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Eric Burdon Patti Smith photo by Yee Fan Chu

Eric Burdon Patti Smith photo by Yee Fan Chu

Eric Burdon Cake Sets Patti Smith’s Hair On Fire

by Paul Cashmere on May 15, 2018

in News

Patti Smith personally delivered a birthday cake to Eric Burdon at his City winery show in New York on Friday night and accidentally set her hair on fire.

Eric turned 77 on May 11. Patti came on stage halfway through the show with the cake already lit but when she bowed to the great English singer her hair rubbed across the candles and caught on fire.

Eric quickly put it out and the show went on.

Jim Bessman from centerline.news was there and watched the drama unfold. “When an overly excited Patti Smith came out for the encore to present him with a birthday cake, her long hair caught fire from the candles. Not skipping a beat, Burdon doused it with his bare hands such that it was barely perceptible,” he wrote in his review.

Watch what happened here:

Eric Burdon setlist 11 May 2018 New York

We Gotta Get Out of This Place (from The Animals, Animal Tracks, 1965)
Mama Told Me Not to Come (from Eric Is Here, 1967)
When I Was Young (The Animals single, 1967)
Inside Looking Out (from The Animals, Animalization, 1966)
In the Pines
Don’t Let Me Be Misunderstood (from The Animals, Animal Tracks, 1965)
Don’t Bring Me Down (from The Animals, Animalization, 1966)
Bring It On Home to Me (from The Animals, Animal Tracks, 1965)
Monterey (from The Animals, The Twain Shall Meet, 1967)
Bo Diddley Special (from The Animals, Animal Tracks, 1965)
The House of the Rising Sun (from The Animals, 1964)
For What It’s Worth (Buffalo Springfield cover)

Encore:
Spill the Wine (from Eric Burdon & War, Eric Burdon Declares War, 1970)
Happy Birthday (with Patti Smith)
It’s My Life (The Animals single 1965)
Hold On, I’m Comin’ (Sam & Dave cover)

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