Song of the Day #2,410: ‘Have You Seen My Baby?’ – Randy Newman

12_songsOf all the great albums in my music collection, Randy Newman’s 12 Songs is one of the most unassuming.

The album has no grand vision. It is simply, as the title suggests, a collection of 12 songs. The instrumentation is pretty bare-bones. Several of these songs had been recorded previously by other artists (today’s SOTD, for example, was released as a Fats Domino track before Newman offered up his own version).

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