Apr 022017
 

from THOSE WERE THE DAYS

written by John Lennon

The working relationship between David Foster and country/pop superstar Dolly Parton started in the second half of the seventies when the Hitman, already a top-list session man, played keyboards on some of Ms. Parton’s hit albums. Those recordings included Say Forever You’ll Be Mine that Ms. Parton recorded in 1975 with the late country artist Porter Wagoner (August 12, 1927 to October 28, 2007) and later on her own hit albums including Here You Come Again, Heartbreaker and Great Balls Of Fire. In 1984, Foster produced the platinum-plus Once Upon A Christmas that Ms. Parton recorded with country/pop superstar Kenny Rogers.

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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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Jul 222012
 

from BEETHOVEN’S 2ND ORIGINAL SOUNDTRACK

written by Carole Bayer Sager, James Ingram & Clif Magness

If you are among the many music fans who love David Foster’s unique productions of lush, romantic ballads, you have to listen to “The Day I Fall In Love” from the soundtrack of the  1993 movie, “Beethoven’s 2nd.”

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Oct 052008
 

From HERE YOU COME AGAIN
Written by Barry Mann & Cynthia Weil

Dolly Parton’s “1977 album, “Here You Come Again,” won the country music queen great attention and success from the adult contemporary and pop music audiences. That #1, platinum selling album still kept her country overtones yet mellowed them with delicious pop arrangements and high tech production. Gary Klein was at the helm and brought in the best players around like Jay Graydon, Dean Parks (also responsible for the inventive rhythm arrangements) and David Foster. Continue reading »

Jan 272008
 

From I WILL ALWAYS LOVE YOU (single)
Written by Dolly Parton

Whitney Houston beautifully sang Dolly Parton’s “I Will Always Love You” for the soundtrack of the1993 blockbuster movie, “The Bodyguard.” It is one of the most popular and successful songs ever. Produced by David Foster, “I Will Always Love You” reached the top of the international charts by selling over ten million copies worldwide. Continue reading »

Dec 232007
 

From ONCE UPON A CHRISTMAS
Written by Dolly Parton

Through the years David Foster has put his golden print on many classic Christmas albums including Céliné Dion’s “These Are Special Times,” Josh Groban’s recent triumph “Noel” and his own 1993 “The Christmas Album.” His first Christmas hit was the 1984 Kenny Rogers and Dolly Parton double platinum release “Once Upon A Christmas.” Continue reading »