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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Donald Fagen – I.G.Y (What A Beautiful World) In 1981, Steely Dan’s Walter Becker and Donald Fagen split up and went their separate ways. The following year, Donald Fagen released his first solo album, ‘The Nightfly’. The album is about Fagen’s feelings of growing up in the suburbs in the 1950s and 1960s. Like remembering…read more »
Rod Stewart – Infatuation Happy Birthday, Rod! From his 1984 album, ‘Camouflage’, “Infatuation” was a massive hit peaking all the way into the Top 10 at #6! The lyrics suggest the title of the song, the writer is infatuated with the subject of the song and is well aware that it’s wrong. But he just…read more »
J. Geils Band – Must Of Got Lost The grammatically incorrect, “Must Of Got Lost”, from The J. Geils Band, peaked at #12 on the Hot 100 in 1975. The album, ‘Nightmares…and Other Tales from the Vinyl Jungle’, made it onto the Billboard 200 album chart, peaking at a respectable #26!read more »
Rare Earth – I Just Want To Celebrate Although not the first white band signed to Motown, Rare Earth was the first big hit-making act signed by Motown that consisted only of white members. “I Just Want To Celebrate” is the first single to come from the 1971 album, ‘One World’. The rest of the album is…read more »
Eddie Rabbit – Step By Step Eddie Rabbit was celebrating the effects of country cross-over success in the late 70s and early 80s. There were many country music artists having hits on the pop Top 40.. It was the right time for that kind of thing. “Step By Step” topped the Hot Country Charts in…read more »