About Alan Price
Alan Price (born April 19, 1942 in Fatfield, County Durham, England) is a musician, songwriter, and actor. 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. Read more about Alan Price on Last.fm.