Three Dog Night discography

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Three Dog Night discography
Studio albums12
Live albums4
Compilation albums7
Singles26

Three Dog Night's original recordings were released by ABC Dunhill Records, except for 1983's It's A Jungle , which was released by Passport. In 1973,[ citation needed ] executives at ABC Dunhill (Jay Lasker is usually blamed[ citation needed ]) 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 from second or third generation tape[ citation needed ]), which often results in an inferior sound when compared to other catalogs of the era.

Contents

Albums

Studio albums

List of studio albums, with selected chart positions and certifications
TitleAlbum details
[2] [3]
Peak chart positions Certifications
[4]
US
[5]
AUS
[6]
CAN
[7]
Three Dog Night 1117
Suitable for Framing 1615
It Ain't Easy 85
Naturally 1419
Harmony 83211
Seven Separate Fools 6217
Cyan 268
Hard Labor 206116
Coming Down Your Way 7027
American Pastime 123
It's a Jungle 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

List of live albums, with selected chart positions and certifications
TitleAlbum details
[2] [3]
Peak chart positions Certifications
[4]
US
[5]
CAN
[7]
Captured Live at the Forum 64
Around the World with Three Dog Night 1821
Three Dog Night: Live
  • Released: 1988
  • Label: Universal Special Products
  • Format: cassette
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

List of compilation albums, with selected chart positions and certifications
TitleAlbum details
[2] [3]
Peak chart positions Certifications
[4]
US
[5]
AUS
[6]
CAN
[7]
Golden Bisquits
  • Released: February 1971
  • Label: Dunhill (DSX 50098)
  • Format: stereo LP/8-track/cassette
5378
Joy to the World: Their Greatest Hits
  • Released: November 1974
  • Label: Dunhill (DSD 50178)
  • Format: stereo LP/8-track/cassette/CD
154
The Best of 3 Dog Night
  • Released: 1982
  • Label: MCA (6018)
  • Format: stereo LP/cassette/CD
Celebrate: The Three Dog Night Story, 1965–1975
  • Released: December 7, 1993
  • Label: MCA (MCAD/C2-10956)
  • Format: double CD/double Cassette
20th Century Masters – The Millennium Collection:
The Best of Three Dog Night
  • Released: October 19, 1999
  • Label: MCA (MCAD-12073)
  • Format: Cassette/CD
109
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

List of singles, with selected chart positions and certifications, showing year released and album name
YearTitlePeak chart positions Certifications Album
US
[8] [9]
US AC
[10]
AT
[11]
CAN
[7]
GE
[12]
NL
[13]
NZ
[14]
SA
[15]
UK
[16]
AU
[17]
1968"Nobody"116 Three Dog Night
1969"Try a Little Tenderness"2919
"One"541639
  • RIAA: Gold [4]
"Easy to Be Hard"42 Suitable for Framing
"Eli's Coming"108
1970"Celebrate"158
"Mama Told Me Not to Come"1212141310310
  • RIAA: Gold [4]
It Ain't Easy
"Out in the Country"1511985
"One Man Band"196 Naturally
1971"Joy to the World"111725121248
  • RIAA: Gold [4]
"Liar"7472
"An Old Fashioned Love Song"412316
  • RIAA: Gold [4]
Harmony
"Never Been to Spain"51831234
1972"The Family of Man"122753860
"Black and White"118124121
  • RIAA: Gold [4]
Seven Separate Fools
"Pieces of April"19613
1973"Shambala"331743811353
  • RIAA: Gold [4]
Cyan
"Let Me Serenade You"1711
1974"The Show Must Go On"42126
  • RIAA: Gold [4]
Hard Labor
"Sure As I'm Sittin' Here"1618
"Play Something Sweet (Brickyard Blues)"3325
1975"Til the World Ends"321126 Coming Down Your Way
1976"Everybody Is a Masterpiece"44 American Pastime
1983"It's a Jungle Out There" It's a Jungle
2009"Heart of Blues" [18] non-album singles
2017"This Is Your Captain Calling"

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