Feb 252007
 

From MESSAGE IN A BOTTLE
Written by Randy Jackson, Ricky Jackson & Bob Thiele

“Message in a Bottle,” starring Kevin Costner and Robin Wright Penn, was a successful movie that reached the screens in 1999. Its parent soundtrack was executive produced by David Foster and released on his 143 Records label. Continue reading »

Feb 182007
 

From ON SOLID GROUND
Written by Larry Carlton

“This album was almost killed by a gunshot, but it was saved by God, prayers, friends, doctors, therapists, more prayers and months of healing…” Legendary guitarist Larry Carlton used these heartfelt words for the liner notes of his 1989 record, “On Solid Ground.” This album celebrated his return to life and music after receiving a nearly fatal gunshot wound in the throat outside his L.A. studio. Continue reading »

Feb 112007
 

From SAMANTHA COLE
Written by David Foster, Richard Marx & Samantha Cole

In 1997, Doug Morris of Universal Records signed Samantha Cole, a talented new singer. That same year Cole released her self-titled debut album for the label which included a nice mix of danceable R&B songs and effective adult contemporary ballads mostly co-written by the singer and produced by big names like Nile Rodgers, Richard Marx, Rhett Lawrence and David Foster. Continue reading »

Feb 042007
 

From YOU’RE NOT RIGHT FOR ME (single)
Written by Sonny Bono

In the Sixties and part of the Seventies, Sonny & Cher were one of the most successful duos in the entertainment industry. During that golden era, the late Salvatore “Sonny” Bono and Cherilyn Sarkasian LaPierre reached the top of the music charts with hits like “The Beat Goes On,” the timeless “I Got You Babe” and “All I Ever Need Is You.” Continue reading »