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|
|Labels:||SPV, Polydor, Universal, Sony BMG, MGM, One Way, Repertoire Records, Avenue, Rhino, Line|
|Associated acts:||The Animals, War|
|Twitter:||Eric Burdon's Twitter profile|
|Facebook:||Eric Burdon's Facebook profile|
|IMDb:||Eric Burdon's IMDb|
About Eric Burdon
Lead singer of The Animals on "The House of the Rising Sun" who also worked with the funk band War.
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.
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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