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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Feb 012009
 

From WE’VE GOT TONIGHT (single)
Written by Bob Seger

“We’ve Got Tonight” is a sweet love ballad, originally written and performed by American rocker Bob Seger for his 1978 album “Stranger In Town.” That song became a hit and was eventually covered in 1983, with even bigger success, by country superstar Kenny Rogers in a duet with UK pop newcomer Sheena Easton. Continue reading »

Apr 062008
 

From ISLANDS IN THE STREAM: THE GREATEST HITS 1983/1988
Written by Kenny Rogers & Richard Marx

On the market there’s a large amount of greatest hits and “best of” compilations showcasing Kenny Rogers’ long career and impressive body of work. Everything can be found from his first steps in the country field, his superstar days and even his most recent works. “Islands In The Stream: The Greatest Hits 1983-1988″ focuses on Rogers’ early eighties transition from country icon to Pop/Adult Contemporary star. 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 »

May 072006
 

From TIMEPIECE
Written by Johnny Mercer & Victor Schertzinger

Toward the end of the seventies, Kenny Rogers was the first country superstar to crossover into the pop market. This occurred due to his velvet voice and wise choice of collaborators like David Foster and Lionel Richie. Foster produced huge hits for the singer like “We’ve Got Tonight” and “What About Me.” Continue reading »

Apr 062003
 

From WHAT ABOUT ME
Written by David Foster, Kenny Rogers & Richard Marx

When Kenny Rogers decided he wanted some pop appeal to crossover from the country music market, he turned to big guns like Lionel Richie, The Bee Gees and, obviously, David Foster for help. Continue reading »