1970: Knock Three Times By Dawn

Composed by Irwin Levine and Lawrence Brown. Recorded by American pop music group Dawn for their studio album, Candida. The song is about a man who has fallen in love with a woman who lives in the apartment directly below him but he is not sure if she likes him so he asks her to respond by either knocking three times on the ceiling (yes) or banging twice on the pipe (no), with the chorus of the song including sound effects of the two choices. The song was featured in the 1995 coming-of-age film Now and Then.

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Chart History (1970 – 1971)Peak Position
Australia1
Austria6
Belgium2
Canada1
Germany (West)2
Ireland3
Netherlands3
New Zealand1
South Africa1
Switzerland4
United Kingdom1
USA Billboard Hot 100 Chart1
USA Billboard Easy Listening Chart2
Year-End Charts (1971)Final Position
Australia7
Canada11
South Africa3
United Kingdom4
USA Billboard Hot 100 Chart10