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

Published January 31, 2021 by Sherry Carroll

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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