Charles Negron II (born June 8, 1942) is an American singer-songwriter, best known as one of the three lead vocalists in the rock band Three Dog Night, which he helped form in 1968. His main genres include pop rock, soft rock and blue-eyed soul. The group became one of the most successful bands of the late 1960s and early 1970s, selling approximately 60 million records. When Negron was five years old, his father, a nightclub singer, and his mother divorced. Negron and his twin sister, Nancy, were placed in an orphanage by their mother but she took them back two years later.