The lyrics concern a lover at the door who won't be admitted—in some versions because someone else is already there, but in most others because the knocking lover has behaved badly.
Early versions are sometimes credited to Perry Bradford and J. A similar lyrical theme appears in " Love in knockin the Door, Richard " frombut from the viewpoint of the one knocking. Inwhen Little Richard recorded it as an uptempo rock and roll song  "Keep A-Knockin'" reached number two on the U.
Little Richard played the song on an episode of Full House. The song was also featured in the theatrical trailer for Home Alone.
The song was used in the film Christine when Dennis is trying to break into the car, but is then scared off by the song that suddenly starts playing from the car radio. Love in knockin drum part on Little Richard's song, played by Charles Connoralso inspired later songs.
The on of the song recorded by Louis Jordan was featured in the videogame Fallout 4, as part of the in-game radio station "Diamond City Radio".
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