eric burdon watercolor painting portrait by eric bourdon

 

Eric Burdon
by Eric Bourdon © 2017

Watercolor painting portrait, 17×13,5 cm

From a photo published on
Deutsche Welle (DW)

 

     First, and very simple watercolor : largely used like gouache, and applied with brushes for acrylic painting on paper for markers… with digital retouching.

     Eric Victor Burdon was the lead singer of Britain’s blues-rock band The Animals (or Eric Burdon and the Animals) in the 1960s, and of the funk-rock band War (or Eric Burdon and War), in the early 1970s.

 

     In 2013, Eric Burdon released his new solo album Til Your River Runs Dry.

     Eric Burdon was ranked 57th in the magazine Rolling Stone’s list The 100 Greatest Singers of All Time, in 2008. He is best known for his transatlantic hits such as The House of the Rising Sun (1964) or Don’t Let Me Be Misunderstood (1965).

     Some other known singles…

1964 : I’m Crying
1965 : Boom Boom
1965 : Bring It On Home to Me
1965 : We Gotta Get Out of This Place
(very popular with the American Army during the Vietnam War)
1965 : It’s My Life
1966 : Don’t Bring Me Down
1966 : See See Rider
1966 : Help Me Girl
1966 : When I Was Young
1966 : San Franciscan Nights
1967 : Good Times
1967 : Monterey
1968 : Sky Pilot
1970 : Spill the Wine
1972 : The World Is A Ghetto
1972 : The Cisco Kid
1973 : Gypsy Man
1975 : Why Can’t We Be Friends ?
1975 : Low Rider
1976 : Summer

 


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