It's My Life
Release Date: October 31st, 1965
Words by: Jake Stein
November 3rd, 2015
October, 1965 - The Animals single "It's My Life" was released on the Columbia Record label. The song was written specifically for The Animals by songwriting team Roger Atkins and Carl D'Errico.
"It's My Life" was the last of a string a single releases from The Animals in 1965, preceded by "We Gotta Get Out of This Place", "Bring It On Home To Me", "Don't Let Me Be Misunderstood" and "Boom Boom".
Earlier in 1965, while on tour in the U.S, lead singer Eric Burdon had a run-in with boxer Cassius Clay. Read about the event here.
Listen to their previous single, a cover of Sam Cooke's "Bring It On Home To Me", below.