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The Animals Alpha Listing
Complete title listing for UK/US 45s/EPs/LPs.
Baby, Let Me Take You Home / Gonna Send You Back To Walker
Farrell-Russell (2:19) / Hammond Jr-Matthews (2:20)
MGM 13242, 5/64 BB

 
The House Of The Rising Sun³ / Talkin' 'Bout You³
Holmes-Ray-White (2:58) / Charles (1:55)
MGM 13264, 7/64  1 

 

The Animals
MGM SE-4264
9/64 BB
Back Cover

 
UK Cover


Most of their first album...
 
UK EPs

...plus parts of these EPs
Side One
The House Of The Rising Sun Holmes-Ray-White 2:59
The Girl Can't Help It Troup 2:20
Blue Feeling Unknown 2:28
Baby, Let Me Take You Home Farrell-Russell 2:18
The Right Time Herman 3:42
Talkin' 'Bout You Charles 1:55
Side Two
Around And Around Berry 2:44
I'm In Love Again Bartholomew-Domino 2:59
Gonna Send You Back To Walker Hammond Jr-Matthews 2:25
Memphis, Tennessee Berry 3:04
I'm Mad Again Hooker 4:15
I've Been Around Domino 1:35
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Eric Burdon-vocals
Hilton Valentine-guitar
Alan Price-keyboards
Chas Chandler-bass
John Steel-drums
Produced by: Mickie Most

 

I'm Crying / Take It Easy
Burdon-Price (2:30) / Burdon-Price (2:51)
MGM 13274, 9/64 BB

 
Boom Boom³ / Blue Feeling
Hooker (2:57) / Henshaw (2:28)
MGM 13298, 11/64 BB

 
Don't Let Me Be Misunderstood / Club A Go-Go
Benjamin-Caldwell-Marcus (2:26) / Burdon-Price (2:19)
MGM 13311, 1/65 BB

 

On Tour
MGM SE-4281
3/65 BB
Back Cover

 
UK Cover


Most of their second album...
 
UK EPs

...plus most of the rest of these EPs
Side One
Boom Boom Hooker 2:57
How You've Changed Berry 3:10
Mess Around Nugetre 2:18
Bright Lights, Big City Reed 2:52
I Believe To My Soul Charles 3:23
Worried Life Blues Merriweather 4:09
Side Two
Let The Good Times Roll Lee 1:52
Ain't Got You Arnold 2:27
Hallelujah, I Love Her So Charles 2:43
I'm Crying Burdon-Price 2:30
Dimples Hooker 3:15
She Said Yeah Christy-Jackson 3:19
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Eric Burdon-vocals
Hilton Valentine-guitar
Alan Price-keyboards
Chas Chandler-bass
John Steel-drums
Produced by: Mickie Most

 

Bring It On Home To Me / For Miss Caulker
Cooke (2:40) / Burdon (3:55)
MGM 13339, 4/65 BB

 
We've Gotta Get Out Of This Place / I Can't Believe It
Mann-Weil (3:17) / Burdon (3:35)
MGM 13382, 8/65 BB

different take than UK release

Animal Tracks
MGM SE-4305
9/65 BB
Back Cover

 
UK Cover


This EP, plus remainder of first two
albums, 45s, odds & sods...
Side One
We Gotta Get Out Of This Place Mann-Weil 3:17
Take It Easy Burdon-Price 2:51
Bring It On Home To Me Cooke 2:40
Story Of Bo Diddley Burdon-McDaniel 5:42
Side Two
Don't Let Me Be Misunderstood Benjamin-Caldwell-Marcus 2:26
I Can't Believe It Burdon 3:35
Club A Go-Go Burdon-Price 2:19
Roberta Smith-Vincent 2:04
Bury My Body Price 2:52
For Miss Caulker Burdon 3:55
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Eric Burdon-vocals
Hilton Valentine-guitar
Alan Price-keyboards
Chas Chandler-bass
John Steel-drums
with:
Dave Rowberry-keyboards (We Gotta Get Out Of This Place and I Can't Believe It)
Produced by: Mickie Most

 

It's My Life / I'm Gonna Change The World¹
Atkins-D'Errico (3:09) / Burdon-Burton (3:31)
MGM 13414, 11/65 BB

