Eric Burdon

1941 - Today

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Eric Victor Burdon (born 11 May 1941) is an English singer-songwriter and actor. He was previously the vocalist of rhythm and blues 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 4,062,696 page views. His biography is available in 35 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 32 in 2019). Eric Burdon is the 144th most popular singer (up from 157th in 2019), the 696th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 675th in 2019) and the 19th 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 144 out of 3,541Before him are Elisabeth Schwarzkopf, Bryan Adams, Mina, Zarah Leander, Anna German, and Anatoliy Solovianenko. After him are Engelbert Humperdinck, Roberto Carlos, Nicolai Ghiaurov, Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, Eduard Khil, and Charles Trenet.

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Among people born in 1941, Eric Burdon ranks 58Before him are Viktor Zubkov, Nathalie Delon, Michael D. Higgins, Frank Farian, Jules A. Hoffmann, and Claudine Auger. After him are Roberto Carlos, Linda McCartney, Franco Columbu, Toyo Ito, Bobby Moore, and Otis Redding.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Eric Burdon ranks 696 out of 6,924Before him are W. H. Auden (1907), E. M. Forster (1879), James May (1963), Philip Pullman (1946), Thomas Wolsey (1473), and John Macleod (1876). After him are Ronald Fisher (1890), Judith of Flanders (844), James Joseph Sylvester (1814), Jessica Tandy (1909), William Pitt the Younger (1759), and Edmund Tudor, 1st Earl of Richmond (1430).

Among SINGERS In United Kingdom

Among singers born in United Kingdom, Eric Burdon ranks 19Before him are Morrissey (1959), Kate Bush (1958), Peter Gabriel (1950), Annie Lennox (1954), Bruce Dickinson (1958), and Tom Jones (1940). After him are Susan Boyle (1961), Bryan Ferry (1945), David Coverdale (1951), Vera Lynn (1917), Chris Rea (1951), and Chris Norman (1950).

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