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In December 1968.

In December 1968, “MGM” label released “Love Is”, the third Eric Burdon and The Animals album. It was recorded in October 1968, at “TTG” and “Sunset Sound Studios” in Hollywood, and was produced by Eric Burdon, Zoot Money, Andy Summers, John Weider and Barry Jenkins.

Personnel:

  • Eric Burdon— lead vocals, spoken word
  • Zoot Money— bass, backing and co-lead (3, 8a) vocals, organ, piano, spoken word (8a)
  • Andy Summers— guitar, backing vocals
  • John Weider— guitar, violin, backing vocals
  • Barry Jenkins— drums, percussion, backing vocals
  • Robert Wyatt- backing vocals

Track listing:

  1. River Deep, Mountain High – Phil Spector, Jeff Barry, Ellie Greenwich
  2. I’m an Animal – Sylvester Stewart
  3. I’m Dying (Or Am I?) – Eric Burdon
  4. Ring of Fire – June Carter, Merle Kilgore
  5. Colored Rain – Steve Winwood, Jim Capaldi, Chris Wood
  6. To Love Somebody – Barry Gibb, Robin Gibb
  7. As the Years Go Passing By – Deadric Malone
  8. Gemini – Steve Hammond / Madman – Zoot Money, Andy Summers
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In September 1967.

In September 1967, “MGM” label released “Winds of Change”, the debut Eric Burdon & the Animals album. It was recorded in March 1967, at “TTG Studios” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Tom Wilson.

Personnel:

  • Eric Burdon- vocals
  • Vic Briggs- guitar, piano, arrangements
  • John Weider- guitar, violin
  • Danny McCulloch- bass
  • Barry Jenkins- drums
  • Keith Olsen- bass

Track listing:

All tracks by Eric Burdon, Vic Briggs, John Weider, Barry Jenkins, Danny McCulloch, except where noted.

  1. Winds of Change
  2. Poem by the Sea
  3. Paint It, Black – Mick Jagger, Keith Richards
  4. The Black Plague
  5. Yes I Am Experienced
  6. San Franciscan Nights
  7. Man—Woman
  8. Hotel Hell
  9. Good Times
  10. Anything
  11. It’s All Meat

In August 1968.

In August 1968, “MGM” label released “Every One of Us”, the fourth Eric Burdon & The Animals album released in the US. It was recorded in 1968, and was produced by “Everyone of Us”.

Personnel:

  • Eric Burdon- vocals
  • Vic Briggs- guitar, bass
  • John Weider- guitar, celeste
  • George Bruno (Zoot Money) – Hammond organ, vocals, piano
  • Danny McCulloch- bass, vocals, 12-string guitar
  • Barry Jenkins– drums

Track listing:

All tracks by Eric Burdon except where noted.

  1. White Houses
  2. Uppers and Downers
  3. Serenade to a Sweet Lady – John Weider
  4. The Immigrant Lad
  5. Year of the Guru
  6. James Infirmary – traditional, arranged by Eric Burdon
  7. New York 1963-America 1968 – Eric Burdon, George Bruno

On January 23, 1970.

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On January 23, 1970, “Reprise” label released “A Song for Me”, the third Family studio album. “A Song for Me” was recorded in 1969 at “Olympic Studios” in London, and was produced by Family.

Personnel:

  • Roger Chapman– vocals, percussion
  • John “Charlie” Whitney– guitars, banjo, organ
  • John Weider– guitars, violin, dobro
  • John “Poli” Palmer– vibes, piano, flute
  • Robert Townsend– drums, percussion, harp

Track listing:

All tracks by John “Charlie” Whitney and Roger Chapman, except where noted.

  1. Drowned in Wine
  2. Some Poor Soul
  3. Love is a Sleeper
  4. Stop for the Traffic – Through the Heart of Me
  5. Wheels – John “Charlie” Whitney, Roger Chapman and Rick Grech
  6. Song for Sinking Lovers
  7. Hey – Let It Rock
  8. The Cat and the Rat
  9. 93’s O.K. J – John “Charlie” Whitney and John Weider
  10. A Song for Me – John “Charlie” Whitney,Roger Chapman, John Weider and Rob Townsend