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Eric Burdon: An Ex-Animal Leaves His Cage

Dave Zimmer, BAM, 7 October 1988

LOOKING MORE LIKE A bantamweight boxer than a veteran rock singer, Eric Burdon stares out the window of his publicist's tenth floor office in the heart of Hollywood and admits, "I've had more comebacks than a secondhand dart board." Best known as lead singer of the Animals, the 47-year-old Englishman continues, "It's been ten years since I lived in the United States, so in a way this is my comeback to America."

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