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The Bells Are Ringing - Smiley Lewis - I Hear You Knocking (Cassette, Album)

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  1. Lewis was born in DeQuincy, Louisiana, U.S., with the given name of Overton Amos Lemons. He began to play music in New Orleans, in his mid-teens. Lewis had hit songs in with "The Bells Are Ringing", and in with the original recorded version of "I Hear You Knocking" (written by Dave Bartholomew and Pearl King).
  2. 1. The Bells Are Ringing 2. Standing on the Corner 3. Blue Monday 4. Down the Road 5. Lost Weekend 6. Real Gone Lover 7. Bumpity Bump 8. I Hear You Knocking 9. I Can't Believe It Hey Girl One Night Nothing But the Blues I absolutely love Smiley Lewis. This record contains some of the greatest blues singing you're ever going to hear/5(9).
  3. Aug 29,  · He hit on a formula for slow-rocking, small-band numbers like 'The Bells Are Ringing' and 'I Hear You Knocking' only to have Fats Domino come up .
  4. View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the CD release of The Best Of Smiley Lewis - I Hear You Knocking on Discogs.
  5. New Orleans rhythm and blues singer Smiley Lewis first recorded the song in The lyrics tell of the return of a former lover who is rebuffed. "I Hear You Knocking" reached number two on the Billboard R&B singles chart in , making it Lewis's most popular and best-known song.
  6. Discover releases, reviews, credits, songs, and more about Smiley Lewis - I Hear You Knocking at Discogs. Complete your Smiley Lewis collection.
  7. About I Hear You Knocking "I Hear You Knocking" (or "I Hear You Knockin'") is a rhythm and blues song written by Dave Bartholomew. New Orleans rhythm and blues singer Smiley Lewis first recorded the song in The lyrics tell of the return of a former lover who is rebuffed.
  8. "The Bells are Ringing," "Lillie Mae," "I Hear You Knocking," "One Night" - hell, all the rest - are on regular rotation on an oldies station in some alternate universe where people who record great music, if not given stardom, are at least spared the indignity of having their efforts largely forgotten/5(12).

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