- Cory Wells, co-founder and one of the lead singer of the rock band Three Dog Night, was at the age of 74 at his home in Dunkirk in New York deceased. Has announced that former bandmate Danny Hutton.
Wells, whose real name was Emil Lewandowski, played a young age in a series of bands. Along with Hutton he founded in 1968 by Three Dog Night. Chuck Negron became the third member of the band, soon followed by another four musicians. Soon the band grew into a successful record machine, which produced a string of hits between 1969 and 1975, moreover mainly covers. In the United States published 21 songs in the Billboard Top 40.
Wells was the singer of the biggest hits that had the rock band Mama Told Me Not to Come, which captured first place in the Billboard Hot 100. That was a cover of Randy Newman. When the band broke up in 1976, Wells began a solo career.
Three Dog Night later came together again, with Wells in his ranks. The success of the past were not repeated.