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Three Dog Night discography

Three Dog Night discography
Releases
Studio albums 12
Live albums 4
Compilation albums 7
Singles 24

Three Dog Night's original recordings were released by ABC Dunhill Records (except for 1983's It's A Jungle). In 1973, executives at ABC Dunhill (Jay Lasker is usually blamed) decided to discard all of their multi-track recordings and mono masters to save storage space in a cost-cutting measure. [1] As a result, all re-issues on CD have been remastered using album masters (sometimes second or third generation tape) which often results in an inferior sound when compared to other catalogs of the era.

Albums

Studio albums

Title Album details
[2][3]
Peak chart positions Certifications
[4]
US
[5]
CA
[6]
Three Dog Night aka "One" 11 17 Platinum (US)
Suitable for Framing
  • Released: June 11, 1969
  • Label: Dunhill (DS 50058)
  • Format: stereo LP
16 15 Gold (US)
It Ain't Easy
  • Released: March 31, 1970
  • Label: Dunhill (DS 50078)
  • Format: stereo LP/8-track/CD
8 5 Gold (US)
Naturally
  • Released: November 18, 1970
  • Label: Dunhill (DSX 50088)
  • Format: stereo LP
14 19 Gold (US)
Harmony
  • Released: September 1971
  • Label: Dunhill (DSX 50108)
  • Format: stereo LP
8 11 Gold (US)
Seven Separate Fools
  • Released: March 27, 1972
  • Label: Dunhill (DSD 50118)
  • Format: stereo LP
6 7 Gold (US)
Cyan
  • Released: October 9, 1973
  • Label: Dunhill (DSX/DHM 50158/DSX 550158)
  • Format: stereo LP/8-track/cassette
26 8 Gold (US)
Hard Labor
  • Released: March 6, 1974
  • Label: Dunhill (DSD 50168)
  • Format: stereo LP
20 16 Gold (US)
Coming Down Your Way
  • Released: May 1975
  • Label: ABC (ABCD 888)
  • Format: stereo LP
70 27
American Pastime
  • Released: March 1976
  • Label: ABC (ABCD 928)
  • Format: stereo LP
123
It's a Jungle
  • Released: May 1983
  • Label: Passport (PB 5001)
  • Format: stereo LP
210
Three Dog Night with the London Symphony Orchestra
  • Released: May 21, 2002
  • Label: Image (1378)
  • Format: CD
"—" denotes releases that did not chart.

Live albums

Title Album details
[2][3]
Peak chart positions Certifications
[4]
US
[5]
CA
[6]
Captured Live at the Forum
  • Released: October 16, 1969
  • Label: Dunhill (DS 50068)
  • Format: stereo LP
6 4 Gold (US)
Around the World with Three Dog Night
  • Released: February 13, 1973
  • Label: Dunhill (DSY 50138)
  • Format: stereo LP
18 21 Gold (US)
Three Dog Night: Live
  • Released: 1988
  • Label: Universal Special Products
Super Hits Live
  • Released: August 28, 2007
  • Label: Sony BMG (702945)
  • Format: CD
Three Dog Night: Greatest Hits Live
  • Released: August 26, 2008
  • Label: Shout Factory (B001CITRCQ)
  • Format: CD
"—" denotes releases that did not chart.

Compilation albums

Title Album details
[2][3]
Peak chart positions Certifications
[4]
US
[5]
CA
[6]
Golden Bisquits
  • Released: February 1971
  • Label: Dunhill (DSX 50098)
  • Format: stereo LP
5 8 Gold (US)
Joy to the World: Their Greatest Hits
  • Released: November 1974
  • Label: Dunhill (DSD 50178)
  • Format: stereo LP
15 4 Gold (US)
The Best of 3 Dog Night
  • Released: 1982
  • Label: MCA (6018)
  • Format: stereo LP
Gold (US)
Celebrate: The Three Dog Night Story, 1965–1975
  • Released: December 7, 1993
  • Label: MCA (MCAD/C2-10956)
  • Format: double CD/Cassette
20th Century Masters – The Millennium Collection:
The Best of Three Dog Night
  • Released: October 19, 1999
  • Label: MCA (MCAD-12073)
  • Format: CD
109 Gold (US)
The Complete Hit Singles
  • Released: May 25, 2004
  • Label: Geffen (B0001779-02)
  • Format: CD
178
35th Anniversary Hits Collection
  • Released: October 19, 2004
  • Label: Compendia (5778)
  • Format: CD
"—" denotes releases that did not chart.

