Dec 292013
 

from THE GREATEST GIFT OF ALL (single)

written by John Jarvis

“Once Upon A Christmas” was released in 1984 by two legends of country/pop, Kenny Rogers and Dolly Parton. It was also the first holiday-themed recording ever produced by David Foster. At the time, the Canadian producer worked with Rogers on chart topping hits like “We’ve Got Tonight,” “What About Me?” and “Crazy.”

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Dec 222013
 

from A MARY CHRISTMAS

written by Donny Hathaway & Nadine McKinnor

“This Christmas” is one of the brighter gems of the late Donny Hathaway’s repertoire. Since Hathaway’s original release in 1970, this joyful and festive song has become a modern Christmas standard covered by a who’s who of stars including Diana Ross, Aretha Franklin, Patti Labelle,

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Dec 152013
 

from THE VANISHING RACE

written by David Foster & Linda Thompson

Air Supply is a veteran soft-rock duo from Australia who delivered an important string of hits in the eighties with power ballads including “Lost In Love,” “All Out Of Love,” “The One That You Love,” “Even The Nights Are Better” and “Making Love Out Of Nothing At All.”

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Dec 082013
 

from LOVE IN PORTOFINO

written by Fred Buscaglione & Leo Chiosso

After the triumphs of  “Under The Desert Sky,” “Vivere: Live In Tuscany,” “My Christmas” and “One Night In Central Park,” Andrea Bocelli teams up with David Foster again to present a release of his new CD/DVD, “Love In Portofino.” Originally shown in selected theaters around the world on Valentine’s Day, “Love In Portofino” was aired on PBS’ Great Performances in March 2013.

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Dec 012013
 

from NOTHING YOU CAN DO ABOUT IT/SHOULD WE CARRY ON (single)

written by David Foster, Jay Graydon & B.J. Cook

Around the late seventies, David Foster and Jay Graydon were red-hot session players who were making their transition to producers/songwriters. “Should We Carry On” is one of the trademark Foster/Graydon ballads that also gave them a recording contract with RCA.

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Nov 242013
 

from MEANT TO BE (single)

written by David Foster, Bernie Herms, Ruben Studdard, Jay Landers & Charlie Midnight

Ruben Studdard’s soul-drenched version of Michael Buble’s hit “Home” was, without a doubt, one of the highlights of David Foster’s “Hitman Returns.” Studdard, the winner of “American Idol” season two, is one of the best traditional R&B singers around. His warm baritone is a true pleasure to listen to and he can be rightly considered the heir to the late Luther Vandross.

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Nov 172013
 

from FRIENDS CAN BE LOVERS

written by Sting

Released in 1993, Dionne Warwick’s “Friends Can Be Lovers” is surely the best record of that decade for the veteran songbird. For this project, the singer’s label, Arista Records, brought in big names like Diane Warren, Lisa Stansfield, Siedah Garrett and Barry J. Eastmond to write and produce on the album.

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