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Watch Bill Murray Sing the Animals’ ‘House of the Rising Sun’

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A 'Saturday Night Live' character that helped defined Bill Murray's career turned up in real life at a Florida restaurant.

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Five Finger Death Punch Release Cover of The Animals’ ‘House of the Rising Sun’

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The metal band have released a 'Mad Max'-style video to go with their cover of the Animals' classic.

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Win a Copy of ‘The Animals: The Mickie Most Years and More’ Box Set

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It's hard to believe that the first four albums by one of the British Invasion's best bands have never been released on CD before. But they're finally here, gathered on 'The Animals: The Mickie Most Years and More' box set.

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Eric Burdon Signs Book Deal To Release Memoir

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Former Animals and War vocalist Eric Burdon may be on the verge of his 72nd birthday, but the rock and roll legend is keeping busier than ever. In the past five months, he has released two records -- an EP with garage rockers the Greenhornes and his dynamic new album, the critically acclaimed 'Til Your River Runs' Dry'. Add to that a round of live appearances, including the high-profile South By Southwest festival, and now, he has announced a book signing deal for his autobiography. Titled 'Breathless,' the book will cover Burdon's amazing 50-year-and-counting career, and more.

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Win An Eric Burdon & The Animals Prize Pack

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Rock and roll legend Eric Burdon is celebrating the release of his brand new album, 'Til Your River Runs Dry,' and we at Ultimate Classic Rock are giving you the chance to win a deluxe Burdon prize package.

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Rolling Stones Vs. The Animals – Ultimate Classic Rock Hall of Fame Round One

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Two English bands that were among the earliest pioneers of classic rock -- the Animals and the Rolling Stones -- are matched up against each other in the first round of our inaugural Ultimate Classic Rock Hall of Fame election. 

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Eric Burdon, ‘Water’ – Song Review

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Eric Burdon's personal stake in water conservation may be the only thing that distracts one from an otherwise great song from his upcoming ''Til Your River Runs Dry' album. WIth 'Water,' the lead singer of the Animals works his message around retro production, but after the third instrumental break one grows weary of his plight. 

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The Animals’ Eric Burdon to Release ”Til Your River Runs Dry’

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Eric Burdon will share his thoughts on religon, politics and the environment in songs on his new solo album ''Til Your River Runs Dry.' The project -- scheduled to be released digitally and on vinyl and CD Jan. 29 -- includes 12 songs, most of which were written by the Animals frontman.

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Singer Eric Burdon Recovering From Back Surgery

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Eric Burdon will be off the road for a while, as the singer is currently recovering from back surgery. The former Animals singer checked in to a California hospital Friday (July 27), where he underwent a procedure to alleviate his pain.

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No. 82: The Animals, ‘House Of The Rising Sun’ – Top 100 Classic Rock Songs

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Though it dates back to at least the early '30s, the Animals first heard the song which lands them on our Top 100 Classic Rock Songs list, 'House Of The Rising Sun,' on the debut album by Bob Dylan.

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