I Hear You Knocking

I Hear You Knocking by Dave Edmunds was a UK number 1 hit on Saturday, November 28, 1970 spending 6 week(s) at the top of the UK charts. Written by the New Orleans trumpet player Dave Bartholomew and guitarist Earl King (listed as "Pearl King" - his songwriting pen name), this song was published in 1955 and quickly became a rhythm & blues standard. The first to record it was Smiley Lewis, a New Orleans singer who ran in the same circles with Bartholomew and King. Dave Edmunds brought this song back to the charts with a rocking guitar version released in 1970. In his version, he namechecks some of his musical contemporaries, including Smiley Lewis, who originally recorded the song, and Fats Domino, who also covered it.

I Hear You Knocking FAQs

Who sang I Hear You Knocking?

I Hear You Knocking was performed by Dave Edmunds

What year did I Hear You Knocking get to the UK number 1 spot?

I Hear You Knocking first became a UK number 1 on Saturday, November 28, 1970

How long was I Hear You Knocking at number 1 in the UK?

I Hear You Knocking spent 6 week(s) at number 1 in the UK.