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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Eric Clapton – I’ve Got A Rock N’ Roll Heart Eric Clapton made it to #18 with this slower rocker in 1983. It comes from the Money and Cigarettes album, which was his first release after his rehab from alcohol addiction. Critics were lukewarm on the album. Rolling Stone Magazine critic, David Fricke says, “Money…read more »
Joe Jackson – You Can’t Get What You Want (Till you know what you want) I’ve always been a fan of Joe Jackson’s work. It’s considered 80s New Wave, but I think more because of the time it came out rather than actual style of music. Joe Jackson had the sound of smooth jazz mixed with big band! This song…read more »
Jackson Browne – That Girl Could Sing From the album ‘The Hold Out’, Jackson Browne peaked at #22 on the Billboard Hot 100 with “That Girl Could Sing”, but it charted for a total of 13 week after coming out in September 1980. While some fans believe that the song’s inspiration may have been Laura…read more »
Chilliwack – My Girl (Gone, Gone, Gone) Chilliwack is a band out of Canada that had a few minor hits across the border. This one, was the biggest. It peaked at #22 on the Billboard Hot 100 and was nominated for a Juno Award (Canada’s Grammy) for “Single of the Year”. I’ve always loved this…read more »
Eddie Murphy – Party All The Time Rick James was the main genius behind this bug hit. Written and produced as well as recorded by James in his Buffalo, New York studio, Eddie Murphy was riding high on his popularity from SNL and his legendary HBO special, Eddie Murphy – Delirious and the success of…read more »
Gino Vanelli – People Gotta Move Gino Vannelli and his brother were so insistent on getting a record deal that the waiting in the parking lot of A&M records, in hope to see owner, Herb Alpert. They did see him leaving and running up to him with a demo tape, Gino beat the security guards…read more »