Dec 292002
 

From ALONG THE RED LEDGE
Written by Sara Allen & Daryl Hall

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“Along The Red Ledge” was released in 1978 and it was Foster’s first collaboration with pop/R&B duo Hall & Oates, a match that will last for another album (“X-Static”) and will have some nice hit singles like “It’s A Laugh” and “Wait For Me”. Continue reading »

Dec 222002
 

From LITE ME UP
Written by D. Foster, B. Champlin, J. Graydon & H. Hancock

Here we are talking again about David Foster’s partnership with Jay Graydon. In 1982 Graydon was asked to produce a song for jazz legend Herbie Hancock, and naturally Foster and Bill Champlin were asked to collaborate to the project. Continue reading »

Dec 152002
 

From FEEL MY SOUL
Written by David Foster, Maurice White & Allee Willis

David Foster won a Grammy in 1982 for producing the original cast album of the Broadway hit show Dreamgirls. This show revealed the immense talent of singer Jennifer Holliday and her vocal performance on the song “And I Am Telling You I Am Not Going” was the true showstopper and it also became a #1 R&B and top 30 pop hit. Continue reading »

Dec 082002
 

From AIRPLAY
Written by David Foster, Jay Graydon & Bill Champlin

If you make a poll among quality pop listeners or Foster’s fans and ask them what’s their favorite record ever, the answer you’ll get 95% of the times will be “Airplay”. This album is a true masterpiece and a pure delight to listen to. In 1980, David Foster and Jay Graydon got a contract from RCA and formed a band together with session singer Tommy Funderburk. Continue reading »

Dec 012002
 

From RUNAWAY
Written by David Foster and Bill Champlin

We need to say a few words to introduce this artist, Bill Champlin is a true legend, he has been the leader of the San Francisco band The Sons Of Champlin which released half a dozen critically acclaimed records from 1969 to 1977 then the group disbanded and Champlin went to Los Angeles where he started working as a studio singer and songwriter. Continue reading »

Nov 242002
 

From WALK A FINE LINE
Written by David Foster and Paul Anka

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We all remember the string of hits David Foster had with Chicago, songs like “Hard To Say I’m Sorry” and “You’re The Inspiration” are evergreens that are played on radio still today. This song is in the exact same vein, we can call it the best Chicago song never recorded by Chicago. Continue reading »

Nov 172002
 

From HIGH ADVENTURE
Written by David Foster, Kenny Loggins and Michael McDonald

Just reading the songwriting credits of this song, you can understand we’re into pop music’s most sophisticated territory. Kenny Loggins and Mike McDonald (Doobie Brothers) are responsible for some of the best pages of pop music of the last 30 years. “Heart To Heart” is only one of the great hits they wrote Continue reading »