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Release Date:07/07/2017;Notes:Limited 150 gram vinyl LP pressing. Little Criminals is a 1977 album by Randy Newman. Like most of Newman's work, the album eschews traditional pop-music themes ("I'll Be… Learn More
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Release Date:07/07/2017;Notes:Limited 150 gram vinyl LP pressing. Little Criminals is a 1977 album by Randy Newman. Like most of Newman's work, the album eschews traditional pop-music themes ("I'll Be Home" is the only love song on the album) in favor of musical storytelling, often featuring quirky characters and cynical views. The first song on the album - "Short People" - became a hit single in it's own right. The album itself peaked at #9 on the US Billboard 200 chart, Newman's highest-charting album to date. Some of the instrumental work and backing vocals on the album are performed by members of the Eagles. In particular, Glenn Frey played guitar on two tracks, Joe Walsh played guitar on three tracks, and Don Henley and Tim Schmit sang background vocals on one track each. Frey and J. D. Souther, who had earlier been the duo Longbranch Pennywhistle, sang background vocals on three tracks.;Track List:1. Short People 2:54;2. You Can't Fool the Fat Man 2:44;3. Little Criminals 3:04;4. Texas Girl at the Funeral of Her Father 2:40;5. Jolly Coppers on Parade 3:46;6. In Germany Before the War 3:39;7. Sigmund Freud's Impersonation of Albert Einstein in America 3:02;8. Baltimore 4:02;9. I'll Be Home 2:47;10. Rider in the Rain 3:54;11. Kathleen (Catholicism Made Easier) 3:35;12. Old Man on the Farm 2:14;Special Attributes:150 GRAM VINYL