This day (May 11, 1941), in Walker, Newcastle upon Tyne, is born Eric Burdon, an English singer best known as vocalist of The Animals, and War.
Wikipedia : This day (May 11, 1941), in Walker, Newcastle upon Tyne, is born Eric Burdon, an English singer best known as vocalist of The Animals, and War.
Official Site : As front man and driving force of the British Invasion band The Animals, Burdon helped shape rock and roll’s DNA, and Eric’s imposing yet soulful vocals are the driving force of the iconic favorite House of the Rising Sun”. A long string of hits followed, including Don’t Let Me Be Misunderstood and the Vietnam-era anthem, We Gotta Get Out of This Place.
@last.fm : Burdon left also this band and run back to stardome in the mid-70s with The Eric Burdon Band producing heavy rocking songs. He went on forming short-living groups such as Eric Burdon’s Fire Dept. in 1980, another Eric Burdon Band in 1981,
Video : w/ The Animals – House of The Rising Sun (2011) . Mother Earth Live (2006) . When I Was Young (1998) . w/ Brian Auger Band – Tobacco Road (1991) . Lawdy Miss Clawdy/ Be Bop a Lula (1982) . w/ Fire Department – Power Company (1980) . Hoochie Coochie Man (1979) . w/ War – Paint It Black (1970) .