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Hilton Valentine, the original guitarist for the Animals who played the opening riff on their hit song “House of the Rising Sun,” died on Jan. 29. He was 77. The Animals’ label, ABKCO Music, announced Valentine’s death on their Twitter account. “Our deepest sympathies go out to @HiltonValentine’s family and friends on his passing this[…]

Hilton Valentine, Founding Guitarist for the Animals, Dies at 77 — Variety

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The Animals were nasty sounding…more than the Stones on some of their records at this time. This is one of the songs that have been sited as having pioneered grunge music. The song was written by Eric Burdon, Vic Briggs, John Weider, Barry Jenkins, and Danny McCulloch. This was in the middle of the psychedelic […]

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