YOU CAN'T COME IN

Latest update on 02/02/2017

Artist: Miller & Lyles
Author: Aubrey Lyles/Flournoy Miller
Label: Okeh
Year: 1921

In vaudeville.

Covers:

1924:

Sylvester Weaver [as I'm Busy And You Can't Come In (instrumental)]

1927:

Irene Gibbons [idem (vocal)]

1928:

James 'Boodle it' Wiggins [as Keep A-Knockin' An You Can't Get In for Paramount; with Bob Call (piano)]

1928:

Bert Mays [barrelhouse pianist]

1935:

Kokomo Arnold [as Buzy Bootin']

1936:

Milton Brown & His Brownies [as Keep-A-Knockin']

1937:

Lil Johnson [as Keep On Knocking]

1938:

Bob Wills [as Keep A Knockin' (see also: What's The Matter With The Mill)]

1939:

Louis Jordan [crediting Bert Mays]

1950:

Odeus Guillory [as Tu Peux Cogner Mais Tu Peux Pas Rentrer]

1957:

Little Richard [as Keep A-Knockin', inspired by Louis Jordan]

1964:

Sonics [idem]

1970:

Flamin' Groovies [idem]

1970:

Dave Clark Five [idem]

1971:

Led Zeppelin [drum intro Rock And Roll identical to the one in Little Richard's Keep A-Knockin']

1971:

Mott The Hoople [as Keep-A-Knockin']

1974:

Suzi Quatro [idem]

1975:

Clifton Chenier [as Tu Peux Cogner Mais Tu Peux Pas Rentrer]

1978:

Shakin' Stevens [as Keep A Knockin']

1982:

Blasters [idem]

1998:

Beau Jocque [idem]

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