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Knock on Wood (Amii Stewart album)

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Released  February 1979
Knock on Wood (1979)  Paradise Bird (1980)
Release date  February 1979
Label  Ariola Records America
Recorded  1978
Artist  Amii Stewart
Producer  Barry Leng
Genres  Disco, Pop music
Knock on Wood (Amii Stewart album) httpsuploadwikimediaorgwikipediaen77bAmi
Similar  Amii Stewart albums, Rhythm and blues albums

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Knock on Wood is a studio album by Amii Stewart released in February 1979. The album yielded two successful single releases, "Knock on Wood" (#1 US Pop, #6 US R&B, #5 US Club Play, #6 UK, #13 Germany) and "Light My Fire / 137 Disco Heaven" (#69 US Pop, #36 US R&B, #5 UK, #26 Germany). A double A-side single with remixed versions of "Knock on Wood" and "Light My Fire" reached #7 on the UK charts in 1985 followed by a re-issue of "You Really Touched My Heart" (UK #89).

Contents

The original Knock on Wood album in its entirety remains officially unreleased on compact disc, a semi-official release was issued in Russia in 1999 on AS4000. This release paired this album with the follow-up release Paradise Bird and one bonus track "My Guy, My Girl", and includes all original artwork.

The album was released as simply Amii Stewart in the UK.

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Side A

  1. "Knock on Wood" (Eddie Floyd, Steve Cropper) – 6:11
  2. "You Really Touched My Heart" (Barry Leng, Simon May) – 4:29
  3. "Light My Fire" / "137 Disco Heaven" (The Doors) / (Barry Leng, Simon May) – 8:26

Side B

  1. "Bring It on Back to Me" (Barry Leng, Simon May) – 3:56
  2. "Closest Thing to Heaven" (Barry Leng, Simon May) – 3:44
  3. "Am I Losing You" (Barry Leng, Gerry Morris) – 3:20
  4. "Get Your Love Back" (Kenneth Gamble, Leon Huff) – 3:56
  5. "Only a Child in Your Eyes" (Barry Leng, Simon May) – 3:07

Personnel

  • Amii Stewart – vocals
  • Jimmy Chambers – backing vocals
  • Sheen – backing vocals
  • Tony Jackson – backing vocals
  • Gerry Morris – bass guitar, backing vocals
  • Adrian Sheppard, Peter Boita – drums
  • Alan Murphy – guitar
  • Barry Leng – guitar, backing vocals
  • Ian Hughes – keyboards
  • Pete Arnesen – keyboards
  • Simon May – keyboards
  • Glyn Thomas – percussion
  • Ken Freeman – synthesizer
  • Production

  • Producer – Barry Leng
  • Brass arrangement – Ken Freeman
  • Strings arrangement – Ian Hughes
  • Engineering (Marquee Studio) – John Eden, Phil Harding, Steve Holroyd
  • Engineering (Red Bus Studio) – Geoff Calver, Tony Swain
  • Engineering (T. W. Studio) – Alan Winstanley
  • Engineering (Utopia Studio) – Greg Walsh, John Mackswith
  • Mastering – Ian Cooper
  • Recorded at T. W. Studio, Utopia Studio, Marquee Studio and Red Bus Studio
  • Songs

    1Knock on Wood6:12
    2You Really Touched My Heart4:29
    3Light My Fire / 137 Disco Heaven8:26

    References

    Knock on Wood (Amii Stewart album) Wikipedia


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