Jul 282019
 

from JUKEBOX
Written by David Foster, Kenny Loggins & Michael McDonald

Rascal Flatts is one of the most successful country/pop groups of the past 20 years. The multi-platinum-selling trio tops the Country charts with many hits including “These Days,” “Bless The Broken Road,” “What Hurt The Most,” “Here Comes Goodbye” and “Why Wait.” Their country music style has strong pop flavors that reflect the influence on the group by celebrated music-makers like David Foster.

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Jul 142019
 

from ALL-4-ONE
Written by Gary St. Clair & Jamie Jones

All-4-One, the popular American R&B vocal quartet, released its self-titled debut cd in April of 1994. All-4-One, thanks to the David Foster-produced #1 smash ballad, “I Swear,” a previous Song of the Week on this website, went on to sell over four million copies in the US alone.

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Jun 302019
 

from WE’RE IN THIS LOVE TOGETHER-CELEBRATING AL JARREAU
Written by David Foster, Jay Graydon & Al Jarreau

Chris Walker is a veteran American singer, musician and producer. Walker has worked with many great jazz/R&B artists including a long stint as bass player/vocalist of the late, great Al Jarreau’s (1940-2017) live band.

From the early nineties, Walker released a string of solo albums that gave him a few hit singles on the R&B chart. Walker’s Top Ten hit ballad, “Take Time,” crossed over to Billboard’s Pop and Adult Contemporary charts where it reached #29 and #17 respectively.

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Jun 162019
 

from TIME AND CHANCE
Written by Color Me Badd & Gary James

Color Me Badd was the Grammy nominated R&B vocal quartet responsible for “I Wanna Sex You Up,” one of the most successful soul jams of 1991. In November 1993, Color Me Badd released their sophomore cd titled Time And Chance.

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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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