Dec 042016
 

from WORLD CALLED LOVE   
Written by David Foster & Brenda Russell

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She was born Brenda Gordon on April 8, 1949 (the year varies) in Brooklyn, New York to father Gus Gordon, one of the Ink Spots and a member of the Bill Johnson Quartet, and mother Cinnamon Sharpe, who sang and wrote songs. She would become known as Brenda Russell, a distinguished singer/songwriter of gems including “Get Here” and “If Only For One Night.” Ms. Russell was active in the early seventies with her first husband Brian Russell as backing vocalists for artists including Anne Murray, Cat Stevens, Sir Elton John, Neil Sedaka and Cher . Sir Elton, recognizing the duo’s talent, signed them to his Rocket Record Company and 1976 brought their debut album titled World Called Love.

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Oct 132013
 

from PARADISE/DON’T LET IT MESS YOUR MIND (single)

written by John Townsend & Ed Sanford

Ted Neeley is a veteran singer, composer, musician, actor and record producer. He is mostly remembered for his lead performance in the 1973 movie “Jesus Christ Superstar.”

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Aug 082010
 

from NIGEL OLSSON

written by David Foster, Nigel Olsson & Jozy Pollock

In the early seventies Nigel Olsson became one of the world’s best known drummer for his connection with Elton John. In 1975 the UK superstar decided to change his rhythm section and consequently Olsson and Dee Murray were replaced by Roger Pope and Kenny Passatelli.
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