May 172020
 

from HARD CANDY
Written by Ned Doheny

Los Angeles-native Ned Doheny started his career in the blossoming Laurel Canyon music scene of the late sixties/early seventies alongside soon-to-be global stars like Jackson Browne, Linda Ronstadt, Don Henley, the late Glenn Frey (1948-2016) and the late Mama Cass Elliot (1941-1974). Developing his own style, Doheny mixed those artists’ acoustic, country-flavored, soft-rock style with strong R&B accents and irresistible grooves.

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May 032020
 

from WE LOVE DISNEY
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.

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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.

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Apr 052020
 

from RUDE AWAKENING
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.

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Mar 222020
 

from TIMEPIECE
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.

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