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Amii Stewart – Knock On Wood (US 12″)

Posted by DjPaulT on 14th December 2012

BURNING THE GROUND EXCLUSIVE 1978

C. Sleeve

Side A

DISCO FRIDAY!

“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.

SIDE A:
Knock On Wood (Long Disco) 6:02
Written-By – Eddie FloydSteve Cropper

SIDE B:
When You Are Beautiful 3:56
Written-By – Barry LengSimon May

VINYL GRADE:
Vinyl: Near Mint
Sleeve: Near Mint (company)

CHARTS:

Year Single Chart Position
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

 

RELEASE INFORMATION:
Label: Ariola Records America – AR 9000
Format: Vinyl, 12″, 33 RPM
Country: US
Released: 1978
Genre: Funk / Soul
Style: Disco
Credits: Engineer – Alan Winstanley
Producer – Barry Leng

Find The 12″ On DISCOGS

Side B

EQUIPMENT USED:
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

SOFTWARE USED:
Adobe Audition 3.0 (Recording)
Adobe Photoshop CS5
ClickRepair
dBpoweramp
Playlist Creator

RESTORATION NOTES:
All vinyl rips are recorded @ 32bit/float
Downsampled to 24bit/96kHz and16bit /44kHz using iZotope RX Advanced 2
FLAC (Level Eight)
MP3 (320kbps)
Artwork scanned at 600dpi

PW: burningtheground

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