Joe Schermie Bass guitar Player

Joe Schermie (February 12, 1946 - March 25, 2002) was an American musician, best known as the bass player for the 1970s American rock-pop group Three Dog Night. Schermetzler was born in Madison, Wisconsin. He was the original bass player for Three Dog Night and played on most of the group's 21 hits. Disillusioned with his role in the group, he left the band in 1973 and formed a group called S.S.Fools that included former members of Three Dog Night and Toto vocalist Bobby Kimball. He later played some shows with former Three Dog Night vocalist Chuck Negron's band. He also worked with Stephen Stills, Yvonne Elliman and others. Schermie appeared on the cooking show Food Rules in 2000 with original Three Dog Night drummer Floyd Sneed. This was his last television appearance. Schermie died of a heart attack in 2002, at age 56.

Personal details

Date of birth
February 12th, 1946
United States of America
Date of death
March 25th, 2002 at age of 56

Musical acts

1.Three Dog Night Rock music, Blue-eyed soul, Pop rock, Glam rock

1968 - 1973

Three Dog Night is an American rock band. They formed in 1968 with a line-up consisting of Danny Hutton, Cory Wells and Chuck Negron. The three lead singers were backed by Jimmy Greenspoon, Joe Schermie, Mike Allsup and Floyd Sneed. The band registered 21 Billboard Top 40 hits between 1969 and 1975. It helped introduce mainstream audiences to the work of many songwriters, including Paul Williams, Hoyt Axton, Laura Nyro, Harry Nilsson, Randy Newman, and Leo Sayer. As of 2014, they are still recording and making live appearances.

Member history

Member Role Start End
Lead Vocals 1968
Drums 1968 1975
Vocals, Guitar 1968 1985
Guitar 1968
Bass 1968 1973
Keyboard 1968
Drums 1968 1977
Bass 1968
Dennis Belfield
1975 1976
Paul Kingery
Guitar 1984
Pat Bautz
Drums 1993


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