Three Dog Night Caricature


Three Dog Night Caricature, illustrated here in November, 1970 with Corey Wells age 29, Danny Hutton age 27 and Chuck Negron age 28.

Three Dog Night is an American rock band formed in 1967, with founding members consisting of vocalists Cory Wells, Danny Hutton, and Chuck Negron.
This lineup was soon augmented by Jimmy Greenspoon (keyboards), Joe Schermie (bass), Michael Allsup (guitar), and Floyd Sneed (drums).

Three Dog Night recorded many songs written by outside songwriters, and they helped to introduce mainstream audiences to writers such as Paul Williams (“An Old Fashioned Love Song”) and Hoyt Axton (“Joy to the World”).
Danny Hutton’s girlfriend suggested the band name after reading a magazine article about Aboriginal Australians, in which it was explained that on cold nights they would customarily sleep in a hole in the ground while embracing a dingo, a native species of wild dog. On colder nights they would sleep with two dogs and, if the night were freezing, it was a “three dog night”

They initially went by the name of Redwood and made some recordings with Brian Wilson while the Beach Boys were working on the album Wild Honey.
Three Dog Night made its official debut in 1968 at the Whisky a Go Go, at a 5 p.m. press party hosted by Dunhill Records. They were still in the process of making their first album Three Dog Night when they heard the favorable reactions from the hypercritical audience.

Greatest hits” “An Old Fashioned Love Song”, “Black and White”, “Celebrate”, “Easy to Be Hard”, “Eli’s Coming”, “Joy to the World”, “Liar”, “Mama Told Me (Not to Come)”, “Never Been to Spain”, “One”, “One Man Band”, “Out in the Country”, “Shambala”, “The Family of Man” and “Try a Little Tenderness”.

Three Dog Night disbanded in 1976.

Wells died in his sleep on October 20, 2015, at Brooks Memorial Hospital in Dunkirk, New York at the age of 74. His family later confirmed he was fighting multiple myeloma, a form of blood cancer.
Negron struggled with drug abuse and heroin for over 20 years, which lead to several arrests. He overcame his addiction in 1991.
Hutton continues to lead Three Dog Night along with Michael Allsup and the band, touring regularly throughout the US and Canada.

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All prints are produced using Giclee printing process which is used for archival art reproduction. This process uses fade-resistant archival pigment-based ink which lasts over 100 years. All prints are printed on 310GSM, Luxurious mould-made, 100% cotton rag Archival Certified watercolor paper.

Archival Conservation Mat is included with your purchase. Mat is a high quality, 4 ply (1/16″) surround mat. These frame mats are acid-free & Lignin-free made with 100% virgin alpha-cellulose surface, core and backing papers. So your caricature with mat will fit into a standard comparable frame either “20” x 24″ or “16” x 20″ depending on the print size, (frame not included). Price also includes a Backer Board.

32″ x 40″ stretch canvas print is produced by Giclee printing process and are hand stretched over heavy duty American made white pine. The canvas print is varnished twice after printing. The canvas prints are ready to hang (complete with hanging wire).

Additional information

Weight .25 lbs
Dimensions 16 × 20 × .25 in
Print Size

32" x 40" Stretched Canvas Print $495, 20" x 24" Stretched Canvas Print $330, 11" x 14" Watercolor Print $95, 16" x 20" Watercolor Print $185