Today's piece of Lost Jewelry from the Vaults at Oldiez 93 for Thursday, March 5th, 2015 comes from Eric Burdon & The Animals!

On June 22nd, 1968, "Sky Pilot (Part 1)" entered Billboard's Top 40 and flew up to #14, spending ten weeks in the chart.

Eric Burdon & The Animals started out as simply The Animals in Newcastle, England.  The band became Eric Burdon & The Animals in 1966 after original members Alan Price left in 1965 and Bryan "Chas" Chandler left in 1966 to pursue a career in management.

The Animals, overall, placed fourteen songs in the Top 40 between 1964 and 1968, including one #1.