Big Black Dog

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"Big Black Dog"
Single by Humble Pie
B-side "Strange Days"
Released 1970
Format Vinyl 7"
Recorded 1970
Genre Hard rock
Length 4:07
Label A&M
Writer(s) Peter Frampton
Humble Pie singles chronology
"The Sad Bag of Shaky Jake"
"Big Black Dog"
"Shine On"

"Big Black Dog" is a single released in 1970 by English rock band Humble Pie, one of the first British supergroups which formed in 1969. It was the band's first single, released by A&M Records and the follow-up single to "Natural Born Bugie" (1969). It was written by the band's guitarist, Peter Frampton.[1][2][3][4]

The B-side, "Strange Days" is credited to Steve Marriott and Humble Pie. It later appeared on the group's fourth album Rock On. In Germany, the B-side was "Only a Roach", which was an ode to cannabis, written and sung by drummer Jerry Shirley.



  1. ^ "Humble Pie–Big Black Dog / Strange Days". Retrieved 17 December 2013. 
  2. ^ "Hot 'N' Nasty". Retrieved 17 December 2013. 
  3. ^ "Humble Pie". Retrieved 17 December 2013. 
  4. ^ DeGagne, Mike. "Humble Pie Hot 'n' Nasty: The Anthology". Retrieved 17 December 2013. 

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