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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Suzanne Vega – Luka Before this song, Suzanne Vega was mostly an unknown singer/songwriter but a cult following and some college radio airplay. However, in 1987, Vega releases, “Luka”, a song that directs attention to child abuse. Vega says: “A few years ago, I used to see this group of children playing in front of…read more »
Cutting Crew – I’ve Been In Love Before 1986, English rock band, Cutting Crew, after only a year together as a band, recorded and released their debut album, ‘Broadcast’. Luck, talent, timing and sound had much to do with the success of the album, as it spawned two Top 10 singles, “(I Just) Died In…read more »
Peter Wolf – Lights Out Peter Wolf, long-time lead singer/front-man of The J. Geils Band, went solo in 1984 with his debut album, ‘Lights Out’. He had help from some major heavy hitters in the music biz, like Adrian Belew, Elliot Easton (The Cars), Mick Jagger, Will Lee (Late Night With David Letterman Band), Elliot…read more »
Jimmy Buffet – Cheeseburger in Paradise Released in 1978 on his album, ‘Son of a Son of a Sailor’, Jimmy Buffet’s beloved song about a cheeseburger with everything, made it to the Top 40! “Cheeseburger In Paradise” was kind of autobiographical as the man in the song was trying to eat healthier foods like sunflowers seeds…read more »
Suzi Quatro and Chris Norman – Stumblin’ In Mike Chapman and Nicky Chinn wrote the song and it was intended to just be released as a single from Suzy Quatro and Smokie’s, Chris Norman in 1978. “Stumblin’ In” went Top 10 and peaked at #4 on the US Billboard Hot 100 so, eventually, it was…read more »
Blackfoot – Highway Song Southern rock band, Blackfoot’s most successful and recognized album is 1979’s ‘Strikes’ record. Two Top 40 hits came from it, “Train, Train” that went to #38 and today’s F45, “Highway Song”, that peaked at #26! Hear it again this Saturday (8/15/2020) on AT40 – The 70s!read more »