Tag Archives: Eric Burdon

The Animals – Out of their Heads and Into a Box

Of all the cudgel-toting barbarians who washed up on American shores in the frontline of the British Invasion, it’s a cliche to say that the Animals were the most deserving of both their name and their designation.  But it’s true.  …

Snapshots: Capturing Eric Burdon’s attempt at abstinence

Eric Burdon, born May 11, 1941 in Walker Newcastle upon Tyne. In 1967 Eric said he was burnt out. Ian Wright went to his home in Wallsend Sept. 25 to take a photograph signifying Eric was repenting Lucifer’s drug, sex and rock-and-roll lifestyle; hence Wright had him holding a bible. Unfortunately, Eric struggled with abstinence.