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Lonely at the Top: The Studio Albums, 1968–77

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    Randy Newman's Lonely at the Top: Studio Albums, 1968–77 was first released for Record Store Day 2017. It comprises Newman's first five studio albums—Randy Newman, 12 Songs, Sail Away, Good Old Boys, and Little Criminals—on vinyl plus a bonus 45 RPM of alternate versions of "You Can Leave Your Hat On" and "Last Night I Had a Dream." The collection is in limited release of 1,000.

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on April 12, 2017 - 1:44pm
Release Date: 
Friday, May 5, 2017 (All day)
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Randy Newman's Lonely at the Top: Studio Albums, 1968–77 was first released for Record Store Day 2017. It comprises his first five studio albums—Randy Newman, 12 Songs, Sail Away, Good Old Boys, and Little Criminals—on vinyl plus a bonus 45 RPM of alternate versions of "You Can Leave Your Hat On" and "Last Night I Had a Dream."

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Randy Newman's Lonely at the Top: Studio Albums, 1968–77 was first released for Record Store Day 2017. It comprises Newman's first five studio albums—Randy Newman, 12 Songs, Sail Away, Good Old Boys, and Little Criminals—on vinyl plus a bonus 45 RPM of alternate versions of "You Can Leave Your Hat On" and "Last Night I Had a Dream." The collection is in limited release of 1,000.

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558519

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Wednesday, April 12, 2017 - 12:15
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5-LP Box Set
UPC: 
075597940367
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Randy Newman
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