I'm Gonna Knock on Your Door

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"I'm Gonna Knock on Your Door"
Picture sleeve of U.S. Cadence single
Single by Eddie Hodges
B-side Ain't Gonna Wash for a Week
Released 1961
Format 45 record
Genre Pop music
Length 2:03
Label Cadence Records
Writer(s) Aaron Schroeder and Sid Wayne
Producer(s) Archie Bleyer
Eddie Hodges singles chronology
"I'm Gonna Knock on Your Door" "Bandit of My Dreams"
"I'm Gonna Knock on Your Door"
Single by Billy "Crash" Craddock
from the album 'Two Sides of "Crash"'
A-side I'm Gonna Knock on Your Door
Released 1972
Format 45 record
Genre Country
Label ABC
Writer(s) Aaron Schroeder and Sid Wayne
Billy "Crash" Craddock singles chronology
"Nothin' Shakin' (But the Leaves on the Trees)"
(1972)
"I'm Gonna Knock on Your Door"
(1972)
"Afraid I'll Want to Love Her One More Time"
(1972)

"I'm Gonna Knock on Your Door", written by Aaron Schroeder and Sid Wayne, is a song that was originally released by The Isley Brothers in 1959 and became a hit for teenage actor Eddie Hodges in 1961. It peaked at #12 at Billboard Hot 100.

Covers[edit]

Trivia[edit]

  • The song was used by the Red Cross for a door-knocking donation awareness campaign on TV in Australia the 1980s. It had been a number one hit there in 1961.[1]

Chart performance[edit]

Eddie Hodges[edit]

Chart (1961) Peak
position
U.S. Billboard Hot 100 12

Billy "Crash" Craddock[edit]

Chart (1972) Peak
position
U.S. Billboard Hot Country Singles 5
Canadian RPM Country Tracks 1

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Australian Chart Book". Austchartbook.com.au. Retrieved 20 April 2014. 

External links[edit]

Preceded by
"Testing 1-2-3"
by Joyce Seamone
RPM Country Tracks
number-one single

August 26, 1972
Succeeded by
"There's a Party Goin' On"
by Jody Miller