 
Inside-Looking Out / You're On My Mind
Burdon-Chandler-Lomax-Lomax (3:47) / Burdon-Rowberry (2:55)
MGM 13468, 2/66 BB

 
Don't Bring Me Down / Cheating
Goffin-King (3:13) / Burdon-Chandler (2:23)
MGM 13514, 5/66 BB

 

Animalization
MGM SE-4384
7/66 BB
Back Cover

 
UK Cover


Most of this album, plus some old 45s
Side One
Don't Bring Me Down Goffin-King 3:13
One Monkey Don't Stop The Show Tex 3:20
You're On My Mind Burdon-Rowberry 2:54
Cheating Burdon-Chandler 2:23
She'll Return It Burdon-Chandler-Jenkins-Rowberry-Valentine 2:47
Inside Looking Out Burdon-Chandler-Lomax-Lomax 3:47
Side Two
See See Rider Raney 3:58
Gin House Blues Henderson-Troy 4:37
Maudie Hooker 4:03
What Am I Living For Harris-Jay 3:13
Sweet Little Sixteen Berry 3:06
I Put A Spell On You Hawkins 2:56
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Eric Burdon-vocals
Hilton Valentine-guitar
Dave Rowberry-keyboards
Chas Chandler-bass
John Steel-drums
with:
Barry Jenkins-drums (Don't Bring Me Down, Cheating, See See Rider, and She'll Return It)
Produced by: Tom Wilson

 

See See Rider³ / She'll Return It
Raney (2:46) / Burdon-Chandler-Jenkins-Rowberry-Valentine (2:47)
MGM 13582, 9/66 BB

 

Animalism
MGM SE-4414
11/21/66 BB
Back Cover

Side One
All Night Long Zappa 2:46
Shake Cooke 3:11
The Other Side Of This Life Neil 3:43
Rock Me Baby King-Josea 2:02
Lucille Collins-Penniman 2:19
Smokestack Lightning Burnett 5:19
Side Two
Hey Gyp Leitch 3:47
Hit The Road, Jack Mayfield 3:16
Outcast - 2:35
Louisiana Blues - 2:37
That's All I Am To You Blackwell-Scott 2:08
Going Down Slow Oden 6:12
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Eric Burdon-vocals
Hilton Valentine-guitar
Dave Rowberry-keyboards
Chas Chandler-bass
Barry Jenkins-drums
on Other Side Of This Life and All Night Long:
Frank Zappa-guitar, bass, arranger
Larry Knechtel—organ
Don Randi-piano
Carol Kaye—bass, guitar
John Guerin—drums
Produced by: Tom Wilson

Note: US-only release
 

Help Me Girl / This Ain't Where It's At
English-Weiss (2:35) / Siegel (2:55)
MGM 13636, 11/66 BB

 
Eric dumps "old" Animals, gets "new" Animals (eventually).

Eric Is Here
MGM SE-4433
3/67 BB
Back Cover

Side One
In The Night* Boyce-Hart 2:28
Mama Told Me (Not To Come)* Newman 2:15
I Think It's Gonna Rain Today Newman 2:01
This Side Of Goodbye Goffin-King 3:24
That Ain't Where It's At* Siegel 2:58
True Love (Comes Only Once In A Lifetime) Halley-Nader 2:33
Side Two
Help Me Girl* English-Weiss 2:39
Wait Till Next Year Newman 2:15
Losin' Control Atkins-D'Errico 2:45
It's Not Easy* Mann-Weill 3:07
The Biggest Bundle Of Them All* Cordell-Trimachi 2:11
It's Been A Long Time Comin'* Brooks-Radcliffe 2:42
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Eric Burdon-vocals
Barry Jenkins-drums
with:
studio musicians
Arranged & conducted by Benny Golson and Horace Ott*
Produced by: Tom Wilson

Note: US-only release
 

When I Was Young¹ / A Girl Named Sandoz¹
Briggs-Burdon-Jenkins-McCulloch-Weider (2:58) / Burdon-Weider (3:04)
MGM 13721, 3/67 BB

When I Was Young was in the film, Tonite Let's All Make Love In London (look down)
Monterey International Pop Festival
San Franciscan Nights³ / Good Times
Briggs-Burdon-Jenkins-McCulloch-Weider (3:11) / Briggs-Burdon-Jenkins-McCulloch-Weider (2:59)
MGM 13769, 7/67 BB

