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 75th Birthday Sly Stone! Sly & The Family Stone – I Want To Take You Higher This song was one of the highlights and memorable performances at Woodstock in the summer of 1969. It comes from the album, ‘Stand!” and it isn’t any sort of “message song”. It’s just about the feeling you get…read more »
Chilliwack – Whatcha Gonna Do (When I’m Gone) Today, the band out of Canada named after a city in that great country, Chilliwack was very successful in their home country and bubbled up into the U.S. Hot 100 a few times. From the tenth studio album, ‘Opus X’, the biggest hit to cross the border…read more »
The Beatles – The Ballad of John & Yoko An interesting single and one of the few Beatles songs that only have John and Paul on it. George was on holiday (vacation) and Ringo was filming The Magic Christian with Peter Sellers. The song was written by John and was a bit of a story…read more »
The Cars – Touch And Go The lead-off single from The Cars’ third studio album, ‘Panorama’. For me, it’s one of the forgotten albums that didn’t have a lot of radio play other than the highest charting single from it, “Touch And Go”, which peaked at #37. John Lennon loved this song and mentions it…read more »
In honor of International Women’s Day and Women’s History Month, we will celebrate the talent and power of women in pop music, every Friday of this month! Madonna – Live To Tell Originally, producer/songwriter Pat Leonard composed this as part of a score for the movie Fire With Fire, however, and instrumental of it was…read more »
Paul Davis – I Go Crazy Paul Davis passed April 22, 2008, 1 day after his 60th birthday. He was about to record a new album that year. Celebrating the songwriting genius, we go back to 1977 and the #7 hit, “I Go Crazy” from his album ‘Singer of Songs: Teller of Tales”. I’ve always…read more »