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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Musical Youth – Pass The Dutchie British Jamaican raggae band, Musical Youth, consisted of school-aged boys and was put together by fathers of Kelvin and Michael Grant and Frederick (known as Junior) and Patrick Waite. Frederick Waite Sr, had been a member of the Jamaican reggae group The Techniques. They recorded only two albums, but had a #1…read more »
Billy Idol – To Be A Lover Celebrating Billy Idol becoming a U.S. citizen today, we’ll go back to 1986 and his ‘Whiplash Smile” album! This is the lead single released from the album and peaked at #6 on the Hot 100. It was originally called, “I Forgot To Be A Lover” and recorded by…read more »
Frank Stallone – Far From Over Sylvester Stallone’s more famous brother, Frank, was a musician and with out his brother’s help, we may never had heard of him. This could have been a travesty and might have changed the music landscape forever. Just kidding. Frank should kiss Sly’s feet everyday of his life, because we…read more »
Robbie Nevil – C’est la Vie I bough this album soon after the single “C’est la Vie” hit radio. I love this song! The album is also very good. This was Robbie’s biggest and most memorable song, peaking at #2 for two weeks, but he had three Top 15 hits from his eponymous debut album. …read more »
Electric Light Orchestra – Rock And Roll Is King “Rock And Roll Is King” is the first single released from the album, ‘Secret Messages’ from 1983. The album was a tongue-in-cheek response to the fervor over “backwards messages” being “found” in music by some fundamental Christian sects. However, this album DID actually have hidden messages…read more »
Glenn Frey – Smuggler’s Blues From his 1984 album, ‘The Allnighter’, Glenn Frey’s “Smuggler’s Blues” became the title of a Miami Vice episode where Glenn played an airline pilot. The song reached #12 on Billboard’s Hot 100 chart and the video for it won an MTV Music Award. It was a video shot like a…read more »