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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Depeche Mode – Enjoy The Silence Released in early 1990, “Enjoy The Silence” was the second single from the landmark Depeche Mode album, ‘Violator’. It peaked at #8 on the Hot 100. “Personal Jesus” showed a slightly new musical direction for Depeche Mode, with less over-the-top production and a ton of synth sound. It was…read more »
Happy 69th birthday to the founding member of Kool & The Gang, Robert Earl “Kool” Bell! Kool & The Gang – Hollywood Swinging The band’s first #1 on the R&B single and Top 10, peaking at #6 on the Hot 100. In a 2015 interview Nile Rodgers said that Chic’s 1979 song “Good Times” was partly inspired by “Hollywood…read more »
It’s Jack Wagner’s 60th Birthday! Jack Wagner – All I Need As an actor on General Hospital (same place Rick Springfield got his recognition), Jack Wagner also had a singing voice! A pretty good one too! His debut album was named after his first big hit in 1984, “All I Need”. It made it to…read more »
Happy birthday to Sting, turning 68 today! Sting says that the three songs on ‘Synchronicity’, “Every Breath You Take”, “King Of Pain”, and “Wrapped Around Your Finger” were quite personal and written, somewhat abstractly, from his own experiences. “Wrapped Around Your Finger” peaked at #8 on the Hot 100 and has one of the greatest…read more »
Huey Lewis & The News – Walking On A Thin Line The last single released from the multi-platinum ‘Sports’ album, “Walking In A Thin Line” was also the album’s fifth single. It peaked at #18 on the Hot 100 and got mixed reviews. It was an upbeat rocker that was written from the eyes of…read more »