Appears on releases

# Title Length Release Title Release Artist Date Country Label Catalog#
Official
1.7 Knockin' on Heaven's Door 2:33 Pat Garrett & Billy the Kid Bob Dylan Columbia (imprint owned by CBS between 1938–1990 within US/CA/MX; owned worldwide by Sony Music Entertainment since 1991 except in JP) KC 32460
1.1 Knockin' on Heaven's Door 2:28 Knockin' on Heaven's Door Bob Dylan CBS (CBS Records' international imprint from 1962–1990; renamed since 1991 as Columbia) S CBS 1762
1.1 Knockin' on Heaven's Door 2:31 Masterpieces Bob Dylan CBS (CBS Records' international imprint from 1962–1990; renamed since 1991 as Columbia) S3BP 220502
3.14 Knockin' on Heaven's Door 2:31 Biograph Bob Dylan CBS (CBS Records' international imprint from 1962–1990; renamed since 1991 as Columbia) 40-66509
3.15 Knockin' on Heaven's Door 2:31 Biograph Bob Dylan Columbia (imprint owned by CBS between 1938–1990 within US/CA/MX; owned worldwide by Sony Music Entertainment since 1991 except in JP) C3K 38830
5.7 Knockin' on Heaven's Door 2:33 Biograph Bob Dylan Columbia (imprint owned by CBS between 1938–1990 within US/CA/MX; owned worldwide by Sony Music Entertainment since 1991 except in JP) C5X 38830
1.1 Knockin' on Heaven's Door 2:30 Masterpieces Bob Dylan CBS (CBS Records' international imprint from 1962–1990; renamed since 1991 as Columbia) 462448 2
1.7 Knockin' on Heaven's Door 2:33 Pat Garrett & Billy the Kid Bob Dylan Columbia (imprint owned by CBS between 1938–1990 within US/CA/MX; owned worldwide by Sony Music Entertainment since 1991 except in JP) CK 32460
1.1 Knockin' on Heaven's Door 2:31 Masterpieces Bob Dylan Columbia (imprint owned by CBS between 1938–1990 within US/CA/MX; owned worldwide by Sony Music Entertainment since 1991 except in JP) 4624489, 462448 9
1.7 Knockin' on Heaven's Door 2:33 Pat Garrett & Billy the Kid Bob Dylan Columbia (imprint owned by CBS between 1938–1990 within US/CA/MX; owned worldwide by Sony Music Entertainment since 1991 except in JP) CD 32098
1.3 Knockin' on Heaven's Door 2:29 Like a Rolling Stone Bob Dylan Columbia (imprint owned by CBS between 1938–1990 within US/CA/MX; owned worldwide by Sony Music Entertainment since 1991 except in JP) 657939 2
3.15 Knockin’ on Heaven’s Door 2:30 The Rolling Stone Collection: 25 Years of Essential Rock Various Artists Time-Life Music OPCS-2692, OPCS-2693, OPCS-2694, PT-23707, PT-23708, PT-23709, PT-23710, R102-33
3.15 Knockin’ on Heaven’s Door 2:30 The Rolling Stone Collection: 25 Years of Essential Rock Various Artists Time-Life Music A-23707/R102-34, A-23708/R102-34, A-23709/R102-34, A-23710/R102-34, OPCD-2692/R102-34, OPCD-2693/R102-34, OPCD-2694/R102-34, R102-34
1.14 Knockin' on Heaven's Door 2:30 Bob Dylan's Greatest Hits, Volume 3 Bob Dylan Columbia (imprint owned by CBS between 1938–1990 within US/CA/MX; owned worldwide by Sony Music Entertainment since 1991 except in JP) CK 66783
1.14 Knockin' on Heaven's Door 2:30 Bob Dylan's Greatest Hits, Volume 3 Bob Dylan Columbia (imprint owned by CBS between 1938–1990 within US/CA/MX; owned worldwide by Sony Music Entertainment since 1991 except in JP) 477805 2
1.14 Knockin' on Heaven's Door 2:30 Bob Dylan's Greatest Hits, Volume 3 Bob Dylan Columbia (imprint owned by CBS between 1938–1990 within US/CA/MX; owned worldwide by Sony Music Entertainment since 1991 except in JP) 477805 2
