Eric Burdon

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Rock Singer
Date of Birth May 11, 1941
Place of Birth England
Age 79 years old
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Eric Burdon

Eric Victor Burdon is an English singer-songwriter and actor. He was previously the vocalist of rock band The Animals and funk band War. He is regarded as one of the British Invasion's most distinctive singers with his deep, powerful blues-rock voice. He is also known for his aggressive stage performances. In 2008, he was ranked 57th in Rolling Stone's list The 100 Greatest Singers of All Time.

Birth name: Eric Victor Burdon
Born: May 11, 1941, Walker, Newcastle upon Tyne, England
Genres: Rock, R&B, soul, funk, blues
Occupation(s): Singer, songwriter, actor, painter
Instruments: Vocals
Years active: 1960–present
Labels: SPV, Polydor, Universal, Sony BMG, MGM, One Way, Repertoire Records, Avenue, Rhino, Line
Associated acts: The Animals, War
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About Eric Burdon

Lead singer of The Animals on "The House of the Rising Sun" who also worked with the funk band War.

Before Fame

The band's name changed from the Alan Price Combo to the Animals after Burdon's arrival.


He is considered one of The 100 Greatest Singers of All Time by Rolling Stone.

Family Life

He married Angie King on September 7, 1967; after their divorce in 1969, he remarried Rose Marks on September 17, 1972.


He is a famous funk rock musician much like Mitch Mitchell.

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