Randy Newman’s first album sold numerous dozens of copies and remains almost unheard of even today.
I’ll tell you what I think of the album. I think it’s one of the greatest works of art to arise from the ‘rock’ idiom.
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As our hearts weep with the innocent Ukrainian victims of Russian aggression, our thoughts turn to Dmitri Shostakovich, a courageous human being and a great composer who lived and worked under the shadow of Soviet oppression.Continue reading...
THE masterpiece, universally acknowledged . By rockers, by rappers, by jazzists, by aficionados and cognoscenti, by layfolk and by elevator riders. A monolith of lyric beauty and depth.
It is perfect.