Three Pistols

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"Three Pistols"
Single by The Tragically Hip
from the album Road Apples
RecordedBarris Studios (New Orleans)
September 1990
Sire (U.S.)
Songwriter(s)The Tragically Hip
Producer(s)Don Smith
The Tragically Hip singles chronology
"Little Bones"
"Three Pistols"
"Twist My Arm"

"Three Pistols" is a song by The Tragically Hip. The song was released as the second single from the band's second studio album, Road Apples. The song reached No. 1 on the RPM CANCON (Canadian Content) chart.[1] The title of the song refers to the city of Trois-Pistoles, Quebec, and the song is about the Canadian artist Tom Thomson.[2]


Year Peak Chart Position
CAN CAN Content (Cancon)
1991 59[3] 1[1]


  1. ^ a b "Canadian Content (Cancon) - Volume 53, No. 24, May 18, 1991". RPM. Retrieved 2010-09-15.
  2. ^ "". Retrieved 2010-09-15.
  3. ^ "Top Singles - Volume 54, No. 2, June 15, 1991". RPM. Retrieved 2010-09-15.