Who Sang You Don't Knock? New Grass Revival

Release information
Release Date: 1984
Genre: Folk, World, & Country
Style: Bluegrass
length: 2:36
writer: Roebuck “Pops” Staples, William Westbrook
You don't knock. (You don't knock.)You just walk on in. The door (the door)
into heaven's inn.
There's love (there's love) and joy for you to share (to share) the whole day
I know (I know) my friends are there to rest (to rest) in the heaven's nest.
You don't knock, ring, punch a hole. The door's wide open a-waitin' for your
soul. You don't knock just walk on in.

I've walked life's winding road (Oh, yeah!) 'cause I'm tryin' to bear the load
(Oh, yeah!)
And I traveled both night and day. (Oh, yeah!) So tired I could hardly pray
(Oh, yeah!)
Well, Jesus, my light and guide, (Oh, yeah!) oh, He's ever by my side. (Oh,
So, I'm walkin', not a-knockin', into heaven with pride.

I'll have no need to fear. (Oh, yeah!) Well, He is ever near. (Oh, yeah!)
He'll know my work was true. (Oh, yeah!) So glad the day is through. (Yeah!)
Well it wasn't for me to say. (Oh, yeah!) I didn't think I'd make my way. (Oh,
So, I'm walkin', not a-knockin', to heaven with pride.

Repeat first verse

  • 1 On the Boulevard
  • 2 Earth, Water, Wind and Fire
  • 3 You're the Best Friend That I've Known
  • 4 Just Is
  • 5 County Clare
  • 6 One More Love Song
  • 7 You Don't Knock
  • 8 One of These Trains
  • 9 Get in the Wind
  • 10 Indian Hills
  • 11 One Love / People Get Ready
  • 12 Where Do I Go From Here?
  • 13 Walking in Jerusalem