Three Dog Night

Three Dog Night is an American rock band that became famous and was well known between 1968 and 1975. The three lead singers were Danny Hutton, Cory Wells, and Chuck Negron. They were backed up by Jimmy Greenspoon organ, Joe Schermie bass, Mike Allsup guitar, and Floyd Sneed drums. During their time they had 21 hits on the Billboard Top charts. Seven of their singles went gold and they also earned 13 gold albums. As of 2013 Three Dog Night are still recording and performing.

They came together in 1967. Their very first gold record was “One” followed by other hits such as “Mama Told Me Not to Come”, “Joy to the World”, and “Black and White”. They made their final performance at the Worlds of Fun in Kansas City in August of 1976. Coming together again in 1981 Three Dog Night came out with “It’s a Jungle” in 1983. In 1993 they performed for The Family Channel show Spotlight on Country. They now continue to perform and give up to 80 concerts a year. their recent albums are Three Dog Night with the London Symphony Orchestra released in 2002 which included two new songs “Overground” and “Sault Ste Marie”.  The 35th Anniversary Hits Collection Featuring the London Symphony Orchestra in 2004 included live versions of “Eli’s Coming”, “Brickyard Blues”, “Try a Little Tenderness”, and “Family of Man”. Three Dog Night Greatest Hits Live came out in 2008 which included previously unissued live recordings made in 1972 and 1974 from concerts given in Frankfurt, Germany and Edmonton, England.


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