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« Reply #25 on: November 21, 2019, 01:41:39 PM »

Just read this on Facebook to. Very sad news I had not heard this before though obviously I think we all suspected something was wrong. Jeff had a great voice I have all of his solo C d's and their wonderful. Very sad news
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« Reply #26 on: November 21, 2019, 01:46:26 PM »

OMG, I totally missed the article about Briella. So sad. Sad

(BTW, this must be at least Jeff's third marriage. I remember reading an article where he explained his original 1990 departure from the Beach Boys and how it saved his marriage. Well...I met Jeff's wife Diana in 2003 shortly after they got married, but the article EmdeeH linked says his wife's name is Allison...)

I believe that EmdeeH said that the Briella article is a different Jeff Foskett.
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« Reply #27 on: November 21, 2019, 03:00:18 PM »

I’m very sorry to hear of this. Hoping for a full recovery
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« Reply #28 on: November 21, 2019, 03:58:41 PM »

Sending very best wishes to Jeff.
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« Reply #29 on: November 21, 2019, 05:01:53 PM »

For those that wanted to know what happened to JF y'all found out today.  Jeff is a good man, sad to see him have to go through what he has went though.  Glad that he got to tell people the way he wanted to tell them with out the word ever slipping out.  Good vibes, thoughts and prays for Mr. Foskett.
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« Reply #30 on: November 21, 2019, 05:53:44 PM »

I’ll never forget Jeff’s kindness in arranging for my three granddaughters to go up on stage during Barbara Ann last year. He’s been a key player in the world of the Beach Boys and Brian Wilson for close to four decades now and during that time has easily been my favorite of the BW/BBs falsetto singers.

Jeffery, best wishes for good health and thank you for your superb vocal contributions to my all-time favorite music.
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« Reply #31 on: November 22, 2019, 08:56:54 AM »

Speechless, and praying for our Jeff.

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I believe that EmdeeH said that the Briella article is a different Jeff Foskett.

Yes, that article was about a different guy with the same name.
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« Reply #32 on: November 22, 2019, 09:02:49 AM »

First and foremost it was surprising to hear how serious Jeff's health issues were and I wish him well and hope he is able to recover. 

I just looked at the track listing for Voices and noticed he inexplicably included his a capella recording of "Laughter In The Rain".  It appears to be the same exact version he put out years ago.  I'm wondering why this was repackaged? 
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« Reply #33 on: November 23, 2019, 11:14:58 AM »

Very sad news.

I just listened to Voices. I am absolutely digging this album. Chalk it up to ignorance on my part, but I didn't really realize Jeff's vocal range - I always just knew him as the falsetto guy...but he's got such a great range especially on those lower notes. His range all over 'Warmth of the Sun' is incredible. In the past I've been critical of how his falsetto was mixed onto Brian's albums (they always stuck his falsetto right on top of the mix instead of mixing it in and blending it, to my ears anyways). But I don't really get that feeling on this album. I just hear a lot of amazing harmonies that are really well mixed together.

True Love Ways, Everything That Touches You, Warmth of the Sun, I Shall Be Released, Heartbeat, Adios are amazing standouts (the rest of the tracks are great too, though).

I would imagine he added 'Laughter In The Rain' just because it fits so well with the rest of the material here, and if it is his last album I don't blame him for trying to package such a great a cappella track with the rest of these songs.

Sending prayers and good vibes your way Jeff. What a fantastic album.
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« Reply #34 on: November 23, 2019, 11:34:57 AM »

Definitely, sending thoughts, prayers, best wishes and good vibes Jeff's way. Best hopes for a speedy recovery!
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« Reply #35 on: November 23, 2019, 10:58:14 PM »

My love and best wishes for a really talented musician and one of the good guys in the BB orbit.

His cover of Jimmy Webb’s “Adios” is heartbreakingly beautiful.
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« Reply #36 on: June 17, 2020, 09:05:11 PM »

Jeff Foskett promoting Billy Hinsche’s weekly online show.

Say a prayer for Jeff... https://www.instagram.com/p/CBibQMEjWse/?igshid=15mmb1vpk65dy
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« Reply #37 on: June 18, 2020, 01:43:45 PM »

Very sad to hear his voice failing. Best wishes for hopefully a recovery.
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« Reply #38 on: June 18, 2020, 03:36:40 PM »

Very sad to hear his voice failing. Best wishes for hopefully a recovery.

I remember Eva and David Leaf getting scarves for him to wrap around his neck in cold weather to protect his spectacular voice around the "Pet Sounds" and "Smile" London concerts. We've been so lucky to hear him sing. I hope he knows how much joy he has given us.  I did have the funny moment when I was raving about his talent in the lobby of the Marriott County Hall, London, with my friends looking at me strangely. I said, "He's right behind me, I'm guessing?" He was. I guess that wasn't so bad.
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« Reply #39 on: June 18, 2020, 05:18:50 PM »

Praying for him
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« Reply #40 on: June 19, 2020, 03:37:03 AM »

I have all of Jet's solo CDs and they are all wonderful. His voice was golden. Such a shame to see this happen.
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« Reply #41 on: June 19, 2020, 01:08:55 PM »

Unlike many BB's fans, i never had a problem with Jeff's voice, so it is extremely sad that this has happened to him. On top of having a beautiful voice, he also seems to be one of the best people in the whole BB's universe.
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« Reply #42 on: June 20, 2020, 04:58:35 AM »

If you can get a copy of some of Jeffs CDs you'll see that he did much more than just falsetto which is what many of the fans have a problem with. Me I don't. And his non falsetto voice on his solo CDs is absolutely fantastic. As well as his falsetto voice in my honest opinion
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« Reply #43 on: June 20, 2020, 02:17:18 PM »

If you can get a copy of some of Jeffs CDs you'll see that he did much more than just falsetto which is what many of the fans have a problem with. Me I don't. And his non falsetto voice on his solo CDs is absolutely fantastic. As well as his falsetto voice in my honest opinion
I've got a Rick Nelson tribute CD that has Jeff doing "Young Emotions"; he's got a beautiful lower register.
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« Reply #44 on: June 21, 2020, 07:01:09 AM »

He does a great job with that one, go to You Tube and search out Cool and Gone, great CD.....It's My Fault is a great opener.
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« Reply #45 on: July 27, 2020, 09:07:39 PM »

I was just watching the movie The Sandlot 2 with my son. A song came on in the middle of the movie that had a very distinctive voice. Such a beautiful sound and skill. Many commentors think its the Beach Boys - a compliment to Jeff's talent.

Hoping the best for you Jeff and thank you for all you music!

https://youtu.be/YG41bxIvIEM

Song was written by Jerry Burnham.
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« Reply #46 on: July 30, 2020, 03:01:40 PM »

I'll never forget the first time I heard Jeff and Carl share the lead vocals on "Don't Worry, Baby" (1987 Beach Boys concert in Belgium). Perfection. I've been a fan of Jeff Foskett ever since.
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