Posted by DjPaulT on 14th December 2012
BURNING THE GROUND EXCLUSIVE 1978
“Knock on Wood” is a 1966 hit song written by Eddie Floyd and Steve Cropper and originally performed by Eddie Floyd.
In 1978 Amii Stewart recorded a disco version of the song, which reached #1 in the U.S. charts in April 1979, as well as charting on the soul singles and disco charts, becoming the best-known version of the song. the song was co-produced by Simon May. It also reached the Top 10 twice in the UK, first in 1979 (#6) and a remixed version reached #7 in 1985.The song remains one of the best known Disco Anthems.
“When You Are Beautiful” is a non-lp track and appears only as a b-side.
Vinyl: Near Mint
Sleeve: Near Mint (company)
|1979||Knock On Wood||U.S. Billboard Hot 100||#1|
|1979||Knock On Wood||U.S. Billboard Hot Black Singles||#6|
|1979||Knock On Wood||U.S. Billboard Hot Dance/Disco||#5|
Label: Ariola Records America – AR 9000
Format: Vinyl, 12″, 33 RPM
Genre: Funk / Soul
Credits: Engineer – Alan Winstanley
Producer – Barry Leng
Find The 12″ On DISCOGS
Turntable: Pro-Ject Debut III
Cartridge: Ortofon Super
Stylus: Ortofon OM Stylus 30
Bellari VP130 Tube Phono Preamp
Soundcard: ESI Juli@
VPI HW 16.5 Record Cleaning Machine
Brother MFC-6490CW Professional Series Scanner
Adobe Audition 3.0 (Recording)
Adobe Photoshop CS5
All vinyl rips are recorded @ 32bit/float
Downsampled to 24bit/96kHz and16bit /44kHz using iZotope RX Advanced 2
FLAC (Level Eight)
Artwork scanned at 600dpi
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