Three Dog Night/Suitable for Framing

Three Dog Night/Suitable for Framing

by Three Dog Night
     
 

Anyone waiting for MCA to upgrade the Three Dog Night album catalog -- and it needs doing, the American CD versions having been mastered two decades ago -- need look no further than this excellent two-LP-on-one-CD collection. From the opening piano on "One," it's like several layers of hiss have been removed, and the transfer has…  See more details below

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Anyone waiting for MCA to upgrade the Three Dog Night album catalog -- and it needs doing, the American CD versions having been mastered two decades ago -- need look no further than this excellent two-LP-on-one-CD collection. From the opening piano on "One," it's like several layers of hiss have been removed, and the transfer has resolution sufficient so that the playing on everything from the rhythm section out forward is crystal clear, just like the nuances of the singing throughout come through in vivid detail -- and the volume has been pushed a lot harder as well. Not only does the sound make this CD truly "suitable for framing," but the annotation gives a pretty good account of the coalescing of the group and the making of the two albums, albeit from the British perspective, which is a little strange -- yes, Gott Discs is a British company, so it's not odd in that regard that they should tell the story that way, only in that, except for one brief moment in their history a little later than this, Three Dog Night wasn't a fraction as successful in England as they were in the United States, so their story is told here once-removed, so to speak. Still, the account is good and no one can argue about the merits of the music, or Gott Discs finally doing what MCA should have done a long time ago with these two albums.

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Product Details

Release Date:
05/12/2009
Label:
Bgo - Beat Goes On
UPC:
5017261208651
catalogNumber:
865
Rank:
5798

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Album Credits

Performance Credits

Three Dog Night   Primary Artist
Cory Wells   Guitar,Group Member
Mike Allsup   Guitar,Group Member
Jimmy Greenspoon   Keyboards,Group Member
Danny Hutton   Guitar,Group Member
Chuck Negron   Guitar,Group Member
Joe Schermie   Bass,Group Member
Floyd Sneed   Drums,Group Member

Technical Credits

Tim Hardin   Composer
Jim Capaldi   Composer
Sam Cooke   Composer
Elton John   Composer
John Lennon   Composer
Dave Mason   Composer
Paul McCartney   Composer
Randy Newman   Composer
Harry Nilsson   Composer
Laura Nyro   Composer
Robbie Robertson   Composer
Neil Young   Composer
Jimmy Campbell   Composer
Galt MacDermot   Composer
Garry Bonner   Composer
Gary Burden   Cover Design
Bill Cooper   Engineer
Dick Cooper   Composer
Alan Gordon   Composer
Danny Hutton   Composer
Gabriel Mekler   Producer,Audio Production
Richard Podolor   Engineer
Don Preston   Composer
Floyd Sneed   Composer
Bernie Taupin   Composer
Johnny "Guitar" Watson   Composer
Danny Whitten   Composer
John Tobler   Liner Notes
James Rado   Composer
Gerome Ragni   Composer
Wayne Kimbell   Art Direction
Harry Woods   Composer
Ernie Shelby   Composer
Harry Connelly   Composer
Robyn Winwood Smith   Composer
Chris Wood   Composer

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