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 »

Feb 102008
 

From THE BOX
Written by David Foster, Robert Lamm & Richard Marx

If you’re seeking a comprehensive look at Chicago’s long and successful career, “The Box” released in 2003 by Rhino Records is the perfect tool. It includes 5 cds and one dvd that showcase the amazing string of Top 40 and Adult Contemporary hits the band has amassed in 35+ years. There are also three songs that come from the 1993 unreleased album “Stone Of Sisyphus.” Continue reading »

Feb 112007
 

From SAMANTHA COLE
Written by David Foster, Richard Marx & Samantha Cole

In 1997, Doug Morris of Universal Records signed Samantha Cole, a talented new singer. That same year Cole released her self-titled debut album for the label which included a nice mix of danceable R&B songs and effective adult contemporary ballads mostly co-written by the singer and produced by big names like Nile Rodgers, Richard Marx, Rhett Lawrence and David Foster. Continue reading »

Jan 012006
 

From FLESH AND BONE
Written by David Foster, Steve Lukather & Tubes

The Tubes originally released “Talk To Ya Later” in 1981 on their album, “The Completion Backward Principle.” This catchy rock song was co-written and produced by David Foster and quickly became one of the most loved anthems of the band’s career as well as a Mainstream Rock top ten hit. Continue reading »

Jul 202003
 

From BEST OF ME
Written by David Foster, Jeremy Lubbock & Richard Marx

David Foster wrote many songs in the early eighties that became big hits for famous singers and, in 1983, he released a solo collection that included his take on some of his own classics like “Mornin’”, “Whatever We Imagine” and “Love, Look What You’ve Done To Me” and future hits like “Chaka” that will become a hit for, guess who?? Chaka Khan herself and also our song of the week, “The Best Of Me”. Continue reading »