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Eddie Floyd

voc, *1937 US, Montgomery, Alabama
Singer / Songwriter of R&B/Soul
A.k.a. Eddie Lee Floyd

Singer, songwriter and producer, born 25 June 1937 in Montgomery, Alabama, USA. Co-founder of vocal group The Falcons in 1955. Soon after that group was disbanded in 1963 he joined the Stax Records label as a songwriter and producer. Later also a recording artist for the label, he had his biggest hit with "Knock On Wood" in 1966. Floyd remained with the label until its bankruptcy in 1976. Several albums on other labels followed, all without much commercial success. In the 1990s he went on tour with the Blues Brothers Band.

        
Instruments
  • Vocals
  • Backing Vocals
Genres
  • R&B/Soul
  • Blues
  • Rock
  • Pop
Popular Tracks   
Knock on Wood on Knock On Wood by Eddie Floyd
Big Bird - Mono on Rare Stamps by Eddie Floyd
634-5789 on Blues Brothers 2000 by Various Artists
I've Never Found A Girl (To Love Me Like You Do) on Rare Stamps by Eddie Floyd
Good Love, Bad Love on Big Bird by Eddie Floyd
Girl I Love You on Rare Stamps by Eddie Floyd
Ain't That Good on Rare Stamps by Eddie Floyd
Bring It On Home To Me on Rare Stamps by Eddie Floyd
But It's Alright on Knock On Wood by Eddie Floyd
Things Get Better on The Very Best Of Eddie Floyd by Eddie Floyd

