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Eric Victor Burdon (May 11, 1941 in Newcastle, England) is a singer. He formed The Animals in 1963, a blues rock group who were one of the early influences of punk rock. They were known for their organ-guitar sound and Burdon's aggressive show performance, screaming, growling and howling. In September 1966 he formed Eric Burdon & The Animals, a psychedelic/progressive/hard rock group, who influenced grunge, heavy metal and the modern alternative rock genre. When they disbanded in late… read more

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  • This voice, certainly one of the best, most distinctive in the history of popular music.
  • Happy Birthday!
  • What!? No Sky Pilot?! F THAT!!!
  • He should have a better profile picture!!!
  • He basically inspired every type of modern music there is, with each of the groups and music that he helped formed.
  • love you man!
  • He's tagged in close to every genre
  • Burdon klingt immer als ob er ne Pellkartoffel im Maul hat beim singen.
  • Just saw him play down in S Florida still has a great voice, us old hippies will not grow old gracefully
  • The pipes of the Animals are in fine form elsewhere, too.

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