The Cadillac Three, originally known as The Cadillac Black, is an American Southern rock group consisting of Jaren Johnston (lead vocals, guitar), Kelby Ray (bass guitar, Dobro, acoustic guitar, vocals), and Neil Mason (drums, vocals).
Before its foundation, all three members were in the group American Bang, which also featured Ben Brown as a fourth member; Mason and Brown had been in the band Llama before that.Between 2011 and 2013, Johnston co-wrote “You Gonna Fly” for Keith Urban, “Southern Girl” for Tim McGraw, and “Days of Gold” for Jake Owen (with Neil Mason).
TC3 released their debut self-titled album in 2012 (then titled The Cadillac Black). In February 2013, the group signed to Big Machine Records and reissued their album. The album includes their own rendition of “Days of Gold”.