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Bands Who Squeeze Three Members Into Their Names

Shake history is loaded up with dynamic teams or, as lyricists may propose, sets with pretense. Among the most celebrated singing accomplices are Hall and Oates, Simon and Garfunkel and, all the more as of late, Sleater-Kinney.

The musicians themselves have regularly discovered accomplishment as couples, from Bacharach-David to Lennon-McCartney to Difford-Tilbrook and Morrissey-Marr. For as long as fifty years, shake has appeared at its best with couples.

Groups, then again, have been progressively fruitful as groups of four. The Beatles are obviously the exemplary model, yet innumerable others qualify from the Smiths, Kiss, Black Sabbath, the Who and Led Zeppelin.

Every so often, however, groups have been driven by three individuals. Rarer still is simply the gathering who names after its three individuals, which can prompt a more extended than common moniker.

Here are ten of the best groups who crushed their three fundamental individuals into their name.


The greater part of the chronicles of by Crosby, Stills and Nash were managed without Neil Young, making them by a wide margin the most notable three-named gathering.

Great Old War

This present society shake trio, so as to get each of the three individuals into their band name, basically abbreviated the majority of their last names: Tim Arnold, Keith Goodwin, and Dan Schwartz.

Hamilton, Joe Frank, and Reynolds

"Try not to Pull Your Love" and "Fallin' in Love" put the gathering at the highest point of the graphs during the 70s, yet numerous individuals were questionable if their name alluded to a team, a trio or a group of four.

The Souther, Hillman, Furay Band

The brief outfit was something of a 70s supergroup, included individuals from the Byrds and Buffalo Springfield.

West, Bruce, and Lang

This blues-shake supergroup highlighted Lesley West and Corky Lainge of Mountain, alongside Cream's Jack Bruce.

Emerson, Lake, and Palmer

The band's shortening ELP was ideal for shake music, what with Keith Emerson's electric console work and the way that its most prominent configuration was the LP.

Dwindle, Bjorn, and John

This Swedish trio is as of now probably the most blazing gathering in elective shake, having its "Additional opportunity" chose as the infectious subject for the sitcom Two Broke Girls.


After leaving the Guess Who Randy Bachman cooperated with his more youthful sibling and C.F. Turner to shape this band, who in the long run turned into the Bachman Turner Overdrive that recorded hits like "Takin' Care of Business" and "Let It Ride."


They recorded their own material at first, yet they wanted to simply compose tunes in view of Eddie Holland's serious stage dismay.


Bread's James Griffin joined Rick Yancey and Ronnie Guilbeau to shape this gathering, who recorded a 2003 CD a year prior to Griffin's demise.