Author Archives: Shawn Foxx

Today’s Forgotten 45 @ 45!

Today’s Forgotten 45 @ 45!

Steve Perry – She’s Mine Steve Perry decided to test his chops as a solo artist, taking some time off of Journey and releasing his debut album, ‘Street Talk’ in 1984.  We all know the popularity of the Top 10 “Oh Sherry” then followed by the Top 20 single, “Foolish Heart”, but the third single…Read more »

Today’s Forgotten 45 @ 45!

Today’s Forgotten 45 @ 45!

The Smithereens – To Much Passion Released as the second single from the album, ‘Blow Up’ and at the tail end of 1991. “Too Much Passion” had a lot of airplay on MTV and did fairly well on Top 40, just breaking in and peaking at #37. The late Pat DiNizio said that he wrote…Read more »

SUNDAY NIGHT VINYL 7/05/2020

SUNDAY NIGHT VINYL 7/05/2020

Celebrating Summer with the “boys of summer” – The Beach Boys!! Two classic albums, back to back, in their entirety and commercial free! Their second release ‘Little Deuce Coupe’ and the band’s third album, ‘Surfer Girl’, both from 1963 with all the clicks and pops from nearly 60 year old vinyl!Read more »

FURSDAY 7/02/2020

FURSDAY 7/02/2020

This week we have Sally. Sally is a 2-year-old American Pit Bull. Sally is very high energy and would enjoy someone who is as high energy as her. Sally loves to run! She recently participated in our Furry 5K and both times she went the handlers expressed how much she enjoyed it. She loved exploring new…Read more »

Today’s Forgotten 45 @ 45!

Today’s Forgotten 45 @ 45!

Tommy Shaw – Girls With Guns This was Tommy Shaw of Styx’s debut as a solo artist. The album, ‘Girls With Guns’  came out in 1984 and was his introduction to the masses after leaving Styx. The title track was the first single and did well on the Mainstream Rock chart where it peaked at…Read more »

Today’s Forgotten 45 @ 45!

Today’s Forgotten 45 @ 45!

The Moody Blues – Question It was the lead single released from The Moody Blues 1970 album, ‘A Question Of Balance’. It reached #21 on the Billboard Hot 100 and is still one of the band’s live staples and one of the most recognizable songs.Read more »

Today’s Forgotten 45 @ 45!

Today’s Forgotten 45 @ 45!

David Bowie and Mick Jagger – Dancing in the Street Recorded today in 1985 for the Live Aid fundraising event, Bowie and Jagger covered the Martha & The Vandellas 1964 hit, “Dancing in the Street”. A video followed and was in heavy rotation in MTV. The song did very well and peaked at #7 on…Read more »

Today’s Forgotten 45 @ 45!

Today’s Forgotten 45 @ 45!

Aerosmith – Last Child The first single to be released from the landmark Aerosmith album, ‘Rocks’, “Last Child” hit the Top 40, climbing the charts and eventually peaking at #21 on the Hot 100. Brad Whitford plays some of his best guitar work on this and is credited as co-writer with Steven Tyler. It’s still…Read more »

SUNDAY NIGHT VINYL 6/28/2020

SUNDAY NIGHT VINYL 6/28/2020

Join me for a German Import, 180 gram vinyl pressing of The Doors – L.A. Woman from 1971. The band wanted to get back to their roots  and record a real blues record and this is what came of it. It was also Jim Morrison’s last recorded album and sessions with the band before he…Read more »

Iowa Irish Fest officially cancels 2020 season

Iowa Irish Fest officially cancels 2020 season

BREAKING: Iowa Irish Fest just announced that it will have to cancel the 2020 fest due to concerns over the rising cases of COVID-19.   Contact: Chad Shipman, Iowa Irish Fest Director 319-464-7355, ShipmanChad@gmail.com   Lori Davis, AMPERAGE Public Relations 319-290-3780, LDavis@AMPERAGEmarketing.com   For Immediate Release: June 26, 2020   IOWA IRISH FEST CANCELS 2020…Read more »