Randy Newman's songs from movies are wide and varied. The 79-year-old singer-songwriter has recorded for a number of hit films including Pixar's Toy Story and 1986's Western comedy Three Amigos. The talented composer and singer has won numerous nominations and awards for his work. Here are Randy Newman's most famous songs from movies!
Randy Newman Songs: His Most Famous Movies Music
Randy Newman's song, "You've Got a Friend in Me" from Pixar's 1995 film Toy Story is perhaps Randy Newman's most famous and popular song. While the song would be nominated for that year's Academy Award for Best Original Song, Newman wouldn't win an Oscar for his Toy Story work until he produced "We Belong Together" for Toy Story 3.
Other popular songs of his from the Toy Story films include "When She Loved Me" (Toy Story 2) and "I Can't Let You Throw Yourself Away" (Toy Story 4).
Another Academy Award-nominated Randy Newman film score is 1998's fantasy-comedy drama Pleasantville. While Randy Newman has been nominated for an Academy Award 22 times, he has only won the award twice, once for "We Belong Together" and Monsters, Inc.'s "If I Didn't Have You". Throughout his career, Randy Newman has written musical scores for nine Disney-Pixar films!
Other notable films Randy Newman has composed for include James and the Giant Peach (1996), Seabiscuit (2003), and Meet the Parents (2000). At 78 years old, Randy Newman has become a legend in the film scoring world. With songs like "You've Got a Friend in Me" and "If I Didn't Have You", Randy Newman's songs will be remembered fondly for years to come!