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Alan Price (born April 19, 1941 in Fairfield, Washington, Tyne and Wear, England) is a musician, songwriter, and actor. April 19 is the 109th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (110th in leap years). ... For the movie, see 1941 (film) 1941 (MCMXLI) was a common year starting on Wednesday (the link is to a full 1941 calendar). ... Map sources for Washington, Tyne and Wear at grid reference NZ3157 Washington is a town in the county of Tyne and Wear in North East England. ... Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ... A musician is a person who plays or composes music. ... A songwriter is someone who writes the lyrics to songs, the musical composition or melody to songs, or both. ... This article does not cite its references or sources. ...

The Alan Price Set
The Alan Price Set

A self-taught musician, primarily a keyboard player, he was educated at Jarrow Grammar School, South Tyneside, and was a founding member of the Tyneside group The Alan Price Rhythm and Blues Combo, then renamed The Animals. His playing on their international hit "House of the Rising Sun" and other tracks was a key element in the Animals' success. His arrangement of "House of the Rising Sun," a traditional folk song, has become more recognisable than previous incarnations. Download high resolution version (701x701, 130 KB)i undestand that record covers are This is an album cover. ... Download high resolution version (701x701, 130 KB)i undestand that record covers are This is an album cover. ... Piano, a well-known instance of keyboard instruments A keyboard instrument is any musical instrument played using a musical keyboard. ... The US edition of The Animals self-titled debut album. ... The House of the Rising Sun is a United States folk song. ...


He left the band in May 1965, to form the highly successful Alan Price Set. In the same year, he appeared in the film Dont Look Back, which followed Bob Dylan on tour. In 1967, he recorded the Randy Newman song "Simon Smith And His Amazing Dancing Bear." In 1973, he wrote the music for the Lindsay Anderson film O Lucky Man!; he performs on screen in the film and appears in walk-on parts as himself. Price produced the autobiographical album Between Today and Yesterday in 1974. 1965 (MCMLXV) was a common year starting on Friday (the link is to a full 1965 calendar). ... Dont Look Back (sic) is a 1967 documentary film by D.A. Pennebaker that covers Bob Dylans 1965 concert tour of England. ... Bob Dylan (born Robert Allen Zimmerman on May 24, 1941) is an American singer-songwriter, musician and poet whose enduring contributions to American song are often compared, in fame and influence, to those of Stephen Foster, Irving Berlin, Woody Guthrie, and Hank Williams. ... 1967 (MCMLXVII) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Randy Newman Randall Stuart Newman (born November 28, 1943) is an American songwriter, arranger, singer and pianist who is notable for his mordant, immaculately written pop songs and for his many film scores. ... 1973 (MCMLXXIII) was a common year starting on Monday (the link is to a full 1973 calendar). ... Lindsay Anderson (April 17, 1923 - August 30, 1994), English film and documentary director. ... O Lucky Man! (1973) is a surreal British film directed by Lindsay Anderson. ... Between Today and Yesterday is an autobiographical album released in 1974 by Alan Price. ... 1974 (MCMLXXIV) was a common year starting on Tuesday (the link is to a full 1974 calendar). ...


He participated in two attempts to reunite The Animals in 1977 and 1983. He also made several recordings with his friend, Georgie Fame. For the album by Ash, see 1977 (album). ... 1983 (MCMLXXXIII) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Georgie Fame is a British R&B singer whose real name is Clive Powell. ...


He acted in Alfie Darling, a less than stellar sequel to the film Alfie, in the course of which he became romantically involved with his co-star, Jill Townsend. He has written music for stage plays and films, including The Whales of August. The cover to the VHS of Alfie Alfie is a 1966 film starring Michael Caine. ... The Whales of August is a 1987 film starring Bette Davis and Lillian Gish as elderly sisters. ...


For the past 20 years Alan Price has continued to regularly tour the UK, both on his own, and sometimes in 60's reviews with groups such as Manfred Mann, The Searchers and The Hollies. Cock-A-Hoop Groovin Manfred Mann was a British R&B and pop band of the 1960s, named after the keyboard player. ... The Searchers are a British rock act who emerged as part of the Merseybeat era along with The Beatles, The Swinging Blue Jeans and Gerry and the Pacemakers. ... The Hollies The Hollies are a British rock and roll band formed in the early 1960s. ...


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Reference.com/Encyclopedia/Alan Price (424 words)
Alan Price (born April 19, 1942 in Fatfield, County Durham, England) is a musician, songwriter, and actor.
Price produced the autobiographical album Between Today and Yesterday in 1974, a track from which, "Jarrow Song", returned him to the singles chart.
For the past 20 years Alan Price has continued to regularly tour the UK, both on his own, and sometimes in 60's revues with groups such as Manfred Mann, The Searchers and The Hollies.
ULTRAMARATON (859 words)
Price, of Washington D.C., first qualified as American Centurion (C 23) in September 1978 as a 31 year old and his time of 18:57:41 was a new American record.
Price went on to win the American Centurions qualifier event on 9 straight occasions and in 1984 broke his own 1978 record with 18:46:13.
Alan Price walks in the 1978 American Centurion qualifier in Colombia Price enjoyed telling about entering a 100-mile race in San Diego in 1982 where the promoters wanted a "name athlete" for a big draw.
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