Author Archives: Liza Cranis




REVIEW: Mama, I Know You Ain’t Santa

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Here are some excerpts from the review of “Mama, I Know You Ain’t Santa.” The song was written by Tracy and her best friend, Lynne Stewart (Miss Yvonne of Peewee’s Playhouse.) Sample the song here. Reviews LA Times Pop Music Editor Randy Lewis named “Mama, I Know You Ain’t Santa” one of “the saddest […]




Ken Reid Interview with Tracy Newman

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Today Ken welcomes musician, writer Tracy Newman to the show. Ken and Tracy discuss pre-interviews, The Tonight Show with Johnny Carson, Ricky Jay, card magic, telling a story in 20 minutes, Ed McMahon, false confidence, knowing a performer, being yourself on stage, improv, The Groundlings, The Three Stooges, Abbot and Costello, Laurel and Hardy, Betty […]




Two More Awards: Creative Child and NAPPA 2015

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Tracy Newman’s CD/Coloring Book For Children, I Can Swing Forever, Wins Creative Child Magazine’s Album of the Year and NAPPA Gold Award




I Can Swing Forever Named Dr. Toy’s Best Classic 2015

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Tracy Newman’s children’s CD and Coloring Book has been named Dr. Toy’s Best Classic 2015 Toy.




Beyond Baroque – Venice, CA

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I will be performing at Beyond Baroque (681 Venice Blvd. Venice, CA 90291) on Saturday, February 7th for An Evening With Tracy Newman & the Reinforcements with stories from “Charlotte’s Shorts” performed by Lynne Stewart and Bridget Sienna hosted by Eve Brandstein.  It’ll be an evening of music and spoken word. Ticket prices are as […]

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