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KISSING A FOOL

from KISSING A FOOL (single)

Written by George Michael

“Kissing A Fool” was a beautiful ballad written and sung by the incredible George Michael (1963-2016) from his 1987 multi-platinum smash, Faith. This modern torch song was one of the singles from the album and reached #5 on Billboard’s Hot 100 as well as #1 on the Adult Contemporary chart. The late UK superstar was one of the best singers of his generation and his performance on “Kissing A Fool” was another showcase of class and superior skills.

I WOULD DO ANYTHING

From LIVE AT BLUE NOTE TOKIO AND OSAKA BLUE NOTE  

Written by David Foster & Kenny Loggins

Four Of A Kind was a Japanese jazz/fusion quartet that released a couple of solid records at the dawn of the new millennium. The group included noted saxophonist Masato Honda, Satoru Shionoya on piano and keyboards who was also a member of the pop/jazz duo Salt & Sugar, drummer Takashi Numazawa and bass player Tomohito Aoki (1957-2006).

IF YOU DON’T WANT MY LOVE

From BOBBY KING

Written by Michael Price & Daniel Walsh

Bobby King was an American soul/R&B singer. King first achieved some popularity in the early seventies as half of a singing duo with Terry Evans. Later that same decade, King became a session singer for important acts including Ry Cooder, Maria Muldaur and Boz Scaggs. 

WONDERFUL TONIGHT

From CALL ME IRRESPONSIBLE

Written by Eric Clapton

Eric Clapton’s classic ballad, “Wonderful Tonight,” was covered by Michael Bublè on his 2007 release, Call Me Irresponsible. The legendary “Slowhand” took that song to #16 on Billboard’s Hot 100 back in 1977. “Wonderful Tonight” was certified gold and became a worldwide hit for the legendary rocker.

MIDNIGHT IN AUSTIN TEXAS

From SKYLARK

Written by David Foster & Renee Olstead

In the first decade of the new millennium, David Foster had an impressive string of hit records for two gifted newcomers, Michael Bublè and Josh Groban. During the same time, Foster produced two CDs for another very young and remarkable singer named Renee Olstead. An American actress and singer, Ms. Olstead as an actress was best known as Lauren Miller on the comedy “Still Standing” and on the drama “The Secret Life of an American Teenager” as Madison Cooperstein.