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Animalism (album)

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Released  21 November 1966
Animalism (1966)  Eric Is Here (1967)
Release date  21 November 1966
Label  MGM Records
Length  39:54
Artist  The Animals
Producer  Tom Wilson
Genre  Blues rock
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Recorded  July 1966 at Lansdowne Recording Studio, London, England and T.T.G, Hollywood, California
Similar  The Animals albums, Blues rock albums

All night long the animals

Animalism is a blues rock album by The Animals, released in November 1966. The album includes a collaboration with Frank Zappa ("All Night Long"), with covers of B.B. King, Ray Charles and Sam Cooke.


Animalism peaked at #33 on Billboard's Pop Albums chart. It was their last Top 40 album, as well as the last recording of the band prior to their breakup. Subsequent Animals albums and single were by The (New) Animals. This album was issued only in the US.

Side 1

  1. "All Night Long" (Frank Zappa) - 2:46
  2. "Shake" (Sam Cooke) - 3:11
  3. "The Other Side of This Life" (Fred Neil) - 3:43
  4. "Rock Me Baby" (B.B. King, Joe Josea) - 2:02
  5. "Lucille" (Al Collins, Richard Penniman) - 2:19
  6. "Smokestack Lightning" (Chester Burnett) - 5:19

Side 2

  1. "Hey Gyp" (Donovan Leitch) - 3:46
  2. "Hit the Road, Jack" (Percy Mayfield) - 3:16
  3. "Outcast" (Ernie Johnson, Edgar Campbell) (Album version) - 2:35
  4. "Louisiana Blues" (McKinley Morganfield) - 2:37
  5. "That's All I Am to You" (Blackwell, Scott) - 2:08
  6. "Going Down Slow" (Jimmy Oden) - 6:12


  • Eric Burdon – vocals
  • Chas Chandler – bass guitar
  • Dave Rowberry – keyboards
  • Hilton Valentine – guitar
  • Barry Jenkins – drums except as indicated below
  • John Steel - drums on "Outcast" and "That's All I Am to You"
  • Frank Zappa - Arrangements on "Other Side of this Life" and "All Night Long", Bass on "Other Side of this Life" and Guitar on "All Night Long"
  • William Roberts— guitar on "Other Side of this Life" and Harmonica on "All Night Long"
  • Larry Knechtel— organ on "Other Side of this Life" and "All Night Long"
  • Don Randi- Piano on "Other Side of this Life" and "All Night Long"
  • Carol Kaye— guitar on "Other Side of this Life" and Bass on "All Night Long"
  • John Guerin— drums on "Other Side of this Life" and "All Night Long"
  • Production

  • Producer: Tom Wilson
  • Engineers: Mack Emerman, David Greene, Ami Hadani, Adrian Kerridge, Val Valentin
  • Arranger: Dave Rowberry
  • Liner notes: Chas Chandler
  • Songs

    1All Night Long2:46
    3The Other Side of This Life3:43


    Animalism (album) Wikipedia

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