Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Rating Length
1 Joy to the World
5 3:36
2 Easy to Be Hard
4.5 3:13
3 Family of Man
3:11
4 Sure as I'm Sittin' Here
3:09
5 Old Fashioned Love Song
3:25
6 Mama Told Me (Not to Come)
5 3:20
7 Try a Little Tenderness
4:12
8 Shambala
4.2 3:25
9 Let Me Serenade You
3:05
10 Never Been to Spain
4 3:44
11 Black and White
4.5 3:47
12 Pieces of April
3 4:14
13 Liar
1 3:06
14 Out in the Country
4 3:10
15 The Show Must Go On
4 3:28
16 Eli's Coming
5 2:43
17 One Man Band
4 2:52
18 One
5 3:06
19 Play Something Sweet (Brickyard Blues)
4 4:52
20 Celebrate
3:14

Credits

CD 1

composer:
Hoyt Axton (tracks 1, 10)
Jack Conrad (track 3)
David Courtney (track 15)
John Finley (track 9)
Billy Fox (songwriter) (track 17)
John Hiatt (track 4)
January Tyme (USA 70's psychedelic rock) (track 17)
Tommy Kaye (track 17)
Dave Loggins (track 12)
Galt MacDermot (Canadian composer, pianist and writer of musical theatre) (track 2)
Daniel Moore (track 8)
Roger Nichols (musician/songwriter) (track 14)
Harry Nilsson (US singer-songwriter) (track 18)
Earl Robinson (40s US folk artist) (track 11)
Paul Williams (US songwriter/soft rock vocalist) (tracks 3, 5, 14)
Harry M. Woods (track 7)
Russ Ballard (track 13)
Randy Newman (track 6)
Laura Nyro (track 16)
Allen Toussaint (track 19)
lyricist:
Hoyt Axton (tracks 1, 10)
Harry Nilsson (US singer-songwriter) (track 18)
Paul Williams (US songwriter/soft rock vocalist) (track 5)
David Arkin (track 11)
Russ Ballard (track 13)
James Campbell (British songwriter and music publisher) (track 7)
Reginald Connelly (track 7)
Randy Newman (track 6)
Laura Nyro (track 16)
James Rado (track 2)
Gerome Ragni (track 2)
Leo Sayer (track 15)
Allen Toussaint (track 19)
writer:
Garry Bonner (track 20)
Alan Gordon (American songwriter who co-wrote The Turtles' hit "Happy Together") (track 20)
publisher:
Alley Music Corp. (track 20)
ミュージック・セールス (Japan, subsidiary of Shinko Music Entertainment) (track 5)
sampled by:
Future Sound by Jurassic 5 (track 18)
cover recording of:
Never Been to Spain (track 10)
One (track 18)
is the basis for:
Joy to the World (Mariah Carey song, based off both the Christmas carol and the Hoyt Axton/Three Dog Night song) (track 1)
later parody versions:
Boy Tell The World (track 1)
later translated versions:
recording of:
An Old Fashioned Love Song (1971 song) (track 5)
Black and White (track 11)
Celebrate (track 20)
Easy to Be Hard (track 2)
Eli’s Comin’ (track 16)
Joy to the World (track 1)
Liar (Russ Ballard song) (track 13)
One Man Band (track 17)
Out in the Country (track 14)
Pieces of April (track 12)
Shambala (track 8)
The Family of Man (track 3)
The Show Must Go On (track 15)

Release Group

Wikidata: Q7716859 [info]
Wikipedia: en: The Best of 3 Dog Night [info]