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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R.E.M. – Shiny Happy People R.E.M. have always been “alternative” rock music. Some call it “college rock”. The late 80s showed their style changing a bit toward a more ‘pop” radio friendly vibe. The ‘Green’ album really broke them to a main stream audience and they followed that album with ‘Out Of Time”. That album…read more »
Happy 76th birthday to Randy Bachman! Bachman-Turner Overdrive – Hey You The only big single to come from Bachman-Turner Overdrive’s 1975 album, ‘Four Wheel Drive’, “Hey You” peaked at #21 and was said to be Randy sending a message to his former Guess Who bandmate, Burton Cummings, for saying in the press, that Randy would…read more »
Elton John – Empty Garden (Hey Hey Johnny) Elton John and John Lennon were good friends, back to 1974. They both worked together on a #1 song, “Whatever Get’s You Through The Night” and had stayed friends throughout the years. December 8, 1980, Lennon was murdered in front of his home at the Dakota in…read more »
It’s National “One Hit Wonder” Day! Double (doo-BLAY) – The Captain of Her Heart A Swiss band that never made it past their best known single in the U.S. Sadly, they couldn’t capitalize on the classy melodic beauty that “The Captain of Her Heart” had, and they faded nearly as fast as they arrived. Peaking…read more »
The Babys – Isn’t It Time From the band’s 1977 album, ‘Broken Heart’, The Baby’s had a Top 20 hit with “Isn’t It Time”. A rocker that starts with a nice piano intro that picks up speed and power. Written by bass guitarist Jack Conrad along with Ray Kennedy, both of whom are not in The Babys.…read more »
It’s the Boss’ 70th birthday!! Bruce Springsteen – I’m Goin’ Down Released as the sixth single from ‘Born In the U.S.A.’, Bruce pens a song about the loss of intimacy in relationships. The song was, yet, another Top 10 tune, peaking at #9 in October of 1985 on the Hot 100. ‘Born In The U.S.A.’…read more »