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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Johnny Rivers – Swayin’ To The Music (Slow Dancin’) Originally released on the self-titled 1976 album by the Funky Kings, Jack Tempchin: entitled “Slow Dancing”, the track was issued as a single reaching #13 on the Easy Listening chart in Billboard crossing over to #61 on the Billboard Hot 100. It was even recorded by Olivia Newton-John in 1977. This was the…read more »
Billy Squire – Rock Me Tonite I loved the song. Saw the video premiere on MTV….. Well, still liked the song! “Rock Me Tonite” is the song Billy Squire says killed his career. If you’ve seen it, you know why. While Squire was wiry on stage and a little effeminate, fans never said anything or…read more »
It’s Terri Nunn from Berlin’s 58th birthday! Berlin – No More Words This is Berlin’s first Top 40 song, peaking at #23. “No More Words” was featured in the movie Vision Quest starring Matthew Modine. The video was cool and had heavy airplay on MTV. The video has the band in a ‘Bonnie and Clyde’…read more »
Celebrating the 35th Anniversary of Purple Rain! Prince & The Revolution – Take Me With U Featured in the movie Purple Rain, where “The Kid” is driving into the rural part of Minnesota on his bike with Appolonia, “Take Me With U” is played as the soundtrack to these scenes. Originally, this song was supposed to…read more »
Aretha Franklin – Freeway Of Love The lead single from Aretha’s 1985 album, ‘Who’s Zoomin’ Who?’, “Freeway Of Love” was a huge hit, peaking at #3 on the Hot 100 and won her a Grammy for Best Female R&B Vocal Performance. There’s a pink Cadillac on the cover of the single and the song mentions…read more »
Lionel Richie turns 70 today! Happy Birthday, sir! Lionel Richie – Running With The Night Just one of the many reasons why ‘Can’t Slow Down’ was a multi-platinum seller and Grammy award winner for Lionel Richie, is today’s Forgotten 45 – “Running With The Night”. Toto’s Steve Lukather provided the lead guitar solo while an…read more »