Release Date

January 1, 1970

“Spill the Wine” is the debut single by singer Eric Burdon and the band War, released in May 1970. It was backed by the non-album track “Magic Mountain”, and was War’s first Billboard chart hit. “Spill the Wine” first appeared on the album Eric Burdon Declares War and runs 4:51. “Spill the Wine” was War’s first hit, and their only hit with Eric Burdon as vocalist. It peaked at number 3 on the Billboard Hot 100. Billboard ranked the single the number 20 song of 1970. It was also a top 3 hit in Canada and Australia in mid-November 1970.