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!
To hear the full and complete Forgotten 45 @ :45 playlist, click the Spotify logo in the top right corner in the player below.
Van Stephenson – Modern Day Delilah After graduating from seminary, Van Stephenson was writing songs on the side and got his first with with Crystal Gayle’s, “Your Kisses Will” that cracked the Country Top 10. After signing a record deal with MCA, he released his second album, ‘Righteous Anger”‘in 1984. It was this release that…read more »
Ali Thomson – Take A Little Rhythm Scottish-born, poor-man’s Rick Springfield but with MUCH less success, Ali Thomson was an office helper at Mountain Records in London, when he decided he wanted to try stardom, like his brother, Doug Thomson of Supertramp. He recorded two albums for A&M Records and had only one big hit.…read more »
Wall Of Voodoo – Mexican Radio Going back to 1982, one of the alternative bands that just happened to have a Hot 100 breakout, Wall Of Voodoo, peaked at #58, not making the Top 40, with “Mexican Radio”. However, the video was played heavily on the new video channel, MTV, thereby, helping pop radio pick…read more »
The Outfield – Say It Isn’t So The debut single from the ‘Play Deep’ album, “Say It Isn’t So” became a #1 regional hit and #18 on the US Mainstream Rock chart. I remember hearing this a lot in 1985, well before their Top 10 single, ‘Your Love”. I love this album, but much prefer…read more »