1.14 Knockin' on Heaven's Door 2:30 Bob Dylan's Greatest Hits, Volume 3 Bob Dylan Sony Records (Japanese imprint) SRCS 7531
1.14 Knockin' on Heaven's Door 2:30 Bob Dylan's Greatest Hits, Volume 3 Bob Dylan Columbia (imprint owned by CBS between 1938–1990 within US/CA/MX; owned worldwide by Sony Music Entertainment since 1991 except in JP) CK 66783
1.1 Knockin' on Heaven's Door 2:33 Bob Dylan's Greatest Hits, Volume 3 Bob Dylan Columbia (imprint owned by CBS between 1938–1990 within US/CA/MX; owned worldwide by Sony Music Entertainment since 1991 except in JP) CXR 68086
1.1 Knockin' on Heaven's Door 2:33 Bob Dylan's Greatest Hits, Volume 3 Bob Dylan Columbia (imprint owned by CBS between 1938–1990 within US/CA/MX; owned worldwide by Sony Music Entertainment since 1991 except in JP) CXR 67324
1.14 Knockin' on Heaven's Door 2:30 Bob Dylan's Greatest Hits, Volume 3 Bob Dylan Sony Records (Japanese imprint) SRYS 1101
1.11 Knockin' on Heaven's Door 2:32 The Best of Bob Dylan Bob Dylan Sony Records (Japanese imprint) SRCS 8412
2.7 Knockin’ on Heaven’s Door 2:30 The All Time Greatest Rock Songs of the 60s, 70s, 80s & 90s Various Artists Columbia (imprint owned by CBS between 1938–1990 within US/CA/MX; owned worldwide by Sony Music Entertainment since 1991 except in JP), Sony Music TV, Warner.ESP MOODCD53
1.10 Knockin' on Heaven's Door 2:29 Platin, Volume 3: Das Album der Megastars Various Artists Warner Special Marketing 9548-35809-2
3.15 Knockin' on Heaven's Door 2:31 Biograph Bob Dylan Columbia (imprint owned by CBS between 1938–1990 within US/CA/MX; owned worldwide by Sony Music Entertainment since 1991 except in JP) 488099 2
3.15 Knockin' on Heaven's Door 2:31 Biograph Bob Dylan Columbia (imprint owned by CBS between 1938–1990 within US/CA/MX; owned worldwide by Sony Music Entertainment since 1991 except in JP) C3K 65298
1.11 Knockin' on Heaven's Door 2:32 The Best of Bob Dylan Bob Dylan Sony Music (global brand, excluding JP, owned by Sony Music Entertainment; for use as release label only when no sub-label/imprint is specified) 487924.2
1.11 Knockin' on Heaven's Door 2:32 The Best of Bob Dylan Bob Dylan Sony Music Direct (a trademark of Sony Music Entertainment Canada Inc.) TVK24037
1.11 Knockin' on Heaven's Door 2:32 The Best of Bob Dylan, Volume 1 Bob Dylan Columbia (imprint owned by CBS between 1938–1990 within US/CA/MX; owned worldwide by Sony Music Entertainment since 1991 except in JP) 487924.2
2.15 Knockin' on Heaven's Door 2:29 The Best Seventies Album in the World... Ever! Various Artists Virgin (worldwide imprint of Virgin Records Ltd. and its subsidiaries) VTDCD 157
1.19 Knockin’ on Heaven’s Door 2:30 The All Time Greatest Movie Songs, Volume 1 Various Artists Columbia (imprint owned by CBS between 1938–1990 within US/CA/MX; owned worldwide by Sony Music Entertainment since 1991 except in JP) 493330 2
2.2 Knockin’ on Heaven’s Door 2:31 Movie Music: The Definitive Performances Various Artists Sony Music (global brand, excluding JP, owned by Sony Music Entertainment; for use as release label only when no sub-label/imprint is specified) 07464 65813 2 2
14.2 Knockin’ on Heaven’s Door 2:32 Sony Music 100 Years: Soundtrack for a Century Various Artists Sony Music (global brand, excluding JP, owned by Sony Music Entertainment; for use as release label only when no sub-label/imprint is specified) 65750
