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!
To hear the full and complete Forgotten 45 @ :45 playlist, click the Spotify logo in the top right corner in the player below.
The Psychedelic Furs – Love My Way English band, The Psychedelic Furs, released their third album, ‘Forever Now” in 1982 and one of the bands most notable songs, didn’t even make it to the Top 40! Almost though! “Love My Way” was the first single from the album and the next single following their biggest…read more »
Shaun Cassidy – That’s Rock ‘n’ Roll Originally written by Eric Carmen and released on his first eponymous solo album in 1976. In 1977, teen idol Shaun Cassidy covered “That’s Rock ‘n’ Roll” for his first solo album. With Shaun’s star on the rise because of The Hardy Boys TV series, it was perfect timing…read more »
Huey Lewis & The News – I Know What I Like From the band’s 1987 album, “Fore!”, this single followed “Hip To Be Square” and also had background performances by then-San Francisco 49ers, Dwight Clark, Riki Ellison, Ronnie Lott, and Joe Montana. Huey Lewis & The News were big fans as they were based in San Fran. “I Know What…read more »
Donald Fagen – I.G.Y (What A Beautiful World) In 1981, Steely Dan’s Walter Becker and Donald Fagen split up and went their separate ways. The following year, Donald Fagen released his first solo album, ‘The Nightfly’. The album is about Fagen’s feelings of growing up in the suburbs in the 1950s and 1960s. Like remembering…read more »
MARMALADE – REFLECTIONS OF MY LIFE Written by their lead guitarist Junior Campbell, and singer Dean Ford, Scottish band, The Marmalade, released this song from their 1969 Decca album ‘Reflections of the Marmalade’. It charted all over the world, peaking at number 10 on the Billboard Hot 100 in the U.S. Over 2 million singles have been sold and in…read more »
Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers – Change Of Heart In early 1982, the second and last single from Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers album, ‘Long After Dark’ was released. “Change Of Heart” hit the Top 40 and peaked at #21! The first 100,000 copies of the 45 rpm single was released on red vinyl in…read more »