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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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 »
The Raspberries – Go All The Way The Raspberries, lead by singer and main songwriter Eric Carmen, had their first Top 40 hit with “Go All The Way” from their debut album ‘Raspberries’ released in 1972. The year I was born, but 6 months before I breathed oxygen. The song made it to #5 on…read more »
Jefferson Starship – Find Your Way Back (1981) By this time, most of the original Jefferson Airplane as well as Jefferson Starship had moved on, including Marty Balin. Paul Kantner was the only original, as Grace Slick left 3 years earlier. Drummer Ansley Dunbar (Journey) had been recruited as was Mickey Thomas (Elvin Bishop band)…read more »