Jun 022019
 

from KNOCK THE WALLS DOWN
Written by Steve Kipner

Steve Kipner is a very successful pop songwriter and producer. During the course of Kipner’s 40-plus year career, he has written or co-written huge hits including “Physical” for Olivia Newton John, “Hard Habit To Break” for Chicago, “Impulsive” for Wilson Philips, “Breakeven” for The Script and “Genie In A Bottle” for Christina Aguilera. His songs are recorded by a who’s who of acts comprising of America, Cher, Sheena Easton, the late Al Jarreau and Joe Cocker, Diana Ross, Huey Lewis & The News and George Benson.

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May 192019
 

from THIS IS WHO I AM
Written by David Foster, Mariah Carey & Diane Warren

Jody McBrayer was one of the founders and driving forces of the popular Contemporary Christian group Avalon. Since its 1996 debut, Avalon scored a string of gold-certified records, won several Dove Awards and gained three Grammy nominations. McBrayer stayed with the group until 2007 when he was forced to leave for some serious health issues. Thankfully, McBrayer solved his problems and just recently rejoined the group. 

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May 052019
 

from WALLS
Written by Carole Bayer Sager, Jonas Myrin & Jay Landers

Barbra Streisand’s 36th studio album, Walls, saw the light of day in November 2018. It was another hit for the legendary songbird, peaking at #2 on Billboard’s Top 200 and #6 on the UK albums charts. Walls presented mostly original tunes co-written by killer tunesmiths like Carole Bayer Sager, John Shanks, Walter Afanasieff, Desmond Child and Steve Dorff. The production was mainly handled by Afanasieff with selected tracks crafted by Child, Shanks and David Foster, who came out of his hiatus to work on the new song “Better Angels.” 

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Apr 212019
 

from INK
Written by David Foster, Peter Allen & Carole Bayer Sager

Too often, Livingston Taylor is remembered as James Taylor’s younger brother, but he is a fine singer/songwriter in his own right. From the early seventies to this day, Liv Taylor has released a long string of albums including a few quality pop releases including “3-Way Mirror” in 1978 and “Man’s Best Friend” in 1980. They showcase his noteworthy songwriting style including a luxurious musical scenario that could rival the platinum-certified albums of his superstar brother.

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Apr 072019
 

from ALONG THE RED LEDGE
Written by John Oates

Daryl Hall & John Oates’ Along The Red Ledge was one of David Foster’s critically acclaimed productions of the late seventies. Released in August of 1978, Along The Red Ledge presented an eclectic mix of original material from blue-eyed soul to experimental rock and sophisticated pop.

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Mar 242019
 

from TONIGHT’S THE NIGHT (single)
Written by Rod Stewart

Rod Stewart is a real superstar in the history of rock music. His trademark raspy voice brought music staples to the top of the charts including “Sailing,” “You’re In My Heart (The Final Acclaim),” Do Ya Think I’m Sexy,” “Hot Legs,” “Young Turks” and “Maggie May.”

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Mar 102019
 

from ST. ELMO’S FIRE ORIGINAL SOUNDTRACK
Written by David Foster, Jay Graydon, Steve Kipner & Peter Beckett

The original soundtrack of the 1985 “brat pack” hit movie, St. Elmo’s Fire, was touted as one of the most successful music scores of David Foster’s career. Foster composed the music for the now-classic movie. Foster also co-wrote and produced the entire soundtrack. St. Elmo’s Fire peaked at #21 on Billboard’s Top 200 albums chart and was eventually certified platinum in the US.

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