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Opening the door to Number One

Dawn had to 'Knock Three Times' to get there

Published at 6:09am 17th May 2018. (Updated at 1:21pm 17th May 2018) 1-minute read.

Opening the door to Number One

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 chart 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 Mix 70s

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