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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Happy birthday to former Foreigner vocalist Lou Gramm! Lou Gramm’s second solo album, ‘Long Hard Look” was released in 1989. There were tow singles released from it, “True Blue Love” peaked at #40, but “Just Between You And Me” made it all the way to #6 on the Hot 100. Happy 69th Birthday, Lou!read more »
Supertramp – It’s Raining Again Supertramp’s seventh release, ‘…Famous Last Words” came out in late 1982. It was the long awaited follow-up to the amazing ‘Breakfast In America’ record. The album reached the #5 spot on the Billboard Pop Albums Charts but really on the back of the previous album. Rodger Hodgson anf Rick Davies had…read more »
Happy 86th birthday to the one and only Willie Nelson! Willie Nelson – Always On My Mind ALLMUSIC has listed at least 300 different recordings of this song written by Johnny Christopher, Mark James, and Wayne Carson. The first recording of “Always On My Mind” came from B.J. Thomas in 1970. Brenda Lee released it in 1972, Elvis…read more »
Celebrating Tommy James 72nd Birthday! Tommy James & The Shondells – Crystal Blue Persuasion A 1968 song from Tommy James & The Shondells became a #2 hit that sounded more like The Rascals than The Shondells, due to that organ sound and smooth, laid-back production. ‘Crystal Blue Persuasion’ came from a passage from the Book…read more »
Kim Carnes – More Love This was a song from the Motown days of Smokey Robinson & The Miracles, that peaked at #23 in 1967. Kim Carnes covered it in 1980 for her album, ‘Romance Dance’. It was her biggest hit, peaking at #10 on the Hot 100 and was her first solo hit! Eventually,…read more »
Olivia Newton-John – Heart Attack One of two new songs recorded for her second greatest hits album, ‘Olivia’s Greatest Hits Vol. 2’, “Heart Attack” became one of her biggest hits. It peaked at #3 on Billboard’s Hot 100 and then fell into obscurity. To this day, it’s still one of my favorites of hers. When…read more »