Amy stewart knock on wood album. Knock On Wood by Eddie Floyd 2019-03-19

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Other well known singer-contestants included Tony Hadley and Sabrina Salerno. Think I better knock, knock, knock on wood Think I better knock, knock, knock on wood Think I better knock, knock, knock on wood Think I better knock, knock, knock on wood. While living in London, Amii met record producer Barry Leng. In 2003, Stewart starred in the musical , in the role of ; the musical was written and produced by her. She was born Amy Paulette Stewart in Washington, D.

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AMII STEWART

amy stewart knock on wood album

Career Amy Stewart was born 5th out of 6 children. Eddie said, 'man, that's it! She attended Howard University in Washington, but left to work with the D. Repertory Dance Company, studying ballet and modern dance. I decided to borrow the idea because professionals borrow where amateurs steal. When he did, Cropper and Floyd did much of the promotion themselves, visiting radio stations to try to get airplay for the song. If memory serves it was also used in the 1989 film Road House with Patrick Swayze and the Jeff Healey Band. Her high school principal came to the rescue -- he was her uncle -- and arranged her class schedule so she could study dance in the afternoons.

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Knock on Wood (Amii Stewart album)

amy stewart knock on wood album

Other well known singer-contestants included and. There already was an Amy Stewart registered with Actor's Equity, so she changed the spelling of her first name to Amii. She began attending in Washington but soon left to work with the D. Floyd's original recording, released on Memphis-based Stax Records, only went to number 28 in late 1966. A twist of fate brought her to London where she not only appeared in the show, but was assistant director. There already was an Amy Stewart registered with Actor's Equity, so she changed the spelling of her name to Amii when she signed there. I'm not superstitious about ya But I can't take no chance You got me spinnin', baby You know I'm in a trance.

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Amii Stewart

amy stewart knock on wood album

He wrote the song with Stax Records guitarist Steve Cropper in the Lorraine Motel, which is where Martin Luther King Jr. Before being signed onto Ariola Records. There already was an Amy Stewart registered with , so she changed the spelling of her name to Amii. In 1974 it was recorded live in concert by David Bowie. We just thought it was funny and I hit it. Think I better knock, knock, knock on wood Think I better knock, knock, knock on wood Think I better knock, knock, knock on wood Think I better knock, knock, knock on wood Think I better knock.

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Knock On Wood

amy stewart knock on wood album

When I go home and close that door I don't want my brains to be blown out. And Ed tapped on the chair and said, 'knock on wood, there it is. At nine she took dance lessons, but her guidance counselors in junior high school tried to steer her away from a show business career. This little flourish made the song very memorable. That single peaked at 63 in America and 39 in Britain. With his touch all over, you know it means so much It's like thunder and lightnin' The way you love me is frightenin' You better knock, knock on wood, baby.

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Knock On Wood by Eddie Floyd

amy stewart knock on wood album

Biography Amii Stewart born as Amy Paulette Stewart 29 January 1956 in Washington, D. In 2000, Stewart toured Italy, playing the part of Mary Magdalene, in the revival of the rock opera Jesus Christ Superstar. It was the only hit for Stewart, who was also a dancer and actress - she starred in the Broadway musical Bubbling Brown Sugar. He came by around 2 a. Her father, who worked at the Pentagon and couldn't discuss his top secret work with his family, taught Amii to play music. This is one of those cases. No one compares to her version! In the song, Eddie Floyd is knocking on wood because he's so lucky to have found the girl of his dreams.

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Amii Stewart

amy stewart knock on wood album

And some guy played a triplet guitar part in it. Eddie Lee Floyd celebrated his 77th birthday three months ago on June 25th {2014}. Stuart is the aunt of American-British singer Sinitta. . She began attending Howard University in Washington but soon left to work with the D. Stewart is the stepsister of actress-singer and aunt to Brown's actress-singer daughter. It's no secret about it 'Cause with his lovin' touch He sees to it That I get enough.

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AMII STEWART

amy stewart knock on wood album

At the session, they didn't have to spend time working up the song because it was already prepared. In 2003, Stewart starred in the musical Lady Day, in the role of Billie Holiday; the musical was written and produced by her. Stewart usually resides in Italy and is fluent in Italian. I go home and listen to Donald Fagen, Nik Kershaw, Phil Collins. Stewart now resides in Italy, and is fluent in. In 2000, Stewart toured Italy, playing the part of Mary Magdalene, in the revival of the rock opera.


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Amii Stewart

amy stewart knock on wood album

Amii Stewart's father signed her up for singing and dancing lessons from the age of four. The disco era was a very good era for me, but it just wasn't geared for melody. Stewart and the dance team became the overall competition winners. Although it was obvious that Griffin was portraying Stewart, the credits at the end of the movie have Griffin's character listed as Disco Star. Amii's updated version entered the Billboard Hot 100 on January 27, 1979, and went to number one 12 weeks later. It was kind of funny that sometime after 'In The Midnight Hour' had been a hit, I was laughing that we had always put a lot of pride in our intros at Stax, and you could tell it meant a lot because the hits were pretty identifiable - the old game of name that song in one note, and usually you'd get it right off of the intro before the lyrics start. Before being signed to , Stewart was in the touring company of the stage production in 1975, firstly in , then , and eventually London's , where she met Barry Leng, a record producer for Hansa records.

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