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Opening the door to Number One

Opening the door to Number One

Published at 6:12am 17th May 2018.

Opening the door to Number One.

It was on this day (17th May) in 1971 that Dawn went to the top spot on the UK singles chart with 'Knock Three Times'.

It was the first of their two chat toppers.

They had to persuade retired singer Tony Orlando to come back to the recording booth to put his vocals on the track.

For more of the best music from the decade - listen to Stray 70s