Eric Burdon is an iconic English rock singer who gained international stardom as the lead singer of the Animals - the legendary English band that released numerous hits such as The House of the Rising Sun and We Gotta Get out of This Place. He is also known for his solo works as well as for his work with the funk rock band War.
In 2008, he was placed at the 57th position on Rolling Stone's list of the 100 Greatest Singers of all Time. In 1994, he and the other members of the Animals were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
He was married to Angie King from 1967 to 1969. He married Rose Marks in 1972. The marriage produced their daughter Alex before ending in divorce in 1978.
I always wanted to be a Californian. In my wildest dreams, I always liked California - it's the place where oranges grows on trees! Fruit just falls off the trees.Eric Burdon
I was in college, and very disappointed. I majored in commercial art and interior design for three or four years. At that time, it seemed the thing I really wanted to do, production design, just wasn't available in the U.K., so I turned to music.Eric Burdon
On Memorial Day, I don't want to only remember the combatants. There were also those who came out of the trenches as writers and poets, who started preaching peace, men and women who have made this world a kinder place to live.Eric Burdon
is a famous English singer-songwriter, musician, actor, and painter,
who was born on
May 11, 1941. As a person born on this date, Eric Burdon is listed in our database as the 14th
most popular celebrity for the day (May 11) and the 44th most popular for the year (1941).
People born on May 11
fall under the Zodiac sign of Taurus, the Bull.
Eric Burdon is the 481st most popular Taurus.
Aside from information specific to Eric Burdon's birthday, Eric Burdon is the 559th most famous English.
In general, Eric Burdon ranks as the 5730th
most popular famous person, and the 607th most popular singer of all time.
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