Smiley Lewis - The Best Of Smiley Lewis - I Hear You Knocking (CD)

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Download Smiley Lewis - The Best Of Smiley Lewis - I Hear You Knocking (CD)
1992
Label: Collectables - CDP-598824 • Format: CD Compilation, Club Edition, Reissue, Mono • Country: US • Genre: Blues • Style: Rhythm & Blues


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9 thoughts on “ Smiley Lewis - The Best Of Smiley Lewis - I Hear You Knocking (CD) ”

  1. Smiley Lewis' obscurity is a travesty shared, unfortunately, by many New Orleans rhythm and blues artists. From the postwar period up to the early sixties, New Orleans flourished as a musical Mecca, a fact that is regrettably ignored in the face of much Sun Records/Sam Phillips/Elvis Presley hyping that /5(12).
  2. View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the CD release of The Best Of Smiley Lewis - I Hear You Knocking on Discogs. Label: EMI Records USA - 7,EMI Records USA - E • Series: EMI Blues Series • Format: CD Compilation, Mono • 3/5(1).
  3. Smiley Lewis has been underrated for far too long. Basically, he was overshadowed by the enormously popular Fats Domino, who recorded some of his songs such as "Blue Monday". His songs were much bigger hits for other artists, like "One Night" for Elvis Presley and "I Hear You Knocking" for Dave Edmunds and I think earlier for Georgia Gibbs/5.
  4. View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the CD release of The Best Of Smiley Lewis - I Hear You Knocking on Discogs/5(4).
  5. 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. It's such a shame he left us so early because he's been largely forgotten and overshadowed by the other New Orleans greats/5(9).
  6. View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the Vinyl release of I Hear You Knocking on Discogs.
  7. Jan 16,  · 50+ videos Play all Mix - I Hear You Knocking - Smiley Lewis YouTube; One Night (Remastered) - Duration: Smiley Lewis - Topic 2, views. Smiley.
  8. 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.
  9. Smiley Lewis made several fabulous singles, had a booming, terrific voice, and received the same great backing and support that defined the city's R&B sound. But Lewis' records seldom made it outside New Orleans, even though they were frequently brilliant. This great track anthology contains the four that did make it to the charts, among them the signature song "I Hear You Knocking."10/

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