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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Sugarloaf/Jerry Corbetta – Don’t Call Us, We’ll Call You The title track from the fourth and last album from Sugarloaf, was the band’s second biggest hit, staying on the charts for 21 weeks. It peaked at #9 on the Hot 100 and featured a sound-a-like of Wolfman Jack. It was actually disc jockey Ken Griffin impersonating…read more »
Stray Cats – (She’s) Sexy + 17 The follow-up album to the Stray Cats’ ‘Built For Speed’ from 1982 was ‘Rant n’ Rave With The Stray Cats’. The lead single was “(She’s) Sexy + 17” which was played in regular rotation on MTV and that help the single peak at #5 on Billboard’s Hot 100!…read more »
John Lennon – Mind Games The title track from his 1973 album, “Mind Games”. The words, ‘mind games’, came from a book John has just finished called, “Mind Games: The Guide to Inner Space by Robert Masters and Jean Houston. The song talks of unity, love, and being positive being a way to mitigate playing mind games…read more »
April Wine – Just Between You and Me From their ninth studio album, ‘Nature of the Beast”, Canadians, April Wine, scored a Top 40 hit in the U.S. with “Just Between You And Me” in 1981. A power ballad always did well on the radio, and April Wine was no stranger the American Rock radio,…read more »
Buckner & Garcia – Pac-Man Fever I pumped A LOT of dimes into the jukebox at Happy Joe’s in DeWitt, IA when this came out! I’m pretty sure mom and dad were very annoyed with it by the third or fourth play… Jerry Buckner and Gary Garcia were a musical duo that were really just…read more »
The O’Jays – For The Love Of Money Philadelphia Souls group, The O’Jays, recorded a song written by Kenneth Gamble, Leon Huff, and Anthony Jackson. The title comes from the Bible passage 1 Timothy 6:10 “For the love of money is the root of all evil: which while some coveted after, they have erred from the faith, and…read more »