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Gordon Neill wrote:I think the Animals were historically important, helping to popularise R&B to a white audience. But looking back, it's really only 'House of the Rising Son' and their version of Nina Simone's 'Don't Let Me Be Misunderstood' that have stayed with me.
Rob Hall wrote: It was, apparently, keyboard player Alan Price who came up with what has become the definitive arrangement of "House Of The Rising Sun". I think he left shortly after they had a hit with it.
Charlie wrote: It must have taken nerves of steel on Price's part to insist that only he was going to take the spoils.
I sometimes think that Eric Burdon was the UK's greatest male singer ever - it's between him and Steve Winwood.
On the contrary, he counts only for how he sounded when he was in the Beatles. I had him in my list, then took him out. I herewith reinstate him. it's a top three.Adam Blake wrote: And does John Lennon not count cos he wuz in The Beatles?
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