Alan Price Biography
(Former Keyboardist for the Band 'The Animals' and Founder of 'Alan Price Set')
Birthday: April 19, 1942 (Aries)
Born In: Fatfield, Washington, England
Alan Price is an English musician best recognized as the original keyboardist of the band ‘The Animals.’ He is also known for his solo work. A self-taught musician, he grew up practicing on his family piano from the age of seven. By his early teens, he was playing bass, organ, and guitar as well besides the piano. Initially inspired by the skiffle craze, Price kicked off his career in the early 1960s with the formation of the group ‘The Alan Price Rhythm and Blues Combo.’ The group eventually evolved into t’The Animals’ and became a critical success with its songs "The House of the Rising Sun" and "Bring It On Home to Me". After leaving The Animals in 1965, Price went on to enjoy further success with his own band, the ‘Alan Price Set’. He also scored music for the soundtracks of a few films. He has appeared in a few TV and film projects as well. He has been married twice and has two children.