Animals

Formed 1960, Newcastle, UK. Formerly known as the Alan Price Combo and resident band at the Club a Gogo in Newcastle; the band moved to London in Jan 1964.
Label: Columbia (EMI)
Musicians: Eric Burdon (vcls); Alan Price (kbds, vcls); Hilton Valentine (gtr); Chas Chandler (bs); John Steel (drms)
Producers: Mickie Most
Writers: traditional/Alan Price
DB 7301 House Of The Rising Sun 20 Jun 1964 31-6-1-2-5-7-8-13-22-30-31-38 Pts: 321
    Original: Josh White (1946); sales: 250000  
    30 Sep 1972 48-30-25-30-33-45 Pts: 51
    11 Sep 1982 70-40-28-19-13-11-14-23-31-69 Pts: 115
Writers: Alan Price/Eric Burdon
DB 7354 I'm Crying 12 Sep 1964 40-20-15-10-8-9-14-22-29-37 Pts: 162
33SX 1669 The Animals LP 31 Oct 1964 13-8-7-6-7-8-10-10-10-8 Pts: 76
    16 Jan 1965 8-6-10-12-13-12-20-19-xx-xx-xx-xx-xx-xx-xx-18 Pts: 56
SEG 8374 The Animals Is Here EP 2 Jan 1965 12 Pts: 3
    16 Jan 1965 6-6-4-5-4-6-6-5-7-3-3-7-7-9-5-4-7-5-4-3-3-5-9-10-11-13-10-13-11-11-13-12-14-14-13 Pts: 174
Musicians: Eric Burdon (vcls); Alan Price (kbds, vcls); Hilton Valentine (gtr); Chas Chandler (bs); John Steel (drms)
Producers: Mickie Most
Writers: Bennie Benjamin/Sol Marcus/Gloria Caldwell
DB 7445 Don't Let Me Be Misunderstood 30 Jan 1965 33-13-6-3-5-8-12-19-30 Pts: 209
Writers: Sam Cooke
DB 7539 Bring It On Home To Me 3 Apr 1965 34-17-12-7-8-7-12-16-20-30-45 Pts: 195
    Original: Sam Cooke (Aug 1962)  
33SX 1708 Animal Tracks LP 8 May 1965 7-10-6-7-6-8-7-8-10-13-17-14-9-10-9-8-10-14-xx-xx-14-17-18-16-16-14-14-14 Pts: 170
Writers: Barry Mann/Cynthia Weil
DB 7639 We've Gotta Get Out Of This Place 10 Jul 1965 41-17-6-4-2-3-6-12-20-25-36-49 Pts: 285
SEG 8452 The Animals Are Back EP 16 Oct 1965 9-9-9-9-8-11-16-18-19-16-15-16 Pts: 41
    15 Jan 1966 19 Pts: 3
Musicians: Eric Burdon (vcls); Alan Price (kbds, vcls); Hilton Valentine (gtr); Chas Chandler (bs); John Steel (drms)
Producers: Mickie Most
Writers: Roger Atkins/Carl D'Errico
DB 7741 It's My Life 23 Oct 1965 37-10-7-7-7-12-14-21-28-35-46 Pts: 192
Label: Decca
Writers: John Lomax/Alan Lomax/Eric Burdon/Chas Chandler
F 12332 Inside Looking Out 12 Feb 1966 38-13-12-12-17-21-30-39 Pts: 115
Label: Columbia (EMI)
33SX 6035 The Most Of The Animals LP 2 Apr 1966 28-14-9-6-4-6-7-9-10-10-9-10-15-17-17-19-28-29-30-xx-xx-24 Pts: 126
    Collection.  
    11 Sep 1971 18-32-32 Pts: 11
Label: Decca
Musicians: Eric Burdon (vcls); Hilton Valentine (gtr); Chas Chandler (bs); Dave Rowberry (kbds); Barry Jenkins (drms)
Producers: Tom Wilson
LK 4797 Animalisms LP 14 May 1966 15-7-6-4-4-4-4-7-8-15-20-19-25-23-19-22-30 Pts: 128
Writers: Gerry Goffin/Carole King
F 12407 Don't Bring Me Down 28 May 1966 13-8-7-6-11-14-26-37 Pts: 165
Label: Columbia (EMI)
SEG 8499 Animal Tracks EP 10 Sep 1966 9-7-7-10 Pts: 11

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