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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Paul Simon – Still Crazy After All These Years This is the title track to Paul’s Grammy Award winning 1975 album. It won Album of the Year as well as Best Male Pop Vocal Performance in 1976. The single, however, just hit the top 40 by peaking at #40 on the Hot 100. Paul Nelson…read more »
David Bowie – Blue Jean From his follow-up album to the smash ‘Let’s Dance’ album, ‘Tonight’ was a rushed record due to Bowie not being able to write while on the tour that was ‘Let’s Dance’. I’m a big Bowie fan, but even this one was a disappointment, in my opinion. Bowie never really cared…read more »
Johnny Rivers – Rockin’ Pneumonia – Boogie Woogie Flu Originally, this song was a minor hit (#52) in 1957 for Huey “Piano” Smith as Rockin’ Pneumonia and the Boogie Woogie Flu. However, it was this cover by Johnny Rivers in 1972 with the legendary “Wrecking Crew” musicians that is the most memorable. It peaked at #6…read more »
Information Society – What’s On Your Mind (Pure Energy) A band out of Minneapolis, MN, Information Society was a late synth-pop group focused on upbeat dance music. Released on the band’s eponymous album from 1988, the biggest hits and most memorable song is, “What’s On Your Mind (Pure Energy)”, which peaked at #3 on the…read more »
Bob Welch – Ebony Eyes This is the second single from his ‘French Kiss’ album, released in 1978. The song peaked at #14 on the Billboard Hot 100! This was a great feeling for Bob as this is his first solo album after leaving Fleetwood Mac. By the way, an unknown singer by the name…read more »
Steel Breeze – You Don’t Want Me Anymore An American band that took it’s name fro a lyric in Pink Floyd’s “Shine On You Crazy Diamond”, Steel Breeze’s debut album was the biggest of their career. The first single from the 1982 eponymous album was also the first track of that album. “You Don’t Want…read more »