Song of the day: Amii Stewart- Knock On Wood

Amii_Stewart_-_Knock_On_Wood

A disco song which wasn’t a disco song when it was written. Not that it is strange, because quite some disco songs were no disco songs in their origin. Knock on Wood was written by Eddie Floyd in 1966, and recorded by its writer. It peaked at number 28 in the US. David Bowie then recorded the song, on a live album, in 1974, and made a single out of it. This would do number 10 in the UK. The biggest hit, however, would come in 1979, when Amii Stewart changed the music into disco, making it a number one hit in the US. Her version would be succeeded by several other covers, none of which were successful. Enjoy

Amii Stewart- Knock On Wood

Posted on October 25, 2014, in 1970-1979, FlinterFiles Song Archive and tagged , , , , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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