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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The Rembrandts – Just The Way It Is Baby This duo are one of my favorites of all time. The Rembrandts, consisting of Danny Wilde and Phil Solem, are one of the best of the songwriting teams that really don’t get their just due. Artistically, they are pure power pop. However, the interesting lyrics and…read more »
John Cafferty & The Beaver Brown Band Following on the heels of the popularity of the “Eddie & The Cruisers” soundtrack, John Cafferty and his band of “Brown” released their second album (interestingly enough NOT called Eddie & The Cruisers 2 – although that DID come later) “Tough All Over”. The title track was the…read more »
Dr. Hook – Baby Makes Her Blue Jeans Talk Dr. Hook had some trouble with keeping record companies. They began on CBS Records as Dr. Hook & The Medicine Show, then after going bankrupt, they recorded an album for Columbia that went unreleased. Then in 1975, the band signed with Capitol and with that a big…read more »
Ray Parker Jr. – The Other Woman Ray went solo after leaving his own band RAYDIO behind. There were a string of R’nB hits with that band, but as soon as he recorded solo, his first hit was “The Other Woman”. It was also the title track of his first solo album. The song peaked…read more »
Happy 60th birthday to Brian “I like it retro!” Setzer Stray Cats – Stray Cat Strut The Stray Cats were the brainchild of guitarist/singer Brian Setzer. He loved the Rockabilly sound of the early era a rock and roll and felt that that sound was lost over the decades. In the late 70s, he created…read more »