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Randy Newman: Royal Festival Hall, London

Keith Altham, New Musical Express, 11 March 1972

ANYONE WHO considers sarcasm the lowest form of wit has not heard the heights to which Randy Newman has raised the art during a live performance, like the one at the Royal Festival Hall on Monday, during which he made his points with 'Tickle Me', 'Simon Smith', 'God's Song', 'Let's Drop The Big One', 'It's Great To Be An American' and 'Lonely At The Top', with only the aid of his grand piano and mini-voice.

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