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Band Members
Discography



Title Artist Year Type
The Last Shade Of Blue Before BlackSteve Cropper, Lou Marini And The Blues Brothers Band With Eddie Floyd, Joe Louis Walker, Paul Shaffer, Dr. John, Matt Murphy, Joe Morton2017Album
Missing You / You Must Have Been DreamingEddie Floyd2010Single
Eddie Loves You SoEddie Floyd2008Album
The Very Best OfEddie Floyd2007Compil.
The Platinum CollectionEddie Floyd2007Compil.
Stax ProfilesEddie Floyd2006Compil.
Soul SingerEddie Floyd2003Compil.
Soul BrothersJames Brown / Eddie Floyd2002Compil.
To The BoneEddie Floyd2002Album
The Very Best Of Eddie Floyd & Percy SledgeEddie Floyd, Percy Sledge2000Compil.
Knock On WoodEddie Floyd2000Compil.
All The Hits Plus MoreEddie Floyd1999Compil.
The Heart & Soul Of...Sister Sledge, Eddie Floyd, Detroit Emeralds, Sam & Dave1997Compil.
Members EditionEddie Floyd ,& Clarence Carter1997Compil.
Soul StreetEddie Floyd1997Compil.
California Girl / Down To EarthEddie Floyd1995Compil.
Back To The RootsEddie Floyd1994Album
Rare StampsEddie Floyd1993Compil.
ChronicleEddie Floyd1990Compil.
FlashbackEddie Floyd1988Album
Mr. Big Stuff / Knock On WoodJean Knight / Eddie Floyd1988Single
The Best Of Eddie FloydEddie Floyd1988Compil.
She Likes The SoapsEddie Floyd1988Single
Knock On Wood / Hold On I'm Comin'Eddie Floyd / Sam & Dave1985Single
Try Me !Eddie Floyd1985Album
Blood Is Thicker Than Water / Knock On WoodEddie Floyd1984Single
Knock On WoodEddie Floyd1981Single
The Beat Song / LondonEddie Floyd1980Single
Tutti Frutti / Knock On WoodLittle Richard / Eddie Floyd1980Single
Knock On Wood / Bring It On Home To MeEddie Floyd1979Single
ChronicleEddie Floyd1979Compil.
Patches / Knock On WoodClarence Carter / Eddie Floyd / Box Tops1979Single
Disco Summer / Do It In The WaterEddie Floyd1978Single
Knock On WoodEddie Floyd1978Single
California Girl / Why Is The Wine Sweeter (On The Other Side)Eddie Floyd1977Single
I've Never Found A Girl / I've Got To Have Your LoveEddie Floyd1977Single
Prove It To MeEddie Floyd1977Single
If You Really Love Me / It's MeEddie Floyd1977Single
We Should Really Be In Love / I'll Never Be LovedDorothy Moore & Eddie Floyd1977Single
Don't Tell Your Mama (Where You've Been) / Bring It On Home To MeEddie Floyd1977Single
ExperienceEddie Floyd1977Album
ParadiseEddie Floyd1976Single
In Paradise/Chi Town HustlerEddie Floyd1976Single
Chi-Town HusslerEddie Floyd1976Single
Somebody Touch Me / Never Too OldEddie Floyd1976Single
Talk To The Man / I Got A Reason To Smile (Cause I Got You)Eddie Floyd1975Single
Soul StreetEddie Floyd1974Album
I Got A Reason To Smile (Cause I Got You) / Stealing LoveEddie Floyd1974Single
I'm So Glad I Met You / I'm So GratefulEddie Floyd1974Single
Guess Who / Something To Write Home AboutEddie Floyd1974Single
Baby, Lay Your Head Down, (Gently On My Bed) / Check Me OutEddie Floyd1973Single
Lay Your Loving On MeEddie Floyd1973Single
Baby Lay Your Head Down (Gently On My Bed)Eddie Floyd1973Album
I Wanna Do Things For You / We've Been Through Too Much TogetherEddie Floyd1973Single
Soul Street / The Highway ManEddie Floyd1973Single
You're Good Enough To Be My Baby / Spend All You Have On LoveEddie Floyd1972Single
Yum Yum Yum (I Want Some) / Tears Of JoyEddie Floyd1972Single
Things Get BetterEddie Floyd1972Single
This is... Eddie FloydEddie Floyd1971Compil.
Blood Is Thicker Than Water / Have You Heard The Word (We Should Be In Love)Eddie Floyd1971Single
California Girl/Down To EarthEddie Floyd1971Compil.
Down To EarthEddie Floyd1971Album
Oh, How It RainedEddie Floyd1971Single
Knock On WoodEddie Floyd1971Single
California Girl / WoodmanEddie Floyd1970Single
California GirlEddie Floyd1970Album
My Girl / LaurieEddie Floyd1970Single
The Best Years Of My Life / My Little GirlEddie Floyd1970Single
Don't Tell Your Mama (Where You've Been) / Consider MeEddie Floyd1969Single
Proud MaryEddie Floyd1969Single
Why Is The Wine Sweeter / People, Get It TogetherEddie Floyd1969Single
Never, Never Let You GoEddie Floyd, Mavis Staples1969Single
I've Got To Have Your Love / Girl I Love YouEddie Floyd1969Single
You've Got To Have EddieEddie Floyd1969Album
Soul-A-LujahJohnnie Taylor, Eddie Floyd, William Bell, Pervis Staples, Carla Thomas, Mavis Staples, Cleotha Staples1969Single
Bring It On Home To Me / Take Care Of Your HomeworkEddie Floyd / Johnnie Taylor1969Single
I´ve Got To have Your LoveEddie Floyd1969Single
Rare StampsEddie Floyd1969Compil.
Big Bird / Holding On With Both HandsEddie Floyd1968Single
Bring It On Home To Me / Sweet Things You DoEddie Floyd1968Single
Looking BackDiana Ross, Florence Ballard, Mary Wilson Originally Known As The Primettes Subsequently Known As The Supremes Featuring Al Garner / Eddie Floyd1968Compil.
I've Never Found A Girl (To Love Me Like You Do)Eddie Floyd1968Single
Big Bird / Holding On With Both HandsEddie Floyd1968Single
ノック・オン・ウッド = Knock On WoodEddie Floyd1968Single
I've Never Found A GirlEddie Floyd1968Album
Knock On WoodEddie Floyd1967Single
On A Saturday Night / Under My NoseEddie Floyd1967Single
Knock On WoodEddie Floyd1967Single
Knock On WoodEddie Floyd1967Compil.
Knock On WoodEddie Floyd1967Album
Don't Rock The Boat / This HouseEddie Floyd1967Single
Knock On WoodEddie Floyd1967Single
Knock On Wood (Session)Eddie Floyd1967Album
Knock On WoodEddie Floyd1967Album
Love Is A Doggone Good ThingEddie Floyd1967Single
Never Get Enough Of Your Love / Bye Bye BabyEddie Floyd1967Single
On Stage LiveBooker T & The MG's, Carla Thomas, Sam & Dave, The Mar-Keys, Eddie Floyd, Otis Redding1967Compil.
Rent A Love / Tonight's The NightEddie Floyd1967Single
Raise Your Hand / I've Just Been Feeling BadEddie Floyd1967Single
634-5789Eddie Floyd1967Single
Gotta Make A ComebackEddie Floyd1966Album
Things Get Better / Good Love, Bad LoveEddie Floyd1966Single
Knock On WoodEddie Floyd1966Single
Hush Hush / Drive OnEddie Floyd1965Single
Make Up Your Mind / No, No, NoEddie Floyd1965Single
I'll Be Home For Christmas / Can This Be ChristmasEddie Floyd1964Single
Never Get Enough Of Your Love / Baby ByeEddie Floyd1964Single
Will I Be The One / Set My Soul On FireEddie Floyd1963Single
Best Years Of My LifeEddie FloydSingle
Knock On Wood / You Don't Miss Your WaterEddie Floyd / William BellSingle
Bring It On Home To Me / Private NumberEddie Floyd / Judy Clay & William BellSingle
Waste Of TimeEddie FloydSingle
A Deed To Your Heart / I'll Be HomeEddie FloydSingle
From Your Head To Your ToesEddie FloydAlbum
Time Is TightBooker T & The MG's / Eddie Floyd / William Bell & Judy ClaySingle
Bring It On Home To MeEddie FloydSingle
A Deed To Your Heart / I'll Be HomeEddie FloydSingle
Things Get Better / Love Is A Doggone Good ThingEddie FloydSingle
My Little GirlEddie FloydSingle
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