Three Dog Night is an American rock band. They formed in 1967 with three vocalists, Danny Hutton, Chuck Negron and Cory Wells first came together in 1967 and made some recordings with Brian Wilson and initially went by the name of Redwood.
Shortly after abandoning the Redwood moniker in 1968, the vocalists hired a group of backing musicians – Ron Morgan on guitar, Floyd Sneed on drums, Joe Schermie from the Cory Wells Blues Band on bass, and Jimmy Greenspoon on keyboards – and soon took the name Three Dog Night, becoming one of the most successful bands in the United States during the late 1960s and early 1970s.
The band registered 21 Billboard Top 40 hits between 1969 and 1975. It helped introduce mainstream audiences to the work of many songwriters, including Paul Williams, Hoyt Axton, Laura Nyro, Harry Nilsson, Randy Newman, and Leo Sayer.