Animals “The Best Of The Animals” 1966 Gold RIAA LP White Matte Record Award

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The Animals were a 60s English group known for their gritty, bluesy sound and deep-voiced front-man Eric Burdon. Their sound was exemplified by their signature hit song “The House of the Rising Sun” as well as by hits such as “We Gotta Get Out of This Place.”

This best of collection was released in January 1966, and certified gold by the RIAA on July 28, 1966.

Eric Burdon

This is a first presentation white matte.The label with – a division of Metro-Golden-Mayer is correct for the date of certification.

The quote marks, like little elevens, around the title on the presentation plate, are correct for the time of certification.

The backing paper has been changed.


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