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Three Dog Night – Shambala

April 6, 2013 | 1973, Group, Three Dog Night, Top 40

This Three Dog Night song is currently used in a Bank of America commercial.

Shambala was written by Daniel Moore and the version by Three Dog Night reached Number 3 on the Charts. As it turns out it would be their 2nd to last Top 10 song 1974′s The Show Must Go On would reach Number 4.

The song appeared on their 10th album, Cyan.

It was released by another artist and both versions would debut on the charts at about the same time, but the version done by B.W. Stevenson would peak at Number 66.

The song is about the mythical kingdom of Shambhala, which is mentioned in ancient texts of Tibetan Buddhism.

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