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Birth Place: Long Beach, California, U.S.
Years Active: 1969–present
Genres: Funk, Rock, Funk Rock, Jazz Fusion, Reggae, Soul, Latin American

War (originally called Eric Burdon and War) is an American funk band from California, known for the hit songs "Low Rider", "Spill the Wine", "The Cisco Kid" and "Why Can't We Be Friends?". Formed in 1969, War was a musical crossover band which fused elements of rock, funk, jazz, Latin, rhythm and blues, and reggae. The band also transcended racial and cultural barriers with a multi-ethnic line-up. The band has sold over 50 million records to date. Eric Burdon and War began playing live shows to audiences throughout Southern California before entering into the studio to record their debut album “Eric Burdon Declares ‘War’.” The album's best known track, "Spill the Wine", was a hit and... Continue Bio >>


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