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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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 »
Timex Social Club – Rumors Part of the new R&B sound hitting the radio and MTV, a new style called New Jack Swing, had more of a dance rhythm and plenty of rhyming lyrics, JUST bordering on Rap. Timex Social Club had the biggest hit from the debut album, ‘Vicious Rumors’, with “Rumors” which peaked…read more »
Joni Mitchell – Help Me Celebrating her 75th birthday today, Joni Mitchel is an icon and music legend. From her start as a Canadian folk style musician, to her legendary status of singer/songwriter/poet, you can’t deny her appeal and influence on music. One of my favorites, and today’s Forgotten 45 is ‘Help Me” from her…read more »
Lou Gramm – Midnight Blue “Midnight Blue” comes from Foreigner lead vocalist, Lou Gramm’s debut solo album, ‘Ready Or Not’. The album sounds like a more pop version of Foreigner, but that was also the sound that they were headed to when Lou took a break from the band. “Midnight Blue” was the first single…read more »