Shock and Awe: The Songs of Randy Newman, a tribute event was held at Royce Hall, UCLA Live, on January 24, 2004. Organised by Hal Willner, Gavin and Maurice performed three songs: “Pretty Boy”, “In Germany Before the War” and “You Can Keep Your Hat On”. One Elvis Costello fan reports Gavin was ‘beyond belief,…

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From the U.press Telegram and UCLA live website: “Hal Willner will produce a Jan. 24 tribute to singer/composer Randy Newman titled “Shock and Awe.’ Newman himself will perform in concert the previous night, Jan. 23, also at Royce Hall.” Featuring: Steve Berlin, Vic Chesnutt, Gavin Friday & Maurice Seezer, Elysian Fields, Bill Frisell, David Hidalgo,…

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