2.10 Knockin’ on Heaven’s Door 2:30 The All Time Greatest Movie Songs, Volume Two Various Artists Columbia (imprint owned by CBS between 1938–1990 within US/CA/MX; owned worldwide by Sony Music Entertainment since 1991 except in JP), Sony Music TV MOODCD67
2.11 Pat Garrett & Billy the Kid: Knockin' on Heaven's Door 2:29 Cinéma : Les Plus Grands Hits Various Artists Versailles 494327-2
1.19 Knockin’ on Heaven’s Door 2:32 Las mejores canciones de cine, vol. 1 Various Artists Sony Music Media SMM 493330 2
2.5 Knockin’ on Heaven’s Door 2:32 The Essential Bob Dylan Bob Dylan Columbia (imprint owned by CBS between 1938–1990 within US/CA/MX; owned worldwide by Sony Music Entertainment since 1991 except in JP) C2K 85168
2.5 Knockin’ on Heaven’s Door 2:32 The Essential Bob Dylan Bob Dylan Columbia (imprint owned by CBS between 1938–1990 within US/CA/MX; owned worldwide by Sony Music Entertainment since 1991 except in JP) C2K85168
2.17 Knockin' on Heaven's Door 2:30 Best of Super Stars, Volume 3 Various Artists Warner Special Marketing 9548-39110-2
2.12 Knockin' on Heaven's Door 2:29 The All Time Greatest Rock Songs, Volume 2 Various Artists 9548 38753-2
2.1 Knockin' on Heaven's Door 2:31 The Very Best of Bob Dylan Bob Dylan Columbia (imprint owned by CBS between 1938–1990 within US/CA/MX; owned worldwide by Sony Music Entertainment since 1991 except in JP) 498540 2
1.22 Knockin’ on Heaven’s Door 2:33 The Essential Bob Dylan Bob Dylan Columbia (imprint owned by CBS between 1938–1990 within US/CA/MX; owned worldwide by Sony Music Entertainment since 1991 except in JP) 5031332
1.22 Knockin' on Heaven's Door 2:33 The Ultimate Collection Bob Dylan Columbia (imprint owned by CBS between 1938–1990 within US/CA/MX; owned worldwide by Sony Music Entertainment since 1991 except in JP) 5031339
1.11 Knockin' on Heaven's Door 2:32 The Best of Bob Dylan, Volumes 1 & 2 Bob Dylan Columbia (imprint owned by CBS between 1938–1990 within US/CA/MX; owned worldwide by Sony Music Entertainment since 1991 except in JP) 5020172000
1.22 Knockin' on Heaven's Door 2:33 The Essential Bob Dylan Bob Dylan Sony Music TV STVCD116
1.22 Knockin' on Heaven's Door 2:33 The Essential Bob Dylan Bob Dylan Columbia (imprint owned by CBS between 1938–1990 within US/CA/MX; owned worldwide by Sony Music Entertainment since 1991 except in JP) 5031332000
3.15 Knockin' on Heaven's Door 2:31 Biograph Bob Dylan Columbia (imprint owned by CBS between 1938–1990 within US/CA/MX; owned worldwide by Sony Music Entertainment since 1991 except in JP) CSK 86568
3.15 Knockin' on Heaven's Door 2:31 Biograph Bob Dylan Columbia (imprint owned by CBS between 1938–1990 within US/CA/MX; owned worldwide by Sony Music Entertainment since 1991 except in JP) 508123 2
3.8 Knockin’ on Heaven’s Door ?:?? The Bootleg Series, Vol. 5: Live 1975: The Rolling Thunder Revue Bob Dylan Columbia (imprint owned by CBS between 1938–1990 within US/CA/MX; owned worldwide by Sony Music Entertainment since 1991 except in JP) CK-87047-1-R
3.8 Knockin’ on Heaven’s Door ?:?? The Bootleg Series, Vol. 5: Live 1975: The Rolling Thunder Revue Bob Dylan Columbia (imprint owned by CBS between 1938–1990 within US/CA/MX; owned worldwide by Sony Music Entertainment since 1991 except in JP) CK-87047-1-Q
