Apr 032016


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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Mar 272016


Written by Dwayne Ford & Derek Kendrick

Dwayne Ford is a veteran singer/songwriter/musician born in Edmonton , Canada in 1949. His first claim to fame was working in the back-up band of the legendary Ronnie Hawkins in the late sixties. In its various incarnations, The Hawks included big names like David Clayton Thomas of Blood, Sweat & Tears, Levon Helm, Richard Manuel, Garth Hudson and Rick Danko of famed The Band, Burton Cummings and a very young David Foster with his first wife, singer/songwriter B.J. Cook.

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Mar 202016


Written by David Foster, Paul Stallworth, Jim Keltner & Danny Kortchmar

David Foster’s stint with Skylark brought him from Canada to LA at the dawn of the Seventies. The rock/R&B combo, Attitudes, was Foster’s second band after his time with Skylark. Foster with fellow band-mates Danny Kortchmar who played guitar and sung vocals, Paul Stallworth who played bass and also sung vocals and Jim Keltner who played the drums were all red-hot commodities in the session arena. They got together around 1975 under the late, great George Harrison’s wing.

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Mar 132016


Written by Richard Rodgers & Lorenz Hart

“There are very few singers that excite me and live up to my particular expectations. Kelly fills the bill in every way. Her voice is stunning, her way of interpreting a song is exactly how I want to hear it and imagine it to be in a perfect world.  She’s beautiful inside and out and for sure this is a girl we are going to hear lots more from in the future. Good is the enemy of great—Kelly is not good, she’s GREAT!!!”

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Mar 062016

From TIMELESS (the classics)

Written by Sam Cooke


The first half of the Nineties was the most successful phase of David Foster’s career. He had an outstanding string of multi-platinum productions for Natalie Cole, Whitney Houston, Celine Dion, Barbra Streisand, Kenny G, All-4-One, Michael Jackson, Madonna and Michael Bolton, just to name a few. Foster’s collaboration with Bolton was one of the highlights of that era. A Foster partnership was meant to happen given Bolton ’s pop/rock and adult contemporary style, his powerful voice and Foster’s previous track record with acts like Chicago, Peter Cetera, Kenny Loggins, Neil Diamond and Kenny Rogers. Bolton ’s Timeless (The Classics) was released in late September 1992.

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Feb 282016


Written by Al Jarreau, David Foster & Jay Graydon

Released in October 2006, Givin’ It Up was an event for contemporary jazz and R&B audiences. It marked the first collaboration between two legends, guitarist and vocalist extraordinaire George Benson and iconic vocalist Al Jarreau. John Burk, who went to the Grammy podium in 2005 for his work on the late Ray Charles’ Genius Loves Company cd, produced Givin’ It Up. The record was a listening pleasure for music lovers who appreciated the classic, sophisticated sounds of two gifted performers. Both Jarreau and Benson were in fine form and gave noteworthy performances throughout the project.

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Feb 212016


Written by The Corrs

February 2016 marks the twentieth anniversary of the release of The Corrs’ single “Forgiven, Not Forgotten.” This catchy mid-tempo was the title track and second international release from the Irish band’s debut cd that was produced with immense class by David Foster. “Forgiven, Not Forgotten” was written by the four talented siblings, Jim, Andrea, Sharon and Caroline Corr.

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