|Single by The Tragically Hip|
|from the album Road Apples|
|Recorded||Barris Studios (New Orleans)|
|Label|| MCA |
|Songwriter(s)||The Tragically Hip|
|The Tragically Hip singles chronology|
"Three Pistols" is a song by The Tragically Hip. The song was released as the second single from the band's second studio album, Road Apples . The song reached No. 1 on the RPM CANCON (Canadian Content) chart.The title of the song refers to the city of Trois-Pistoles, Quebec, and the song is about the Canadian artist Tom Thomson.
|Year||Peak Chart Position|
|CAN||CAN Content (Cancon)|
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