Jun 142020
 

from UNFORGETTABLE…WITH LOVE
Written by Ray Evans & Jay Livingston

“Mona Lisa” has been hailed as an American pop evergreen. It was written by the songwriting team of Ray Evans (1915-2007) and Jay Livingston (1915-2001) for the 1950 movie Captain Carey, USA, starring the late Alan Ladd (1913-1964). “Mona Lisa” was sung by the renowned Nat “King” Cole (1919-1965) and won the Academy Award as “Best Original Song.”

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May 312020
 

from MAKING THE BEST OF A BAD SITUATION (single)
Written by David Foster, Brian & Brenda Russell

In the late fifties, brothers Joey and Edmund Ankrah were members of the UK vocal group, The Chants. The Chants never made it big despite their talent. They were buddies with The Beatles who even backed them on a legendary concert at the Cavern Club in Liverpool around 1962.

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May 172020
 

from HARD CANDY
Written by Ned Doheny

Los Angeles-native Ned Doheny started his career in the blossoming Laurel Canyon music scene of the late sixties/early seventies alongside soon-to-be global stars like Jackson Browne, Linda Ronstadt, Don Henley, the late Glenn Frey (1948-2016) and the late Mama Cass Elliot (1941-1974). Developing his own style, Doheny mixed those artists’ acoustic, country-flavored, soft-rock style with strong R&B accents and irresistible grooves.

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May 032020
 

from WE LOVE DISNEY
Written by Alan Menken & Howard Ashman

Released in October 2015, We Love Disney was one of the last projects conceived and supervised by David Foster during his tenure as president of Verve Records. For We Love Disney, Foster enlisted an impressive number of young music stars to give new life to many songs of the timeless Disney catalogue.

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Apr 192020
 

from CHICAGO 16 
Written by David Foster, David Paich & Steve Lukather

The now classic Chicago 16 was released in June 1982. Produced by David Foster, Chicago 16  brought the band back to the top of the charts. The main ingredient for this comeback story was the worldwide hit “Hard To Say I’m Sorry,” co-written by Peter Cetera and Foster and already reviewed on the website.

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