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As one of the most celebrated bands of the British invasion, Eric Burdon and the Animals mirrored their U.K. roots with blues-tinged rock. The group adapted its influences from American R&B and blues.

Frontman Eric Burdon is recognized as one of the greatest white R&B vocalists of the '60's era. His gravelly, soulful voice helps hit home anthems like We Gotta Get Out of This Place and It's My Life.

Eric Burdon and the Animals are still out on the road today, and you can find them in 2014 at venues like: The Colosseum at Caesars Windsor in Windsor, Ontario; and the Casino Rama in Rama, Ontario.

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Eric Burdon and the Animals Background

Initially coined as the Alan Price Combo, the group transitioned its moniker to the Animals when Eric Burdon came aboard in 1962. A year later, they played a month-long residency in Hamburg, Germany. They also were the backing band in the U.K. for visiting blues legends like Sonny Boy Williamson and John Lee Hooker.

Their career gained momentum when they decided to relocate to London in 1964. Less than a year later, House of the Rising Sun, burst onto the American music scene, landing at No. 1. Their ominous format of House of the Rising Sun served as a milestone early on in the British Invasion.

Even though the song's lyrics touched on the not-so-desirable topic of prostitution, the House of the Rising Sun still managed to make its way to the top of the British and U.S. charts. In fact, it nestled into the No. 1 slot in the U.S. for three straight weeks.

House of the Rising Sun was followed by multiple Top 40 hits, including Don't Let Me Be Understood, It's My Life, We Gotta Get Out of This Place and Don't Bring Me Down. All of these hits are considered to be hallmarks of the British Invasion.

Much of the band's success can be attributed to the fact that they were able to identify with working-class struggles.

Many of the Animals earliest recordings were covers of venerated artists like Sam Cooke, Chuck Berry, Ray Charles, Bo Diddley and John Lee Hooker. Simultaneously, they also cultivated success in interpreting the efforts of pop songwriters like Carole King and Gerry Goffin.

The original lineup of The Animals issued just three albums, which included The Animals, The Animals On Tour and Animal Tracks during 1964-65. In 1966, The Best of the Animals arrived just as the group was falling apart. It climbed to No. 6 and stayed on the charts for more than two years.

Several of the key members left but Eric Bourdon forged on as Eric Burdon and the Animals with a new crew in the late 1960s. Some of their hits were, San Franciscan Nights, Monterey and When I Was Young.

In the '70s, Burdon took the lead for War, a Long Beach funk group. Together, they cut a hit single, Spill the Wine, as well as two albums. War soldiered on minus Burdon while Burdon pursued a solo career.

In 1977, the original Animals got back together. They cut Before We Were So Rudely Interrupted. And, in 1983, Ark and Rip It to Shreds arrived.

Eric Burdon and the Animals Hit Albums

The Animals discography includes: The Animals (1964); The Animals on Tour (1965); Animal Tracks (1965); Animalisms (1966); Animalism (1966); Eric Is Here (1967); Winds of Change (1967); The Twain Shall Meet (1968); Every One of Us (1968); Love Is (1968); Before We Were So Rudely Interrupted (1977); and Ark (1983).

Eric Burdon and the Animals Trivia

Eric Burdon and the Animals have been around since the '60s. They are recognized for their contributions to the British Invasion and have been honored with their contributions with their induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Their famous song, The House of the Rising Sun, landed at No. 123 on Rolling Stone magazine's notable list, 500 Greatest Songs of All Time. They made the same list with We Gotta Get Out of This Place, which scored the No. 233 spot. Additionally, both tunes made The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame's 500 Songs that Shaped Rock and Roll list.

Eric Burdon and the Animals Concert Experience

They have made England proud with their gritty, bluesy brand of music that has forever gripped the nation. And the energy behind their songs makes for remarkable live performances.

Frontman Eric Bourdon's deep voice and creative lyrics make them a must-see. Reserve your Eric Burdon and the Animals tickets now for your chance to catch them live! All you need to do is click right here on StubHub. StubHub can get you in front of the most legendary bands to ever form. Don't be shy, and take a look at StubHub today!

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