer
Lee Herschberg Engineer, Mastering
Russ Titelman Producer
Lenny Waronker Producer
Guy Webster Cover Photo
Ed Thrasher Art Direction
Mike Salisbury Cover Design, Cover Photo
Loyd Clifft Engineer
Harry Revel Composer
Huey P. Long Composer
Castro Carazo Composer
Doug Botnick Engineer
Tony Newman Visual Concept
Bob Seidmann Cover Photo
Larry Waronker Producer
Donn Landree Engineer
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