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Eric Burdon

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Eric Victor Burdon (born 11 May 1941) is an English singer and songwriter. He was previously lead vocalist of R&B and rock band The Animals and funk band War. He is regarded as one of the British Invasion's most distinctive singers with his deep, powerful blues-rock voice. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Eric Burdon has received more than 4,912,528 page views. His biography is available in 39 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 35 in 2019). Eric Burdon is the 120th most popular singer (up from 144th in 2019), the 565th most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 696th in 2019) and the 16th most popular British Singer.

Eric Burdon is most famous for being the lead singer of the British rock band The Animals.

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Among singers, Eric Burdon ranks 120 out of 3,528Before him are Marvin Gaye, Annie Lennox, Carmen Miranda, Harry Belafonte, Bryan Adams, and Maria Malibran. After him are Sylvie Vartan, Peter Gabriel, Tom Jones, Jon Bon Jovi, Gloria Estefan, and Sandra.

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Among people born in 1941, Eric Burdon ranks 51Before him are Anne Rice, Jürgen Prochnow, Chick Corea, Bobby Moore, Ryan O'Neal, and Michael D. Higgins. After him are Ivan Gašparovič, Mahmoud Darwish, Ritchie Valens, Jordi Savall, Jules A. Hoffmann, and Abdelkader Bensalah.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Eric Burdon ranks 565 out of 7,765Before him are Prince Edward, Earl of Wessex (1964), Charles Cornwallis, 1st Marquess Cornwallis (1738), James Clark Ross (1800), Bob Hoskins (1942), Jean Simmons (1929), and James Dewar (1842). After him are James II of Scotland (1430), Thomas Savery (1650), Prince Arthur, Duke of Connaught and Strathearn (1850), Frederick Forsyth (1938), Peter Gabriel (1950), and Richard Arkwright (1732).

Among SINGERS In United Kingdom

Among singers born in United Kingdom, Eric Burdon ranks 16Before him are Kate Bush (1958), Marianne Faithfull (1946), Bonnie Tyler (1951), Morrissey (1959), Robert Plant (1948), and Annie Lennox (1954). After him are Peter Gabriel (1950), Tom Jones (1940), Bruce Dickinson (1958), Chris Norman (1950), Chris Rea (1951), and David Coverdale (1951).

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