Black And White (3:51)

Cover of The Best of Three Dog Night

From The Best of Three Dog Night and 25 other releases

Earl Robinson, artist, wrote this song in 1954 along with songwriter David Arkin. It’s lyrics deal with the overcoming of racism- inspired by the U.S. Supreme Court Brown v. Board of Education ruling that segregation in public schools is illegal. The original song includes the line, “Their robes were black, their heads were white”.

Three Dog Night’s -based version of the song- a 1972 single from their album Seven Separate Fools- became a hit, and it remains a staple of radio stations.

Tags

Everyone’s tags

More tags

Play with Spotify

Albums featuring this track (26)

Similar Tracks

  Track   Duration Listeners
Three Dog Night - The Show Must Go On 3:45 18,236
Three Dog Night - Celebrate 3:01 16,936
Little River Band - Lady 4:55 50,759
Lee Michaels - Do You Know What I Mean 3:13 11,963
Little River Band - Cool Change 5:06 51,007
Andy Kim - Rock Me Gently 3:27 22,263

Listening Trend

30,994listeners all time
84,594scrobbles all time
Recent listeners trend:

Explore more

Shoutbox

Leave a comment. Log in to Last.fm or sign up.

Top Listeners