Jim Foster (musician)

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Jim Foster (born August 28, 1950) is a Canadian singer, songwriter, guitarist, and harmonica player.[1]

Biography[edit]

Born in Victoria, British Columbia, Jim Foster is best known for his Canadian singles “X-Ray Eyes”[2] and his work with his band, Fosterchild, which existed from 1976 to 1980. In 1993, Foster joined the band One Horse Blue. Foster has had success in the adult contemporary, country, and rock-music fields, writing such songs as "Here We Go Again" [3] for Patricia Conroy (1993), and the Western Canadian Music Award-winning "X-Ray Eyes" (1986).[1] He also co-wrote "I Put Away My Gun" with Murray McLauchlan.[4]

Awards[edit]

Western Canada Music Awards 1986[1]

Discography[edit]

Albums [5]

Year Album Position Weeks Label
1977 Fosterchild 72 11 CBS
1978 Troubled Child 84 10 CBS
1980 On The Prowl - - Vera Cruz
Solo Albums
1986 Power Lines 86 16 RCA
1998 Artist's Print - - No Label
2011 Lone Bird - - Quest

Singles [5]

Year Song Position Weeks Label
1977 Let Me Down Easy 72 11 CBS
1978 Until We Meet Again 84 10 CBS
1978 I Need Somebody Tonight 59 14 CBS
1978 It's Too Late Now 40 4 CBS
1986 X-Ray Eyes 86 16 RCA

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