Aug 262018
 

from JUST FOR A WHILE/MY SWEET DELIGHT (single)
Written by David Foster, Maurice White & Tony Haynes

The late, great Maurice White (1941-2016) and David Foster with lyricist Allee Willis co-wrote Jennifer Holliday’s 1983 hit, “I Am Love.” That gorgeous ballad was the first single off Ms. Holliday’s debut Feel My Soul album which was produced by the Earth, Wind & Fire maestro. “I Am Love” reached #2 on the R&B charts and crossed over to #49 on Billboard’s Hot 100. That wondrous ballad was a past Song of the Week and its review can still be read in the archives.

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Aug 192018
 

from MISS GLADYS KNIGHT
Written by Bruce Roberts & Carole Bayer Sager

Gladys Knight is a treasure and legend of soul music as a solo performer and as the main attraction of Gladys Knight & The Pips. This amazing singer left a unique print on the history of black music. Ms. Knight is a seven-time Grammy winner and, together with The Pips, a member of the Rock and Roll Hall Of Fame. Among the many Gladys Knight & The Pips signature hits are “Every Bit Of My Heart,” “I Heard It Through The Grapevine,” “If I Were Your Woman,” “Midnight Train To Georgia,” “Best Thing That Ever Happened To Me” and “Landlord.”

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Aug 122018
 

from I AM YOUR MAN (single)
Written by Nickolas Ashford & Valerie Simpson

In the fall of 2009, UK superstar Seal released “I Am Your Man,” the new single from his “best of” collection aptly titled Hits. After the multi-platinum success of Soul in 2008, Seal again collaborated with David Foster on this new track that was one more cover of a soul tune from the sixties.

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Aug 052018
 

from HOTEL TRANSYLVANIA 3
Written by David Foster & Michael Buble

 

 

The Jonas Brothers were a pop act whom became wildly successful among teenage audiences in the second half of the past decade. The Jonas Brothers eventually starred in their own Disney Channel series around 2008. Their cd releases were often worldwide chart toppers with multi-platinum sales.

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