I took some time today to check out the brand new Cars release, Move Like This
, which is the first true Cars album since 1987. One of the songs, "Keep On Knocking" caught my attention, and started me thinking about how successful the image of knocking on a door has been in rock and roll. Classic tracks by Bob Dylan, The Rolling Stones and Paul McCartney instantly entered my brain. I thought it would be interesting to explore the theme in a playlist. Knocking on a door is a great device that a songwriter can use to describe someone looking for entry, or acceptance, or love.
For this playlist I've selected the first 10 door knocking songs that came to mind. What would you add?
Door Knocking Songs
1. Knockin' On Heaven's Door - Bob Dylan
2. Can't You Hear Me Knocking - The Rolling Stones
3. Let 'Em In - Paul McCartney & Wings
4. Knocking At Your Back Door - Deep Purple
5. Who Can It Be Now? - Men at Work
6. Keep On Knocking - The Cars
7. I Hear You Knocking - Dave Edmunds
8. What If I Came Knocking - John Mellencamp
9. Knock Knock Who's There - John Carter
10. Knocking On Your Door - Erasure
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