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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.38 Special – Back Where You Belong From my personal favorite .38 Special album, ‘Tour De Force’, the second track from the album, “Back Where You Belong” peaked at #20 on the Hot 100 in 1983. It followed “If I’d Been the One” on the album and in single releases. Such a great tune and a…read more »
Jim Croce – Workin’ At The Car Wash Blues One of the many “story songs” Jim Croce was a master at, “Workin’ At The Car Wash Blues” is about a guy who believes he is bound for greatness, but dreaming of bigger and better things while working at a car wash. Funny and meaningful, Jim…read more »
Creedence Clearwater Revival – I Put A Spell On You “I Put A Spell On You” was released in 1956 by “Screamin’ Jay” Hawkins and became one the songs that shaped rock and roll. It’s even in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame’s 500 Songs that Shaped Rock and Roll! It’s also ranked #313…read more »
The Blues Brothers – Gimme Some Lovin’ Originally recorded and released by The Spencer Davis Group in 1966, the song dripped of “blue eyed soul”. However, these were British gents, so it was more like “British Soul”. So many English artists and bands were into American blues and the soul music, that that was how…read more »
David + David – Welcome To The Boomtown From L.A., this duo of Davids being David Baerwald and David Ricketts were studio musicians who had worked and recorded with many other artists. They were also part of a real Tuesday Night Music Club, which consisted of songwriter/musicians that gathered on, you guessed it, Tuesday nights…read more »
Robbie Dupree – Hot Rod Hearts Growing up, Robbie Dupuis (Dupree) idolized R&B singers Sam Cooke and Marvin Gaye. Great influences if there were any! His biggest hits came from his 1980 debut album, ‘Robbie Dupree’. The album peaked at #51 on the Billboard Top 200 Albums chart. The first single from it, “Steal Away”…read more »