Apr 272008
 

From THE KEANE BROTHERS
Written by Tom Keane

In the seventies, the Keane Brothers were Tom and John Keane, two teen stars with their own national TV show. In 1976, when 12-year-old Tom and 10-year-old John were gaining good popularity, they released a self-titled debut album produced by an up-n-coming powerhouse named David Foster. The album showed clear evidence of the brother’s superior talent as singers, writers and musicians. Continue reading »

Apr 202008
 

From LOVE & LIFE
Written by David Foster, Linda Thompson & Carole Bayer Sager

LaToya London gained immediate popularity in 2004 on American Idol’s Season 3 together with other talented alumni like Fantasia Barrino, Jennifer Hudson and Diana DeGarmo. Her powerful voice made great a sensation. In 2005 she released her debut album “Love & Life.” That record offered a more sensual image of the singer and tried to affirm her as a new R&B diva. Continue reading »

Apr 132008
 

From FEEL THE NIGHT
Written by Leo Sayer & Vini Poncia

Released in 1979, “Feel the Night” belongs to a string of albums that definitely established Lee Ritenour as one of the world’s best and most sought after guitar players. All but one track are original jazz/fusion instrumentals written by Ritenour and Don Grusin and perfectly played by the guitar superstar with strong support from the usual suspects. Among the cast of session aces are keyboardists like David Foster, Joe Sample and Dave Grusin with Steve Gadd and Abe Laboriel driving the pulsing rhythm section. Continue reading »

Apr 062008
 

From ISLANDS IN THE STREAM: THE GREATEST HITS 1983/1988
Written by Kenny Rogers & Richard Marx

On the market there’s a large amount of greatest hits and “best of” compilations showcasing Kenny Rogers’ long career and impressive body of work. Everything can be found from his first steps in the country field, his superstar days and even his most recent works. “Islands In The Stream: The Greatest Hits 1983-1988” focuses on Rogers’ early eighties transition from country icon to Pop/Adult Contemporary star. Continue reading »