May 032020

Written by Alan Menken & Howard Ashman

Released in October 2015, We Love Disney was one of the last projects conceived and supervised by David Foster during his tenure as president of Verve Records. For We Love Disney, Foster enlisted an impressive number of young music stars to give new life to many songs of the timeless Disney catalogue.

Continue reading »

Apr 192020

from CHICAGO 16 
Written by David Foster, David Paich & Steve Lukather

The now classic Chicago 16 was released in June 1982. Produced by David Foster, Chicago 16  brought the band back to the top of the charts. The main ingredient for this comeback story was the worldwide hit “Hard To Say I’m Sorry,” co-written by Peter Cetera and Foster and already reviewed on the website.

Continue reading »

Apr 052020

Written by Bruce Miller

Around the mid-seventies, Canadian singer/songwriter Bruce Miller released a few country/rock singles as well as Rude Awakening, an album on A&M Records. The album was co-produced by the late Canadian songwriter/guitarist Gaye De Lorme (1947-2011) and David Foster, who was just starting his career as a session man in Los Angeles. As a matter of fact, Foster was responsible for De Lorme’s move to L.A. when Foster offered De Lorme to become Skylark’s new guitar player.

Continue reading »

Mar 222020

Written by Leo Robin & Lewis E. Gensler

This week, celebrate the artistry of the great Kenny Rogers (1938-2020) who, sadly, passed away a couple of weeks ago on March 20. Mr. Rogers was one of the true icons of American country and pop music. Mr. Rogers had dozens of hits on his repertoire including “The Gambler,” “You Decorated My Life,” “Lady,” “Islands In The Stream” with Dolly Parton and “Don’t Fall In Love With A Dreamer” with Kim Carnes.

Continue reading »

Mar 082020

Music by Jay Graydon, Joseph Williams & Brett Raymond

In September 1993, Jay Graydon released his first solo cd, Airplay For The Planet. It was a welcome comeback for the veteran producer who basically quit high-profile work after the bittersweet experience of the 1988 Al Jarreau Heart’s Horizon album. His work as a member of the AOR all-star trio, Planet 3 with Clif Magness and Glen Ballard, being the only exception of note.

Continue reading »