Knock on Wood
edkeer at YAHOO.COM
Fri Mar 15 20:56:24 UTC 2002
And David Bowie covered it in the early 70s.
--- Bob Haas <highbob at MINDSPRING.COM> wrote:
> The pop song "Knock on Wood" by Eddie Floyd (backed
> by the MGs of Booker T
> and the MGs) made it to number 28 in 1966. Funny, I
> always imagined that it
> would have climbed higher. I remember it from my
> near infancy. More of you
> might remember Amii Stewart's disco remake from 1977
> that was played for
> years. I heard at a 70s night at a club just a
> couple of months ago, and it
> wasn't played in an ironic fashion . . . I think.
> Heck, it was a 70s night.
> On 3/13/02 11:27 AM, "Drew Danielson"
> <andrew.danielson at CMU.EDU> wrote:
> > "A. Maberry" wrote:
> >> On Wed, 13 Mar 2002, Alice Faber wrote:
> >>>> Is there
> >>>> regional variation?
> >>> Not that I'm aware of. For what it's worth, I'm
> from the NY area.
> >>> --
> >> I've heard "touch wood" but more often "knock on
> wood" out here in the
> >> PNW.
> Bob Haas
> Department of English
> High Point University
> "Wherever you go, there you are."
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