Author Archives: Shawn Foxx

Today’s Forgotten 45 @ 45!

Today’s Forgotten 45 @ 45!

RIP Bill Withers Bill Withers – Lovely Day With the recent loss of Bill Withers at the age of 81 today, I wanted one that isn’t heard as often as “Lean On Me” and “Ain’t No Sunshine”. That brings in his 1977 song, “Lovely Day” from his ‘Menagerie’ album. It was released at the tail-end…Read more »

Today’s Forgotten 45 @ 45!

Today’s Forgotten 45 @ 45!

Crow – Evil Woman (Don’t Play Your Games With Me) From a band formed in Minneapolis, MN by Dave Wagner, the band known as Crow had one hit and one hit ONLY. Not for lack of trying… Crow’s debut album, ‘Crow Music’ in 1969. They were very much a blues-rock style band mixed with some…Read more »

Sunday Night Vinyl 4/05/2020

Sunday Night Vinyl 4/05/2020

This album blew me away when I first heard “Mysterious Ways”. The Edge’s guitar effect was so heavy and funky and the guitar riff alone was a huge hook! Then, the rest of the album just got better and better!! “One”, “Who’s Gonna Ride Your Wild Horses”, “Even Better Than The Real Thing”, “Tryin’ To…Read more »

Fursday pet 4/2/2020

Fursday pet 4/2/2020

Beauty is a 3-years-old, female, domestic medium hair. Beauty’s name describes her perfectly as she is a stunningly beautiful kitty and has a sweet and happy personality to match it. (319) 232-6887 Cedar Bend Humane SocietyRead more »

Today’s Forgotten 45 @ 45!

Today’s Forgotten 45 @ 45!

Bad Company – If You Needed Somebody From 1990, the ninth studio album from Bad Company and the third with Brian Howe taking over vocals after the departure of Paul Rodgers, ‘Holy Water’ was a big success. The title track and first single topped the Billboard Album Rock Tracks chart and the second single went…Read more »

Today’s Forgotten 45 @ 45!

Today’s Forgotten 45 @ 45!

New Edition – Cool It Now New Edition consisted of future superstars, Bobby Brown, Michael Bivens, Ronnie DeVoe, Ricky Bell and Johnny Gill, Ralph Tresvant. Bobby, Johnny and Ralph went on to highly successful solo careers, and Bell, Bivens and DeVoe went on to score hits as a trio known and Bell Biv Devoe. As…Read more »

Today’s Forgotten 45 @ 45!

Today’s Forgotten 45 @ 45!

Paper Lace – The Night Chicago Died British band Paper Lace, had a #1 hit in the U.K. with “Billy Don’t Be A Hero”, but that version didn’t hit in the U.S. at all. The version that became a #1 hit here, was from Bo Donaldson and the Heywoods. Anyway, the other hit Paper Lace…Read more »

Today’s Forgotten 45 @ 45!

Today’s Forgotten 45 @ 45!

Elton John – Nikita A story song from Sir Elton John from his 1985 album, ‘Ice On Fire’. Written from the perspective of a man in love with an East German border guard, during the Cold War.  “Nikita” features George Michael as well as Nik Kershaw on back-up vocals and went Top 10, peaking at…Read more »