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Eric Burdon

Eric Burdon
Born: May 11, 1941 in Walker-on-Tyne, England
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Genre: Pop/Rock
Biography: As the lead singer of the Animals, Eric Burdon was one of the British Invasion's most distinctive vocalists, with a searingly powerful blues-rock voice. When the first lineup of the group fell apart in 1966, Burdon kept the Animals' name going with various players for a few years. Usually billed as ...Read full biography
The Black-Man's Burdon
Released: 1971
Label: Avenue (Rhino)
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Former Animals lead singer Eric Burdon resurfaced in 1970 fronting a mostly black group named War. Their debut album actually cracked the pop Top 20, but by the time this follow-up was issued seven months ...Read full review
I Used to Be an Animal
Released: 1988
Label: Falcon Home Ent.
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In the face of the legend that he once was, it's very fashionable to dismiss Eric Burdon's '70s-and-later output as little more than an afterthought -- which may or may not be true. But from the moment ...Read full review
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