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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The Kings – This Beat Goes On/Switchin’ To Glide Another band out of Canada that barely broke into the U.S. market, The Kings began in 1977. It wasn’t until early, 1980, that the band entered the studio with legendary producer, Bob Ezerin (KISS – Destroyer, Alice Cooper, Welcome To My Nightmare and many other classic…read more »
Cheap Trick – Tonight It’s You The lead single from the band’s eighth studio album, ‘Standing On The Edge’, released in 1985, “Tonight It’s You” was critically acclaimed all over the world. Regarding the album, Rolling Stone Magazine commented: “”Tonight It’s You” is gorgeous Top Forty mischief, reminiscent of the Raspberries’ 1973 neo-operatic nugget, “Overnight Sensation”. Zigzagging…read more »
Happy 75th birthday to Diana Ross! Diana Ross – Love Hangover “Love Hangover”, from 1976, rose to number one on the Billboard Hot 100, Hot Soul Singles and Hot Dance Club Play charts simultaneously. It was Diana’s 4th number 1 single, breaking the record tied by Connie Francis, Helen Reddy, Roberta Flack, and Cher, all of whom were tied with three each. She had 2…read more »
Celebrating Elton John’s 72nd birthday! Elton John – I Don’t Want To Go On With You Like That A #2 hit from Elton John’s album, “Reg Strikes Back”, it was his biggest hit of the 80s era. His longtime writing partner, Bernie Taupin wrote the lyrics, as he is known to do for Elton, about…read more »
Prince – Batdance 1989 was the year Tim Burton reinvented Batman in a movie featuring Jack Nicholson, Michael Keaton, and Kim Basinger. It was also the year of Batman EVERYTHING! You couldn’t throw a rock without hitting something Batman related. Prince was also commissioned to do the soundtrack to the film. On it, a duet…read more »