Author Archives: Shawn Foxx

Today’s Forgotten 45 @ 45!

Today’s Forgotten 45 @ 45!

Celebrating another birthday! 38 Special’s founding member, Don Barnes turns 68 today! 38 Special – Teach. Teacher Written by Jim Vallance and Bryan Adams, but recorded by 38 Special for the movie, starring Nick Nolte and Jo Beth Williams, “Teacher, Teacher” did well for Don Barnes and company!  The movie did pretty well in theaters,…Read more »

Today’s Forgotten 45 @ 45!

Today’s Forgotten 45 @ 45!

It’s Sav’s 60th birthday! Happy Birthday to Def Leppard’s bassist Rick Savage! Def Leppard – Let’s Get Rocked The album to come after the MULTI-Platinum ‘Hysteria’ had a high bar to overcome. No one was sure if Def Leppard could capture lightning in a bottle – TWICE! They certainly tried… In my opinion, ‘Adrenalize’ was…Read more »

Sunday Night Vinyl 12/6/2020

Sunday Night Vinyl 12/6/2020

Joe Jackson is an amazing musician and songwriter. He uses jazz, latin, pop, world instruments and infuses it all into his style. He also is very particular about sound. Production and engineering mean a lot so the finished product should be as flawless as possible. Very much like Steely Dan, Pink Floyd and others… This…Read more »

Today’s Forgotten 45 @ 45!

Today’s Forgotten 45 @ 45!

Seals & Crofts – Hummingbird Seals & Crofts released my personal favorite album of theirs, ‘Summer Breeze’ in 1972. The year I was born. The whole album SOUNDS like 1972! It just fits the time, culture, sound, etc. Of course the first single was the title track and one of S&C biggest hits. The next…Read more »

Are you a COVID “long-hauler”?

Are you a COVID “long-hauler”?

I am a long-hauler. It’s a new term describing COVID survivors that continue to have after effects. Most recovered COVID patients will have a few leftover symptoms. These are how the body now works. No one know how long they stay or if they are permanent, OR if they progress and get worse. Mine are:…Read more »

FURSDAY 11/26/2020

FURSDAY 11/26/2020

This week we have Christopher. He is a 7 year old Domestic Shorthair. Christopher is a pretty chilled out kitty! He is friendly and enjoys attention, and lets you know when he wants snuggles with his adorable meow! https://www.cedarbendhumane.org/Read more »

Today’s Forgotten 45 @ 45!

Today’s Forgotten 45 @ 45!

Band-Aid – Do They Know It’s Christmas? British pop stars got together on this date in 1984 at S.A.R.M. Studios in London to record “Do They Know It’s Christmas?” for African famine relief, and American artists did the same a few months last as USA For Africa.  Bob Geldof and Midge Ure wrote the song and…Read more »

Sunday Night Vinyl 11/19/2020

Sunday Night Vinyl 11/19/2020

The 1980 debut from a little Canadian band by the name of LOVERBOY!! A great debut and a rocker from Mike Reno and company, featuring “Turn Me Loose”, “The Kid Is Hot Tonight” and others! #13 on the Billboard 200 Album chart!!Read more »

Today’s Forgotten 45 @ 45!

Today’s Forgotten 45 @ 45!

In tribute to KISS drummer, Eric Carr, who passed away on this day in 1991. KISS – Crazy Crazy Nights It’s almost the title track to KISS’ 1987 album, ‘Crazy Nights’. The song “Crazy Crazy Nights” leads off the album and is one of the most popular songs of the “non-makeup” era. The single broke…Read more »

Today’s Forgotten 45 @ 45!

Today’s Forgotten 45 @ 45!

Genesis – Mama The lead single and the first song on Side 1 of Genesis’ 1983 eponymous album, “Mama” has a sinister sound. The sharp, echoed drum machine beat, the haunting, ethereal synthesizer that floats in after almost a minute of that harsh beat intro, and the lyrics referring to a young man’s love, almost…Read more »