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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Steve Winwood – Freedom Overspill The second single to come from Steve’s 1986 album, ‘Back In The Highlife’, “Freedom Overspill” came onto the charts after a nice long run from “Higher Love”. Unlike “Higher Love”, “Freedom…” only peaked at #20. A long way from topping the Hot 100. Freedom Overspill Steve Winwood – Freedom Overspill…read more »
Harry Chapin -WOLD (W*O*L*D*) For people like myself, Mike Davis, Craig Laue and anyone else who either works as a radio broadcaster of ever has worked as one, this song by the great storyteller, Harry Chapin, means a lot. “WOLD” is a song about a radio DJ that finds himself going from gig to gig…read more »
The Bangles – Hazy Shade Of Winter The original was from Simon & Garfunkel in 1966. Great song! A cover of it on the soundtrack of the movie Less Than Zero was recorded by The Bangles in 1987 did even better! In 1966, the song peaked at #13 on the Hot 100 in the U.S. In 1987,…read more »
Donna Summer – I Feel Love A big hit from Donna Summer’s fifth studio album, ‘I Remember Yesterday’, “I Feel Love” was a new take on Disco in 1977. Up to that point, Disco mainly had a dance beat with orchestration behind it. With the help of the Moog (an early synthesizer), “I Feel Love”…read more »
Alice Cooper – You And Me Alice Cooper’s lead off single from the 1977 album, ‘Lace & Whiskey’, “You And Me” became a top 10 hit, peaking at #9 and was his last top ten in the U.S. until “Poison”, 12 years later. Alice Cooper also performed the song on The Muppet Show with a…read more »
Ace Frehley – New York Groove A song written by Russ Ballard became a big hit for KISS’ Ace Frehley, from his solo album from 1978. All four members released a solo album concurrently, but “New York Groove” was, by far, the biggest hit of them all. Ace said that his unique take on the…read more »