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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The Knack – Good Girls Don’t The single to follow “My Sharona”, “Good Girls Don’t” peaked at #11 on the Billboard Hot 100. Critics panned and praised it as a “mean pop song”, while other critics regarded the song as “derivative” and “sexist”. All in all, it couldn’t be that bad if Ben Folds and…read more »
Bruce Springsteen – I’m Goin’ Down During the recording sessions for his 1982 album ‘Nebraska’, a couple of songs were shelved for future projects. “Pink Cadillac” and “I’m Goin’ Down” were then in contention for Bruce Springsteen’s ‘Born In The U.S.A.”, but the single, “I’m Goin’ Down” beat out the other for the album. “Pink…read more »
Lindsey Buckingham – Trouble Lindsey Buckingham is one of the must underrated guitarist out there. Also, severely underrated as a songwriter. Honing his chops in one of the greatest rock bands of all time, Fleetwood Mac, Lindsey knew that he had what it took to also have a solo career. His debut as a solo…read more »
KISS – Hard Luck Woman Paul Stanley wrote this with the idea that it would be given to Rod Stewart, but with the humongous success of “Beth”, they decided to keep it for themselves. Released less than a year from “Beth”, KISS tried to capitalize on the popularity of the KISS ballad and had Peter…read more »
Steve Perry – Foolish Heart Steve Perry’s fourth single from his first solo album, ‘Street Talk” made it to the #18 on the Billboard Hot 100 but peaked higher on the Adult Contemporary chart at #2 in February 1985. The video is a one-shot camera filmed without any cuts. Steve enters a stage and sings…read more »
Rolling Stones – Ain’t Too Proud To Beg Originally recorded and released in 1966 by The Temptations, The Rolling Stones added this R&B favorite to the ‘It’s Only Rock ‘n’ Roll’ Album. This is a killer cover and while the original is great, this is gritty and very “Rolling Stones”. Billy Preston plays piano of…read more »