Animalization

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Animalization
Studio album by The Animals
Released July 1966
Genre Rock, blues rock, rhythm and blues
Length 40:34
Label MGM
Producer Tom Wilson
The Animals US chronology
The Best of The Animals
(1966)
Animalization
(1966)
Animalism
(1966)

Animalization is the fourth American album by British R&B group The Animals. It has a track listing somewhat similar to the British album Animalisms. The album, which reached #20 on the US Billboard album chart, included three US Top 40 singles.

It was during this period that drummer John Steel left the group and was replaced by Barry Jenkins, previously of The Nashville Teens (of "Tobacco Road" fame). Both drummers appear on the cover, Jenkins on the front (upper right in brown shirt) and Steel on the back.

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Track listing[edit]

Side one[edit]

  1. "Don't Bring Me Down" (Gerry Goffin, Carole King) – 3:13
  2. "One Monkey Don't Stop No Show" (Joe Tex) – 3:20
  3. "You're On My Mind" (Eric Burdon, Dave Rowberry) – 2:54
  4. "Cheating" (Burdon, Chandler) – 2:23
  5. "She'll Return It" (Barry Jenkins, Rowberry, Burdon, Chas Chandler, Hilton Valentine) – 2:47 (Not listed on album back cover)
  6. "Inside Looking Out" (John Avery Lomax, Alan Lomax, Burdon, Chandler) – 3:47

Side two[edit]

  1. "See See Rider" (Ma Rainey) - 3:58
  2. "Gin House Blues" (Henry Troy, Fletcher Henderson) - 4:37
  3. "Maudie" (John Lee Hooker) - 4:03
  4. "What Am I Living For" (Fred Jay, Art Harris) - 3:12
  5. "Sweet Little Sixteen" (Chuck Berry) - 3:07
  6. "I Put a Spell on You" (Screamin' Jay Hawkins) - 2:55

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