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OH YEAH!

From WATCHING YOU WATCHING ME
Written by Bill Withers, David Foster and Larry Carlton

In 1985 veteran soul singer Bill Withers (“Ain’t No Sunshine”, “Use Me”, “Lovely Day”….) recorded an outstanding comeback album entitled “Watching You Watching Me” filled with great songs and big names like Marcus Miller, Robbie Buchanan, Ernie Watts and Phil Perry.

SHE’S A BEAUTY

From OUTSIDE INSIDE
Written by David Foster, Steve Lukather & Fee Waybill

Here’s another good answer to all those people who always talk about David Foster as a writer of “syrupy love songs”. He is, without any doubt, the master of pop ballads but his incredible talent has brought him often in other territories like jazz/fusion, r&b and pure rock.

WHY CAN’T WE FALL IN LOVE?

From WHEN LOVE COMES CALLING
Written by Deniece Williams, Carole Bayer Sager & David Foster

This ballad brings us back once again to David Foster’s finest r&b work. In 1979 he was probably asked by Maurice White to produce the majority of Deniece Williams’ new album (3 cuts were produced by former Raydio leader Ray Parker jr.) and, as usual, the results were outstanding.

FLY AWAY

From BI COASTAL
Written by David Foster, Peter Allen & Carole Bayer Sager

1980 is one year that many Foster fans remember with a smile on their faces. It is the year of the Airplay project as well as Boz Scaggs’ “Middle Man”, the Average White Band’s “Shine” and especially the year of “Bi Coastal”.