Naturally (Three Dog Night album)

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Naturally
Three Dog Night - Naturally.jpg
Studio album by
ReleasedNovember 18, 1970
RecordedJanuary-October 1970
GenreSoft rock[1]
Length35:04
LabelDunhill
ProducerRichard Podolor
Three Dog Night chronology
It Ain't Easy
(1970)
Naturally
(1970)
Golden Bisquits
(1971)
Singles from Naturally
  1. "One Man Band"
    Released: November 1970
  2. "Joy to the World"
    Released: February 1971
  3. "Liar"
    Released: June 1971

Naturally is the fifth album by American rock band Three Dog Night, released in 1970. It produced two top ten hits: "Joy to the World" (#1 in February 1971)[2] and "Liar" (#7).[3] "One Man Band" reached the top 20 (#19).[4] The only original by the band is the instrumental "Fire Eater".

Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic3/5 stars[1]
Rolling Stone(not rated)[5]
Tom HullB[6]

Track listing[edit]

Side one[edit]

  1. "I Can Hear You Calling" (Pentti Glan, Roy Kenner, Hugh Sullivan, Domenic Troiano) – 2:56
  2. "One Man Band" (Billy Fox, January Tyme, Thomas Jefferson Kaye) – 2:51
  3. "I'll Be Creeping" (Andy Fraser, Paul Rodgers) – 3:31
  4. "Fire Eater" (Mike Allsup, Jimmy Greenspoon, Joe Schermie, Floyd Sneed) – 3:55
  5. "Can't Get Enough of It" (Jimmy Miller, Steve Winwood) – 2:53

Side two[edit]

  1. "Sunlight" (Jesse Colin Young) – 3:48
  2. "Heavy Church" (Alan O'Day) – 3:38
  3. "Liar" (Russ Ballard) – 3:53
  4. "I've Got Enough Heartache" (Mike Kellie, Gary Wright) – 3:59
  5. "Joy to the World" (Hoyt Axton) – 3:40

Personnel[edit]

Production

Charts[edit]

AlbumBillboard (United States)

Year Chart Position
1971 Pop Albums 14[7]

SinglesBillboard (United States)

Year Single Chart Position
1971 "One Man Band" Pop Singles 19
"Joy to the World" (3:17 alternate mix) Black Singles 46
Pop Singles 1
"Liar" (3:24 alternate mix) Pop Singles 7

Certifications[edit]

Region Certification Certified units/sales
United States (RIAA)[8] Gold 500,000^

^ Shipments figures based on certification alone.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b DeGagne, Mike. "Naturally – Three Dog Night". Allmusic. Retrieved December 27, 2020.
  2. ^ Three Dog Night, "Joy to the World" Chart Positions Retrieved February 16, 2015
  3. ^ Three Dog Night, "Liar" Chart Positions Retrieved February 16, 2015
  4. ^ Three Dog Night, "One Man Band" Chart Positions Retrieved February 16, 2015
  5. ^ Tosches, Nick (February 18, 1971). "Three Dog Night: Naturally". Rolling Stone. Archived from the original on June 15, 2009.
  6. ^ Hull, Tom (November 2013). "Recycled Goods (#114)". A Consumer Guide to the Trailing Edge. Tom Hull. Retrieved June 20, 2020.
  7. ^ Three Dog Night, Naturally Chart Position Retrieved February 16, 2015
  8. ^ "American album certifications – Three Dog Night – Naturally". Recording Industry Association of America. Retrieved February 14, 2019.