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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Pet Shop Boys with Dusty Springfield – What Have I Done To Deserve This? English synth-pop duo, Pet Shop Boys asked fellow Brit, Dusty Springfield to record a song with them. This became a resurgence of popularity for Dusty’s music in the UK and abroad. “What Have I Done To Deserve This” came from the…read more »
Bruce Hornsby & The Range – Mandolin Rain The debut album from Bruce Horsnby & The Range, ‘The Way It Is’ helped the band win the Best New Artist Grammy that year. The title track peaked at #1 on the Hot 100 and because of that, the next single, “Mandolin Rain” made it to the…read more »
Happy birthday to John Fogerty! He celebrates his 74th birthday today! John Fogerty – Old Man Down The Road The lead single from Fogerty’s “comback” album, ‘Centerfield’ peaked at #10 on the Hot 100. “Old Man Down The Road” spent 3 weeks at the top spot on the Top Rock Tracks chart. Still my favorite…read more »
Happy birthday to Tommy Chong who turns 81 today! Cheech & Chong – Earache My Eye A #9 on the Billboard Hot 100, Cheech & Chong originally had this skit on ‘Cheech & Chong’s Wedding Album.’ One of the team’s best known skits, Tommy Chong plays a teenager who’s into “Alive Bowie” (an amalgamation of…read more »
Happy birthday to little Leo Sayer! He’s 71 today! Leo Sayer – Long Tall Glasses Leo Sayer’s second album, ‘Just A Boy’ is a benchmark release for his career. “Long Tall Glasses (I Can Dance)” became it’s biggest hit, peaking at # 9 on the Hot 100 in 1974 and it was one of the…read more »
Van Stephenson – Modern Day Delilah Going back to 1984 and Van Stephenson’s second release. It was his biggest Top 40 hit, peaking #22! He had other hits earlier in his career on the country charts, like his first hit as a songwriter. he wrote Crystal Gale’s “Your Kisses Will” in 1979. That just broke…read more »