I HEAR YOU KNOCKING

Latest update on 29/04/2019

Artist: Smiley Lewis
Author: Dave Bartholomew/Pearl King
Label: Imperial
Year: 1955

His biggest hit; n°2 R&B. With Huey Smith on piano and Earl Palmer on drums.

Covers:

1955:

Gale Storm [n°2 US; white cover]

1959:

Connie Francis

1961:

Fats Domino

1970:

Shakin' Stevens & The Sunsets [on debut album A Legend produced by Dave Edmunds; vocal: drummer Rockin' Louie (all Welsh)]

1970:

Dave Edmunds [n°1 UK; first heard it during that Shakin' Stevens session]

1976:

Billy Swan

1988:

Pete Best

1991:

Screaming Jay Hawkins

1993:

Alvin Lee

1993:

Bart Herman

1998:

Jockamo All-Stars

2007:

Willie Nelson

2008:

Wynonna

2019:

George Benson

Not to be confused with Lazy Lester's I Hear You Knocking, even if Dave Edmunds covered Lester's I'm A Lover Not A Fighter.

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