Oct 302016
 

from THE SYMPHONY SESSIONS
Written by David Foster & Lee Ritenour

This Song of the Week review is “Time Passing,” another of the gorgeous instrumentals from David Foster’s seminal cd, The Symphony Sessions. Released in 1988, this project features the great work of the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra. It is also the perfect opportunity for the gifted music-maker to showcase his classical background.
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Oct 232016
 

from JUST FOR THE RECORD
Written by Benny Andersson, Bjorn Ulvaeus & Tim Rice

The Broadway Album is one of the milestones of Barbra Streisand’s illustrious career. Released in November 1985, this stunning collection of classic show tunes reached #1 on Billboard’s Top 200 and went on to sell over four million copies in the US and about eight million worldwide.
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Oct 092016
 

from LOVE IS ALIVE (single)
Written by Gary Wright

Released in July 1975, “Love Is Alive” was the first single from Gary Wright’s seminal album, The Dream Weaver. Although very interesting musically and fueled with a catchy melody, the song and album didn’t immediately click with American audiences so Wright and his record company, Warner Brothers, decided to go with the title-track as the second single.
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Oct 022016
 

from MY CHERIE
Written by Diane Warren

In the eighties, Sheena Easton’s gorgeous voice graced the international music charts with hits including “Morning Train,” “The Lover In Me,” “For Your Eyes Only,” “Telefone (Long Distance Love Affair),” “Strut” and “We’ve Got Tonight,” her classic duet with Kenny Rogers that David Foster produced in 1981.
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