American Pastime

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This article is about the music album. For the 2007 film, see American Pastime (film).
American Pastime
Studio album by Three Dog Night
Released March 1976
Genre Pop/Rock
Length 34:42
Label ABC
Producer Bob Monaco
Three Dog Night chronology
Coming Down Your Way
American Pastime
The Best of 3 Dog Night
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic (not rated) [1]

American Pastime is the fourteenth album by American rock band Three Dog Night, released in 1976 (see 1976 in music). Their only studio album not to feature the band's three founding vocalists (Danny Hutton, Chuck Negron, and Cory Wells) backed up by their long-time band, it sold poorly and the band broke up soon afterwards. Danny Hutton was only present in one of the songs in the album.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Everybody Is a Masterpiece" (George Clinton, Richard Ira Reicheg) – 2:45
  2. "Easy Evil" (Alan O'Day) – 3:38
  3. "Billy the Kid" (Billy Lawrie, Marie Lawrie) – 3:41
  4. "Mellow Down" (Andy Fairweather-Low) – 3:00
  5. "Yellow Beach Umbrella" (Craig Doerge, Judy Henske) – 4:56
  6. "Hang On" (Jay Gruska, Jeffrey Spirit) – 4:18
  7. "Southbound" (Hoyt Axton, Mark M. Dawson) – 4:11
  8. "Drive on, Ride On" (Dobie Gray, Troy Harold Seals) – 3:32
  9. "Dance the Night Away" (Bob Carpenter, David James Holster) – 4:41



  • Producer: Bob Monaco
  • Engineer: Tony Sciarrotta, Scot Spain
  • Arranger: Three Dog Night


Album - Billboard (North America)

Year Chart Position
1976 Pop Albums 123


  1. ^ Viglione, Joe. American Pastime at AllMusic