alan merrill


The singer and songwriter of the original first released version of “I Love Rock N Roll” (1975) by the Arrows, the classic J-Rock chart hit song “Automatic Pilot” by his band Vodka Collins(1972) and “When The Night Comes” (1983) most famously covered by R&B great Lou Rawls and many other songs.

These photos by (1) Koo Saito and (2) Levy Waung was in 1973 when Alan was with his Tokyo based band band Vodka Collins.