1.22 Knockin' on Heaven's Door 2:33 The Essential Bob Dylan Bob Dylan Columbia (imprint owned by CBS between 1938–1990 within US/CA/MX; owned worldwide by Sony Music Entertainment since 1991 except in JP) 503133 0
1.7 Knockin’ on Heaven’s Door 2:29 100 Hits The House of the Rising Sun Various Artists RMG Records RMG 1399 MP3
1.95 Knockin’ on Heaven’s Door 2:29 100 Hits The Midnight Special Various Artists RMG Records RMG 1405 MP3
1.22 Knockin' on Heaven's Door 2:33 The Essential Bob Dylan Bob Dylan Columbia (imprint owned by CBS between 1938–1990 within US/CA/MX; owned worldwide by Sony Music Entertainment since 1991 except in JP) 5031332
1.8 Knockin’ on Heaven’s Door 2:31 The Best of Bob Dylan Bob Dylan Columbia (imprint owned by CBS between 1938–1990 within US/CA/MX; owned worldwide by Sony Music Entertainment since 1991 except in JP) 82876 75013 2
2.5 Knockin' on Heaven's Door 2:32 Dylan Bob Dylan Legacy (Legacy Recordings) 88697 11420 2
2.5 Knockin' on Heaven's Door 2:32 Dylan Bob Dylan Columbia (imprint owned by CBS between 1938–1990 within US/CA/MX; owned worldwide by Sony Music Entertainment since 1991 except in JP) 88697 10954 2
2.5 Knockin' on Heaven's Door 2:32 Dylan Bob Dylan Sony Music Media
1.12 Knockin’ on Heaven’s Door 2:33 Dylan Bob Dylan Columbia (imprint owned by CBS between 1938–1990 within US/CA/MX; owned worldwide by Sony Music Entertainment since 1991 except in JP) 88697 05928 2
2.5 Knockin' on Heaven's Door 2:32 Dylan Bob Dylan Columbia (imprint owned by CBS between 1938–1990 within US/CA/MX; owned worldwide by Sony Music Entertainment since 1991 except in JP)
1.12 Knockin’ on Heaven’s Door 2:33 Dylan Bob Dylan Legacy (Legacy Recordings) 88697 16131 2
2.5 Knockin' on Heaven's Door 2:32 Dylan Bob Dylan Columbia (imprint owned by CBS between 1938–1990 within US/CA/MX; owned worldwide by Sony Music Entertainment since 1991 except in JP) 88697114202
1.7 Knockin’ on Heaven’s Door 2:33 Pat Garrett & Billy the Kid Bob Dylan Columbia (imprint owned by CBS between 1938–1990 within US/CA/MX; owned worldwide by Sony Music Entertainment since 1991 except in JP) CK 32460
1.18 Knockin’ on Heaven’s Door 2:27 Super Movie Hits Various Artists Sony BMG Music Entertainment (Aug 5, 2004 - Oct 1, 2008; do not use if a specific sub-label is available) 88697225942
1.8 Knockin' on Heaven's Door 2:31 The Collection Bob Dylan Legacy (Legacy Recordings)
2.5 Knockin' on Heaven's Door 2:32 The Essential Bob Dylan Bob Dylan Columbia (imprint owned by CBS between 1938–1990 within US/CA/MX; owned worldwide by Sony Music Entertainment since 1991 except in JP) 88697 54094 2
1.12 Knockin' on Heaven's Door 2:33 Dylan Bob Dylan Columbia (imprint owned by CBS between 1938–1990 within US/CA/MX; owned worldwide by Sony Music Entertainment since 1991 except in JP)
1.19 Knockin' on Heaven's Door 2:32 The Essential Bob Dylan Sony Classical
1.12 Knockin' on Heaven's Door 2:31 All Time Best Bob Dylan Columbia (imprint owned by CBS between 1938–1990 within US/CA/MX; owned worldwide by Sony Music Entertainment since 1991 except in JP)
2.4 Knockin' on Heaven's Door 2:32 Beyond Here Lies Nothin': The Collection Bob Dylan
3.15 Knockin' on Heaven's Door 2:31 Biograph Bob Dylan Columbia (imprint owned by CBS between 1938–1990 within US/CA/MX; owned worldwide by Sony Music Entertainment since 1991 except in JP) 88697 85648 2
