Eric Burdon was magnetically attracted to the desert in the late 60s, as many singers had been before him. But he didn't stop when he got to the Palm Springs resort getaway of his predecessors, Frank Sinatra and Elvis Presley.
He journeyed deeper, higher, to the mysterious terrain of the bizarre shaped rocks, the leaping cactus, the unidentified flying objects, and the twisting, dancing Joshua Trees.
In his album “My Secret Life” Eric wrote a song, “Hwy 62,” based on the…
“Chimes of Freedom,” a four-disc album, will be released on Jan. 24, 2012. It will also be available as a digital release. Dylan’s version of his original song, "Chimes of Freedom," is also featured on the…
I was drumming with The Dynamics backing Freddy "Boom-Boom" Canon when we opened for Eric Burdon and The Animals in 1966 at the Spokane Coliseum (Spokane,Washington) to a crowd of 10,000! Their show was fabulous and we felt honored to open for them! I continue to play drums working with great artists like my friend Phil "FANG" Volk from the original "Paul Revere and The Raiders and others that invite me to share a musical pallet of Blues,Rock and Jazz! Eric is still considered the best blues… Continue
Woodstock, 40 years later, many ways to remember... Purple Haze (1983): The explosive summer of 1968, the assassination of Robert Kennedy, the Chicago Convention, the Vietnam War and the protesters, the music and the drugs. All form the backdrop for Matt Caulfield's coming of age. Arriving home from college campus after being expelled, Matt must confront his parents, the era and his future of finding that growing up means painful choices, before being shipped off to Vietnam... The ending is… Continue
Added by jimmycerf on November 6, 2009 at 8:03am —
I have been Eric Burdon fan since before 1963, and still is. I'm danish, but live in Norway.
I love espesially: As The Years Go Passing By, Tomb Of The Unknown Singer, Devil Run, Soul of a Man, Circuit Rider, Sixteen Tons, I Put A Spell On You, Anything, Power Company, Bird on the Beach, Motorcycle Girl, Tango, GTO, It Hurts Me Too, One More Cup Of Coffee, The Black Plague, Winds of Change, and many more
“One time on a boat…I was under the influence of LSD, I heard the Beatles’ “A Day in the Life.” I was singing along with the music. I saw my voice depart my mouth, bounce off the New York waters, into the ocean, go all the way around the earth…and return to my own ears. A moment of powerful peace.”-Eric Burdon, Feb. 29th, 2008
Most know Eric Burdon as being associated with the 1960’s British Invasion group The Animals, whose signature songs include “House of the Rising Sun” and… Continue