Label: Fly Records (3) - TOOFA 7/8 Series: Doubleback Series - TOOFA 7/8 Format: Vinyl LP, Album, Mono Vinyl LP, Album, Stereo All Media Compilation Country: UK Genre: Rock, Pop Style: Soft Rock, Psychedelic Rock, Classic Rock
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Archived from the original on 31 July Retrieved 30 July Retrieved 31 July Archived from the original on 1 September Retrieved 12 August Retrieved Retrieved 5 September Single Top Hung Medien. Retrieved February 25, Barry McKay. January Procol Harum is a British rock band formed in London, England, in They contributed to the development of progressive rock, and by extension, symphonic rock.
The band differed from most of the progressive rock bands of the 70s in the relatively prominent blues component to their sound, largely due to the voice and piano of leader Gary Brooker.
In October , the band was nominated for induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, but were unsuccessful as they failed to gain enough votes. Procol Harum is arguably the most successful "accidental" group creation -- that is, a band originally assembled to take advantage of the success of a record created in the studio -- in the history of progressive rock.
With "A Whiter Shade of Pale" a monster hit right out of the box, the band evolved from a studio ensemble into a successful live act, their music built around an eclectic mix of blues-based rock riffs and grand classical themes.
At their most accessible, as on "A Whiter Shade of Pale" and "Conquistador," they were one of the most popular of progressive rock bands, their singles outselling all rivals, and their most ambitious album tracks still have a strong following.
Pianist Gary Brooker b. May 29, , Southend, Essex, England had formed a group at school called the Paramounts at age 14, with guitarist Robin Trower b. Brownlee exited the band in early and was replaced by Barry J.
Wilson b. This resulted in their being signed to the Parlophone label, with their producer, Ron Richards, the recording manager best-known for his many years of work with the Hollies. In September of , the Paramounts went their separate ways; Derrick out of the business, Trower and Wilson to gigs with other bands, and, most fortuitously, Gary Brooker decided to develop his career as a songwriter.
This led Brooker into a partnership with lyricist Keith Reid b. By the spring of , they had a considerable body of songs prepared and began looking for a band to play them.
June 28, , London on bass, and Bobby Harrison b. June 28, , London on drums. Not only was Radio London deluged with listener requests for more plays, but Deram suddenly found itself with orders for a record not scheduled for release for another month -- before May was half over, it was pushed up on the schedule and rushed into shops. Romantic Evening Sex All Themes. Features Interviews Lists.
Streams Videos All Posts. Track Listing. A Whiter Shade of Pale. Two of the significant reissues are Procol Harum The set includes bonus singles of the original monaural and alternate stereo versions of "A Whiter Shade of Pale". A remaster by Salvo Records, using the original mono masters, was released, with bonus tracks including the singles "A Whiter Shade of Pale", "Homburg", B-sides and alternate stereo takes.
However, many of the tracks are played at a higher speed. A live version of the track "Conquistador", from the album Procol Harum Live with the Edmonton Symphony Orchestra , was released as a single in and charted to 16 in the US on the Billboard Hot after 10 weeks on the chart. In his retrospective review of the album, Bruce Eder of AllMusic wrote: All tracks written by Gary Brooker and Keith Reid , except as noted.
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