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Wednesday, 31 July 2013

MORE ON THE ERIC BURDON ISRAELI CONCERT



We have received a number of communications about this story, but we were amazed at the amount of traffic that this story has generated in the world press. We are posting links to the first eight stories that appeared on the Google News Alert list with no further comment.

No evidence of “threats” that prompted The Animals' Eric Burdon to ...
Burdon's press agent couldn't provide The Electronic Intifada with any details and other inquiries have gone unanswered.
electronicintifada.net/.../no-evidence-threats-prompted-animals...

Animals' Eric Burdon flies in for on again Israel show
The Times of Israel
In a statement at the time, T-Slam said, “To appear with Eric Burdon, one of the founding fathers of rock & roll, was an almost dream come true. We're sorry that despite his personal assurance to us, that he bowed to pressure and cancelled his concert.”.
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The Animals' Eric Burdon Israel show back on
Connecticut Jewish Ledger
(JNS.org) Legendary 1960s band The Animals' musician Eric Burdon will perform in Israel after initially canceling the performance due to threatening anti-Israel emails, his manager said. The former lead singer of the band will perform alongside the ...
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Animals Lead Singer to Perform in Israel After All
Arutz Sheva
A week after Eric Burdon, the former lead singer in the British band The Animals, cancelled his performance in Israel because of political pressure, he had a change of heart. The Israel Hayom daily newspaper reported on Tuesday that Burdon landed in ...
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Eric Burdon from Band The Animals To Play in Israel – Forward.com
Eric Burdon, lead singer of the popular '60s band The Animals, said he will perform in Israel days after canceling a concert due to threatening emails.
forward.com/.../eric-burdon-from-band-the-animals-to-play-in...
The Jewish Press » » Another BDS Fail – Eric Burdon Will Appear in ...
Another day, another BDS fail. Despite intense pressure amous rocker EricBurdon will appear with Israel legendary band T-Slam on August 1 in Israel.
www.jewishpress.com/news/another-bds-fail-eric.../30/
Israeli rocker and occupation critic, Izhar Ashdot: Eric Burdon will ...
Israeli musician Izhar Ashdot confirms that Eric Burdon will be performing in Israel despite reports that he had cancelled his scheduled appearance.
mondoweiss.net/.../israeli-rocker-and-occupation-critic-izhar-a...
Eric Burdon in Israel for gig - UPI.com
Eric Burdon, the former lead singer of the British rock band The Animals arrived in Israel Tuesday, despite initially canceling the gig due to threats.
www.upi.com/Entertainment.../UPI-98301375180161/

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