Search Results : Philadelphia soul

Jun 132010
 

from GOODBYE PHILADELPHIA (single)

written by Peter Cincotti & John Bettis

Peter Cincotti’s 2007 album, “East Of Angel Town,” was produced by David Foster, Humberto Gatica and Jochem van der Saag. With the help of Foster’s dream team, the talented, young singer/songwriter/piano player made the transition from being the next Harry Connick, Jr. to an updated version of the best Billy Joel of the seventies. Continue reading »

Oct 062019
 

from NIGEL OLSSON
Music by David Foster Lyrics by Nigel Olsson & Jozy Pollock

This week, let’s go back to the mid-seventies when David Foster was a young, A-list session player, but already developing other impressive skills as an arranger and songwriter. One of Foster’s main connections of those years was with Sir Elton John’s legendary drummer, Nigel Olsson. Foster co-wrote, arranged and played on several tracks of Olsson’s 1975 self-titled album.

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Apr 032016
 

From I DON’T WANT YOU ANYMORE (single)

Written by David Foster, Carole Bayer Sager & Deniece Williams

In 1980, renown soul/R&B act, the Tavares, released an album titled Supercharged. The five brothers (Ralph Edward Vierra Tavares, Pooch – Arthur Paul Tavares, Chubby – Antone Lee Tavares, Butch – Feliciano Vierra Tavares, Jr. and Tiny – Perry Lee Tavares) from Providence , Rhode Island were responsible for previous hits including “Heaven Must Be Missing An Angel” and “It Only Takes A Minute.” Tavares worked on Supercharged with David Foster who produced a couple of tracks. The emergent Canadian music-maker reworked a pair of songs with Tavares, “We Both Tried” and “I Don’t Want You Anymore.”

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Nov 102013
 

from I DON’T WANNA LOSE YOU/AUGUST DAY (single)

written by Daryl Hall & John Oates

December 1978 saw the release of “I Don’t Wanna Lose You,” the second single from Daryl Hall & John Oates’ album “Along The Red Ledge.” Produced by David Foster, “I Don’t Wanna Lose You” is an elegant mid-tempo, pop/soul song that was clearly inspired by the classic Philadelphia Sound and Philly Soul.

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