Laura Nyro (Nigro) released the album "Eli and the Thirteenth Confession" in 1968, it contains the hits "Sweet Blindness", "Stoned Soul Picnic" and "Eli's Comin'"!
Group details for Three Dog Night are elsewhere in this blog. According to their website "from 1969 - 1974, nobody had more top ten hits, moved more records or sold more concert tickets". Cory Wells took the lead on "Eli's Comin'" from their 1969 album "Suitable For Framing". The single hit the top ten.