Dave Edmunds


Dave Edmunds (b. 1944) is a highly acclaimed and veteran Welsh-born singer, songwriter, guitarist, and producer who became famous during the 1970s as a solo artist and as a member of the English rock band, Rockpile. His best known songs include his smash hit cover of the Dave Bartholomew-penned "I Hear You Knocking" (1970), originally recorded in 1955 by New Orleans R&B singer Smiley Lewis.

Best known songs (with years) include:

  • I Hear You Knocking (1970)
  • I'm Comin' Home (1971)
  • Girls Talk (1979)
  • Almost Saturday Night (1981)
  • Slipping Away (1983)
  • High School Nights (1985)

Pop charts debut year: 1970

Years active: 1968-2017

Genres: Rock & roll, rockabilly, blues rock, country rock, roots rock, pub rock, power pop, new wave

Labels: Regal Zonophone, MAM, RCA, Swan Song, Arista, Columbia, Sony Music, EMI Manhattan, Capitol


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