The Alan Price Set

Alan Price, founder of the Animals embarks on a personal musical journey in which he rediscovers the songwriters and performers who have influenced him.


01Dear Diary19990311

In this programme, he remembers Ray Charles, Lonnie Donegan, Eric Burdon and his brother.

02Sisters In Rhythm19990318

In this programme, he talks about the influential women in his life and muses on his meetings with Dusty Springfield and Diana Ross

03My Kind Of Blues19990325

In this programme, he looks back to the sixties as he recalls some of the blues legends he met on the road.

With music by John Lee Hooker, Sonny Boy Williamson, Big Maybelle and Chuck Berry

04Across The Great Divide19990401

In this programme, he compares some classic American R 'n' B songs with the British versions.

With music by Screamin Jay Hawkins, Nina Simone and Willie Dixon, as well as Van Morrison and Georgie Fame.


In this programme, he focuses on songs with a social message, and recalls Bob Dylan, Lindsay Anderson, and Morecambe and Wise.

With music by Marvin Gaye, Billie Holiday, Jimmy Witherspoon and Alan himself.

06 LAST19990415

Alan Price, founder of the Animals, concludes a personal musical journey by celebrating the work of instrumentalists.

He recalls his meetings with Georgie Fame, BB King and Sonny Boy Williamson.

With music by Booker T, Eric Clapton and the Animals.