Eddie Floyd’s ‘Knock On Wood’

Eddie Floyd’s ‘Knock On Wood’ is his debut album recorded from July till December 1966 at Stax Studios in Memphis, Tennessee and released on January 26, 1967 by Stax.

Track Listing : 1.Knock On Wood (Steve Cropper, Eddie Floyd) – 03:05 . 2.Something You Got (Chris Kenner, Fats Domino) – 03:05 . 3.But It’S Alright (J.J. Jackson, Pierre Tubbs) – 02:53 . 4.I Stand Accused (Billy Butler, Jerry Butler) – 03:21 . 5.If You Gotta Make A Fool Of Somebody (Rudy Clark)– 2:46 . 6.I Don’T Want To Cry (Luther Dixon, Chuck Jackson) – 02:50 . 7.Raise Your Hand (Steve Cropper, Eddie Floyd, Alvertis Isbell) – 02:26 . 8.Got To Make A Comeback (Eddie Floyd, Joe Shamwell) – 02:40 . 9.634-5789 (Steve Cropper, Eddie Floyd) – 03:03 . 10.I’Ve Just Been Feeling Bad (Steve Cropper, Eddie Floyd) – 02:42 . 11.High-Heel Sneakers (Robert Higginbotham) – 02:43 . 12.Warm And Tender Love (Bobby Robinson) – 03:32

Musicians : Eddie Floyd – Vocals . Booker T. Jones – Organs, Piano . Donald “Duck” Dunn – Bass . Steve Cropper – Guitar . Wayne Jackson – Trumpet . Isaac Hayes – Piano . Al Jackson, Jr. – Drums

Production : Produced By Steve Cropper, Isaac Hayes . Dan Hersch – Engineer . Bill Inglot – Engineer

Package : Deanie Catron – Liner Notes

Recorded July–December 1966 At Stax Recording Studios (Memphis, Tennessee).

Released On January 26, 1967 By Stax.

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allmusic
From the unforgettable title song (a number one R&B hit) to covers of J.J. Jackson’s “But It’s Alright,” Jerry Butler’s “I Stand Accused,” and Wilson Pickett‘s “634-5789,” this CD beautifully illustrates the splendor of down-home Southern R&B. […]

Funk My Soul
Support from Steve Cropper and the cream of Stax sessions players certainly doesn’t hurt the proceedings. Featuring a mixture of Floyd-penned originals and outside covers, the set serves as a wonderful introduction to Floyd’s gruff old-school voice. […]

streetmouse @ RateYourMusic
This is a no nonsense, take no prisoners album; blending of Soul and Rock, right before the Funk moved in. It seems that in every genre there are several artists who, while they may have had a huge a single release or two, have been over looked by both the public and the critics alike … though today many are finding their way back to the wonderful voice and infectious rhythms that have made Eddie Floyd so great in my book. […]

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