Animalism (album)

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Studio album by The Animals
Released 21 November 1966
Recorded July 1966 at Lansdowne Recording Studio, London, England and T.T.G, Hollywood, California
Genre Blues rock
Length 39:54
Label MGM
Producer Tom Wilson
The Animals US chronology
Eric Is Here

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.

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Track listing[edit]

Side 1[edit]

  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[edit]

  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



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



Year Chart Position
1967 Billboard Pop Albums 33


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