Alan Price (b. 1942) is a British musician, best known as the original keyboardist for the English band The Animals. He is also known for his solo work. Price 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 "House of the Rising Sun", "Don't Let Me Be Misunderstood" and "Bring It On Home To Me" was a key element in success of the group. After leaving the animals, Price went on having success on his as an actor, composer and songwriter.