2.5 Knockin' on Heaven's Door 2:29 The Real Bob Dylan Bob Dylan Columbia (imprint owned by CBS between 1938–1990 within US/CA/MX; owned worldwide by Sony Music Entertainment since 1991 except in JP) 88725496802
1.7 Knockin’ on Heaven’s Door 2:33 Pat Garrett & Billy the Kid Bob Dylan Columbia (imprint owned by CBS between 1938–1990 within US/CA/MX; owned worldwide by Sony Music Entertainment since 1991 except in JP), Legacy (Legacy Recordings) KC 32460
1.7 Knockin' on Heaven's Door 2:33 Pat Garrett & Billy The Kid Bob Dylan Columbia (imprint owned by CBS between 1938–1990 within US/CA/MX; owned worldwide by Sony Music Entertainment since 1991 except in JP)
1.5 Knockin' on Heaven's Door 2:32 The Very Best of Bob Dylan Columbia (imprint owned by CBS between 1938–1990 within US/CA/MX; owned worldwide by Sony Music Entertainment since 1991 except in JP) 88883784432
1.5 Knockin' on Heaven's Door 2:32 The Very Best of Bob Dylan Columbia (imprint owned by CBS between 1938–1990 within US/CA/MX; owned worldwide by Sony Music Entertainment since 1991 except in JP) 88883784442
2.3 Knockin’ on Heaven’s Door 2:30 The Essential Bob Dylan Bob Dylan Columbia (imprint owned by CBS between 1938–1990 within US/CA/MX; owned worldwide by Sony Music Entertainment since 1991 except in JP)
2.3 Knockin’ on Heaven’s Door 2:32 The Essential Bob Dylan Bob Dylan Columbia (imprint owned by CBS between 1938–1990 within US/CA/MX; owned worldwide by Sony Music Entertainment since 1991 except in JP) 88843059232
1.18 Knockin’ on Heaven’s Door 2:30 Ultimate 70s Various Artists Sony Music (global brand, excluding JP, owned by Sony Music Entertainment; for use as release label only when no sub-label/imprint is specified) 88875085552
1.10 Knockin' on Heaven's Door 2:30 All Time Greatest Movie Songs Various Artists
2.8 Knockin’ on Heaven’s Door 2:28 Simply the Best Rock Various Artists Gallo Record Company
Promotion
1.16 Knockin' on Heaven's Door 2:33 Forever Young Bob Dylan CBS (CBS Records' international imprint from 1962–1990; renamed since 1991 as Columbia) CSK1151
1.3 Knockin' on Heaven's Door 2:33 Dylan Originals: 30 Years on Columbia Bob Dylan
1.19 Knockin' on Heaven's Door 2:28 Bob Dylan's Chronicles Bob Dylan
1.10 Knockin' on Heaven's Door 2:32 Music & Words 1998 to 1963 Bob Dylan
Bootleg
1.17 Knockin' on Heaven's Door 2:33 His Greatest Songs Bob Dylan Star Mark
1.14 Knockin' on Heaven's Door (3) 2:31 Pecos Blues Bob Dylan
(unknown)
1.23 Knocking on a Heaven's Door 2:30 Absolute Kursk Various Artists

Relationships

drumset: Jim Keltner
bass guitar: Terry Paul
guitar: Bob Dylan
Roger McGuinn
harmonium, organ and spinet: Carl Fortina
background vocals: Carol Hunter
Brenda Patterson
Donna Weiss
engineer: Dan Wallin
producer: Gordon Carroll
vocals: Bob Dylan
engineered at: The Burbank Studios in Burbank, California, United States
mash-ups: Knockin' on Ziggy's Big Ego by ToToM
Knockin' on Ziggy's Door (long mix) by ToToM
sampled by: Rise by Gabrielle
Rise (part of a “Club 2K” DJ‐mix) by Gabrielle
Rise by Gabrielle
Rise by Gabrielle
Rise by Gabrielle
Rise by Gabrielle
recording of: Knockin’ on Heaven’s Door (1973-02)

Knockin’ on Heaven’s Door

composer: Bob Dylan
lyricist: Bob Dylan
publisher: Ram’s Horn Music
later translated parody versions: Nagln mer nuch ans nei
later translated versions: Knock knock ouvre-toi porte d'or
Knockin’ on Heaven’s Door (Japanese version)
Lockiget Hoor
later versions: [Knockin’ on the Dragon’s Door]