Forgotten 45 @ :45

Every weekday at 3:45pm, Shawn Foxx gives you the Forgotten 45 @ :45! He plays a song that you haven’t heard in so long, you’ve forgotten it. The Forgotten 45 @ :45, only on 105.7 KOKZ!

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Huey Lewis & The News – Doing It All For My baby Huey Lewis & The News were all over the radio and MTV in the 80s. The 1987 release ‘Fore!’ helped the band become the first to have 5 Top 10 Hot 100 singles from the same album! The first single was “Stuck With…read more »

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Ambrosia – Holdin’ On To Yesterday This is Ambrosia’s first single released from their eponymous debut in 1975. “Holdin’ On To Yesterday” hit the Top 20, peaking at #17 in the U.S.!read more »

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The Escape Club – Wild, Wild West This is one of those songs that topped the charts but then, after years and years, stopped being played on the radio. The Escape Club released their debut album, “Wild, Wild West” in 1988 and the title track was the first single. That was so popular on the…read more »

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Carole King – Jazzman From Carole King’s 1974 album, ‘Wrap Around Joy’, this song made it all the way to the #2 spot on the Hot 100! Carole King wrote the music but it was former Steely Dan member, David Palmer, who wrote the lyrics, based on the respect for legendary jazz sax player, Curtis…read more »

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Pat Benatar – Promises In The Dark Pat Benatar’s third album was released in 1981 and eventually TOPPED the Billboard 200 Album chart! ‘Precious Time’ garnered two big singles – “Fire And Ice” (Grammy Award for Best Female Rock Vocal Performance in 1982) and “Promises In The Dark” which hit the Top 40 and peaked at…read more »

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Toad The Wet Sprocket – All I Want From their highly successful 1991 album, ‘Fear’, this was an instant hit and peaked at # 15 on the Hot 100. It became on of the band’s most recognizable songs. The album reached #49 on Billboard’s Top 200 Albums in September 1992, with two of the four singles charting in the…read more »