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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Happy 67th birthday to the beautiful and talented Cyndi Lauper! Cyndi Lauper – I Drove All Night Originally intended for Roy Orbison to record and release a year before he died, his version didn’t come out until 1992. Cyndi Lauper’s recording of “I Drove Alll Night”, hit the Top 10 in the U.S., peaking at…read more »
Bobby Brown – On Our Own Here’s a BIG hit that you don’t hear anymore other than when you watch Ghostbusters 2! Released 31 yeas ago today, and written by L.A. Reid, Babyface and Daryl Simmons, Bobby Brown recorded “On Our Own” for the soundtrack of the sequel to Ghostbusters. While it was not as…read more »
Rainbow – Stone Cold After Ritchie Blackmore left Deep Purple, he started his own band, Rainbow, with Ronnie James Dio. Ronnie left to front Black Sabbath after Ozzy was sacked. Ritchie needed a now lead singer. Graham Bonnet filled that spot for one album. So, Ritchie needed another frontman. Enter Joe Lynn Turner! Released in…read more »
Culture Club – I’ll Tumble For Ya Released in 1983 and coming from the platinum-plus debut album, ‘Kissing To Be Clever’, we got our first glimpse of Boy George and Culture club’s hit, “I’ll Tumble For Ya”! The video was played in heavy rotation on MTV and that helped it climb the charts to peak…read more »
The Farm – Groovy Train If you’re anywhere near my age (47), and you were listening to Top 40 FM radio in high school or maybe just after you graduated, you’ll remember this one! MTV was playing the video by Liverpool band, The Farm, and was played on the radio enough for it to climb…read more »
Kate Bush – Running Up That Hill The original title was “Deal With God” but EMI reps decided it should be changed so that religious countries wouldn’t blacklist it because of the word ‘God’. Kate Bush agreed to release it as, “Running Up That Hill” about man and woman understanding each other better but aren’t…read more »