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Oct - 02
2012

I Hear You Knockin - Smiley Lewis - I Hear You Knocking


1976
Label: Liberty - LLS-70075 • Format: Vinyl LP, Compilation • Country: Japan • Genre: Blues • Style: Rhythm & Blues
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New Orleans rhythm and blues singer Smiley I Hear You Knockin - Smiley Lewis - I Hear You Knocking first recorded the song in The lyrics tell of the return of a former lover who is rebuffed.

Subsequently, numerous artists have recorded it, including Welsh singer and guitarist Dave Edmundswhose version reached number one in the UK Singles Chart for six weeks in and was in the top 10 in several other countries.

Penniman", Richard's legal name, listed as the writer, although Bert Mays and J. Mayo Williams were later credited as songwriters. Bartholomew is listed as the producer and songwriter, along with Pearl King a Bartholomew pseudonym; the maiden name of his wife. He claims that he wrote it "in the backseat of a car coming out of San Francisco". You went away and left me long time ago Now you're comin' back knockin' on my door I hear you knockin', but you can't come in I hear I Hear You Knockin - Smiley Lewis - I Hear You Knocking knockin', go back where you been.

Her cover version reached number two on the Billboard Hot singles chart, [12] number three on the Cash Box Best-Selling Record chart and became a gold record. Bartholomew believed her version "killed his [Lewis's] record"; [7] blues researcher Bill Dahl added, "Storm swiped his [Lewis's] thunder for any crossover possibilities with her ludicrous whitewashed cover of the plaintive ballad". InBartholomew produced Fats Domino's remake of the song. Edmunds plays all the instruments except possibly bass guitar and AllMusic writer Stephen Thomas Erlewine suggests that the song "has a mechanical rhythm and a weird, out-of-phase vocal that qualifies as an original interpretation".

The Season of the Heart - John Denver - The Very Best of John Denver is notable for its use of heavy compression on A Desert Place - Aglaia - Otherworldliness all tracks, and for its minimalist piano part, consisting of one chord augmented dominant C7 chord played only twice.

Billboard Hot in Edmunds had originally planned to record a cover of " Let's Work Together " by Wilbert Harrisonbut had to reconsider when he heard a version that Tea For Two Cha Cha - Kerstin* & Gunnar* - Tea For Two Cha Cha / Du Inspirerar Mig been recorded by Canned Heat.

He later recalled:. I thought, "Hang on", the two songs have identical format. You could use the same backing track for both songs. It's just a simple bar thing. So I thought, I'll do that.

Category:Christmas number-one singles in the United Kingdom. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Not to be confused with the Lazy Lester song by the same name. Song first recorded by Smiley Lewis.

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7 Replies to “ I Hear You Knockin - Smiley Lewis - I Hear You Knocking ”

  1. May 04,  · be changed to something more tame. Of course the original by Smiley Lewis (the good version) is in this package. Contrary to what another reviewer said, Smiley's "I Hear You Knockin'" was a hit for him, just not to the degree of Gale Storm's/5(11).
  2. I Hear You Knocking Lyrics: You went away and left me, long time ago / And now you're knocking on my door / I hear you knocking / But you can't come in / I hear you knocking / Go back where you've.
  3. "I Hear You Knocking" (or "I Hear You Knockin'") is a rhythm and blues song written by Dave Bartholomew. New Orleans rhythm and blues singer Smiley Lewis first recorded the song in The lyrics tell of the return of a former lover who is modikustugoredianadar.infoinfo: New Orleans R&B.
  4. Watch the video for I Hear You Knocking from Smiley Lewis's New Orleans Bounce 30 of His Best for free, and see the artwork, lyrics and similar artists.

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