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The Alan Price Set - A Price On His Head Album

The Alan Price Set - A Price On His Head Album Performer: The Alan Price Set
Title: A Price On His Head
Style: Rhythm & Blues, Pop Rock
Label: Repertoire Records
# Cat: REP 4612-WY
Released: 2015
Country: Russia
FLAC album: 1198 mb
MP3 album: 1701 mb
Rating: 4.7
Genre: Rock / Disco


1Not Born To Follow2:53
2Tickle Me2:48
3Sunshine And Rain2:56
4My Old Kentucky Home1:47
5To Ramona3:09
6Don't Stop The Carnival2:30
7Trimdon Grange Explosion3:59
8Livin' Without You2:45
9So Long Dad2:29
10She's Got Another Pair Of Shoes2:42
11Falling In Love Again2:27
12No One Ever Hurt So Bad2:28
13 Additional Tracks:
14When I Was A Cowboy3:13
15Biggest Night Of Her Life2:03
16Love Story2:47
17Happy Land2:49
18Come And Dance With Me2:04
19On This Side Of Goodbye3:28
20The Time Has Come5:01
21Grim Fairy Tale3:42
22Don't Do That Again2:09
23Tappy Tortoise3:10
24Is There Anybody Out There?4:48
25The House That Jack Built3:15


CategoryArtistTitle (Format)LabelCategoryCountryYear
LK 4907, LK.4907Alan Price Set A Price On His Head ‎(LP, Album, Mono)Decca, DeccaLK 4907, LK.4907UK1967
EDCD 681The Alan Price Set A Price On His Head ‎(CD, Album, RE)Edsel RecordsEDCD 681UK2001
XBY 846 034The Alan Price Set A Price On His Head ‎(LP, Album)DeccaXBY 846 034Netherlands1967
190.011The Alan Price Set A Price On His Head ‎(LP, Album)Decca190.011France1967
SLK 16539-PThe Alan Price Set A Price On His Head ‎(LP, Album)DeccaSLK 16539-PGermany1967


Alan Price's second album consolidated the change of direction he'd started in early 1967, when his cover of Randy Newman's "Simon Smith and His Amazing Dancing Bear" became a big British hit. Moving away from the jazzy Animals-styled R&B-rock that he'd presented on his first album and singles, Price moved into a more original, if less powerful, brand of Newman-influenced vaudevillian pop. The Randy Newman influence isn't a matter of conjecture; about half of the songs were covers of songs by Newman (who had yet to release his first album at the time A Price on His Head was issued), often of tunes that remain obscure even to serious Newman fans. The effect is something like hearing an even jauntier, more lighthearted Georgie Fame, as even Price's own compositions bore a strong Newman influence in their emphasis on poppy craft and wit. Breaking up the Newman and Price songs were covers of Bob Dylan's "To Ramona" and the little-known Gerry Goffin-Carole King number "On This Side of Goodbye." For a long time the material on this album was difficult to find, particularly in the United States, where Price's early work was virtually unknown. This CD reissue on Repertoire doubles the length of the original LP by adding 11 bonus tracks.
℗ 1967-70 Decca Records
© 1996 Repertoire Records


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  • Matrix / Runout: A0100196832-0101 14 ALAN PRICE