Liar (Russ Ballard song)
|Single by Three Dog Night|
|from the album Naturally|
|B-side||"Can't Get Enough of It"|
|Length||4:36 (album version from "Naturally")|
3:04 (edited album version from "Joy To The World")
3:18 (single mix)
|Three Dog Night singles chronology|
"Liar" is a song written by Russ Ballard of Argent from their 1970 self-titled debut album. It was released as the band's first single, but did not chart.
A version by Three Dog Night was released the following year and was featured on the band's album, Naturally. Danny Hutton delivered the lead vocal and Richard Podolor was the producer. In the U.S., "Liar" reached #7 on the Billboard chart. In Canada, the song peaked at #4 in 1971.
- Capability Brown released a seven-minute rendition of the song on their 1972 Charisma release entitled "From Scratch."
- The Meters released both a studio version on their LP "Fire on the Bayou" and a live version of the song on their 1975 album, Uptown Rulers: The Meters live on the Queen Mary.
- Graham Bonnet released a version of the song as a single in June 1981 that reached #51 on the UK Singles Chart. It was featured on his 1981 album, Line-Up.
- ^ Three Dog Night, Naturally Retrieved January 31, 2015
- ^ Three Dog Night, "Liar" single release Retrieved January 31, 2015
- ^ Three Dog Night, "Liar" U.S. Chart Position Retrieved January 31, 2015
- ^ "RPM Top 100 Singles - September 11, 1971" (PDF).
- ^ Graham Bonnet, "Liar" Chart Position Retrieved January 31, 2015