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Eric Burdon


Eric Burdon has one of the most powerful and distinctive voices in rock and roll. A member of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame since 1994, and hailed by Rolling Stone as one of the 100 Greatest Voices of All Time, Burdon's music forged new territory while also topping the charts for over 5 decades. Highly prolific, Burdon has released nearly 50 ... See full bio »

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 2011 Papagordo. En casa de Raimundo Amador (Documentary) (writer: "Casitas blancas")
  Dexter (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2011) (writer - 1 episode, 2011)
- A Horse of a Different Color (2011) ... (performer: "Spill the Wine" - uncredited) / (writer: "Spill the Wine" - uncredited)
 2011 Attack the Block (writer: "Sound of Da Police")
 2009 Splinterheads (performer: "House of the Rising Sun")
 2007 The Blue Hour (arranger: "Sometimes I Feel Like a Motherless Child" (Traditional)) / (performer: "Sometimes I Feel Like a Motherless Child" (Traditional)) / (producer: "Sometimes I Feel Like a Motherless Child" (Traditional))
 2007 Zodiac (performer: "Sky Pilot") / (writer: "Sky Pilot")
 2005 Inside Deep Throat (Documentary) (performer: "Spill the Wine")
 2004 Mean Girls (performer: "Pass That Dutch")
 2002 Later with Jools Holland (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #19.6 (2002) ... (performer: "Don't Let Me Be Misunderstood", "Careless Love")
 2000 The British Invasion Returns (Video) (performer: "Don't Let Me Be Misunderstood", "It's My Life", "We Gotta Get Out Of This Place", "Don't Bring Me Down", "The House Of The Rising Sun")
 2000 Remember the Titans (performer: "Spill The Wine")
 2000 Steal This Movie (performer: "Power to the People")
 1999 Deuce Bigalow: Male Gigolo (performer: "Spill The Wine")
 1999 Die Harald Schmidt Show (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Show #579 - Wieso brannte Helmuts Orgel? (1999) ... (performer: "House of the Rising Sun")
 1998 The Waterboy (performer: "House of the Rising Sun")
 1998 Crush Proof (performer: "Sky Pilot") / (writer: "Sky Pilot")
 1997 Boogie Nights (performer: "Spill the Wine")
 1997 Oz (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- A Game of Checkers (1997) ... (writer: "Don't Let Me Be Misunderstood")
 1997 Tohuwabohu (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Tralala 2 bzw. 40 (1997) ... (performer: "Ring of Fire" - uncredited)
 1993 Drömmen om Rita (writer: "For Miss Caulker", "I'm Crying")
 1990 Joe Versus the Volcano (performer: "Sixteen Tons")
 1988 1969 (writer: "When I Was Young")
 1988 The Cat (performer: "Good Times", "Good Times" (Movie Version))
 1985 Men... (performer: "When I was young")
 1982 Purple Haze (writer: "When I Was Young")
 1974 Rock Concert (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.11 (1974) ... (performer: "She Stole My Heart Away", "Jimbo", "River of Blood")
  Omnibus (TV Series documentary) (performer - 1 episode, 1968) (writer - 1 episode, 1968)
- All My Loving (1968) ... (performer: "Good Times", "When I Was Young") / (writer: "Good Times", "When I Was Young")
 1967 Cop-Out (performer: "AIN'T THAT SO")
  Shindig! (TV Series) (writer - 3 episodes, 1964 - 1965) (performer - 1 episode, 1965)
- Shindig Goes to London: Part 1 (1965) ... (performer: "I Feel Alright") / (writer: "Rosie")
- Episode #1.11 (1964) ... (writer: "I'm Crying")
- Episode #1.6 (1964) ... (writer: "I'm Crying")
 1965 The Dangerous Christmas of Red Riding Hood (TV Movie) (performer: "Snubbed", "We're Gonna Howl Tonight")
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Solo album, "Who Gives A Fuck?" See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Print Biographies | 4 Articles | See more »

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Alternate Names:

Eric Burdon and The Animals | Eric Burdon and the Animals | The Animals | Eric Burden | Eric Burdon & War

Height:

5' 7" (1.7 m)
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Personal Quote:

Yeah, I love jazz. But most of the jazz that I love is of the past. If I listen to jazz, I'm listening to Duke Ellington. If I'm listening to jazz voicings, I'm listening to Joe Turner, Joe Williams, people like that. The concept of the voice within the structure of the music world is a very special thing for me because that's what I do, so I have to make it a special thing. But it is a special ... See more »

Trivia:

Eric went on to sing for fusion and heavy rock bands after they disbanded in 1966. The original members of the Animals reformed in 1977 and 1983, but without critical or popular success. See more »

Star Sign:

Taurus

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