Jul 202014
 

from PAST TO PRESENT – THE 70S
written by David Foster, Jay Graydon & Harry Garfield

This week, we go back to the late seventies and “Love Flows,” a little-known yet gorgeous collaboration between David Foster and Jay Graydon. This sweet love song remained in Graydon’s vaults until 2006 when the super-producer finally released “Past To Present – The 70s.” Graydon’s cd was a compilation that included many demo treasures recorded in the second half of 1970 by the former Airplay member and right before his big break with Al Jarreau and The Manhattan Transfer.

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Aug 072011
 

from JEFF PORCARO SESSION WORKS

written by Dwayne Ford & Derek Kendrick

The late Jeffrey Porcaro was the heart and soul of the legendary rock group, Toto and also one of the most important drummers in the history of rock music. Together with his father Joe and younger brothers Steve and Michael, Jeff Porcaro was part of one of the most respected legacies in the music world. Continue reading »

Oct 172010
 

from LOVE SONGS

written by  David Foster, Deniece Williams & Carole Pinckes

Deniece Williams is mostly remembered worldwide for her 1983 chart topping hit “Let’s Hear It For The Boy.” That pop/soul ditty was catchy and memorable but it overshadowed her previous strong catalogue released between the second half of the seventies and the early eighties.
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Apr 252010
 

from TWO OF A KIND

written by David Foster & Boz Scaggs

After the massive, platinum plus success of albums like “Silk Degrees,” “Middle Man” and string of big hits like “Lowdown,” “We’re All Alone,” “Jojo” and “Look What You’ve Done To Me,” Boz Scaggs decided to go on hiatus in the early eighties. Continue reading »

Apr 182010
 

from MR. LUCKY

written by Tom Kelly & Denny Henson

Fools Gold started out in the mid-Seventies as Dan Fogelberg’s backing band. The Country/Rock group included Tom Kelly on bass and vocals, Denny Henson on piano, guitar and vocals, Doug Livingston on pedal steel and keyboards plus Ron Grinel on drums.
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Nov 292009
 

From SMILIN’ MEMORIES

Written by Erik Tagg

Eric Tagg’s debut album, “Smilin’ Memories,” was recorded in Los Angeles in 1975 for a European release. The young singer/songwriter was supported by a band that included Jeff Porcaro of Toto fame, Lee Ritenour and David Foster. “Smilin’ Memories” was produced by John D’Andrea, engineered by Humberto Gatica and showcases Tagg’s amazing vocal skills and superior talent as songwriter. Continue reading »

Apr 262009
 

From LOUDER THAN WORDS
Written by Lionel Richie

“Louder Than Words,” released in 1996, was Lionel Richie’s comeback album after a long period of inactivity due to personal issues. The veteran pop/r&b superstar who wrote and sang  evergreens like “Hello,” “All Night Long” and “Endless Love” gave audiences an interesting new album that was sheer evidence that his talent was still intact. Continue reading »