Tuesday, January 31, 2012
The Animals: Please Don't Let Me Be Misunderstood.
Eric Burdon said, "It was never considered pop material, but it somehow got passed on to us and we fell in love with it immediately." The Animals speeded up the tempo starting off with an awesome electric guitar-and-organ doubled riff from Hilton Valentine and Alan Price, that was picked out and expanded from an element that originally appeared in the Simone recording's.
B-side: "Club A Go-Go "
Released: January 1965 (UK), February 1965 (U.S.)
Label: Columbia Graphophone (UK),MGM Records (U.S.)
Writer(s): Bennie Benjamin, Gloria Caldwell and Sol Marcus
Producer: Mickie Most