Why don’t they go ahead and change the name of the White House to the West House. They want to do away with the heritage of White Settlement and destroy the history of White Settlement.
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|Birth:||19th April, 1942|
|Profession:||Keyboardist, Lyricist, Musician|
Alan Price born 19 April 1942, Fatfield, Washington, County Durham. Price is a self-taught musician and was educated at Jarrow Grammar School, South Tyneside and was a founding member of the Tyneside group The Alan Price Rhythm and Blues Combo, which was later renamed The Animals. Price formed The Animals in 1962 and left the band in 1965 to form The Alan Price Set, with the line-up of Price, Clive Burrows, Steve Gregory, John Walters, Peter Kirtley, Rod "Boots" Slade and "Little" Roy Mills. In the same year, he appeared in the film Dont Look Back, which was filmed featuring Bob Dylan on tour in the UK. During 1966, he enjoyed singles success with "I Put A Spell On You" which reached #9 in the UK singles charts, "Hi-Lili, Hi-Lo" which reached #11 in the UK singles charts. In 1967, the Randy Newman song "Simon Smith and His Amazing Dancing Bear" which reached #4 in the UK singles charts and his self penned song "The House That Jack Built" which reached #4. "Don't Stop The Carnival" followed in 1968 and rose to #13 in the UK singles charts.
Price went on to host shows such as the musical Price To Play in the late 1960s, which featured Price performing and introducing the music of guests such as Fleetwood Mac and Jimi Hendrix. His second album, A Price On His Head (1967) featured seven songs by Randy Newman, who was virtually unknown at that time. In August 1967, he appeared with The Animals at the Hippie "Love-in", in the grounds of Woburn Abbey. Price participated in three reunions of The Animals between 1968 and 1984. In July 1983, The Animals started their last world tour. Price's solo performance of "O Lucky Man" was included in their set. In 1984, they broke up for the final time and the album Rip It To Shreds — Greatest Hits Live was released, comprising recordings from their concert at Wembley Stadium in London.
Price recorded two albums with The Electric Blues Company featuring guitarist and vocalist Bobby Tench and keyboardist Zoot Money, the first Covers was recorded in 1994. A Gigster's Life for Me followed in 1996 and was recorded as part of Sanctuary's Blues Masters Series.
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