|"Sit On My Knee"|
|Single by Jimmy Barnes and Dallas Crane|
|from the album Double Happiness|
|Released||22 June 2005|
|Jimmy Barnes singles chronology|
"Sit on My Knee" is a song written by Dave Larkin, the lead singer of Dallas Crane.Dallas Crane recorded a version for their second album, Twenty Four Seven . (2000)
In 2005, Jimmy Barnes released a version with Dallas Crane as the second single from his eleventh studio album, Double Happiness . The song peaked at No. 14 on the ARIA Singles Chart.
The music video for "Sit on My Knee" contains Jimmy Barnes and Dallas Crane showing up at a Chinese pub and singing the song.
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