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Eric Burdon and The Animals take a nostalgic trip to the Roxy Theater

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Renee Silverman

On June 10 and 11, Eric Burdon and The Animals performed at The Roxy Theater on the Sunset Strip, a place where in its heyday was home to the sixties counterculture movement.

On Tuesday night the Roxy Theater filled with boomers who cut their teeth on songs like We Gotta Get Out of This Place and Spill the Wine, were ready to take a nostalgic trip back to an era when songs reflected the angst and rebellion of a generation who would come to change the world.

Eric Burdon, considered one of rocks most distinctive male vocalists and prolific songwriter, is mostly known for his work with The Animals and War. Now in his 70s, he continues to tour and write music, with a new album entitled 'Til Your River Runs Dry a collection of superbly crafted songs with deep rooted lyrics.

Backed by a stellar group of musicians, Burdon performed all the familiar classics along with a tribute to his friend and hero Bo Diddley and a masterful new song called “Water” from his 2013 release. Red Young provided awesome keys and organ along with expert guitar work by Billy Watts, Tony Braunagel on drums, Terry Wilson on bass and Wally Ingram on percussion

Check out the links below for more information on Eric Burdon’s music, current release and tour

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And check out this great promo video about 'Til Your River Runs Dry.

SET LIST

01 DON’T BRING ME DOWN
02 WHEN I WAS YOUNG
03 INSIDE LOOKING OUT
04 SPILL THE WINE
05 DON'T LET ME BE MISUNDERSTOOD
06 WATER
07 WAIT
08 BLACK DOG
09 BO DIDDLEY SPECIAL
10 I BELIEVE TO MY SOUL
11 WE GOTTA GET OUT OF THIS PLACE
12 IT’S MY LIFE
13 HOUSE OF THE RISING SUN
14 BOOM BOOM
15 BEFORE YOU ACCUSE ME