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Randy Newman: The Troubadour, Los Angeles CA.

Richard Cromelin, Phonograph Record, July 1972

THIS GUY GAVE me a ride once, back when I was going to UCLA. He was pretty laconic, but under my expert employment of hitchhiker's conversational gambits I did elicit the information that he was finishing up as a music student there and had written some songs, like ‘I Think It's Going to Rain Today’, which Judy Collins and Eric Burdon and the Animals had recorded.

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