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Also known as the Alan Price Set in the context of Simon Smith And His Amazing Dancing Bear, subsequently covered once live by Morrissey (Boston, 2007).


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British keyboardist and organist, who started in the first lineup of The Animals. Born: April 19, 1942 // Washington, Tyne and Wear, United Kingdom. In 1965 he left the band to found his own band The Alan Price Set, with whom he had some chart success. Since 1968 he went on solo and accompanied with other artists such as Georgie Fame and Rob Hoeke. Not to be confused with the drummer Allan Price from the British rock band Jade Warrior.

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Alan Price is an English musician and actor, who was the original keyboardist for the British band the Animals, and who is also known for his subsequent solo work.Price was born in Fatfield, Washington, County Durham, and was educated at Jarrow Grammar School, County Durham. He is a self-taught musician, and was a founding member of the Tyneside group the Alan Price Rhythm and Blues Combo, which was later renamed the Animals. His organ-playing on songs by The Animals, such as "The House of the Rising Sun", "Don't Let Me Be Misunderstood", and "Bring It On Home to Me" was a key element in the group's success.After leaving the Animals, Price went on to have success with his own band the Alan Price Set and later with Georgie Fame. He introduced the songs of Randy Newman to a wider audience. Later, he appeared on his own television show and achieved success with film scores, including winning critical acclaim for his musical contribution to the film O Lucky Man! (1973), as well as writing the score to the stage musical Andy Capp. Price has also acted in films and television productions.