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Dave Robbins "Soul Mining"

Born in Atlanta and raised in Forest Park, Georgia, Dave Robbins started playing piano at age six. Growing up, songs like “Wichita Lineman” by Glen Campbell first attracted him to country music. He first found success in 1983 when Kenny Rogers recorded Dave’s “All My Life,” which was a huge #1 hit. 

Dave’s long-term collaboration with Van Stephenson began with several songs written for Van’s first two solo albums. Dave and Van’s songwriting partnership hit a new high when their songs became a cornerstone in the recording career of country super group Restless Heart. With such hits as “Let the Heartache Ride,” “Big Dreams in a Small Town,” and the #1 smash “The Bluest Eyes in Texas,” their place in the upper reaches of country music songwriting was secure

In 1992 Dave’s talent as a hit songwriter was paramount in the formation of the new group BlackHawk. Dave, along with Henry Paul and Van Stephenson, co-wrote the group’s first #1 song “Every Once in A While,” and the top-ten hit “Almost A Memory now,” with Van Stephenson and Dale Oliver. Artists that have recorded Dave’s songs include Eric Clapton, Laura Brannigan, Conway Twitty, Janie Fricke, Juice Newton, Anne Murray, John Anderson, Sister Hazel, and numerous others.

Dave Robbins now left Blackhawk to pursue a solo carreer and released his first solo album "Soul Mining" to discover now!


Dave Robbins: Soul Mining

Lonestar "Party Heard Around The World"

The New Year of 2010 launches with the promise of the much-anticipated return to the charts of a true country music super-group—LONESTAR –whose career path to date has been marked by countless multi-platinum milestones.
The band is releasing their first studio album in four years—cause enough for celebration to the universe of country/pop cross-over fans who have long embraced them. And the news gets better.

Party Heard Around The World, their 10th album, is a total ‘hands on’ creative effort, produced by the band with eight of the ten tracks written by the foursome. Noted lead guitarist and original member Michael Britt said in a recent interview: “We feel that this album is a complete reflection of the group, circa 2010. It’s personal and powerful music that reflects the core values of Lonestar through lyrics, performance and production.”

Their 1999 album release, Lonely Grill, produced Lonestar’s biggest crossover smash to date, the ballad “Amazed,” which spent eight weeks at the #1 spot on the country charts as well as reaching #1 on the Billboard Hot 100. The dual win made them the first country act since Kenny Rogers & Dolly Parton’s “Islands In the Stream” in 1983 to accomplish this career milestone. 

Party Heard Around The World is set to make a legion of new fans, as well as re-connect Lonestar to a universe of dedicated fans for whom their latest studio project has been eagerly awaited. Tour dates in support of the new album release are expected to be announced within the next few weeks.

Bill Champlin tour dates in Norway with TOBB...

Bill Champlin will do some shows in Norway joining the band TOBB (The Original Bullshit Band).

The band is born in Oslo and its members are: Knut Anders Sørum (vocals), Javed Kurd (guitar, vocals), Lars Endrerud (bass), Erik Smith (drums), Trond Nagell-Dahl (keyboards, vocals), Steinar Borvik (saxophone), Torbjørn Sunde (trombone, vocals) and Rune Haglund (trumpet, vocal).


The 'Limahl'-haired aspiring young musicians, wearing sweaters of angora and embarrassing trousers, passionately developing good grooves and creative interplay around soul, funk and r&b, weren't particularly concerned about their nameless status either. Moreover, they had come to realize that every cool band name they could think of already had been snatched up by other musicians. Name suggestions like 'The Trembling Coconuts' was rejected. 'I Promise It's Piña Colada' was also rejected. That's the simple reason why the band ended up with such a flattering name: TOBB :-) Anyway, don't miss them LIVE if you like "groovin'"!!! 

Bill Champlin with Tobb concerts: 12 May Larvik, 13 May Bergen, 14 May Kristiansand, 15 May Sarpsborg

Peter Friestedt's new LA project concert in StockHolm featuring Bill Champlin...

The LA Project Live featuring Bill Champlin on his only gig in Sweden during his tour this Spring! It has been more than ten years since Bill was in Sweden solo and this is an happening you just have to attend, come see and hear a true living legen

The band features Bill Champlin on vocals, guitar and keyboards, Peter Friestedt on guitar, Stefan Gunnarsson on vocals and keyboards, female singers Viktoria Tolstoy and Tamara Champlin as well as rhythm-section Rasmus Kihlberg and Johan Granström. An unforgettable evening with a great mix of jazz, soul, pop and rock and you can expect favourites from Peter Friestedt’s two LA Project albums, favourites from Bill Champlins amazing catalogue plus some westcoast classics and maybe something from Stefan Gunnarsson’s recently released solo debut.

Buy tickets on the Faschings homepage

Dicover Viktoria Tolstoy's new cd "My Russian soul"


Discover Stefan Gunnarsson's self bebut cd with songs co-wrote with Jude Cole at cdon. Stef

Peter Friestedt: LA Project II

Ashlyne Huff's debut album!

Hailing from Los Angeles by way of Nashville, singer, songwriter, and performer Ashlyne Huff is an engaging new voice on the contemporary music scene, with a vocal prowess and gift for songwriting you usually only find in veteran artists. Ashlyne Huff released her debut album, co-wroting every song on it and the result is a stellar pop effort that showcases her flair for storytelling.

"The songs are pop, but I'm from Nashville, I write like a country singer," Huff says with a laugh." Huff's urge to express herself through songwriting is not surprising given her family background — music is in her blood. Her father, Dann Huff (White Heart, Giant), is an in-demand producer and session guitarist who has produced albums by Keith Urban and Rascal Flatts and performed on hits by Michael Jackson, Madonna, and Faith Hill, while her grandfather, Ronn Huff was a sought-after arranger on Nashville's contemporary Christian music scene. Ashlyne was born in Glendale, CA, where she took naps in the music studios where her father was working.

Her first well produced "pop" record will for sure attract more and more fans with catchy songs and her powerful voice. Read more about Ashlyne...

Charice's US debut cd

On first glance, Charice looks like any other teenager: pretty, petite and filled with non stop energy. But when the sweet-faced 17-year old opens her mouth to sing – with a profound, rich and soaring 10 decibel voice from every inch of her 5 feet 1 inch body – the audience quite literally gasps.

Fast forward to May 2010: Charice’s US debut CD is scheduled to be released on 143/Reprise Records with her single, “Pyramid” featuring labelmate Iyaz (who recently spent four weeks at #1 with his international smash hit, “Replay”).

By age 7, Charice was competing in local contests and belting out songs In 2007, a web-savvy fan began posting a series of Charice’s performances on YouTube including appearances on the Filipino talent show “Little Big Star” and the popular South Korean talent show “Star King.” She instantly became an authentic internet sensation attracting the attention of American TV shows.

Enter 15-time Grammy winning producer David Foster who invited Charice to perform on his David Foster and Friends PBS Show in Las Vegas alongside such star studded Foster produced talents as Michael Bublé, Celine Dion, Andrea Bocelli, and Josh Groban. When the “David Foster and Friends” show returned to the Mandalay Bay the following year, Charice received no less than six standing ovations. In between the two Vegas appearances, Charice went on to perform with Andrea Bocelli (“The Prayer”) in Tuscany and Celine Dion at her Madison Square Garden show in New York City. 

During Charice’s most recent appearance on Oprah Winfrey, her heart stopping song “Note To God” written by multi-Grammy winning songwriter Diane Warren became an instant Top 10 hit on iTunes.