Jul 292007
 

From LITTLE DARLIN’
Written by David Foster, Jay Graydon & Tom Kelly

In the early eighties, the successful album-oriented rock sound of groups like Toto, Styx, Journey and Foreigner were reproduced by many popular names around the world to attain some rock credibility. A good example is famous French singer Sheila, also known as Sheila & B. Devotion. Continue reading »

Jul 222007
 

From MY GUY/BEAUTIFUL YOU (single)
Written by Smokey Robinson

In 1975, a talented new keyboard player from Canada named David Foster was building up a solid reputation as red hot session guy on the Los Angeles music scene. That year he played on a long string of albums for big names like George Harrison, Johnny Cash and Bobby Womack, rock stars like Keith Moon and Tommy Bolin plus southern rockers Lynyrd Skynyrd. Continue reading »

Jul 152007
 

From INTIMATE
Written by David Foster, Bruce Roberts & Junior Miles

William “Smokey” Robinson, Jr. is one of Motown’s leading figures and a true legend in the history of R&B and soul music. In the course of his long career, Robinson has amassed an impressive number of hits as a member of The Miracles, a solo artist and a songwriter/producer for other artists. Continue reading »

Jul 082007
 

From FOOT LOOSE AND FANCY FREE
Written by Homer Banks, Carl Hampton and Raymond Jackson

The 1977 hit album “Foot Loose & Fancy Free” was another winner in Rod Stewart’s long history of successes. Released on Riva Records, this multi-platinum album was produced by the extraordinary Tom Dowd. Dowd was responsible for Stewart’s 1976 “A Night on the Town” as well as legendary recordings by the likes of Aretha Franklin, The Allman Brothers Band and Eric Clapton. Continue reading »

Jul 012007
 

From BEVERLY HILLS 90210: THE SOUNDTRACK
Written by Diane Warren

In the early nineties, “Beverly Hills 90210” was the #1 television series. It quickly became a huge marketing triumph and worldwide phenomenon. In 1992, during its third season, the series’ producers decided to release a soundtrack album that included music from the show. Continue reading »