 
Tonite Let's All Make Love In London

 


Winds Of Change
MGM SE-4484
9/67 BB
Back Cover

 
Inside Cover

Side One
Winds Of Change Briggs-Burdon-Jenkins-McCulloch-Weider 4:00
Poem By The Sea Briggs-Burdon-Jenkins-McCulloch-Weider 2:15
Paint It, Black Jagger-Richards 6:20
The Black Plague Briggs-Burdon-Jenkins-McCulloch-Weider 6:05
Yes I Am Experienced Briggs-Burdon-Jenkins-McCulloch-Weider 3:40
Side Two
San Franciscan Nights Briggs-Burdon-Jenkins-McCulloch-Weider 3:24
Man-Woman Briggs-Burdon-Jenkins-McCulloch-Weider 5:25
Hotel Hell Briggs-Burdon-Jenkins-McCulloch-Weider 4:20
Good Times Briggs-Burdon-Jenkins-McCulloch-Weider 2:50
Anything Briggs-Burdon-Jenkins-McCulloch-Weider 3:20
It's All Meat Briggs-Burdon-Jenkins-McCulloch-Weider 2:50
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Eric Burdon-vocals
Vic Briggs-guitar, piano
John Weider-guitar, violin
Danny McCulloch-bass
Barry Jenkins-drums
Produced by: Tom Wilson

 

Monterey / Ain't That So¹
Briggs-Burdon-Jenkins-McCulloch-Weider (4:21) / Briggs-Burdon-Jenkins-McCulloch-Weider (3:20)
MGM 13868, 12/67 BB

 
Anything / It's All Meat³
Briggs-Burdon-Jenkins-McCulloch-Weider (3:20) / Briggs-Burdon-Jenkins-McCulloch-Weider (2:05)
MGM 13917, 3/68 BB

 

The Twain Shall Meet
MGM SE-4537
4/68 BB
Back Cover

Side One
Monterey Briggs-Burdon-Jenkins-McCulloch-Weider 4:18
Just The Thought Burdon-Briggs-Jenkins-McCulloch-Weider-Valentine 3:47
Closer To The Truth Briggs-Burdon-Jenkins-McCulloch-Weider 4:31
No Self Pity Burdon-Briggs-Jenkins-McCulloch-Weider 4:50
Oranges And Red Beams McCulloch 3:45
Side Two
Sky Pilot Briggs-Burdon-Jenkins-McCulloch-Weider 7:27
We Love You Lil Briggs-Burdon-Jenkins-McCulloch-Weider 6:48
All Is One Briggs-Burdon-Jenkins-McCulloch-Weider 7:45
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Eric Burdon-vocals
Vic Briggs-guitar
Zoot Money-keyboards
John Weider-bass, guitar
Danny McCulloch-bass, vocals
Barry Jenkins-drums
Produced by: Tom Wilson

 

Sky Pilot (Part One) / Sky Pilot (Part Two)
Briggs-Burdon-Jenkins-McCulloch-Weider (2:55) / Briggs-Burdon-Jenkins-McCulloch-Weider (4:30)
MGM 13939, 5/68 BB

The UK single has different and/or enhanced sound effects and was mixed for mono

Every One Of Us
MGM SE-4553
8/68 BB
Back Cover

Side One
White Houses Burdon 4:43
Uppers And Downers Burdon 0:24
Serenade To A Sweet Lady Weider 6:17
The Immigrant Lad Burdon 6:15
Year Of The Guru Burdon 5:25
Side Two
St. James Infirmary - 4:15
New York 1963 - America 1968 Burdon 19:00
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Eric Burdon-vocals
John Weider-guitar, celeste
Vic Briggs-guitar, bass
George Bruno (Zoot Money)-organ, piano, vocals
Danny McCulloch-bass, vocals
Barry Jenkins-drums, tambourine, reso-reso
Produced by: Every One Of Us

 

White Houses³ / River Deep, Mountain High
Burdon (3:24) / Barry-Greenwich-Spector (7:30)
MGM 14013, 11/68 BB

 

