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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Michael McDonald – Sweet Freedom Former Doobie Bro, Michael McDonald, has a string of solo hits and this is one of my absolute favorites! From the soundtrack of the excellent Billy Crystal and Gregory Hines film, Running Scared, “Sweet Freedom” hit the Top 40 in stride and made it to the #7 spot on the…read more »
The Firm – Radioactive The Firm was a super-group consisting of guitarist Jimmy Page (Led Zeppelin), singer Paul Rodgers (Free, Bad Company), drummer Chris Slade (Uriah Heep, Manfred Mann’s Earth band, AC/DC) and bassist Tony Franklin (who went on to form Blue Murder with John Sykes and Carmine Appice). The band only released 2 albums,…read more »
Snow – Informer Canadian rapper, Snow, hit the BIG TIME and Top 40 hard in 1992! He had a Reggae/ Rap sound and the ability to rap/rhyme very fast. From his ’12” Of Snow’ album, “Informer” was huge! All over MTV and radio and ended up in the #1 spot on the Hot 100 for…read more »
Jon Bon Jovi – Miracle After the very long ‘New Jersery’ tour, Bon Jovi had had enough of each other and were on the brink of break up. Jon suggested everyone go their separate ways for a while, with no date to reconvene. Musically, Richie Sambora wrote, recorded and released an amazing solo album, ‘Stranger…read more »
Stereo MC’s – Connected This is the first single and title track to the Stereo MC’s third album, ‘Connected’ released in 1992. I immediately loved it as it was played all over Top 40 radio. It was funk, pop, house, R&B, you name it! It was such a great groove built into some great dance…read more »
Sheila E. – The Glamorous Life Written by Prince and then recorded by singer/percussionist, Sheila E.,it was also the title track to her debut album produced by herself and Prince (under the pseudonym of Jamie Starr and the Starr Company). “The Glamorous Life” was the title track to her debut album and was all over the…read more »