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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
Price (2:58) / Charles (1:55)
MGM 13264, 7/64  1 

 
9/4-13/64: Paramount Theatre, New York
presented by The Good Guys at WMCA
I'm Crying / Take It Easy
Burdon-Price (2:30) / Burdon-Price (2:51)
MGM 13274, 9/64 BB

 

The Animals
MGM SE-4264
9/64 BB [UK: 10/64] #6
Back Cover

 
UK Cover


Most of their first album...
 
UK EPs

...plus parts of these EPs
Side One
The House Of The Rising Sun Price 2:59
The Girl Can't Help It Troup 2:20
Blue Feeling Uncredited [Henshaw] 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

 

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

 
Get Yourself A College Girl(12/18/64)
2 tunes, plus DC5, Stan Getz & Astrud Gilberto, others.
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
2/65 BB [UK: 5/65] #6
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

Note: UK Release date is for the Tracks Lp
 

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 Baby 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)
§Cover Photo-George Joseph
Produced by: Mickie Most

Note: US release only.
 

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

 
TV Guide Close-up


NY Metro edition
 
TV Guide Program Ad


The Dangerous Christmas Of Red Riding Hood: 11/28/65, ABC
A bizarre retelling of the fairy tale. The Animals appear as The Wolf Pack.
Read all about this special
The Best Of The Animals
The Best Of The Animals


MGM SE-4324, 2/66, BB [UK: N/R]
contains non-Lp track It's My Life

Alan Price to solo career

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

 
I Put A Spell On You / Iechyd-Da¹
Hawkins (3:18) / Price (3:32)
Parrot 45-3001, 4/66 BB

as by The Alan Price Set
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Alan Price-keyboards, vocals
Pete Kirtley-guitar
Rod "Boots" Slade-bass
"Little" Roy Mills-drums
Clive Burrows-saxophone
Steve Gregory-saxophone
John Walters-trumpet

 

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 [UK: 6/66] #4
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)
§Cover Design-Acy Lehman
Produced by: Tom Wilson

Note: UK Release date is for the Animalisms Lp
 

Hi-Lili, Hi-Lo / Take Me Home¹
Deutsch-Kaper (2:50) / Price (2:48)
Parrot 45-3007, 8/66

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

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

Animalism
MGM SE-4414
11/66 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 [Campbell-Johnson] 2:35
Louisiana Blues [Morganfield] 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
§Cover Photo-George Joseph
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

 
Simon Smith And His Amazing Dancing Bear / Tickle Me¹
Newman (2:00) / Newman (2:50)
Parrot 45-3009, 3/67

as by The Alan Price Set

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†
§Cover Artwork-Nancy Reiner
Produced by: Tom Wilson

Note: US-only release
 

When I Was Young / A Girl Named Sandoz
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(June 16-18, 1967)
The Best Of The Animals, Vol 2
The Best Of The Animals, Vol 2


MGM SE-4454, 6/67, BB [UK: N/R]
contains non-Lp 45 When I Was Young / A Girl Named Sandoz
San Franciscan Nights³ / Good Times
Briggs-Burdon-Jenkins-McCulloch-Weider (3:11) / Briggs-Burdon-Jenkins-McCulloch-Weider (2:59)
MGM 13769, 7/67 BB

 
The House That Jack Built / Who Cares¹
Price (3:15) / Waterman (2:50)
Parrot 45-3013, 9/67

as by The Alan Price Set
Tonite Let's All Make Love In London(9/26/67)
Film featured Pink Floyd, The Rolling Stones

 


Winds Of Change
MGM SE-4484
9/67 BB [UK: 11/67]
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
with:
Keith Olsen-bass (filled in when Danny broke his wrist)
§Cover Design-Paragon Publicity
Produced by: Tom Wilson

 

Shame / Don't Do That Again
Price (2:47) / Price (2:05)
Parrot 45-3014, 11/67

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

 

This Price Is Right
Parrot PAS-71018
2/68
Back Cover

Side One
The House That Jack Built Price 3:12
She's Got Another Pair Of Shoes Price 2:41
I Put A Spell On You Hawkins 3:17
On This Side Of Goodbye Goffin-King 3:26
So Long Dad Newman 2:01
Bet No One Ever Hurt This Bad Newman 2:16
Side Two
Shame Price 2:45
Simon Smith And The Amazing Dancing Bear Newman 1:50
Biggest Night Of Her Life Newman 2:01
Hi-Lili, Hi-Lo Deutsch-Kaper 2:42
Don't Do That Again Price 2:07
Living Without You Newman 2:48
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Alan Price-organ, vocals
with:
other musicians not credited
Ivor Raymonde, Mike Leander-arrangements
Produced by: Alan Price

Note: A US only comp album of singles and such
 

Not Born To Follow¹ / To Ramona¹
Goffin-King (2:58) / Dylan (3:05)
Parrot 45-3019, 3/68

 
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
3/68 BB [UK: 5/68]
Back Cover

Side One
Monterey Briggs-Burdon-Jenkins-McCulloch-Weider 4:18
Just The Thought Briggs-Burdon-Jenkins-McCulloch-Valentine-Weider 3:47
Closer To The Truth Briggs-Burdon-Jenkins-McCulloch-Weider 4:31
No Self Pity Briggs-Burdon-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 (Just The Thought, Oranges And Red Beams)
Barry Jenkins-drums
§Cover Artwork-Fred Otnes
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
Newport [CA] Pop Festival(August 3-4, 1968)

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
§Cover Design-Bob McCue, Ron Smith
Produced by: Every One Of Us

Note: US only release.
 

San Francisco International Pop Festival(Oct 26-27, 1968)
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 [UK: 12/68]
Full Cover

 
Inside Cover

 
UK Back Cover


Only one album, but managed to squeeze an extra song onto side two
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-Summers 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
§Cover Design-Rainstory Prod
Produced by: The Animals

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

Monterey Pop(12/26/68)
First and best rockumentary on festivals
Ring Of Fire³ / I'm An Animal
Carter-Kilgore (4:42) / Stewart (5:32)
MGM ?, ?/69

 
The Greatest Hits of Eric Burdon & The Animals
Greatest Hits of Eric Burdon & The Animals


MGM SE-4602, 3/69, BB [UK: N/R]
no unique tracks
Falling In Love Again¹ / Sly Sadie¹
Hollaender (2:09) / Price (2:21)
Cotillion 45-44044, 8/69

 
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 [UK: 5/70] #50
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
§Cover Design-The Visual Thing
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 [UK: 2/71] #21
Back Cover

 
Inside Cover

Side One
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
§Cover Photo-Don Peterson
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
The Satsop River Fair And Tin Cup Races(Sept 3-6, 1971) Eric Burdon & War
Soledad / Headin' For Home
Burdon-Sterling (3:57) / Burdon-Kesterson-Sterling (3:52)
MGM K-14296, 9/71

Eric Burdon & Jimmy Witherspoon
Eric releases an album with Witherspoon in 72, then forms The Eric Burdon Band.
In 1977, the original Animals get together for Before We Were So Rudely Interrupted

Links!  

Official Animals Web Site
Official Eric Burdon Web Site

 


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