The Greatest Hits of Eric Burdon and The Animals was the group's compilation representing the Animals' last three lineups, and showcased their venture into psychedelic rock. It was released in March 1969 in the US but never put out in the United Kingdom; it was the last album MGM Records would release in (more or less) the group's lifetime. Despite containing three tracks that had been US Top 15 singles, the collection was not commercially successful, placing only at number 153 on the Billboard 200.
Album · 2011 · 16 Songs. Though he is often overlooked when discussing trailblazing rockers of the ‘60s, Eric Burdon was a key player in not just one, but two beloved groups - the Animals, and War. Originally from Newcastle England, he started up with the Animals in 1962, and soon become part of the great British Invasion, alongside other acts like the Beatles, the Rolling Stones, the Who, and the Kinks.
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This collection contains some of Eric Burdon's best recordings ever, although only five songs are "Animals greatest hits". I'm not sure of the origination of this recording of "House of The Rising Sun", but tracks 2-8 are from his two Eric Burdon Band albums from the mid 1970s.