Singles

Title Year Chart positions Certifications
[4]
Album
US Hot
[7][8]
US AC
[9]
AT
[10]
CA
[6]
GE
[11]
NL
[12]
UK
[13]
AU
"Nobody" 1968 116 Three Dog Night
"Try a Little Tenderness" 1969 29 19
"One" 1969 5 4 39 Gold (US)
"Easy to Be Hard" 1969 4 2 Suitable for Framing
"Eli's Comin'" 1969 10 4
"Celebrate" 1970 15 8
"Mama Told Me (Not to Come)" 1970 1 2 12 14 3 10 Gold (US) It Ain't Easy
"Out in the Country" 1970 15 11 9 85
"One Man Band" 1970 19 6 Naturally
"Joy to the World" 1971 1 1 17 25 24 8 Gold (US)
"Liar" 1971 7 4 72
"An Old Fashioned Love Song" 1971 4 1 2 16 Gold (US) Harmony
"Never Been to Spain" 1971 5 18 3 34
"The Family of Man" 1972 12 27 5 38 60
"Black & White" 1972 1 1 8 1 24 21 Gold (US) Seven Separate Fools
"Pieces of April" 1972 19 6 13
"Shambala" 1973 3 3 17 4 38 53 Gold (US) Cyan
"Let Me Serenade You" 1973 17 11
"The Show Must Go On" 1974 4 2 12 6 Gold (US) Hard Labor
"Sure As I'm Sittin' Here" 1974 16 18
"Play Something Sweet (Brickyard Blues)" 1974 33 25
"'Til the World Ends" 1975 32 11 26 Coming Down Your Way
"Everybody Is a Masterpiece" 1976 44 American Pastime
"It's a Jungle out There" 1983 It's a Jungle
"Heart of Blues/Prayer of the Children" 2009 "Heart of Blues/Prayer of the Children"
"—" denotes releases that did not chart.

References

  1. ^ "ABC-Paramount Records Story". Bsnpubs.com. Retrieved 2011-09-10. 
  2. ^ a b c Celebrate: The Three Dog Night Story, 1965–1975 (CD liner). Three Dog Night. United States: MCA Records. 1993. p. 30. MCAD2-10956. 
  3. ^ a b c Ackerman, Paul, ed. (March 9, 1974). "Anatomy of a Three Dog Night: The Albums". Billboard. Vol. 86 (No. 10): 36. Retrieved April 2, 2011. 
  4. ^ a b c d "Gold & Platinum Searchable Database" (PHP). Recording Industry Association of America. Type in "Three Dog Night" under Artist to see search results.
  5. ^ a b c Albums"Billboard"Three Dog Night: Charts & Awards – . Allmusic. United States: Rovi Corporation. Retrieved April 2, 2011. 
  6. ^ a b c d Search Engine"RPM" (PHP). Library and Archives Canada. March 31, 2004. 
  7. ^ "Three Dog Night Album & Song Chart History". Billboard. Retrieved April 4, 2011. 
  8. ^ Whitburn, Joel (1992). Joel Whitburn's Bubbling Under the Hot 100, 1959–1985. Record Research. ISBN . 
  9. ^ Singles"Billboard"Three Dog Night: Charts & Awards – . Allmusic. United States: Rovi Corporation. Retrieved April 3, 2011. 
  10. ^ "Discographie Three Dog Night" (ASP). Ö3 Austria Top 40 (in German). Hung Medien. Retrieved April 3, 2011. 
  11. ^ "Chartverfolgung / THREE DOG NIGHT / Single". Media Control Charts (in German). Music Line. Retrieved April 3, 2011. 
  12. ^ "Discografie Three Dog Night" (ASP). Hung Medien (in Dutch). Retrieved April 3, 2011. 
  13. ^ "Artist Chart History: Three Dog Night". The Official Charts Company. Retrieved April 3, 2011. 
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