Love Is
MGM SE-4591/92
12/68 BB
Full Cover

 
Inside Cover

Side One
River Deep, Mountain High Barry-Greenwich-Spector 7:20
I'm An Animal Sylvester 5:32
I'm Dying, Or Am I? Burdon 4:32
Side Two
Ring Of Fire Cash-Kilgore 5:25
Coloured Rain Capaldi-Winwood-Wood 9:40
Side Three
To Love Somebody Gibb-Gibb 7:20
As The Years Go Passing By Malone 10:12
Side Four
Madman Money-Somers 8:00
Gemini Hammond 10:45
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Eric Burdon-vocals
Andy Summers-guitar, vocals
John Weider-guitar, vocals
Zoot Money-piano, organ, bass, vocals
Barry Jenkins-drums, percussion
Produced by: The Animals

Note: Side Four of the record lists a single track as Gemini—Madman and timed at 18:30.
 

Ring Of Fire³ / I'm An Animal
Carter-Kilgore (4:42) / Stewart (5:32)
MGM ?, ?/69

 
Eric and this version of The Animals call it quits. Eric would be back with War,
Andy Summers would eventually form a group with some sort of attachment with the Cozzers.

Eric Burdon Declares “WAR“
MGM 4663
4/70 BB
Back Cover

 
Side One
The Vision Of Rassan
   a. Dedication
   b. Roll On Kirk
Allen-Brown-Dickerson-Jordan-Miller 7:40
Tobacco Road
   a. Tobacco Road
   b. I Have A Dream
   c. Tobacco Road
Loudermilk 14:24
Side Two
Spill The Wine Allen-Brown-Dickerson-Jordan-Miller 4:51
Blues For Memphis Slim
   a. Birth
   b. Mother Earth
   c. Mr Charlie
   d. Danish Pastry
   e. Mother Earth
- 13:08
You're No Stranger Allen-Brown-Dickerson-Jordan-Miller 1:55
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Eric Burdon-vocals
War:
Howard Scott-vocals
Lee Oskar-harmonica
Lonnie Jordan-organ, piano
B B Dickerson-bass, vocals
Harold Brown-drums
Papa Dee Allen-percussion, conga
Charles Miller-flute, sax
Produced by: Jerry Goldstein

 

Spill The Wine / Magic Mountain
Allen-Brown-Dickerson-Jordan-Miller (4:51) / Allen-Brown-Dickerson-Jordan-Miller (4:15)
MGM 14118, 4/70 BB

 

The Black Man’s Burdon
MGM SE-4710-2
12/70 BB
Back Cover

 
Inside Cover

Black On Black In Black War 2:05
Paint It Black I Jagger-Richards 2:05
Laurel & Hardy War 1:30
Pintelo Negro II   1:05
P.C. 3 War 1:30
Black Bird War 2:17
Paint It Black III   3:02
Spirit War 8:30
Side Two
Beautiful New Born Child* Goldstein-War 5:07
Nights In White Satin I Hayward 4:28
The Bird & The Squirrel War 2:43
Nuts, Seeds & Life War 4:01
Out Of Nowhere War 3:22
Nights In White Satin II Hayward 2:51
Side Three
Sun/Moon War 10:04
Pretty Clouds War 6:52
Gun War 5:44
Jimbo War 4:50
Side Four
Bare Back Ride War 7:07
Home Cookin' War 4:10
They Can't Take Away Our Music* Goldstein-War 6:45
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Eric Burdon-vocals
War:
Lee Oskar-harmonica, vocals
Howard Scott-guitar, percussion, vocals
Lonnie Jordan-organ, piano, vocals
Papa Dee Allen-percussion, conga, vocals
Harold Brown-drums
B B Dickerson-bass, percussion, vocals
Charles Miller-flute, sax
* Featuring SHARON SCOTT and the Beautiful New Born Children Of Southern California
Produced by: Jerry Goldstein

 

They Can't Take Away Our Music / Home Cookin'
Warner (6:50) / Warner (3:59)
MGM 14196, 12/70 BB

A-side credit: Featuring SHARON SCOTT and the Beautiful New Born Children Of Southern California
Soledad / Headin' For Home
Burdon-Sterling (3:57) / Burdon-Kesterson-Sterling (3:52)
MGM K-14296, 9/71

Eric Burdon & Jimmy Witherspoon

Links!  

Official Animals Web Site
Official Eric Burdon Web Site

 


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