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1964: “The house of the rising sun” was # 1 this week

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The British invasion of 1964 had one more hit this week.   It was “The House of the rising sun” by The Animals.    Lead singer Eric Burdon and the band were huge fans of American R&B and blues.    

The Animals had other hits, including “San Franciscan nights” and “Sky pilot”.   EEric Burdon had a big hit on his own called “Spill the wine”.

Nevertheless, this tune became  their signature song:


Written by scantojr

September 5, 2016 at 10:00 am

Posted in Pop music

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