Randy Newman - Good Old Boys download album
Good Old Boys is the fourth studio album by Randy Newman, released in September 1974 on Reprise Records, catalogue number 2193. It was Newman's first album to obtain major commercial success, peaking at number 36 on the Billboard 200,. The premiere live performance of the album took place on October 5, 1974, at the Symphony Hall in Atlanta, Georgia, with guest Ry Cooder and Newman conducting the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra.
Producers Lenny Waronker & Russ Titelman. Writers Huey Long & Randy Newman. Additional Engineer Donn Landee. Backing Vocals Eagles. Engineered And Mixed By Lee Herschberg. More Randy Newman albums. The Randy Newman Songbook, Volume 1. Show all albums by Randy Newman.
Randy Newman's songwriting often walks a narrow line between intelligent satire and willful cruelty, and that line was never finer than on the album Good Old Boys. Newman had long displayed a fascination with the American South, and Good Old Boys was a song cycle where he gave free reign to his most imaginative (and venomous) thoughts on the subject. The album's scabrous opening cut, "Rednecks," is guaranteed to offend practically anyone with its tale of a slow-witted, willfully (and proudly) ignorant Southerner obsessed with "keeping the n---s down
By: Randy Newman (, Rock). More albums from Randy Newman: The Paper (Music From The Motion Picture) by Randy Newman. Trouble In Paradise by Randy Newman. The Randy Newman Songbook Vol. 2 by Randy Newman. Awakenings (Music From The Motion Picture) by Randy Newman. Randy Newman by Randy Newman. Land Of Dreams by Randy Newman. Toy Story 2 (An Original Walt Disney Records Soundtrack) by Randy Newman. Born Again by Randy Newman. View all albums . Good Old Boys. By: Randy Newman (, Rock).
Randy Newman’s Good Old Boys is nothing less than a tour of Southern bigotry and pride in the 20th century. It remains as shocking, pristine, and regrettably relevant as the day it was released. Since his teenage days marketing demos to pop singers, Randy Newman has fancied himself a -up piano man in the classic mold more than a rock musician-a Laurel Canyon-era Hoagy Carmichael or Harold Arlen, if they wrote about young women being run over by beach cleaning trucks or lonely men with hat fetishes.
Randy Newman - Kingfish 02:45. Randy Newman - A Wedding In Cherokee County 03:10. Randy Newman - Louisiana 1927 02:55. Randy Newman - Every Man A King 01:02. Randy Newman - Rollin' 02:52.
|4||Mr. President (Have Pity On The Working Man)||2:47|
|7||Every Man A King||1:02|
|10||Wedding In Cherokee County||3:10|
|11||Back On My Feet Again||3:23|
- Producer – Lenny Waronker, Russ Titelman
- Written-By – Randy Newman
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Barcode and Other Identifiers
- Barcode: 075992721424
|MS 2193||Randy Newman||Good Old Boys (LP, Album, Ter)||Reprise Records||MS 2193||US||1974|
|8122-78243-2||Randy Newman||Good Old Boys (2xCD, Album, RE, RM, Sli)||Rhino Records , Reprise Records||8122-78243-2||Germany||2002|
|MS 2193||Randy Newman||Good Old Boys (LP, Album, RP)||Reprise Records||MS 2193||US||1974|
|MS 2193||Randy Newman||Good Old Boys (LP, Album, Promo)||Reprise Records||MS 2193||US||1974|
|54022||Randy Newman||Good Old Boys (LP, Album)||Reprise Records||54022||France||1974|