Alan George Heywood Melly (17 August 1926 – 5 July 2007) was an English jazz and blues singer, critic, writer and lecturer. From 1965 to 1973 he was a film and television critic for The Observer and lectured on art history, with an emphasis on surrealism.
- Owning Up (autobiography), 1965
- with Barry Fantoni, The Media Mob, 1970
- with Michael Woods, Paris and the Surrealists, New York: Thames and Hudson Inc., 1991