Skip to comments.Procol Harum's A Whiter Shade of Pale (video from 2006)
Posted on 05/08/2014 5:25:59 PM PDT by RoosterRedux
Procol Harum - A Whiter Shade of Pale, live in Denmark 2006
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Well here it is...and better than ever.
I guess Rush thinks as I do.
I saw them perform this live in 1967.
The old version is best.
She said there is no reason, but the truth is plain to see.
My 1st thought too
I had great music when I was a very young kid. I think I was singing this in the car as a kindergarten age kid.
I’ve been thinking this for over a week. I’m relieved there are others warped as I.
Agree, love the organ track.
I was thinking the same thing and then began asking my friends...yup, they thought it too.
I love that song - it just touches me.
The song was based on a story by Gregory Chaucer if Im not mistaken.
The Miller’s tale, I presume! :-)
When I was learning the keyboard, I used to try to play the organ part.
The bass line is inspired by a piece by Johann Sebastian Bach...with the rather naughty title of “Air on a G-String”.
But I think it’s a bout a violin! LOL!
I think of a Blacker Shade of Darkness.
There are a few songs from that era that simply stand as unique jewels. This one of them.
The single was released on 12 May 1967
If my math is correct it will be 47 years old in 4 days
Also this song is RACIST!!!!!
Top of the charts the day I was born was House of the rising sun by the Animals.
when confronted with Boko Harem,
face at first just ghostly.
turned a whiter shade of pale.
> “Top of the charts the day I was born was House of the rising sun by the Animals.” <
Another good one. I used to try to play that one on the guitar. I never was any good myself, but I aspired to be. :-) Back then I could play them on the radio, and now I play them on VLC.
I love the opening when they are running towards us in their belly bottom pants. They all look so slender and handsome in that romantic way of that time.
Another great song from their 1st album:
“Something Following Me”
My God, what an awesome article. I saved it.
An honest mistake by Hilary. She thought they wanted to ban Procol Harum.
For those who may like solo acoustic guitar. . .I think this version is worthy of a listen.
(Procol Harum) A Whiter Shade Of Pale - Sungha Jung
Procol Harum Conquistador 2006...my fav PH performance
I like the version by Annie Lennox.
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