Formed in Newcastle-upon-Tyne during 1962 and 1963
when Eric Burdon joined the existing Alan Price Rhythm and Blues Combo,
the original line-up comprised Eric Burdon (vocals), Alan Price (organ
and keyboards), Hilton Valentine (guitar), John Steel (drums), and Bryan
"Chas" Chandler (bass). Through the years many have left and
new artists have joined the group The original Animals were inducted
into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1994.
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