Billboard #1 Hits: #279: “Black And White”- Three Dog Night. September 16, 1972. #1 for 1 week in Billboard Hot 100.
- Single:” Black And White”- Three Dog Night
- Record Company- Dunhill
- Genre: Pop
- Written by David I. Arkin and Earl Robinson
- Time: 3:51
- B-side: “Freedom For The Stallion”
- Album- Seven Separate Fools
- Grade: B
- Peaked at #1 1 week in Billboard Hot 100. # 1 in Canada and New Zealand.
I didn’t know this- “Black and White” was first recorded back in the 50’s by Pete Seeger and then Sammy Davis Jr. The song was inspired by the U.S. Supreme Court decision Brown V. Board Of Education 1954. This was Three Dog Night’s 3rd and final #1 hit. They were impressive hit makers in the first part of the 70’s.