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Why Randy Newman Suddenly Canceled His Tour

Randy Newman's upcoming tour in Europe has been postponed indefinitely while he recovers from a major surgery. Last month, Newman made a post on his website informing fans that he had broken his neck and needed time to recover before he could perform. The 78-year-old seemed confident that he would be able to return to the stage in time.
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Randy Newman, Jackson Browne, Jeffrey Wright, Merry Clayton and More Raise Money for Musicians in Crisis at Jazz Foundation Benefit

Click here to read the full article. The return of the Jazz Foundation of America’s annual benefit at Herb Alpert’s Vibrato club saw lifetime achievement awards being presented to four musical legends whose careers date to the ’60s or before, Randy Newman, Smokey Robinson, jazz fusion figure Bennie Maupin and producer Lou Adler. Homage was paid at the intimate nightspot in Bel Air by singers and actors including Jackson Browne, Merry Clayton, Herbie Hancock, Jeffrey Wright and Danny Glover. Drummer Steve Jordan — currently between Rolling Stones pickup gigs — led a house band out of the fantasies of anyone who...
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Randy Newman Broke His Neck & Is Rescheduling His Tour to Recuperate

Randy Newman is putting his 2022 U.K. and European tour dates on hold after a serious injury. On Wednesday (March 2), the singer-songwriter best known for songs “You’ve Got a Friend in Me,” “Short People” and “I Love L.A.” announced the rescheduling of his upcoming tour due to a broken neck, and is taking time off to recover before hitting the road again.
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Oscar-Winning Songwriter Randy Newman Cancels Tour After Surgery For Broken Neck

Click here to read the full article. Randy Newman, the prolific Oscar-winning songwriter, has postponed a European tour as he recovers from surgery to repair a broken neck. Newman, who had a smash hit with the 1977 single “Short People,” shared news of his injury and surgery on his website today, maintaining the sense of humor that informs so much of his musical catalog. “Recently, I noticed I was shrinking,” Newman writes. “People over whom I had towered now towered over me. Could this be payback for having written Short People? Turns out, my neck was broken. “They operated on me successfully, I...
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Randy Newman Reveals He’s Recovering From Broken Neck, Postpones Tour Dates

Click here to read the full article. In announcing the postponement of some European tour dates that were to begin this month, Randy Newman revealed that he is recovering from a broken neck, and in his droll fashion referred to one of his most famous songs in discussing his diagnosis. “Recently, I noticed I was shrinking,” Newman wrote in a statement on his website. “People over whom I had towered now towered over me. Could this be payback for having written ‘Short People’? Turns out, my neck was broken.” The singer-songwriter did not say when the broken neck was diagnosed, or how...
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Randy Newman Cancels Tour After Undergoing Major Surgery

Randy Newman has postponed his upcoming tour in Europe while recovering from a major injury. The 78-year-old musician made a post on his website on Wednesday revealing that he has been suffering from a broken neck. After getting surgery to correct the issue, Newman asked fans for some patience while he gets back into touring shape.
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Randy Newman cancels European tour dates after breaking his neck

Randy Newman has postponed a number of dates on his forthcoming European touring after breaking his neck.The musician and satirist made the announcement on Wednesday (2 February) on his website, reassuring fans that rescheduled dates would be confirmed “as soon as possible”.Commenting on his injury, Newman wrote: “Recently, I noticed I was shrinking. People over whom I had towered now towered over me. Could this be payback for having written [Newman’s 1977 hit song] ‘Short People’? “Turns out, my neck was broken,” he continued. “They operated on me successfully, I think. For even now, I look less like...
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