That single was "Knock Three Times," written by "Candida" co-writer Irwin Levine and the lyricist L. Russell "Larry" Brown. Both the album and single were released under the name Dawn, which became Tony Orlando & Dawn when he cut ties with CBS. The song rose to in January 1971. Backup singers on the Candida album included Toni Wine (who co-wrote the song "Candida"), Jay Siegel (from The Tokens), Robin Grean and Linda November.
Tony Orlando and Dawn is an American pop music group that was popular in the 1970s. Their signature hits include "Candida", "Knock Three Times", "Tie a Yellow Ribbon Round the Ole Oak Tree", "Say, Has Anybody Seen My Sweet Gypsy Rose", and "He Don't Love You (Like I Love You)". Tony Orlando was born Michael Anthony Orlando Cassavitis on April 3, 1944. Orlando recorded through the 1960s with only moderate chart success
Candida is a 1970 album by Dawn, a studio session group including Tony Orlando, Toni Wine, and Linda November.
For other uses, see Knock three times (disambiguation). Song by Tony Orlando & Dawn. from the album Candida. Knock Three Times actually sold more than 100,000 records a day in New York City alone for ten straight days. The song appears in several motion pictures including Now and Then. The song was covered by Billy "Crash" Craddock in 1971 and became a number three country hi. .Manny de Leon of the Philippines sold out in the market when he made his version under Alpha Records
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Tony Orlando & Dawn – Knock Three Times. HIT January 23, 1971. A guy develops an infatuation with the girl who lives in the apartment downstairs. It blew up even bigger. Orlando recorded Knock Three Times with the backup singers Toni Wine and Linda November, but when Dawn became a touring group, Orlando brought in Telma Hopkins and Joyce Vincent Wilson, two backup singers who’d worked for Motown and Stax and who Orlando had gotten to know from working with Manilow. Dawn eventually became Dawn Featuring Tony Orlando, and then Tony Orlando And Dawn, and that’s the version that eventually got a mid-’70s variety show on CBS.