Knock On Wood
Featured in Episode
Top Chart Position (Hot 100)
Did Not Chart
Year Released
Behind The Sun
Eddie Floyd, Steve Cropper
RIAA Certification
Sequence song appears
During Phil's party
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"Knock On Wood" is a song performed by Eric Clapton, appearing on the album Behind The Sun, recorded in 1985. The song appeared in the Miami Vice episode "Phil the Shill".


  • The original version of "Knock On Wood" was recorded by Eddie Floyd in 1966, and reached #28 on Billboard's Hot 100. Two other versions have also charted: Otis Redding & Carla Thomas in 1967 (#30), and the most successful version by disco artist Amii Stewart (#1 in 1979) and was certified Double Platinum by the RIAA.
  • "Slowhand's" version of "Knock On Wood" didn't chart, but two other songs from Behind The Sun did: "Forever Man" (#26, and Clapton's last Top 40 single until 1992), and "See What Love Can Do" (#80).

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